Hans Remembers- Friday August 21, 1970- 50 Years Ago.
- The International Astronomical Union announced the naming of 513 craters on the surface of the Moon and for the first time applied the honor to living persons. Six American astronauts and seven Soviet cosmonauts were included. Near the site of the Apollo 11 landing three impact craters were named for Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins.
- Former MLB player and now manager Craig Counsell was born 50 years ago today in South Bend, Indiana. Counsell played from 1995-2011 as an infielder for five teams. He has been the manager of the Milwaukee Brewers since 2015.
- The Roman Catholic Church issued an edict declaring that only one patron saint would be allowed for any Catholic religious order, nation, province or village.