Historical Events in August, Month of August Events

Here is a list of some historical events in August. You can learn What major event happened in August?

Date Event
August 20, 1914 Pope Pius X (b. 1835)
August 15, 398 Lan Han, official of the Xianbei state Lan Yan
August 31, 1986 Urho Kekkonen, Finnish journalist, lawyer, and politician, 8th President of Finland (b. 1900)
August 13, 612 Fabia Eudokia, Byzantine empress (b. 580)
August 31, 2012 Joe Lewis, American martial artist and actor (b. 1944)
August 28, 2005 Esther Szekeres, Hungarian-Australian mathematician and academic (b. 1910)
August 22, 2005 Ernest Kirkendall, American chemist and metallurgist (b. 1914)
August 17, 1510 Edmund Dudley, English politician, Speaker of the House of Commons (b. 1462)
August 19, 1986 Hermione Baddeley, English actress (b. 1906)
August 15, 1989 Minoru Genda, Japanese general, pilot, and politician (b. 1904)
August 21, 1763 Charles Wyndham, 2nd Earl of Egremont, English politician, Secretary of State for the Southern Department (b. 1710)
August 20, 1825 William Waldegrave, 1st Baron Radstock, English admiral and politician, Governor of Newfoundland (b. 1753)
August 5, 1678 Juan García de Zéspedes, Mexican tenor and composer (b. 1619)
August 23, 2013 Konstanty Miodowicz, Polish ethnographer and politician (b. 1951)
August 21, 2012 William Thurston, American mathematician and academic (b. 1946)

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