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Monday August 1, 2022

August 1: Day of the Week

August 1, 2022 is the 213th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 152 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.

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Here’s the August calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

August 2022

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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August 1 Historical Event(s)

  • 69
    Batavian rebellion: The Batavians in Germania Inferior (Netherlands) revolt under the leadership of Gaius Julius Civilis.
  • 527
    Justinian I becomes the sole ruler of the Byzantine Empire.
  • 902
    Taormina, the last Byzantine stronghold in Sicily, is captured by the Aghlabid army.
  • 1291
    The Old Swiss Confederacy is formed with the signature of the Federal Charter.
  • 1798
    French Revolutionary Wars: Battle of the Nile (Battle of Aboukir Bay) – Battle begins when a British fleet engages the French Revolutionary Navy fleet in an unusual night action.
  • 1834
    Slavery is abolished in the British Empire as the Slavery Abolition Act 1833 comes into force.
  • 1855
    The first ascent of Monte Rosa, the second highest summit in the Alps.
  • 1960
    Islamabad is declared the federal capital of the Government of Pakistan.
  • 1964
    The Belgian Congo is renamed the Republic of the Congo.
  • 2004
    A supermarket fire kills 396 people and injures 500 in Asunción, Paraguay.

Who were born on August 1?

  • 1626
    Sabbatai Zevi, Montenegrin rabbi, kabbalist, and founder of the Jewish Sabbatean movement (d. 1676)
  • 1714
    Richard Wilson, Welsh painter (d. 1782)
  • 1779
    Francis Scott Key, American lawyer and lyricist (d. 1843)
  • 1900
    Otto Nothling, Former Australian cricketer and rugby union footballer (d. 1965)
  • 1933
    Jesse Corti, Venezuelan-born actor and comedian
  • 1947
    Chris L. Barnard, Welsh footballer
  • 1951
    Pete Mackanin, American baseball player
  • 1966
    James St. James, American author and nightlife personality
  • 1972
    Nicke Royale, Swedish musician (The Hellacopters)
  • 1979
    Jason Momoa, American actor

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