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Incredible Tales - Aug 53

The August 1953 issue of Incredible Tales

August was the eighth month of the Human year.

Events by dayEdit

August 12th
In 2152, after Chef becomes sick, Hoshi Sato takes over the galley of Enterprise for a time. Chef had planned on serving fried chicken, scalloped potatoes, and Minaran spinach at dinner that evening. (ENT: "Singularity")
August 13th
In 1893, after being sent to the past from 2368, Data discovers he is in 19th century San Francisco when he finds a copy of this date's edition of the San Francisco Register. Around the same time, Guinan takes up residence in San Francisco. (TNG: "Time's Arrow", "Time's Arrow, Part II")
In 2152, according to his dinner menu, Chef planned to serve green beans with grilled trout almondine and rice pilaf. (ENT: "Singularity")
August 14th
In 2151, Enterprise encounters a singularity that threatens the lives of the entire crew. (ENT: "Singularity")
In 2152, on Saturday, Chef planned on serving Carnegie style cheesecake as dessert aboard Enterprise, after a meal of filet mignon, frilled curled onions, and green peas. (ENT: "Singularity")
In 2372, the Old Town Festival in the Mission District of San Francisco is held. (VOY: "Non Sequitur")
August 15th
In 1969, Maury Ginsberg hitches a ride to the Woodstock music festival with the Q known as Quinn and inadvertently saves the festival from being a failure by plugging in a loose cable. (VOY: "Death Wish")
August 17th
In 2152, Chef planned on serving a three-course fondue dinner to the crew of Enterprise. (ENT: "Singularity")
August 19th
In 2152, on Thursday, Chef was planning on serving twice-baked potatoes with roast duck and raspberry sauce, asparagus, and ginger. (ENT: "Singularity")
August 22nd
In 2152, Chef planned on serving French fries along with Argelian cole slaw and grilled alpine surprise. (ENT: "Singularity")
August 30th
A transporter accident sends Starfleet officers Benjamin Sisko, Julian Bashir, and Jadzia Dax from 2371 back to this date in 2024, the day before the Bell Riots begin in San Francisco. (DS9: "Past Tense, Part I", "Past Tense, Part II")
In 2151, Malcolm Reed and Trip Tucker are given the job of installing a prototype phase cannon on Enterprise, as well as building two more from scratch. They are able to accomplish the installation – two fore and one aft – in 48 hours. (ENT: "Silent Enemy")

Other eventsEdit

1953
Benny Russell writes the science fiction story "Solar Odyssey" for the August issue of Incredible Tales magazine. Albert Macklin also writes the story "Third Foundation" for the same issue. (DS9: "Far Beyond the Stars")
2151
Captain Jackson Keene of the ECS Fortunate is injured during a Nausicaan attack. (ENT: "Fortunate Son")
2331
Joseph and Sarah Sisko are married. (DS9: "Image in the Sand")

Appendices Edit

Background information Edit

According to the Stellar Cartography: The Starfleet Reference Library ("The Dominion War: Battles and Strategies, 2373-75" & "Stellar Cartography", p. 43), Earth is raided by the Dominion in August 2375. The raid results in damage to Starfleet Headquarters and the Golden Gate Bridge.

Apocrypha Edit

Some of the events in the Eugenics Wars novel The Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh, Volume Two take place on August 16th and August 29th, 1994.

According to the Enterprise novel Last Full Measure, Solkar, along with T'Pau and Soval, are the three Vulcans that sign the Federation Charter on August 12th, 2161. Also according to the same novel, George Samuel Kirk's birthday is on the same date.

Many of the events in the novel Articles of the Federation take place in August of 2380.

According to the cover art of the novel Control, Julian Bashir's date of birth is August 29, 2341 (although this date has never been confirmed canonically).

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