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Friday August 21, 2020

August 21: Day of the Week

August 21, 2020 is the 234th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 132 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.

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

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

August 2020
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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 21 Historical Event(s)

  • 1689
    The Battle of Dunkeld in Scotland.
  • 1852
    Tlingit Indians destroy Fort Selkirk, Yukon Territory.
  • 1863
    Lawrence, Kansas is destroyed by Confederate guerrillas Quantrill’s Raiders in the Lawrence Massacre.
  • 1911
    The Mona Lisa is stolen by a Louvre employee.
  • 1918
    World War I: The Second Battle of the Somme begins.
  • 1959
    President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs an executive order proclaiming Hawaii the 50th state of the union. Hawaii’s admission is currently commemorated by Hawaii Admission Day
  • 1971
    A bomb exploded in the Liberal Party campaign rally in Plaza Miranda, Manila, Philippines with several anti-Marcos political candidates injured.
  • 1983
    Philippine opposition leader Benigno Aquino, Jr. is assassinated at the Manila International Airport (now renamed Ninoy Aquino International Airport).
  • 1986
    Carbon dioxide gas erupts from volcanic Lake Nyos in Cameroon, killing up to 1,800 people within a 20-kilometer range.
  • 2001
    The Red Cross announces that a famine is striking Tajikistan, and calls for international financial aid for Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

Who were born on August 21?

  • 1879
    Claude Grahame-White, British pioneer aviator and builder (d. 1959)
  • 1937
    Donald Dewar, First Minister of Scotland (d. 2000)
  • 1951
    Harry Smith, American television journalist
  • 1954
    Chip Coffey, American psychic, medium and television personality.
  • 1983
    Brody Jenner, American actor
  • 1987
    Kim Kibum, a member of Korean boy band Super junior. actor and singer
  • 1988
    Louise Setara, English singer-songwriter
  • 1988
    Paris Bennett, American singer and finalist on American Idol (season 5)
  • 1989
    Hayden Panettiere, American actress, model and singer
  • 1992
    Brad Kavanagh, English songwriter and actor

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