August History

Click a date in the August calendar to the right for a timeline of all August events on that day, listed chronologically by year. Below is a list of important August events.

Click any event title to read more about that event. Every event page has a list of important names, places, and topics — click them to see a timeline of events associated with them.

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Today's Major Events

Georgia's Cobb County Schools Require 'Balance' When Teaching Evolution
Birth of Leni Riefenstahl - Actress, Dancer, and Film Director
Chief Justice Roy Moore Charged With Ethics Violations
Germany's Catholic Bishops Hold Off Issuing Pastoral Letter in Anticipation of Polish Invasion
Hitler Tells Generals of False Operations to Make Poland Look Militarily Aggressive