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Actors Sean Pertwee (L) and David Mazouz from FOX's 'Gotham' pose in the Getty Images Portrait Studio powered by Samsung Galaxy at the 2015 Summer TCA's at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on August 6, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California.

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Tom Hiddleston and Chris Hemsworth on the set of Thor: Ragnarok in Brisbane, Australia on August 23, 2016. Source: Torrilla. Click here for full resolution: http://ww4.sinaimg.cn/large/6e14d388gw1f73pcyf7l0j22bc1jkwrz.jpg

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On August 31, 2012 the Sun threw a major tantrum. It started with a vast arc of material towering over its surface, a stream of plasma flowing between two sunspots. Sometimes these collapse back down to the Suns surface, but this one exploded, blasting hundreds of millions of tons of material out into space. SDO captured this ridiculously awesome picture of the arc just before it erupted!

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from TIME.com

The TIME Vault: 1955

V-J Day in Times Square is a photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt that portrays an American sailor kissing a young nurse in a white dress on V-J Day in Times Square on August 14, 1945.... Best pic ever!

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BE020211 29 Aug 1966, Da Nang, Vietnam --- A marine at a command post runs for cover as snipers open fire on August 26, 1966. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

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1958: On August 14th, Elvis Presley's beloved mother Gladys died at the age of 46. She is buried on August 16th, the date on which Elvis will die 19 years later.

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