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Wednesday August 11, 2021

August 11: Day of the Week

August 11, 2021 was the 223rd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 142 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.

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

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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 11 Historical Event(s)

  • 2492 BC
    Traditional date of the defeat of Bel by Hayk, progenitor and founder of the Armenian nation.
  • 1675
    Franco-Dutch War: forces of the Holy Roman Empire defeat the French in the Battle of Konzer Brücke.
  • 1812
    Peninsular War: French troops engage British-Portuguese forces in the Battle of Majadahonda.
  • 1919
    The constitution of the Weimar Republic is adopted.
  • 1920
    The Latvian–Soviet Peace Treaty, which relinquished Russia’s authority and pretenses to Latvia, is signed, ending the Latvian War of Independence.
  • 1929
    Babe Ruth becomes the first baseball player to hit 500 home runs in his career with a home run at League Park in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • 1952
    Hussein bin Talal is proclaimed King of Jordan.
  • 1960
    Chad declares independence.
  • 1961
    The former Portuguese territories in India of Dadra and Nagar Haveli are merged to create the Union Territory Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
  • 2003
    Jemaah Islamiyah leader Riduan Isamuddin, better known as Hambali, is arrested in Bangkok, Thailand.

Who were born on August 11?

  • 1897
    Enid Blyton, English author (d. 1968)
  • 1912
    Eva Ahnert-Rohlfs, German astronomer (d. 1954)
  • 1925
    Mike Douglas, American entertainer (d. 2006)
  • 1932
    John Gorrie, English director
  • 1936
    Andre Dubus, American short-story writer (d. 1999)
  • 1943
    Stefania Toczyska, Polish mezzo-soprano
  • 1959
    Yoshiaki Murakami, Japanese investor
  • 1981
    Sandi Thom, Scottish singer
  • 1984
    Melky Cabrera, Dominican baseball player
  • 1985
    Asher Roth, American rapper

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