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August 1: Lughnasadh ( Northern Hemisphere); Imbolc ( Southern Hemisphere); Tisha B'Av ( Judaism 2017); Independence Day in Benin ( 1960)

Bridge 9340 after its collapse
Bridge 9340 after its collapse

Sabbatai Zevi (b. 1626) · Elizabeth Randles (b. 1800) · Lolita Lebrón (d. 2010)

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August 2: Day of the Republic in Macedonia

Coin of Majorian
Coin of Majorian

Andrew Barton (d. 1511) · Harriet Arbuthnot (d. 1834)  · Marija Bursać (b. 1920)

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August 3

Jiddu Krishnamurti
Jiddu Krishnamurti

Empress Dowager Cao (d. 925) · Hamilton Fish (b. 1808) · Dolores del Río (b. 1904)

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August 4

Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yōhei Kōno
Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yōhei Kōno

Jan van den Hoecke (b. 1611) · John Vianney (d. 1859) · Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother (b. 1900)

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August 5

Henry I of England
Henry I of England

Euthymius I of Constantinople (d. 917) · Richard Ottley (b. 1626) · Eddie Nolan (b. 1988)

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August 6

Tim Berners-Lee
Tim Berners-Lee

Bulstrode Whitelocke (b. 1605) · Daniel O'Connell (b. 1755) · Bix Beiderbecke (d. 1931)

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August 7: Raksha Bandhan (Hinduism, 2017); Tu B'Av (Judaism, 2017); Assyrian Martyrs Day ( 1933)

U.S. Marines wading ashore on Tulagi Island
U.S. Marines wading ashore on Tulagi Island

Joseph Marie Jacquard (d. 1834) · Richard Sykes (b. 1942) · Frances Oldham Kelsey (d. 2015)

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August 8

Uraniborg
Uraniborg

Sophia Duleep Singh (b. 1876) · Ernest Lawrence (b. 1901) · Sheila Varian (b. 1937)

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August 9: International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples; National Women's Day in South Africa

Flag of Singapore
Flag of Singapore

Hieronymus Bosch (d. 1516) · Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton (b. 1757) · Gillian Anderson (b. 1968)

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August 10

José Antônio Saraiva
José Antônio Saraiva

Al-Wathiq (d. 847) · Alexander Glazunov (b. 1865) · Gilbert Parkhouse (d. 2000)

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August 11: Independence Day in Chad ( 1960)

Ford Pinto
Ford Pinto

Guttorm of Norway (d. 1204) · Enid Blyton (b. 1897) · Nicola Zagame (b. 1990)

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August 12

A quagga in London Zoo
A quagga in London Zoo

Guy de Beauchamp (d. 1315) · Helena Blavatsky (b. 1831) · Charles Blackman (b. 1928)

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August 13:

Cardinal Armand de Richelieu
Cardinal Armand de Richelieu

Maximus the Confessor (d. 662) · George Grove (b. 1820) · Tigran Petrosian (d. 1984)

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August 14: Krishna Janmashtami (Hinduism, 2017); Independence Day in Pakistan ( 1947)

Whitehead No. 21
Whitehead No. 21

Tiberius II Constantine (d. 582) · Pieter Coecke van Aelst (b. 1502) · Connie Smith (b. 1941)

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August 15: Independence Day in India ( 1947); Victory over Japan Day in the United Kingdom

The Wow! signal
The Wow! signal

Richard de Vere (b. 1385) · Johan Gadolin (d. 1852) · Gerty Cori (b. 1896)

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August 16:

Skookum Jim Mason
Skookum Jim Mason

Marianos Argyros (d. 963) · Ranavalona I (d. 1861) · Georgette Heyer (b. 1902)

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August 17: Independence Day in Indonesia ( 1945)

Soviet icebreaker NS Arktika
NS Arktika

Nitta Yoshisada (d. 1338) · Davy Crockett (b. 1786) · Tarja Turunen (b. 1977)

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August 18: Long Tan Day in Australia ( 1966)

Pierre Jules Janssen
Pierre Jules Janssen

Agneta Horn (b. 1672) · Maria Ulfah Santoso (b. 1911)

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August 19

The Beatles in 1964
The Beatles in 1964

Samuel Richardson (b. 1689) · Tom Wills (b. 1835) · Paweł Jasienica (d. 1970)

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August 20: Day of Restoration of Independence in Estonia ( 1991); St. Stephen's Day in Hungary

Yellowstone fires
Yellowstone fires

James Prinsep (b. 1799) · Ron Paul (b. 1935) · Narendra Dabholkar (d. 2013)

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August 21

Mona Lisa
Mona Lisa

Alphonse, Count of Poitiers (d. 1271) · Emily Tinne (b. 1886) · Emma Mashinini (b. 1929)

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August 22

America's Cup
America's Cup

Isabella of France (d. 1358) · Thomas Tredgold (b. 1788) · Alexandros Kontoulis (d. 1933)

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August 23: Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism/Black Ribbon Day in Canada, parts of the European Union, Georgia, and the United States

Sacco and Vanzetti
Sacco and Vanzetti

Ali al-Ridha (d. 818) · Henry Every (b. 1659) · Hammerstein II (d. 1960)

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August 24: Independence Day in Ukraine ( 1991)

The 1888–89 New Zealand Native football team
The 1888–89 New Zealand Native football team

Magnus Barefoot (d. 1103) · William Wilberforce (b. 1759) · Valentine Baker (b. 1888)

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August 25: Ganesh Chaturthi begins (Hinduism, 2017)

Rings of Neptune
Rings of Neptune

Agnes Mowinckel (b. 1875) · Mary Tappan Wright (d. 1916) · Theresa Andrews (b. 1962)

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August 26: Heroes' Day/ Herero Day in Namibia; Women's Equality Day in the United States

Bomb explosion at Harvey's Resort Hotel
Bomb explosion at Harvey's Resort Hotel

Manuel Abad y Queipo (b. 1751) · Sue Bailey Thurman (b. 1903) · Katherine Johnson (b. 1918)

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August 27

Battle of Grand Port
Battle of Grand Port

Tomás Luis de Victoria (d. 1611) · Man Ray (b. 1890) · Brian Epstein (d. 1967)

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August 28: Qixi Festival ( Chinese calendar, 2017); National Heroes' Day in the Philippines (2017)

Martin Luther King giving his "I have a dream" speech
Martin Luther King giving his "I have a dream" speech

Augustine of Hippo (d. 430) · Sheridan Le Fanu (b. 1814) · Omayra Sánchez (b. 1972)

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August 29

Michael Faraday
Michael Faraday

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (b. 1780) · Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. (b. 1809) · Lale Andersen (d. 1972)

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August 30: Constitution Day in Kazakhstan ( 1995)

Amalasuntha
Amalasuntha

Albert Szenczi Molnár (b. 1574) · Mary Shelley (b. 1797) · Alfredo Ildefonso Schuster (d. 1954)

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August 31: Day of Arafah (Islam, 2017)

Interior view of Kinetoscope with peephole viewer
Interior view of Kinetoscope with peephole viewer

Aidan of Lindisfarne (d. 651) · Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin (b. 1842) · Sara Ramirez (b. 1975)

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