July 31, 1960: Lyman B. Abbott was acting Postmaster.

July 1981: Mesquite used 8,111,000 gallons of water for the month.

July 1985: Mesquite used 15,931,000gallons of water for the month.

August 1909: 15 tons of raisins ruined because of rain .

August 1, 1928: Wallace Berry landed his crippled airplane in Littlefield. It was the first plane to land in there.

August 5, 1962: Sheriff Oscar Abbott arrests James Henry Meador. Meador, at the time, was wanted by the FBI.