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

Bishop Martin Sasse Argues for More Manly & Less Effeminate Church
Robespierre Executed with the Guillotine in France
Birth of Karl Raimund Popper, Philosopher of Science and Logical Positivism
14th Amendment of U.S. Constitution Takes Effect
Alleged Bigfoot Hairs Reveled as Bison Hairs by Canadian Genetics Lab