On this day: August 23

POSTED: 02:54 PM MDT Aug 22, 2012    UPDATED: 12:00 AM MDT Aug 23, 2013 
Lunar Orbiter 1, first picture of Earth from space

King George gets fed up with the rebelling colonies, a silent film legend passes away, the Earth is ready for its closeup, and an earthquake jolts D.C., all on this day.