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Monday August 26, 2019

August 26: Day of the Week

August 26, 2019 was the 238th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 127 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.

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

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Virgo 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 26 Historical Event(s)

  • 1444
    Battle of St. Jakob an der Birs: A vastly outnumbered force of Swiss Confederates is defeated by the Dauphin Louis (future Louis XI of France) and his army of ‘Armagnacs’near Basel.
  • 1748
    The first Lutheran denomination in North America, the Pennsylvania Ministerium, is founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • 1810
    The former viceroy Santiago de Liniers is executed after the defeat of his counter-revolution.
  • 1821
    The University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, is oficially opened.
  • 1920
    The 19th amendment to United States Constitution takes effect, giving women the right to vote.
  • 1940
    Chad becomes the first French colony to join the Allies under the administration of Félix Éboué, France’s first black colonial governor.
  • 1977
    The Charter of the French Language is adopted by the National Assembly of Quebec
  • 1978
    Papal conclave, 1978 (August): Pope John Paul I is elected to the Papacy.
  • 1980
    John Birges plants a bomb at Harvey’s Resort Hotel in Stateline, Nevada, US.
  • 1999
    Russia begins the Second Chechen War in response to the Invasion of Dagestan by the Islamic International Peacekeeping Brigade.

Who were born on August 26?

  • 1694
    Elisha Williams, American rector of Yale College (d. 1755)
  • 1728
    Johann Heinrich Lambert, Swiss scientist (d. 1777)
  • 1819
    Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Prince Consort of the United Kingdom (d. 1861)
  • 1875
    John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, Scottish novelist, Governor General of Canada (d. 1940)
  • 1925
    Alain Peyrefitte, French politician and writer (d. 1999)
  • 1951
    Edward Witten, American physicist
  • 1976
    Amaia Montero, Spanish singer
  • 1976
    Zemfira, Russian singer
  • 1979
    Yağmur Sarıgül, Turkish Musician (maNga)
  • 1983
    Toshiaki Imae, Japanese baseball player

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