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Tuesday August 31, 2021

August 31: Day of the Week

August 31, 2021 is the 243rd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 122 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mardi.

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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 31 Historical Event(s)

  • 1218
    Al-Kamil becomes Sultan of Egypt, Syria and northern Mesopotamia on the death of his father Al-Adil.
  • 1795
    War of the First Coalition: The British capture Trincomalee (present-day Sri Lanka) from the Dutch in order to keep it out of French hands.
  • 1895
    German Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin patents his Navigable Balloon.
  • 1907
    Count Alexander Izvolsky and Sir Arthur Nicolson sign the St. Petersburg Convention, which results in the Triple Entente alliance.
  • 1943
    The USS Harmon, the first U.S. Navy ship to be named after a black person, is commissioned.
  • 1965
    The Aero Spacelines Super Guppy aircraft makes its first flight.
  • 1980
    After two weeks of nationwide strikes, the Polish government was forced to sign the Gdańsk Agreement, allowing for the creation of the trade union Solidarity.
  • 1987
    Thai Airways Flight 365 crashes into the ocean near Ko Phuket, Thailand, killing all 83 aboard.
  • 1992
    Pascal Lissouba is inaugurated as the President of the Republic of the Congo.
  • 1994
    The Provisional Irish Republican Army declares a ceasefire.

Who were born on August 31?

  • 1721
    George Hervey, 2nd Earl of Bristol, British statesman (d. 1775)
  • 1900
    Gino Lucetti, Italian anarchist (d. 1943)
  • 1920
    Gustavo Adolfo Palma, Guatemalan singer (d. 2010)
  • 1944
    Roger Dean, English artist
  • 1947
    Luca di Montezemolo, Italian businessman
  • 1948
    Holger Osieck, German footballer and coach
  • 1949
    Richard Gere, American actor
  • 1963
    Sonny Silooy, Dutch footballer
  • 1965
    Céline Bonnier, French-Canadian actress
  • 1982
    Lien Huyghebaert, Belgian sprinter

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