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

Peace of Augsburg Ends Religious Conflict Between Catholic & Protestant Rulers
Monument to German Freethinkers is Rejected in Texas
12 Amendments to Constitution Adopted by First U.S. Congress
Death of Author Erich Maria Remarque, Author of 'All Quiet On The Western Front'
Manifesto Released by Mormon President Wilford Woodruff on Abandoning Polygamy

September History Calendar