This Week in History

August 25, 1227: Mongolian emperor Genghis Khan passes away.

August 26, 1910: Macedonian/Indian missionary and Nobel Prize laureate, Mother Teresa is born.

August 27, 2003: Mars approaches closest to the Earth since 57,617 BC.

August 28, 1963: Martin Luther King makes his "I Have a Dream" speech.

August 29, 1958: American singer-songwriter, producer, dancer and actor, Michael Jackson is born.

August 30, 1991: Azerbaijan declares its independence.

August 31, 1997: Princess of Wales, Diana, dies in a car crash.