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Abdul Hamid II (عبد الحميد ثانی, `Abdü’l-Ḥamīd-i sânî; İkinci Abdülhamit; 21 September 184210 February 1918) was the 34th Sultan of the Ottoman Empire and the last Sultan to exert effective control over the fracturing state.
AD 12 (XII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Jorge Newbery Airfield (Aeroparque "Jorge Newbery") is an international airport located in Palermo neighbourhood, northeast of downtown Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Agnes Bulmer (31 August 1775 – 20 August 1836) was an English poet.
Ahmad Al Harthy (born 31 August 1981 in Muscat, Oman) is Oman's top racing driver and one of the Middle Eastern Sultanate's leading international sportsmen.
Ahmad ibn Muhammad al-Ta'i (أحمد بن محمد الطائي; died August 31, 894) was an administrative official in the service of the Abbasid Caliphate.
Aidan of Lindisfarne Irish: Naomh Aodhán (died 31 August 651) was an Irish monk and missionary credited with restoring Christianity to Northumbria.
Air Marshal (Air Mshl or AM) is a three-star air-officer rank which originated in and continues to be used by the Royal Air Force.
Al-Kamil (الكامل) (full name: al-Malik al-Kamil Naser ad-Din Abu al-Ma'ali Muhammad) (c. 1177 – 6 March 1238) was a Kurdish ruler, the fourth Ayyubid sultan of Egypt.
Alan Carrington CBE, FRS (6 January 1934 – 31 August 2013) was a British chemist and one of the leading spectroscopists in Britain in the late twentieth century.
Alan Jay Lerner (August 31, 1918 – June 14, 1986) was an American lyricist and librettist.
Albania (Shqipëri/Shqipëria; Shqipni/Shqipnia or Shqypni/Shqypnia), officially the Republic of Albania (Republika e Shqipërisë), is a country in Southeastern Europe.
Albert Barnett Facey (31 August 1894 – 11 February 1982) was an Australian writer and World War I veteran, whose main work was his autobiography, A Fortunate Life, now considered a classic of Australian literature.
Aleksander Krupa (born 18 March 1947), often credited as Olek Krupa, is a Polish actor, active in film and television roles and best known for playing villains and/or criminals, such as in Eraser, Blue Streak and Home Alone 3.
Alex Harris (born 31 August 1994) is a Scottish footballer who plays as a midfielder for Falkirk.
Count Alexander Petrovich Izvolsky or Iswolsky (Алекса́ндр Петро́вич Изво́льский,, Moscow – 16 August 1919, Paris) was a Russian diplomat remembered as a major architect of Russia's alliance with Great Britain during the years leading to the outbreak of the First World War.
Oleksiy Pavlovych "Alexei" Mikhnov (Олексій Павлович Міхнов) (born August 31, 1982) is a Ukrainian professional ice hockey left wing currently playing with Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).
Allan Fotheringham (born August 31, 1932) is a Canadian newspaper and magazine journalist.
Alma Maria Mahler Gropius Werfel (born Alma Margaretha Maria Schindler; 31 August 1879 – 11 December 1964) was a Viennese-born composer, author, editor and socialite.
Altiero Spinelli (31 August 1907 – 23 May 1986) was an Italian Communist politician, political theorist and European federalist.
The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
Amilcare Ponchielli (31 August 1834 – 16 January 1886) was an Italian opera composer, best known for his opera ''La Gioconda''.
Amrita Pritam (31 August 1919 – 31 October 2005) was an Indian writer and poet, who wrote in Punjabi and Hindi.
Andranik Ozanian, commonly known as Andranik (Անդրանիկ; 25 February 186531 August 1927) was an Armenian military commander and statesman, the best known fedayi and a key figure of the Armenian national liberation movement.
Andrei Alexandrovich Zhdanov (p; – 31 August 1948) was a Soviet Communist Party leader and cultural ideologist.
Andrew Foster (born 31 August 1985) is an Australian rules footballer, who was rookie listed by the Fremantle Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).
Andriy (Andrei) Medvedev (Medvedyev) (born 31 August 1974 in Kiev), is a former professional tennis player from Ukraine.
The Anglo-Russian Convention of 1907 or the Convention between the United Kingdom and Russia relating to Persia, Afghanistan, and Tibet.
Anita Moen (born 31 August 1967), sometimes credited as Anita Moen-Guidon, is a Norwegian former cross-country skier who competed from 1987 to 2003.
Margaret Ann Coffey (née Brown; born 31 August 1946) is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Stockport since 1992.
Anna Olegovna Karnaukh (Анна Олеговна Карнаух; born 31 August 1993) is a Russian water polo player.
António Maria de Mello Breyner Félix da Costa (born 31 August 1991) is a Portuguese professional racing driver, and BMW Motorsport works driver.
Anthony "Anto" Thistlethwaite (born 31 August 1955, Lutterworth, Leicestershire, England) is a British multi-instrumentalist best known as a founding member (with guitarist Mike Scott) of the folk rock group, The Waterboys and later as a long-standing member of Irish rock band The Saw Doctors.
Arie van Lent (born 31 August 1970) is a Dutch former footballer who played as a forward.
Aristides the Athenian (also Saint Aristides or Marcianus Aristides; Ἀριστείδης Μαρκιανός) was a 2nd-century Christian Greek author who is primarily known as the author of the Apology of Aristides.
Arsenio Rodríguez (born Ignacio Arsenio Travieso Scull; 31 August 1911 – 30 December 1970)Giro, Radamés 2007.
Arthur Morton Godfrey (August 31, 1903 – March 16, 1983) was an American radio and television broadcaster and entertainer who was sometimes introduced by his nickname, The Old Redhead.
Arthur Nicolson, 1st Baron Carnock, (19 September 1849 – 5 November 1928), known as Sir Arthur Nicolson, 11th Baronet, from 1899 to 1916, was a British diplomat and politician during the last quarter of the 19th century to the middle of World War I.
Admiral Arthur Phillip (11 October 1738 – 31 August 1814) was a Royal Navy officer and the first Governor of New South Wales who founded the British penal colony that later became the city of Sydney, Australia.
Arzu Yanardağ (born 31 August 1977) is a Turkish actress and model.
Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.
Genevieve "Audrey" Wagner (December 27, 1927 – August 31, 1984) was an outfielder who played from through in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.
August 30 - Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar - September 1 All fixed commemorations below celebrated on September 13 by Eastern Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.
August Alle (in Viljandi – 8 July 1952 in Tallinn) was an Estonian writer.
Augustus Freeman Hawkins (August 31, 1907 – November 10, 2007) was a prominent American Democratic Party politician and a figure in the history of Civil Rights and organized labor.
The Australian Corps was a World War I army corps that contained all five Australian infantry divisions serving on the Western Front.
The Ayyubid dynasty (الأيوبيون; خانەدانی ئەیووبیان) was a Sunni Muslim dynasty of Kurdish origin founded by Saladin and centred in Egypt.
was a Japanese military leader and poet, best known as the father of Ōtomo no Yakamochi, who contributed to the compilation the Man'yōshū alongside his father.
Baghdad (بغداد) is the capital of Iraq.
The Baloch or Baluch (Balochi) are a people who live mainly in the Balochistan region of the southeastern-most edge of the Iranian plateau in Pakistan, Iran, and Afghanistan, as well as in the Arabian Peninsula.
Baloch-Pakhtun Unity Day is an international day celebrated by Balochis and Pashtoons to express unity and brotherhood to one-another.
Sattiraju Lakshmi Narayana (15 December 1933 – 31 August 2014), known professionally as Bapu, was an Indian film director, painter, illustrator, cartoonist, screenwriter, music artist, and designer known for his works in Telugu cinema, and bollywood.
The Battle of Jonesborough (modern name Jonesboro) was fought August 31–September 1, 1864, during the Atlanta Campaign in the American Civil War.
The Battle of Komarów, or the Zamość Ring, was one of the most important battles of the Polish-Soviet War.
The Battle of Loznica involved an attack on the German garrison of that town by the Jadar Chetnik Detachment on 31 August 1941.
The Battle of Mont Saint-Quentin was a battle on the Western Front during World War I. As part of the Allied counteroffensives on the Western Front in the late summer of 1918, the Australian Corps crossed the Somme River on the night of August 31, and broke the German lines at Mont Saint-Quentin and Péronne.
The Battle of San Marcial was a battle fought during the Peninsular War on 31 August 1813.
Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini (29 July 1883 – 28 April 1945) was an Italian politician and journalist who was the leader of the National Fascist Party (Partito Nazionale Fascista, PNF).
Bergen, historically Bjørgvin, is a city and municipality in Hordaland on the west coast of Norway.
Sir Alfred Charles Bernard Lovell (31 August 19136 August 2012) was an English physicist and radio astronomer.
Bernstorff Palace (Bernstorff Slot) in Gentofte, Copenhagen, Denmark, was built in the middle of the 18th century for Foreign Minister Johann Hartwig Ernst von Bernstorff.
Dudley "Big Tiny" Little, Jr. (August 31, 1930 – March 3, 2010) was an American musician who appeared on The Lawrence Welk Show from 1955 to 1959.
The Black Sea is a body of water and marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean between Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Western Asia.
Robert Lawrence Welch Jr. (August 31, 1945 – June 7, 2012) was an American musician who was a member of Fleetwood Mac from 1971 to 1974.
Robert Lee "Bobby" Parker (August 31, 1937 – October 31, 2013) was an American blues-rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter.
The Boeing 737 is a short- to medium-range twinjet narrow-body airliner developed and manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes in the United States.
Borneo (Pulau Borneo) is the third largest island in the world and the largest in Asia.
Air Marshal Sir Brian Edmund Baker (31 August 1896 – 8 October 1979) was an officer of the Royal Air Force who served in both World Wars.
Bryan Organ (born 31 August 1935, Leicester) is an English painter.
Buddy Hackett (born Leonard Hacker; August 31, 1924 – June 30, 2003) was an American comedian and actor.
Buenos Aires is the capital and most populous city of Argentina.
The Byzantine Empire, also referred to as the Eastern Roman Empire and Byzantium, was the continuation of the Roman Empire in its eastern provinces during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, when its capital city was Constantinople (modern-day Istanbul, which had been founded as Byzantium).
The calendar of saints is a traditional Christian method of organizing a liturgical year by associating each day with one or more saints and referring to the day as the feast day or feast of said saint.
Caligula (Latin: Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus; 31 August 12 – 24 January 41 AD) was Roman emperor from AD 37 to AD 41.
Cambodia (កម្ពុជា, or Kampuchea:, Cambodge), officially known as the Kingdom of Cambodia (ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា, prĕəh riəciənaacak kampuciə,; Royaume du Cambodge), is a sovereign state located in the southern portion of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia.
Can Demir Aktav (born 31 August 1994 in Seyhan) is a Turkish football player.
Carlo Maria Martini, S.J. (15 February 1927 – 31 August 2012) was an Italian Jesuit and cardinal of the Catholic Church.
Carol Marcel Vadnais (September 25, 1945 – August 31, 2014) was a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who played seventeen seasons in the National Hockey League from 1966–67 until 1982–83.
Cédric Ricardo Alves Soares (born 31 August 1991), known simply as Cédric, is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a right back for Southampton and the Portugal national team.
Cerritos (Spanish for little hills), formerly named Dairy Valley because of the preponderance of dairy farms in the area, is an affluent suburban city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, and is one of several cities that constitute the Gateway Cities of southeast Los Angeles County.
The title Chancellor has designated different offices in the history of Germany.
Charl Adriaan Schwartzel (born 31 August 1984) is a South African professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour, European Tour, and the Sunshine Tour.
Charles Pierre Baudelaire (April 9, 1821 – August 31, 1867) was a French poet who also produced notable work as an essayist, art critic, and pioneering translator of Edgar Allan Poe.
The Chetnik Detachments of the Yugoslav Army, also known as the Yugoslav Army in the Homeland or The Ravna Gora Movement, commonly known as the Chetniks (Četnici, Четници,; Četniki), was a World War II movement in Yugoslavia led by Draža Mihailović, an anti-Axis movement in their long-term goals which engaged in marginal resistance activities for limited periods.
Chris Nicholas Duhon (born August 31, 1982) is an American former professional basketball player and current assistant coach for the Illinois State Redbirds men's basketball team.
Christopher Tucker (born August 31, 1971) is an American actor and stand-up comedian.
Christopher Becker Whitley (August 31, 1960 – November 20, 2005) was an American blues/rock singer-songwriter and guitarist.
Christine Elizabeth King, CBE, FRHistS, DL is a British historian and university administrator.
Christopher Katongo (born 31 August 1982) is a Zambian international footballer and plays professionally for Zambia Premier Soccer League club Green Buffaloes F.C. as a striker.
The Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) was an agency of the federal government of the United States that regulated aviation services, including scheduled passenger airline service, and provided air accident investigation.
Clayton Allen Hensley (born August 31, 1979) is an American former professional baseball pitcher.
Clifford Douglas "Cliff" Lumsdon Jr., CM, O.Ont (April 13, 1931 – August 31, 1991) was a Canadian world champion marathon swimmer.
Clive Hubert Lloyd (born 31 August 1944) is a former West Indies cricketer.
Colm O'Rourke (born 31 August 1957) is a retired Gaelic footballer and current sports broadcaster.
Commodus (31 August 161– 31 December 192AD), born Lucius Aurelius Commodus and died Lucius Aelius Aurelius Commodus, was Roman emperor with his father Marcus Aurelius from177 to his father's death in 180, and solely until 192.
Craig Derek Cumming (born 31 August 1975 in Timaru) is a former New Zealand cricketer.
Craig Robert Nicholls (born 31 August 1977) is an Australian musician, best known as the lead singer, songwriter, and guitarist of the Australian alternative rock band The Vines, of which he is the only mainstay member.
Craig Stapleton (born 31 August 1978 in Sydney, New South Wales) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer for the South Sydney Rabbitohs in the National Rugby League.
The Crown Colony of North Borneo was a British Crown colony on the island of Borneo established in 1946 shortly after the dissolution of the British Military Administration.
Saint Cuthburh or Cuthburg (died circa 718) was the first Abbess of Wimborne Minster.
Daniel Louis Schorr (August 31, 1916 – July 23, 2010) was an American journalist who covered world news for more than 60 years.
Daniel Webster Litwhiler (August 31, 1916 – September 23, 2011) was an American Major League baseball player who played outfield from 1940 to 1951.
Sir David Paradine Frost (7 April 1939 – 31 August 2013) was an English television host, media personality, journalist, comedian, and writer.
David Ospina Ramírez (born 31 August 1988) is a Colombian professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for English club Arsenal and the Colombia national team.
On 31 August 1997, Diana, Princess of Wales died as a result of injuries sustained in a car crash in the Pont de l'Alma road tunnel in Paris, France.
Deborah Ann "Debbie" Gibson (born August 31, 1970) is an American singer-songwriter, record producer and actress.
Dee Bradley Baker (born August 31, 1962) is an American voice actor.
The Democratic Army of Greece (Δημοκρατικός Στρατός Ελλάδας, DSE (ΔΣΕ)), was the army founded by the Communist Party of Greece during the Greek Civil War, 1946–1949.
Deniz Aydoğdu (born 31 August 1983 in Berlin, Germany) is a Turkish footballer.
Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the largest city on the United States–Canada border, and the seat of Wayne County.
Dezmon Jerrod Briscoe (born August 31, 1989) is a former American football wide receiver.
Diana, Princess of Wales (born Diana Frances Spencer; 1 July 1961 – 31 August 1997) was a member of the British royal family.
Dilma Vana Rousseff (often known mononymously as Dilma; born 14 December 1947) is a Brazilian economist and politician who served as the 36th President of Brazil, holding the position from 2011 until her impeachment and removal from office on 31 August 2016, becoming the first democratically-elected female President in the world to be impeached and removed.
Emad El-Din Mohamed Abdel Mena'em El-Fayed (عماد الدين محمد أنور شاكر عبدالسيد الفايد), better known as Dodi Fayed (15 April 1955 – 31 August 1997), was the son of Egyptian billionaire Mohamed El Fayed.
Dolores Moore (October 27, 1932 – August 31, 2000) was an infielder who played from through in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.
Edwin DuBose Heyward (August 31, 1885 – June 16, 1940) was an American author best known for his 1925 novel Porgy.
Dwayne John Peel (born 31 August 1981) is a former Welsh rugby union player.
Dysentery is an inflammatory disease of the intestine, especially of the colon, which always results in severe diarrhea and abdominal pains.
Edward Elmer Smith (also E. E. Smith, E. E. Smith, Ph.D., E. E. "Doc" Smith, Doc Smith, "Skylark" Smith, or—to his family—Ted; May 2, 1890 – August 31, 1965) was an American food engineer (specializing in doughnut and pastry mixes) and science-fiction author, best known for the Lensman and Skylark series.
Edvard Munch (12 December 1863 – 23 January 1944) was a Norwegian painter and printmaker whose intensely evocative treatment of psychological themes built upon some of the main tenets of late 19th-century Symbolism and greatly influenced German Expressionism in the early 20th century.
Edward Brongersma (31 August 1911 in Haarlem, Netherlands – 22 April 1998 in Bloemendaal/Overveen, Netherlands) was a Dutch politician and doctor of law.
Edward John Barrington Douglas-Scott-Montagu, 3rd Baron Montagu of Beaulieu (20 October 1926 – 31 August 2015), was an English Conservative politician well known in Great Britain for founding the National Motor Museum, as well as for a pivotal cause célèbre in British gay history following his 1954 conviction and imprisonment for homosexual sex, a charge he denied.
Edwin Corley Moses (born August 31, 1955) is an American former track and field athlete who won gold medals in the 400 m hurdles at the 1976 and 1984 Olympics.
Leroy Eldridge Cleaver (August 31, 1935 – May 1, 1998) was an American writer and political activist who became an early leader of the Black Panther Party.
Elizabeth Jane Coatsworth (May 31, 1893 – August 31, 1986) was an American writer of fiction and poetry for children and adults.
Elsa Barker (1869–1954) was an American novelist, short-story writer and poet.
Emīls Dārziņš (November 3, 1875 – August 31, 1910) was a Latvian composer, conductor and music critic.
Emmanuel Nunes (31 August 1941 – 2 September 2012) was a Portuguese composer who lived and worked in Paris from 1964.
(March 22, 1212 CE – August 31, 1234 CE) was the 86th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.
was the 123rd Emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession, reigning from 30 July 1912 until his death in 1926.
Emperor Zhangzong of Jin (31 August 1168 – 29 December 1208), personal name Madage, sinicised name Wanyan Jing, was the sixth emperor of the Jurchen-led Jin dynasty, which ruled northern China between the 12th and 13th centuries.
The European theatre of World War II, also known as the Second European War, was a huge area of heavy fighting across Europe, from Germany's and the Soviet Union's joint invasion of Poland in September 1939 until the end of the war with the Soviet Union conquering most of Eastern Europe along with the German unconditional surrender on 8 May 1945 (Victory in Europe Day).
Ștefan Andrei (29 March 1931 – 31 August 2014) was a Romanian communist politician who served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania from 1978 to 1985.
A false flag is a covert operation designed to deceive; the deception creates the appearance of a particular party, group, or nation being responsible for some activity, disguising the actual source of responsibility.
Farhad Mehrad (فرهاد مهراد) (January 20, 1944 - August 31, 2002), widely known in Iran as Farhad, was an Iranian pop, rock and folk singer, songwriter, guitarist and pianist.
Félix-Antoine Savard, (August 31, 1896 – August 24, 1982) was a Canadian priest, academic, poet, novelist and folklorist.
The Federation of Malaya (Persekutuan Tanah Melayu; Jawi: ڤرسكوتوان تانه ملايو) was a federation of 11 states (nine Malay states and two of the British Straits Settlements, Penang and Malacca)See: Cabinet Memorandum by the Secretary of State for the Colonies.
Ferdinand Adolf Heinrich August Graf von Zeppelin (8 July 1838 – 8 March 1917) was a German general and later aircraft manufacturer, who founded the Zeppelin airship company.
Ferdinando Carlo Gonzaga (31 August 1652 – 5 July 1708) was the only child of Duke Charles II of Mantua and Montferrat, and the last ruler of the Duchy of Mantua of the House of Gonzaga.
Ferenc Fejtő (François Fejtő; August 31, 1909 – June 2, 2008) was a Hungarian-born French journalist and political scientist, specializing in Eastern Europe.
François-André Danican Philidor (September 7, 1726 – August 31, 1795), often referred to as André Danican Philidor during his lifetime, was a French composer and chess player.
Francesco Bracciolini (26 November 1566 – 31 August 1645) was an Italian poet.
Frank Washington Jarvis (August 31, 1878 – June 2, 1933) was an American athlete, and the Olympic 100 m champion of 1900.
Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet, (3 September 1899 – 31 August 1985), usually known as Macfarlane or Mac Burnet, was an Australian virologist best known for his contributions to immunology.
Frank Robinson (born August 31, 1935) is an American former Major League Baseball (MLB) outfielder and manager.
Fredric March (born Ernest Frederick McIntyre Bickel; August 31, 1897 – April 14, 1975) was an American actor, regarded as "one of Hollywood's most celebrated, versatile stars of the 1930s and 40s."Obituary Variety, April 16, 1975, page 95.
Gwendolyn Willow Wilson (born August 31, 1982), known professionally as G. Willow Wilson, is an American comics writer, prose author, essayist, and journalist.
Galusha Aaron Grow (August 31, 1823 – March 31, 1907) was a prominent American politician, lawyer, writer and businessman, and was a Pennsylvania representative and Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1861 to 1863.
Gary Stephen Webb (August 31, 1955 – December 10, 2004) was an American investigative journalist.
Gay Robert Brewer, Jr. (March 19, 1932 – August 31, 2007) was an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour and won the 1967 Masters Tournament.
Géza Révész (31 August 1902 – 22 January 1977) was a Hungarian military officer and politician, who served as Minister of Defence between 1957 and 1960.
Eugene Victor Hoglan II (born August 31, 1967, in Dallas, Texas) is an American drummer, acclaimed for his creativity in drum arrangements, including use of abstract devices for percussion effects and his trademark lengthy double-kick drum rhythms.
Georg Friedrich, Graf von Hertling (31 August 1843 – 4 January 1919) was a Bavarian politician who served as Minister-President of Bavaria 1912–1917 and then as Minister-President of Prussia and Chancellor of the German Empire from 1917 to 1918.
George William Hervey, 2nd Earl of Bristol (31 August 1721 – 18? or 20? March 1775), the eldest son of John Hervey, 2nd Baron Hervey, by his marriage with Mary (1700–1768), daughter of Nicholas Lepell.
George Hornidge Porter, Baron Porter of Luddenham PCS HRSE LLD (6 December 1920 – 31 August 2002) was a British chemist.
George Alfred Leon Sarton (31 August 1884 – 22 March 1956), was a Belgian-born American chemist and historian.
Georges Braque (13 May 1882 – 31 August 1963) was a major 20th-century French painter, collagist, draughtsman, printmaker and sculptor.
Georges Gauthier (9 October 1871 – 31 August 1940) was a French Canadian Archbishop of Montreal and the first rector of the Université de Montréal.
Regina Ann "Gina" Schock (born August 31, 1957 in Baltimore, Maryland) is best known as the drummer in the all-woman rock band The Go-Go's.
Gino Lucetti (31 August 1900 – 17 September 1943) was an Italian anarchist and anti-fascist who attempted to kill the dictator Benito Mussolini in the 1926.
The Gleiwitz incident (Überfall auf den Sender Gleiwitz) was a covert Nazi German attack on the German radio station Sender Gleiwitz on the night of 31 August 1939 (today Gliwice, Poland), widely regarded as a deceitful false flag operation staged along with some two dozen similar German incidents on the eve of the invasion of Poland leading up to World War II in Europe.
Glenn Martin Tilbrook (born 31 August 1957) is the lead singer and guitarist of the English band Squeeze, a band formed in the mid-1970s who broke through in the new wave era at the decade's end.
Gottfried Finger (ca. 1655-6 – buried 31 August 1730), also Godfrey Finger, was a Moravian Baroque composer.
The Governor of the State of New Jersey is head of the executive branch of New Jersey's state government.
The Governor of New South Wales is the viceregal representative of the Australian monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, in the state of New South Wales.
Gramos (Gramoz, Mali i Gramozit; Gramosta, Gramusta; Γράμος or Γράμμος) is a mountain range on the border of Albania and Greece.
Grant Bernard Batty (born 31 August 1951 in Greytown, New Zealand) is a former rugby union footballer.
Τhe Greek Civil War (ο Eμφύλιος, o Emfýlios, "the Civil War") was fought in Greece from 1946 to 1949 between the Greek government army—backed by the United Kingdom and the United States—and the Democratic Army of Greece (DSE)—the military branch of the Greek Communist Party (KKE).
Gregory Thomas Mulholland (born 31 August 1970) is a Liberal Democrat politician in the United Kingdom who was the MP for Leeds North West.
Guillaume Amontons (31 August 1663 – 11 October 1705) was a French scientific instrument inventor and physicist.
György Károly (Károly György, born August 31, 1953) is a Hungarian poet and writer.
Haakon V Magnusson (10 April 1270 – 8 May 1319) (Old Norse: Hákon Magnússon; Norwegian: Håkon Magnusson) was king of Norway from 1299 until 1319.
Han Xizai (韓熙載) (902 – August 31, 970Spring and Autumn Annals of the Ten Kingdoms,..), courtesy name Shuyan (叔言), was an official of the Chinese Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period states Wu and Southern Tang, who was known for his writing and calligraphy skills.
Harald Ertl (31 August 1948 – 7 April 1982) was an Austrian racing driver and motorsport journalist.
Hari Merdeka (Malaysian for 'Independence Day'), also known as Hari Kebangsaan (National day), refers to the day when the Federation of Malaya's independence from the British Empire was officially declared.
Hassan Nasrallah (حسن نصرالله; born 31 August 1960) is the third and current Secretary General of the Lebanese political and paramilitary party Hezbollah since his predecessor, Abbas al-Musawi, was assassinated by the Israel Defense Forces in February 1992.
Helen Levitt (August 31, 1913 – March 29, 2009) was an American photographer.
Joseph-Napoléon-Henri Bourassa (September 1, 1868 – August 31, 1952) was a French Canadian political leader and publisher.
Henri Paul (3 July 1956 – 31 August 1997) was the driver of the Mercedes S280 in which Diana, Princess of Wales, died on 31 August 1997.
Henry II (June 1270 – 31 August 1324) was the last crowned King of Jerusalem (after the fall of Acre on 28 May 1291, this title became empty) and also ruled as King of Cyprus.
Henry Joy McCracken (31 August 1767 – 17 July 1798) was an Irish Republican and industrialist from Belfast, Ireland.
Henry Spencer Moore (30 July 1898 – 31 August 1986) was an English artist.
Henry V (9 August 1386 – 31 August 1422) was King of England from 1413 until his death at the age of 36 in 1422.
Henry VI (6 December 1421 – 21 May 1471) was King of England from 1422 to 1461 and again from 1470 to 1471, and disputed King of France from 1422 to 1453.
Herbert Reul (born 31 August 1952) is a German politician of the Christian Democratic Union who currently serves as State Minister for Internal Affairs in the government of Minister-President Armin Laschet.
Herbert Wise (31 August 1924 – 5 August 2015) was an Austrian-born film and television producer and director.
Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz (August 31, 1821 – September 8, 1894) was a German physician and physicist who made significant contributions in several scientific fields.
Hideo Nomo (野茂 英雄/Nomo Hideo, born August 31, 1968 in Minato-ku, Osaka, Japan) is a retired Japanese baseball pitcher in Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) and Major League Baseball (MLB).
Holger Osieck (born 31 August 1948) is a German football manager who last managed the Australian national association football team.
Hugh David Politzer (born August 31, 1949) is an American theoretical physicist at the California Institute of Technology.
The Hundred Days Offensive was the final period of the First World War, during which the Allies launched a series of offensives against the Central Powers on the Western Front from 8 August to 11 November 1918, beginning with the Battle of Amiens.
Husein Gradaščević (31 August 1802–17 August 1834) was an Ottoman Bosnian and later independent Bosniak military commander who later led a rebellion against the Ottoman government, seeking autonomy for Bosnia.
Ian Lowell Crocker (born August 31, 1982) is an American former competition swimmer, five-time Olympic medalist, and former world record-holder.
Ian Patrick Harte (born 31 August 1977) is a football agent and a retired Irish footballer who played as a defender and was best known for his ability to score goals from long range, including being a free kick specialist.
Ido Pariente (עידו פריינטה; born August 31, 1978) is an Israeli mixed martial arts fighter and trainer.
Icarus Nestor Pappas (April 16, 1933 – August 31, 2008), better known as Ike Pappas, was a CBS News correspondent for 25 years.
Ilnur Tufikovich Alshin (Ильнур Туфикович Альшин; born 31 August 1993) is a Russian professional football player.
Ilya Grigoryevich Ehrenburg (Илья́ Григо́рьевич Эренбу́рг,; – 31 August 1967) was a Jewish Soviet writer, Bolshevik revolutionary, journalist and historian.
The impeachment of Dilma Rousseff, the 36th President of Brazil, began on 2 December 2015 with a petition for her impeachment accepted by Eduardo Cunha, then president of the Chamber of Deputies, and continued into late 2016.
The Independence Day of Kyrgyzstan (Kyrgyz:Кыргыз Республикасынын көз карандысыздыгынын күнү) is the main state holiday in Kyrgyzstan.
International broadcasting is broadcasting that is deliberately aimed at a foreign, rather than a domestic, audience.
The Invasion of Ceylon was a military campaign fought as a series of amphibious operations between the summer of 1795 and spring of 1796 between the garrison of the Batavian colonies on the Indian Ocean island of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) and a British invasion force sent from British India.
The Irish Rebellion of 1798 (Éirí Amach 1798), also known as the United Irishmen Rebellion (Éirí Amach na nÉireannach Aontaithe), was an uprising against British rule in Ireland lasting from May to September 1798.
The Irish Republic (Poblacht na hÉireann or Saorstát Éireann) sometimes called the Republic of Connacht was a short lived puppet state proclaimed as the successor to the Kingdom of Ireland during the Irish Rebellion of 1798.
Isabella Romola de' Medici (31 August 1542 – 16 July 1576) was the daughter of Cosimo I de' Medici, first Grand Duke of Tuscany, and Eleonora di Toledo.
Isabella of Navarre (1395 – 31 August 1450) was the younger surviving daughter of Charles III of Navarre and his wife Eleanor of Castile.
is a Japanese professional golfer.
Itzhak Perlman (יצחק פרלמן; born 31 August 1945) is an Israeli-American violinist, conductor, and music teacher.
Jack the Ripper is the best-known name for an unidentified serial killer generally believed to have been active in the largely impoverished areas in and around the Whitechapel district of London in 1888.
Jack Thompson, AM (born 31 August 1940) is an Australian actor and one of the major figures of Australian cinema.
Mirza Nur-ud-din Beig Mohammad Khan Salim مرزا نور الدین محمد خان سلیم, known by his imperial name (جہانگیر) Jahangir (31 August 1569 – 28 October 1627), was the fourth Mughal Emperor who ruled from 1605 until his death in 1627.
Jaime Lachica Cardinal Sin (Chinese: 辛海梅; 辛海棉 POJ Sin Hái-mûi; Sin Hái-mî; Iacomus Sin; August 31, 1928 – June 21, 2005) was the 30th Roman Catholic Archbishop of Manila, and was also a Cardinal.
James Harrison Coburn III (August 31, 1928 – November 18, 2002) was an American actor.
James Edward Ferguson Jr. (August 31, 1871 – September 21, 1944), known as Pa Ferguson, was an American Democratic politician and the 26th Governor of Texas, in office from 1915 to 1917.
Jan Camiel Willems (18 September 1939 – 31 August 2013) was a Belgian mathematical system theorist who has done most of his scientific work while residing in the Netherlands and the United States.
Javagal Srinath (born 31 August 1969), is a former Indian cricketer and currently an ICC Match Referee.
Joseph Jean Arthur Béliveau, (August 31, 1931 – December 2, 2014) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player who played parts of 20 seasons with the National Hockey League's (NHL) Montreal Canadiens from 1950 to 1971.
Lieutenant General Jean Jacques Paradis CMM, CD (7 November 1928 – 31 August 2007) was the Commander, Mobile Command of the Canadian Forces.
Jean-Élie-Octave-Louis-Sévère-Amanien Decazes de Glücksbierg, 3rd Duc Decazes and 3rd Hertig af Glücksbierg (April 30, 1864 – August 31, 1912), was a French aristocrat and sportsman.
Jean-Étienne Despréaux (31 August 1748 – 26 March 1820) was a French ballet dancer, choreographer, composer, singer and playwright.
Jean-Paul-Égide Martini, (31 August 1741 – 14 February 1816) was a composer of classical music.
Jeffrey Nero Hardy (born August 31, 1977) is an American professional wrestler, singer-songwriter, painter, and musician.
Jeongjong II of Goryeo (31 August 1018 – 24 June 1046) (r. 1034–1046) was the 10th ruler of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea.
Jerome Robert Corsi (born August 31, 1946) is an American author, political commentator, and conspiracy theorist best known for his two ''New York Times'' Best Selling books: The Obama Nation and Unfit for Command (with co-author John O'Neill).
Jerry Ivan Allison (born August 31, 1939) is an American musician, best known as the drummer for the Crickets and co-writer of their hits "That'll Be the Day" and "Peggy Sue", recorded with Buddy Holly.
Jessica Sibley Upshaw (August 31, 1959 – March 24, 2013) was an American politician and lawyer.
Jimmy Greenhalgh (27 August 1923 – 31 August 2013) was manager of the English football club Darlington from 1966-1968.
Joseph Anthony Budden II (born August 31, 1980) is an American rapper, songwriter and broadcaster.
Joe Lewis (March 7, 1944 – August 31, 2012) was an American kickboxer, point karate fighter, and actor.
Johann Gottlieb Heineccius (September 11, 1681 – August 31, 1741) was a German jurist from Eisenberg, Thuringia.
John Bunyan (baptised November 30, 1628August 31, 1688) was an English writer and Puritan preacher best remembered as the author of the Christian allegory The Pilgrim's Progress.
John C. Shabaz (June 25, 1931 – August 31, 2012) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin and Wisconsin legislator.
John Davidson (August 31, 1924 – August 21, 2012) was an American politician.
John Ford (February 1, 1894 – August 31, 1973) was an American film director.
John Gillies Mark Grahame (born August 31, 1975 in Denver, Colorado) is a retired professional ice hockey goaltender who played in the National Hockey League with the Boston Bruins, Tampa Bay Lightning and Carolina Hurricanes.
John Hartle (22 December 1933 - 31 August 1968) was an English professional road racer who competed in national, international and Grand Prix motorcycle events.
John Schiller Wold (August 31, 1916 – February 19, 2017) was an American business leader and Republican politician from Wyoming who served a single term in the United States House of Representatives from 1969 to 1971.
John Scholasticus (c. 503 – 31 August 577) was the 32nd patriarch of Constantinople from April 12, 565 until his death in 577.
John James Wrathall GCLM, ID (28 August 1913 – 31 August 1978) was a Rhodesian politician.
Jolene Watanabe (born August 31, 1968) is an American former international tennis player.
Jonathan LaPaglia born 31 August 1969, is an Australian actor known for his roles as Frank B. Parker in the television series Seven Days, Kevin Debreno in The District and Det.
Sir Joseph Rotblat (4 November 1908 – 31 August 2005) was a Polish physicist, a self-described "Pole with a British passport".
Joshua J. Kroeger (born August 31, 1982) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder.
Julie Ann Brown (born August 31, 1958) is an American actress, comedian, screen/television writer, singer-songwriter, and television director.
Julie Katherine Maxton, CBE (born 31 August 1955) is a British barrister, legal scholar, and academic administrator.
Kashiram Rana (7 April 1938 – 31 August 2012) was an Indian politician and a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of India.
Kenneth Victor Campbell (10 December 1941 – 31 August 2008) was an English writer, actor, director and comedian known for his work in experimental theatre.
Ken McMullen (born 31 August 1948, Manchester) is an award-winning film director and since 2012 Anniversary Professor of Film Studies at Kingston University, London.
Kieran James Crowley (born 31 August 1961 in Kaponga, New Zealand) is a New Zealand rugby union coach, who was previously head coach of the Canadian men's rugby team.
Kim Kashkashian (Քիմ Քաշքաշյան), born August 31, 1952 in Detroit, Michigan, is a Grammy-award winning Armenian-American violist.
The Kinetoscope is an early motion picture exhibition device.
Konrad von Würzburg (died August 31, 1287) was the chief German poet of the second half of the 13th century.
Kunigunde of Altdorf (also known as Cunegonde or Chuniza; – 31 August 1054) was a member of the Swabian line of the Elder House of Welf.
The Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyz Respublikasy; r; Қирғиз Республикаси.), or simply Kyrgyzstan, and also known as Kirghizia (Kyrgyzstan; r), is a sovereign state in Central Asia.
LAPA Flight 3142 was a scheduled Buenos Aires–Córdoba flight operated by the Argentine airline Líneas Aéreas Privadas Argentinas.
Larry Darnell Fitzgerald Jr. (born August 31, 1983) is an American football wide receiver for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL).
Larry Michael Hankin (born August 31, 1940), is an American actor, performer, director,comedian and producer.
Laurent Patrick Fignon (12 August 1960 – 31 August 2010) was a French professional road bicycle racer who won the Tour de France in 1983 and 1984 and the Giro d'Italia in 1989.
Líneas Aéreas Privadas Argentinas (Argentine Air Lines), more commonly known by the acronym LAPA, was an airline based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Leonid Grigoryevich Ivashov (Леонид Григорьевич Ивашов) (born 31 August 1943 in Frunze Kyrgyz SSR, now Bishkek) is a higher Russian military and public official.
Leslie William Green (6 February 1875–31 August 1908) was an English architect.
A letter bomb, also called parcel bomb, mail bomb, package bomb, note bomb, message bomb, gift bomb, present bomb, delivery bomb, surprise bomb, postal bomb, or post bomb, is an explosive device sent via the postal service, and designed with the intention to injure or kill the recipient when opened.
Lien Huyghebaert (born 31 August 1982) is a Belgian sprinter, who specializes in the 100 metres.
Lily Laskine (31 August 1893 in Paris– 4 January 1988 in Paris) was one of the most prominent harpists of the twentieth century.
Limba noastră (Our Language) is a public holiday in Moldova celebrated yearly on 31 August.
Lionel Leo Hampton (April 20, 1908 – August 31, 2002) was an American jazz vibraphonist, pianist, percussionist, bandleader and actor.
The Governor of Texas is the chief executive of the U.S. State of Texas, the presiding officer over the executive branch of the Government of Texas, and the commander-in-chief of the Texas National Guard, the State's militia.
The following is a list of the Governors and Lieutenant Governors of Newfoundland and later Newfoundland and Labrador.
This is a list of articles about notable observed periods (days, weeks, months, and years) declared by various governments, groups and organizations to raise awareness of an issue, commemorate a group or event, or celebrate something.
This is a list of women who were Roman Empress, i.e. the wife of the Roman emperor, the ruler of the Roman Empire.
The sultans of the Ottoman Empire (Osmanlı padişahları), who were all members of the Ottoman dynasty (House of Osman), ruled over the transcontinental empire from its perceived inception in 1299 to its dissolution in 1922.
Lithuania (Lietuva), officially the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublika), is a country in the Baltic region of northern-eastern Europe.
Liu Cong (died 318), courtesy name Xuanming, nickname Zai, formally Emperor Zhaowu of Han (Zhao), was an emperor of the Xiongnu state Han Zhao.
Dame Elizabeth Anne Lucy Forgan, DBE (born 31 August 1944) is an English journalist, and radio and television executive.
Lord Lieutenant of Ireland was the title of the chief governor of Ireland from the Williamite Wars of 1690 till the Partition of Ireland in 1922.
Louis-Antoine, Comte de Bougainville (12 November 1729 – 31 August 1811) was a French admiral and explorer.
The Lovettsville air disaster occurred on August 31, 1940 near Lovettsville, Virginia.
Lovettsville is a town in Loudoun County, located near the very northern tip of the Commonwealth of Virginia, United States.
Lowell Ganz (born August 31, 1948) is an American screenwriter, television writer, and television producer.
Luca Cordero di Montezemolo (born 31 August 1947) is an Italian businessman, former Chairman of Ferrari, and formerly Chairman of Fiat S.p.A. and President of Confindustria and FIEG.
Violet Lucille Fletcher (March 28, 1912August 31, 2000) was an American screenwriter of film, radio and television.
Lyuboslav Mladenov Penev (Любослав Младенов Пенев; born 31 August 1966) is a Bulgarian football manager and former player.
Fatih Karaca (31 August 1985, Mersin, Turkey) better known by his stage name Mabel Matiz, is a Turkish pop music singer-songwriter.
The Macedonian dynasty ruled the Byzantine Empire from 867 to 1056, following the Amorian dynasty.
Magnus Ilmjärv (born 31 August 1961 in Viljandi) is an Estonian historian.
Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia.
Maria Tecla Artemisia Montessori (August 31, 1870 – May 6, 1952) was an Italian physician and educator best known for the philosophy of education that bears her name, and her writing on scientific pedagogy.
Marienlyst Castle, Danish Marienlyst Slot, is a palacial residence located in Helsingør, Denmark.
Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva (p; 31 August 1941) was a Russian and Soviet poet.
Mark Johnston (born August 31, 1979) is a former freestyle swimmer from Canada, who competed at two consecutive Summer Olympic Games, in Sydney, Australia in 2000 and Athens, Greece in 2004.
Martin Bell, OBE, (born 31 August 1938) is a British UNICEF (UNICEF UK) Ambassador, a former broadcast war reporter and former independent politician who became the Member of Parliament (MP) for Tatton from 1997 to 2001.
Mary Ann "Polly" Nichols (née Walker; 26 August 1845 – 31 August 1888) was one of the Whitechapel murder victims.
Mary Ward (née King; 27 April 1827 – 31 August 1869, age) was an Anglo-Irish naturalist, astronomer, microscopist, author, and artist.
(born August 31, 1956) is a former Japanese television performer and the founding member of the band Rats & Star.
Masoud Barzani (Mesûd Barzanî; born 16 August 1946) is a Kurdish politician who had been President of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region from 2005 to 2017.
Matthias Grünewald (– 31 August 1528) was a German Renaissance painter of religious works who ignored Renaissance classicism to continue the style of late medieval Central European art into the 16th century.
Matti Breschel (born 31 August 1984) is a Danish professional road bicycle racer who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam.
Maurice Pialat (31 August 1925 – 11 January 2003) was a French film director, screenwriter and actor noted for the rigorous and unsentimental style of his films.
Walter William Bygraves (16 October 1922 – 31 August 2012), known by the stage name Max Bygraves, was an English comedian, singer, actor and variety performer.
Mária Balážová (born 31 August 1956 in Trnava, Slovakia, former Czechoslovakia) is a contemporary Slovak artist.
The Mercalli intensity scale is a seismic intensity scale used for measuring the intensity of an earthquake.
Michael VI Bringas (Μιχαήλ ΣΤ΄ Βρίγγας, Mikhaēl VI Bringas), called Stratiotikos or Stratioticus ("the Military One", "the Warlike", or "the Bellicose") or Gerontas ("the Old"), reigned as Byzantine emperor from 1056 to 1057.
Michele Rugolo (born 31 August 1982 in Montebelluna) is an Italian racing driver.
Mickie Laree James (born August 31, 1979) Additional January 6, 2017.
Miguel Ángel Guerra (born 31 August 1953 in Buenos Aires) is a former racing driver from Argentina.
Milan Biševac (Милан Бишевац; born 31 August 1983) is a Serbian footballer who plays as centre-back for French Ligue 1 club Metz.
A military alliance is an international agreement concerning national security, when the contracting parties agree to mutual protection and support in case of a crisis that has not been identified in advance.
The Minister of Defence of Hungary (Magyarország honvédelmi minisztere) is a member of the Hungarian cabinet and the head of the Ministry of Defence.
The Minister of Defence of the Soviet Union refers to the head of the Ministry of Defence who was responsible for defence of the communist Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic from 1917 to 1922 and the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1991.
The Romanian Ministry for Foreign Affairs (Ministerul Afacerilor Externe) is the ministry responsible for external affairs of the Romanian Government.
Mohamed Abdelwahab (محمد عبد الوهاب, October 1, 1983 – August 31, 2006) was an Egyptian footballer.
Moldova (or sometimes), officially the Republic of Moldova (Republica Moldova), is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Romania to the west and Ukraine to the north, east, and south (by way of the disputed territory of Transnistria).
Edward James Moran Campbell, (August 31, 1925 – April 12, 2004) was a Canadian physician and academic.
Morten Qvenild (born 31 August 1978 in Kongsberg, Norway) is a Norwegian jazz pianist, band leader and producer.
Murad V (مراد خامس) (21 September 1840 – 29 August 1904) was the 33rd Sultan of the Ottoman Empire who reigned from 30 May to 31 August 1876.
Nathalie Bouvier (born August 31, 1969 in Les Rousses) is a retired French alpine skier.
Nathaniel "Sweetwater" Clifton (born Clifton Nathaniel; October 13, 1922 – August 31, 1990) was an American multi-sport athlete best known as one of the first African Americans to play in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
The National Motor Museum, Beaulieu (originally the Montagu Motor Museum) is a museum in the village of Beaulieu, set in the heart of the New Forest, in the English county of Hampshire.
Nazi Germany is the common English name for the period in German history from 1933 to 1945, when Germany was under the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler through the Nazi Party (NSDAP).
The Neutrality Acts were passed by the United States Congress in the, in response to the growing turmoil in Europe and Asia that eventually led to World War II.
Ngô Đình Nhu (7 October 1910 – 2 November 1963) was a Vietnamese archivist and politician.
Ngô Đình Diệm (3 January 1901 – 2 November 1963) was a South Vietnamese politician.
Nicolas-Henri Jardin (22 March 1720 – 31 August 1799), neoclassical architect, was born in St.
Nikola Gruevski (Никола Груевски; born 31 August 1970) is a Macedonian politician.
The Nobel Peace Prize (Swedish, Norwegian: Nobels fredspris) is one of the five Nobel Prizes created by the Swedish industrialist, inventor, and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature.
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry (Nobelpriset i kemi) is awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to scientists in the various fields of chemistry.
The Nobel Prize in Physics (Nobelpriset i fysik) is a yearly award given by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for those who conferred the most outstanding contributions for mankind in the field of physics.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Nobelpriset i fysiologi eller medicin), administered by the Nobel Foundation, is awarded once a year for outstanding discoveries in the fields of life sciences and medicine.
Noble Henry Willingham, Jr. (August 31, 1931 – January 17, 2004) was an American television and film actor who appeared in more than thirty films and in many television shows, including a stint opposite Chuck Norris in Walker, Texas Ranger.
Norman Eric Kirk (6 January 1923 – 31 August 1974) was a New Zealand politician who served as the 29th Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1972 until his sudden death in 1974.
Norodom Sihanouk (នរោត្តម សីហនុ; 31 October 192215 October 2012) was a Cambodian royal politician and the King of Cambodia.
North Borneo Self-government Day is a self-government day celebrated on 31 August every year by the state of Sabah in Malaysia.
Ole Worm (13 May 1588 – 31 August 1654), who often went by the Latinized form of his name Olaus Wormius, was a Danish physician, natural historian and antiquary.
Ondřej Pavelec (born 31 August 1987) is a Czech professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Oslo (rarely) is the capital and most populous city of Norway.
Otis Grey Pike (August 31, 1921 – January 20, 2014) was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from New York.
Pablo Marí Villar (born 31 August 1993) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Deportivo de La Coruña on loan from Manchester City as a central defender.
The Pashtuns (or; پښتانه Pax̌tānə; singular masculine: پښتون Pax̌tūn, feminine: پښتنه Pax̌tana; also Pukhtuns), historically known as ethnic Afghans (افغان, Afğān) and Pathans (Hindustani: پٹھان, पठान, Paṭhān), are an Iranic ethnic group who mainly live in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK; Yekêtiy Niştîmaniy Kurdistan; Yekîtiya Nîştimanî ya Kurdistanê) is a Kurdish political party in Iraqi Kurdistan.
Paul Demel (4 May 1903–31 August 1951) was a film actor born in Brno, then in the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Saint Paulinus of Trier (died 358) was bishop of Trier and a supporter of Athanasius in the conflict with Arianism.
Pavel Vladimirovich Vinogradov (Павел Владимирович Виноградов; born August 31, 1953 in Magadan, USSR) is a cosmonaut and former commander of the International Space Station.
Pádraig Peter Harrington (born 31 August 1971) is an Irish professional golfer who plays on the European Tour and the PGA Tour.
The Peninsular War (1807–1814) was a military conflict between Napoleon's empire (as well as the allied powers of the Spanish Empire), the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the Kingdom of Portugal, for control of the Iberian Peninsula during the Napoleonic Wars.
José Manuel "Pepe" Reina Páez (born 31 August 1982) is a Spanish footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Italian club A.C. Milan and the Spain national team.
Peter Francis Newell (August 31, 1915 – November 17, 2008) was an American college men's basketball coach and basketball instructional coach.
Petros Kravaritis (Πέτρος Κραβαρίτης) (born 31 August 1987 in Lamia) is a Greek goalkeeper.
Philippe Charles Lucien Christanval (born 31 August 1978 in Paris) is a retired French footballer who played as a centre back.
Phuket (ภูเก็ต,, Talang or Tanjung Salang) is one of the southern provinces (''changwat'') of Thailand.
The Piper PA-28 Cherokee is a family of light aircraft built by Piper Aircraft and designed for flight training, air taxi and personal use.
Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country located in Central Europe.
The Polish–Soviet War (February 1919 – March 1921) was fought by the Second Polish Republic, Ukrainian People's Republic and the proto-Soviet Union (Soviet Russia and Soviet Ukraine) for control of an area equivalent to today's western Ukraine and parts of modern Belarus.
The Premier of New South Wales is the head of government in the state of New South Wales, Australia.
The Premier of South Australia is the head of government in the state of South Australia, Australia.
The President of the Republic of Finland (Suomen tasavallan presidentti, Republiken Finlands president) is the head of state of Finland.
The position of President of Rhodesia was the head of state of Rhodesia from 1970 to 1979.
The President of the Philippines (Pangulo ng Pilipinas, informally referred to as Presidente ng Pilipinas; or in Presidente de Filipinas) is the head of state and head of government of the Philippines.
The President of Taiwan, officially the President of the Republic of China, is the head of state and the head of government of Taiwan.
The Prime Minister of the Republic of Macedonia, officially the Premier of the Republic of Macedonia (Премиер на Република Македонија), is the head of government of the Republic of Macedonia.
The Prime Minister of New Zealand (Te Pirimia o Aotearoa) is the head of government of New Zealand.
The Prime Minister (นายกรัฐมนตรี) of Thailand is the head of government of Thailand.
Holidays in Poland are regulated by the Non-working Days Act of 18 January 1951 (Ustawa z dnia 18 stycznia 1951 o dniach wolnych od pracy; Journal of Laws 1951 No. 4, Item 28).
The Government of Trinidad and Tobago officially recognizes a number of holidays and celebrations from most represented groups.
Rania Al-Abdullah (رانيا العبد الله,; born Rania Al-Yassin on 31 August 1970) is the queen consort of Jordan.
Radek Martínek (born August 31, 1976) is a Czech former professional ice hockey defenceman who last played for the New York Islanders in the National Hockey League (NHL).
Radio Prague (Český rozhlas 7 - Radio Praha) is the official international broadcasting station of the Czech Republic.
Ralph de Stafford, 2nd Baron Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford, KG (24 September 1301 – 31 August 1372) was an English nobleman and notable soldier during the Hundred Years War against France.
Ralph Krueger (born 31 August 1959) is a Canadian-born German former professional ice hockey coach and player and currently chairman of Southampton Football Club.
Ramón DeJesus Santiago Dominguez (born August 31, 1979) is a Dominican former professional baseball infielder, and the current first base coach for the Detroit Tigers.
Ramon del Fierro Magsaysay Sr. (August 31, 1907 – March 17, 1957) was a Filipino politician who was the seventh President of the Philippines, serving from December 30, 1953 until his death in an aircraft disaster.
Raymund Nonnatus, O. de M. (Sant Ramon Nonat, San Ramón Nonato, Saint Raymond Nonnat, San Rajmondo Nonnato), (1204 – 31 August 1240) is a saint from Catalonia in Spain.
Raymond P. Hammond is an American poet, critic and editor of the New York Quarterly magazine since assuming control after the death of William M. Packard in 2002.
Raymond Henry Williams (31 August 1921 – 26 January 1988) was a Welsh Marxist theorist, academic, novelist and critic.
Richard Earl "Reb" Beach, Jr. (born August 31, 1963) is an American rock guitarist.
John Richard Basehart (August 31, 1914September 17, 1984) was an American actor.
Richard Tiffany Gere (born August 31, 1949) is an American actor and humanitarian activist.
Richard James "Rick" Roberts (born August 31, 1949) is a country rock and soft rock singer-songwriter who recorded with many influential artists over several genres.
Rituparno Ghosh (31 August 1963 – 30 May 2013) was an Indian film director, actor, writer and lyricist in the Bengali cinema.
Robbie Basho (born Daniel R. Robinson, Jr., August 31, 1940 – February 28, 1986) was an American acoustic guitarist, pianist and singer.
Robert Fox Bacher (August 31, 1905 – November 18, 2004) was an American nuclear physicist and one of the leaders of the Manhattan Project.
Sir Robert Richard Torrens, (1 July 1814 – 31 August 1884) was the third Premier of South Australia and a pioneer and author of a simplified system of transferring land.
Rocco Francis Marchegiano (September 1, 1923 – August 31, 1969), best known as Rocky Marciano, was an American professional boxer who competed from 1947 to 1955.
William Roger Dean (born 31 August 1944), known as Roger Dean, is an English artist, designer, and publisher.
Roger Newman (31 August 1940 – 4 March 2010) was a British born-American soap opera actor and writer.
Rolando Jorge Pires da Fonseca (born 31 August 1985), known simply as Rolando, is a Portuguese footballer who plays for French club Olympique de Marseille as a central defender.
José Vítor Roque Jr. (born 31 August 1976 in Santa Rita do Sapucaí) more commonly known as Roque Júnior, is a former association footballer who played as a defender.
Roy Castle, OBE (31 August 1932 – 2 September 1994) was an English dancer, singer, comedian, actor, television presenter and musician.
Rudolf Schenker (born 31 August 1948 in Hildesheim, Lower Saxony) is a German guitarist and founding member of the hard rock band Scorpions, being the rhythm/lead guitarist and one of the main songwriters of the band.
The Russian apartment bombings were a series of explosions that hit four apartment blocks in the Russian cities of Buynaksk, Moscow and Volgodonsk in September 1999, killing 293 and injuring more than 1000 people and spreading a wave of fear across the country.
Ryan James Kesler (born August 31, 1984) is an American professional ice hockey center and an alternate captain for the Anaheim Ducks of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Sabah is a state of Malaysia located on the northern portion of Borneo Island.
Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti (Arabic: صدام حسين عبد المجيد التكريتي; 28 April 1937 – 30 December 2006) was President of Iraq from 16 July 1979 until 9 April 2003.
Sally Rand (April 3, 1904 – August 31, 1979) was a burlesque dancer, vedette and actress, most noted for her ostrich feather fan dance and balloon bubble dance.
San Sebastián or Donostia is a coastal city and municipality located in the Basque Autonomous Community, Spain.
Sancho III (1134 – 31 August 1158), called the Desired (el Deseado), was King of Castile and Toledo for one year, from 1157 to 1158.
Sandis Valters (born 31 August 1978) is a retired professional basketball shooting guard, who last played for BK Ventspils.
Sanford Meisner (August 31, 1905 – February 2, 1997), also known as Sandy, was an American actor and acting teacher who developed an approach to acting instruction that is now known as the Meisner technique.
Scott Niedermayer (born August 31, 1973) is a Canadian former ice hockey defenceman and current Special Assignment Coach of the Anaheim Ducks.
This is a partial list of Secretaries-General of Hezbollah.
Self-governance, self-government, or autonomy, is an abstract concept that applies to several scales of organization.
Serge Blanco (born 31 August 1958) is a former rugby union footballer who played fullback for Biarritz Olympique and the French national side, gaining 93 caps, 81 of them at fullback.
Sergey Leonidovich Sokolov (Серге́й Леони́дович Соколо́в; 1 July 191131 August 2012) was a Soviet military commander, Hero of the Soviet Union, and served as Minister of Defence of the Soviet Union from 22 December 1984 until 30 May 1987.
In the Siege of San Sebastián (7 July – 8 September 1813) Allied forces under the command of Arthur Wellesley, Marquess of Wellington captured the city of San Sebastián in northern Basque Country from its French garrison under Louis Emmanuel Rey.
Simon Alexander Neil (born 31 August 1979) is a Scottish vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter.
Sir John Thomas Duckworth, 1st Baronet, GCB (9 February 1748 – 31 August 1817) was an officer of the Royal Navy, serving during the Seven Years' War, the American War of Independence, the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, as the Governor of Newfoundland during the War of 1812, and a member of the British House of Commons during his semi-retirement.
Sirje Tamul (born 31 August 1951 in Viljandi) is an Estonian historian and a lector at the University of Tartu.
The Society of United Irishmen was founded as a liberal political organisation in 18th-century Ireland that initially sought Parliamentary reform.
Somchai Wongsawat (สมชาย วงศ์สวัสดิ์,; born 31 August 1947) is a Thai politician, a Prime Minister of Thailand 26th in 2008 and a former executive member of the People's Power Party (PPP) whose political rights have been disenfranchised by the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) for five years.
Jan Jacobus "Sonny" Silooy (born 31 August 1963 in Rotterdam) is a former Dutch footballer and football manager.
South Vietnam, officially the Republic of Vietnam (RVN, Việt Nam Cộng Hòa), was a country that existed from 1955 to 1975 and comprised the southern half of what is now the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.
The Speaker of the House is the presiding officer of the United States House of Representatives.
Sri Lanka (Sinhala: ශ්රී ලංකා; Tamil: இலங்கை Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea.
Stan Goldberg (May 5, 1932 – August 31, 2014) was an American comic book artist, best known for his work with Archie Comics and as a Marvel Comics colorist who in the 1960s helped design the original color schemes of Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and other major characters.
Stephen Geoffrey Cottrell (born 31 August 1958) is a Church of England bishop.
Stephen Saviano (born August 31, 1981) is an American-Italian professional ice hockey left winger.
Sulev Vahtre (July 6, 1926 – August 31, 2007) was an eminent Estonian historian.
Sultan (سلطان) is a position with several historical meanings.
Susan Gritton (born 31 August 1965) is an English operatic soprano.
Tadeja Majerič (born 31 August 1990 in Maribor) is a Slovenian tennis player.
Theodore Sharp "Ted" Ligety (born August 31, 1984) is an American alpine ski racer, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, and an entrepreneur, having cofounded Shred Optics.
Thai Airways Flight 365 was a Thai Airways Company Boeing 737-2P5 with registration number HS-TBC.
The Go-Go's are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1978.
The Scream (Skrik) is the popular name given to each of four versions of a composition, created as both paintings and pastels, by Norwegian Expressionist artist Edvard Munch between 1893 and 1910.
Theodora Porphyrogenita (Θεοδώρα, Theodōra; AD 980 – 31 August 1056) was a Byzantine Empress born into the Macedonian dynasty that ruled the Byzantine Empire for almost two hundred years.
Sir Thomas Rainsford Bavin, KCMG (5 May 1874 – 31 August 1941) was the 24th Premier of New South Wales.
Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847October 18, 1931) was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor.
Sir Thomas Wode (died 31 August 1502), KS, of Childrey in Berkshire (now in Oxfordshire), was Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas from 1500 and in 1478 was elected a Member of Parliament for Wallingford.
Ernest James "Tiger" Smith (6 February 1886 – 31 August 1979) was an English wicket-keeper who played in 11 Tests from 1911/1912 to 1914.
Todor Aleksandrov Poporushov also transliterated as Todor Alexandrov (Bulgarian: Тодор Александров) also spelt Alexandroff (4 March 1881 – 31 August 1924) was a Macedonian Bulgarian freedom fighter and member of the Bulgarian Macedonian-Adrianople Revolutionary Committees (BMARC) and later of the Central Committee of the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organisation (IMRO).
Thomas Richard Coughlin (born August 31, 1946) is the executive vice president of football operations for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL).
Cyril Terence "Tom" Delaney (8 January 1911 – 31 August 2006) was a British sportsman and industrialist, perhaps best known in his later years for being the oldest licensed racing driver in the world, having competed in the same Lea-Francis car for more than three-quarters of a century from 1930 until just a few months before his death.
Thomas Coster "Tom" Scott (September 3, 1930 – August 31, 2015) was an American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles and the New York Giants.
Trent Hodkinson (born 31 August 1988) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who plays for the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles in the National Rugby League.
The tres (Spanish for three) is a guitar-like three-course chordophone of Cuban origin.
Trinidad and Tobago, officially the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, is a twin island sovereign state that is the southernmost nation of the West Indies in the Caribbean.
The Triple Entente (from French entente "friendship, understanding, agreement") refers to the understanding linking the Russian Empire, the French Third Republic, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland after the signing of the Anglo-Russian Entente on 31 August 1907.
Tsai Ing-wen (born 31 August 1956) is a Taiwanese politician, legal scholar, attorney, and the current President of the Republic of China, commonly known as Taiwan, since May 20, 2016.
Tyler Randell (born 31 August 1992) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who plays for Wakefield Trinity in the Super League.
During the American Civil War, the Union Army referred to the United States Army, the land force that fought to preserve the Union of the collective states.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.
The Air Commerce Act of 1926 created an Aeronautic Branch of the United States Department of Commerce.
Urho Kaleva Kekkonen (3 September 1900 – 31 August 1986) was a Finnish politician who served as the eighth and longest-serving President of Finland (1956–82).
Vadim Viktorovich Repin (Вадим Викторович Репин;; born 31 August 1971) is a Russian-born Belgian violinist who lives in Vienna.
Valdon Kape Dowiyogo (31 August 1968 – 8 December 2016) was a political figure and cabinet minister from the Pacific nation of the Republic of Nauru.
Valeria "Valy" Ionescu (later Constantin, born 31 August 1960) is a retired long jumper from Romania.
Valter Biiber (31 August 1907 in Narva — 8 September 1977 in Tallinn) was an Estonian football player.
Sir George Ivan Morrison (born 31 August 1945) is a Northern Irish singer-songwriter, instrumentalist and record producer.
The venturi mask, also known as an air-entrainment mask, is a medical device to deliver a known oxygen concentration to patients on controlled oxygen therapy.
Victor Moses Yates (15 June 1939 – 31 August 2008) was a New Zealand rugby footballer who represented his country in rugby union.
Vincent Delerm (born 31 August 1976) is a French singer-songwriter, pianist and composer.
The viol, viola da gamba, or (informally) gamba, is any one of a family of bowed, fretted and stringed instruments with hollow wooden bodies and pegboxes where the tension on the strings can be increased or decreased to adjust the pitch of each of the strings.
Vladimir Jankélévitch (31 August 1903 – 6 June 1985) was a French philosopher and musicologist.
Vladimir Viktorovich Orlov (Влади́мир Ви́кторович Орло́в; 31 August 1936 – 5 August 2014) was a Russian novelist, notable for his fantasy novel.
Wade William Belak (born Wade William Aadland; July 3, 1976 – August 31, 2011) was a Canadian professional ice hockey forward and defenceman.
Wala (c. 755 – 31 August 836) was a son of Bernard, son of Charles Martel, and one of the principal advisers of his cousin Charlemagne, of Charlemagne's son Louis the Pious, and of Louis's son Lothair I. He succeeded his brother Adalard as abbot of Corbie and its new daughter foundation, Corvey, in 826 or 827.
Waltheof, 1st Earl of Northumbria (d. 31 May 1076) was the last of the Anglo-Saxon earls and the only English aristocrat to be executed during the reign of William I.
The War of the First Coalition (Guerre de la Première Coalition) is the traditional name of the wars that several European powers fought between 1792 and 1797 against the French First Republic.
Warren Berlinger (born August 31, 1937) is an American character actor, with Broadway runs, movie and television credits, and much work in commercials.
Wilhelm Maximilian Wundt (16 August 1832 – 31 August 1920) was a German physician, physiologist, philosopher, and professor, known today as one of the founding figures of modern psychology.
Wilhelmina (Wilhelmina Helena Pauline Maria; 31 August 1880 – 28 November 1962) was Queen of the Netherlands from 1890 until her abdication in 1948.
William Borlase (2 February 1696 – 31 August 1772), Cornish antiquary, geologist and naturalist.
William O. DeWitt Jr. (born August 31, 1941) is an American businessman and currently the managing partner and chairman of the St. Louis Cardinals, a professional baseball franchise which competes in Major League Baseball (MLB).
William Livingston (November 30, 1723July 25, 1790) was an American politician who served as the Governor of New Jersey (1776–1790) during the American Revolutionary War and was a signer of the United States Constitution.
Lt. Colonel William Pershing Benedict (July 20, 1918 – Aug 31, 1974) was an American pilot who was born in Ruth, Nevada and raised in California.
William Saroyan (August 31, 1908 – May 18, 1981) was an Armenian-American novelist, playwright, and short story writer.
William Shawn (August 31, 1907 – December 8, 1992) was an American magazine editor who edited The New Yorker from 1952 until 1987.
William Tecumseh Sherman (February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891) was an American soldier, businessman, educator, and author.
Wilton Lewis Felder (August 31, 1940 – September 27, 2015) was an American saxophone and bass player, and is best known as a founding member of The Jazz Crusaders, later known as The Crusaders.
WWJ, 950 kHz (a regional broadcast frequency), is an all-news AM radio station located in Detroit, Michigan.
Javier 'Xavi' Fernández Annunziata (born 31 August 1987) is a Spanish footballer who plays for CF Villanovense as a left winger.
is a Japanese manga artist and a member of Year 24 group.
Yuvan Shankar Raja (born 31 August 1979) is an Indian singer-songwriter, film score and soundtrack composer, lyricist from Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Zack Ward is a Canadian character actor.
A Zeppelin is a type of rigid airship named after the German Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin who pioneered rigid airship development at the beginning of the 20th century.
Zsolt Borkai (born August 31, 1965 in Győr, Győr-Moson-Sopron) is a Hungarian Olympic gymnast champion.
Year 1018 (MXVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1054 (MLIV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1056 (MLVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1057 (MLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1158 (MCLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1168 (MCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1218 (MCCXVIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1234 (MCCXXXIV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1287 (MCCLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1314 (MCCCXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1324 (MCCCXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1372 (MCCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1422 (MCDXXII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1450 (MCDL) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1502 ('''MDII''') was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1528 (MDXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1542 (MDXLII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1569 (MDLXIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 161 (CLXI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
The American Revolution begins this year, with the first military engagement being the April 19 Battles of Lexington and Concord on the day after Paul Revere's now-epic ride.
The 1886 Charleston earthquake occurred about 9:50 p.m. local time August 31 with an estimated moment magnitude of 6.9–7.3 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of X (Extreme).
In Germany, 1888 is known as the Year of the Three Emperors.
As of March 1 (O.S. February 17), when the Julian calendar acknowledged a leap day and the Gregorian calendar did not, the Julian calendar fell one day further behind, bringing the difference to 13 days until February 28 (O.S. February 15), 2100.
As the second year of the massive Russo-Japanese War began, more than 100,000 died in the largest world battles of that era, and the war chaos lead to a revolution against the Tsar (Shostakovich's 11th Symphony is subtitled The Year 1905 to commemorate this).
According to NASA reports, 1908 was the coldest recorded year since 1880.
A highlight was the race for the South Pole.
This year saw the beginning of what became known as World War I, after an heir to the Austrian throne was assassinated by a Serbian nationalist.
Below, the events of World War I have the "WWI" prefix.
Below, the events of the First World War have the "WWI" prefix.
This year is famous for the end of the First World War, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, as well as for the flu pandemic, that killed 50-100 million people worldwide.
This year also marks the start of the Second World War, the largest and deadliest conflict in human history.
Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" acronym.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
This year also marks the end of the Second World War, the deadliest conflict in human history.
It is also known as the "Year of Africa" because of major events—particularly the independence of seventeen African nations—that focused global attention on the continent and intensified feelings of Pan-Africanism.
As MAD Magazine pointed out on its cover for the March 1961 issue, this was the first "upside-up" year — i.e., one in which the numerals that form the year look the same as when the numerals are rotated upside down, a strobogrammatic number — since 1881.
This was the year of the Protests of 1968.
The year is associated with the first manned landing on the Moon (Apollo 11).
The world population increased by 2.1% this year, the highest increase in history.
It was also declared the International Women's Year by the United Nations and the European Architectural Heritage Year by the Council of Europe.
The year 1983 saw both the official beginning of the Internet and the first mobile cellular telephone call.
The year 1985 was designated as the International Youth Year by the United Nations.
The year 1986 was designated as the International Year of Peace by the United Nations.
The 1986 Cerritos midair collision was a plane crash that occurred over the Los Angeles suburb of Cerritos, California, on Sunday, August 31, 1986.
In the 20th century, the year 1988 has the most Roman numeral digits (11).
1989 was a turning point in political history because a wave of revolutions swept the Eastern Bloc in Europe, starting in Poland and Hungary, with experiments in power sharing, coming to a head with the opening of the Berlin Wall in November, and the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia, embracing the overthrow of the communist dictatorship in Romania in December, and ending in December 1991 with the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
Important events of 1990 include the Reunification of Germany and the unification of Yemen, the formal beginning of the Human Genome Project (finished in 2003), the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope, the separation of Namibia from South Africa, and the Baltic states declaring independence from the Soviet Union amidst Perestroika.
It was the year that is usually considered the final year of the Cold War that had begun in the late 1940s.
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The year 1994 was designated as the "International Year of the Family" and the "International Year of Sport and the Olympic Ideal" by the United Nations.
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1999 was designated as the International Year of Older Persons.
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2005 was designated as.
The 2005 Al-Aaimmah bridge stampede occurred on August 31, 2005 when 953 people died following a stampede on Al-Aaimmah bridge, which crosses the Tigris river in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad.
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Year 318 (CCCXVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 577 (DLXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 651 (DCLI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 731 (DCCXXXI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 894 (DCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 970 (CMLXX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.