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Sunday August 15, 2021

August 15: Day of the Week

August 15, 2021 is the 227th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 138 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.

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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 15 Historical Event(s)

  • 778
    The Battle of Roncevaux Pass, at which Roland is killed.
  • 1185
    The cave city of Vardzia is consecrated by Queen Tamar of Georgia.
  • 1914
    A male servant of American architect Frank Lloyd Wright sets fire to the living quarters of the architect’s Wisconsin home, Taliesin, murders seven people and burns the living quarters to the ground.
  • 1914
    The Panama Canal opens to traffic with the transit of the cargo ship SS Ancon.
  • 1920
    Battle of Warsaw so called Miracle at the Vistula.
  • 1942
    World War II: Operation Pedestal – The SS Ohio reaches the island of Malta barely afloat carrying vital fuel supplies for the island’s defenses.
  • 1944
    World War II: Operation Dragoon – Allied forces land in southern France.
  • 1947
    Founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah is sworn in as first Governor General of Pakistan in Karachi.
  • 1960
    Republic of the Congo (Brazzaville) becomes independent from France.
  • 2007
    An 8.0-magnitude earthquake off the Pacific coast devastates Ica and various regions of Peru killing 514 and injuring 1,090.

Who were born on August 15?

  • 1857
    Albert Ballin, German shipping tycoon (d. 1918)
  • 1892
    Louis, 7th duc de Broglie, French physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1987)
  • 1896
    Leon Theremin, Russian inventor (d. 1993)
  • 1924
    Robert Bolt, English playwright and screenwriter (d. 1995)
  • 1934
    Bobby Byrd, American soul/funk singer (d. 2007)
  • 1950
    Anne, Princess Royal of the United Kingdom
  • 1958
    Craig MacTavish, Canadian ice hockey player/coach
  • 1972
    Matthew Wood, American actor and sound editor
  • 1973
    Adam Willard, American musician (The Offspring)
  • 1977
    Martin Biron, Canadian ice hockey goaltender

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