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Monday August 31, 2020

August 31: Day of the Week

August 31, 2020 is the 244th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 122 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.

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

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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

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 31 Historical Event(s)

  • 1314
    King Håkon V Magnusson moves the capital of Norway from Bergen to Oslo.
  • 1886
    An earthquake kills 100 in Charleston, South Carolina.
  • 1907
    Count Alexander Izvolsky and Sir Arthur Nicolson sign the St. Petersburg Convention, which results in the Triple Entente alliance.
  • 1920
    The first radio news program is broadcast by 8MK in Detroit, Michigan.
  • 1936
    Radio Prague, now the official international broadcasting station of the Czech Republic, goes on the air.
  • 1958
    A parcel bomb sent by Ngo Dinh Nhu, younger brother and chief adviser of South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem, fails to kill King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia.
  • 1986
    Aeroméxico Flight 498 collides with a Piper PA-28 over Cerritos, California, killing 67 in the air and 15 on the ground.
  • 1986
    The Soviet passenger liner Ship sinks in the Black Sea after colliding with the bulk carrier Pyotr Vasev, killing 423.
  • 1999
    The first of a series of bombings in Moscow kills one person and wounds 40 others.
  • 2010
    The last episode of The Bill, the longest-running police procedural television series in the United Kingdom, is aired on ITV1.

Who were born on August 31?

  • 1663
    Guillaume Amontons, French physicist and instrument maker (d. 1705)
  • 1913
    Helen Levitt, American photographer (d. 2009)
  • 1940
    Jack Thompson, Australian actor
  • 1946
    Jerome Corsi, American writer
  • 1955
    Gary Webb, American journalist (d. 2004)
  • 1957
    Colm O'Rourke, Irish footballer and commentator
  • 1967
    Jonathan Cake, British actor
  • 1973
    Scott Niedermayer, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1981
    Steve Saviano, American ice hockey player
  • 1983
    Larry Fitzgerald, American football player

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