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Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... August 2007 is the eighth month of that year. ... August 2006 is the eighth month of that year, and has yet to occur. ... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in August August 31: Michael Sheard August 26: Lord Fitt August 24: Jack Slipper August 24: Maurice Cowling August 24: Dr. Tom Pashby August 23: Brock Peters August 22: Lord Lane August 21: Robert Moog August... See also August 30, 2004 - August 2004 - September 1, 2004 The WTO authorizes the imposition of sanctions against the United States for persistent violation of global trade laws. ... See also August 30, 2003 - August 2003 - September 1, 2003 Tens of thousands of people turn out in Baghdad for the funeral procession of the murdered Shia Muslim leader Ayatollah Sayed Mohammed Baqir al-Hakim. ... August 2002 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December // See also: Afghanistan timeline August 2002 Israeli-Palestinian conflict: A Palestinian suicide bombing claims 9 lives, near Safed; there is a shooting attack in Jerusalem, claiming 2; there is an attack upon a settler family, killing... 2001 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December Deaths: August 25 - Aaliyah Films: August 10 - Osmosis Jones played by Chris Rock, starring Bill Murray August 24 - Bubble Boy Categories: 2001 by month ... 2000 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December This is a timeline for events in August, 2000. ... afasdfawerawerqrqwer asdf adf asdf asdfasdf asdf ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... For the 1921 film starring Fatty Arbuckle, see Leap Year (film). ... For the calendar of religious holidays and periods, see liturgical year. ...

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Events Creation of the Crab Nebula observed by a Chinese astronomer Anselm of Canterbury leaves Italy. ... This is a list of the Emperors of the late Eastern Roman Empire, called Byzantine by modern historians. ... Theodora (in Greek &#920;&#949;&#959;&#948;&#974;&#961;&#945;, literally meaning Gift of God, lived 981 - August 31, 1056) ruled as Byzantine Empress from January 11, 1055 to August 31, 1056. ... The thrones for The Queen of Canada, and the Duke of Edinburgh in the Canadian Senate, Ottawa is usually occupied by the Governor General and her spouse at the annual State Opening of Parliament. ... Basil I the Macedonian (Βασίλειος Α) (811 - 886, ruled 867 - 886) - married Michael IIIs widow; died in hunting accident Leo VI the Wise (Λέων ΣΤ ο Σοφός) (866 - 912, ruled 886 - 912) – likely either son of Basil I or Michael III; Alexander III (Αλέξανδρος Γ του Βυζαντίου) (870 - 913, ruled 912 - 913) – son of Basil I, regent for nephew... Events End of the reign of Emperor Sutoku, emperor of Japan Emperor Konoe ascends to the throne of Japan Henry the Lion becomes Duke of Saxony Births Farid od-Din Mohammad ebn Ebrahim Attar, Persian mystical poet (died 1220) Hugh III, Duke of Burgundy (died 1192) Bornin1142, a GameFAQs user... For other uses of the name Hiawatha, see Hiawatha (disambiguation). ... The Great Peacemaker, sometimes referred to as Deganawida or Dekanawida (although as a mark of respect the Iroquois avoid referring to him by this name except in special circumstances), was the traditional founder, with Hiawatha, of the Haudenosaunee (commonly called the Iroquois) confederacy, a political and cultural union of Native... For other uses, see Iroquois (disambiguation). ... The Haudenosaunee is the traditional leadership of the Iroquois Confederacy, comprised of the six Native American nations of the Seneca, Cayuga, Onondaga, Oneida, Mohawk and Tuscarora. ... Events January 10 - Battle of Nemecky Brod during the Hussite Wars. ... Henry VI (December 6, 1421 – May 21, 1471) was King of England from 1422 to 1461 (though with a Regent until 1437) and then from 1470 to 1471, and King of France from 1422 to 1453. ... 1803 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... The Lewis and Clark expedition (1804-1806) was the first American overland expedition to the Pacific coast and back. ... City nickname: The Steel City Location in the state of Pennsylvania Founded 1758 Mayor Tom Murphy (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 151. ... 1864 (MDCCCLXIV) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Combatants United States of America (Union) Confederate States of America (Confederacy) Commanders Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee Strength 2,200,000 1,064,000 Casualties 110,000 killed in action, 360,000 total dead, 275,200 wounded 93,000 killed in action, 258,000 total... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Portrait of William Tecumseh Sherman by Mathew Brady William Tecumseh Sherman (February 8, 1820 &#8211; February 14, 1891) was an American soldier, businessman, and author. ... Atlanta redirects here. ... Year 1876 Pick up Sticks(MDCCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... The Osmanli Dynasty, also the House of Osman, ruled the Ottoman Empire from 1281 to 1923, beginning with Osman I (not counting his father, Ertu&#287;rul), though the dynasty was not proclaimed until 1383 when Murad I declared himself sultan. ... Sultan Murad V Sultan Mehmed Murad V (September 21, 1840 &#8211; August 29, 1904) was the sultan of the Ottoman Empire who reigned from May 30, 1876 to August 31 of the same year. ... Sultan Abdul Hamid II Abd_ul_Hamid II also Abdulhamid, Abdul Hamid, Abd al_Hamid II, or Abdul_Hamid (September 21, 1842 &#8211; February 10, 1918) was the sultan of the Ottoman Empire, from August 31, 1876 &#8211; April 27, 1909. ... Year 1886 (MDCCCLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Damage from Charleston earthquake of August 31, 1886 The Charleston Earthquake of 1886 was the largest quake to hit the Southeastern United States. ... Nickname: Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat (She cares for her temples, customs, and rights) Location of Charleston in South Carolina. ... For the toll-free telephone number see Toll-free telephone number Year 1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Mary Ann Polly Nichols is widely believed to be the first victim of the notorious unidentified serial killer Jack the Ripper, who killed and mutilated prostitutes in the Whitechapel area of London during the late summer and autumn of 1888. ... Jack the Ripper is the pseudonym given to an unidentified serial killer active in the largely impoverished Whitechapel area of London, England in the second half of 1888. ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... “Edison” redirects here. ... Interior view of Kinetoscope with peephole viewer at top of cabinet. ... Year 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Alexander Petrovich Izvolsky or Iswolsky (Russian: Александр Петрович Извольский, 18 March [O.S. 6 March] 1856, Moscow – 16 August 1919, Paris) was a Russian diplomat remembered as a major architect of Russias alliance with the British Empire during the years leading to the outbreak of the First World War. ... Arthur Nicolson, 1st Baron Carnock Arthur Nicolson, 1st Baron Carnock (1849-1928), known as Sir Arthur Nicolson, 11th Baronet, from 1899 to 1916, was a British diplomat and politician through the last quarter of the 19th century to the middle of World War I. He was educated at Rugby and... The blue areas of Persia were to be Russian controlled, while the southeast pink region was to be British. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... A military alliance is an agreement between two, or more, countries; related to wartime planning, commitments, or contingencies; such agreements can be both defensive and offensive. ... Year 1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... The Buenos Aires Convention was a treaty proposed in 1910 which provided for copyright protection in all countries that were signatory to the convention, for a work created in any member country, where the work carries a notice containing a statement of reservation of rights. ... Not to be confused with copywriting. ... This does not cite any references or sources. ... Year 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday[1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... The Buenos Aires Convention was a treaty proposed in 1910 which provided for copyright protection in all countries that were signatory to the convention, for a work created in any member country, where the work carries a notice containing a statement of reservation of rights. ... Not to be confused with copywriting. ... This does not cite any references or sources. ... Year 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display 1920) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Polish-Bolshevik War Conflict Polish-Bolshevik War Date 1919&#8211;1921 Place Central and Eastern Europe Result Polish victory The Polish-Soviet War (also known as the Polish-Bolshevik War or the Polish-Russian War) was the war (February 1919 &#8211; March 1921) that determined the borders between the Russian... Combatants Poland Bolshevik Russia Commanders Juliusz Rómmel Semyon Budyonny Strength 6 regiments 17 500 men, 20 regiments Casualties 500 KIA, 700 horses Unknown. ... Detroit redirects here. ... Year 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nazi Germany, or the Third Reich, commonly refers to Germany in the years 1933&#8211;1945, when it was under the firm control of the totalitarian and fascist ideology of the Nazi Party, with the Führer Adolf Hitler as dictator. ... Gliwice Radio Tower. ... Animation of the WWII European Theatre. ... Year 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link will display the full 1942 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ternopil (Ukrainian: , translit. ... SS or ss or Ss may be: The Schutzstaffel, a Nazi paramilitary force Steamship (SS) (ship prefix) The United States Secret Service A submarine not powered by nuclear energy (SS) (United States Navy designator), see SSN A Soviet/Russian surface-to-surface missile, as listed by NATO reporting name Shortstop... Ternopil (Ukrainian: , translit. ... For the rapper, see Ghetto (rapper). ... Belzec was the first of the Nazi German extermination camps created for implementing Operation Reinhard during the Holocaust. ... Belzec was the first of the Nazi German extermination camps created for implementing Operation Reinhard during the Holocaust. ... Ternopil (Ukrainian: , translit. ... Year 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The USS Harmon is the name of two a Buckley-class destroyer escort of the United States Navy named after Mess Attendant Leonard Roy Harmon. ... USN redirects here. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... The Liberal Party of Australia is an Australian political party. ... Sir Robert Gordon Menzies, KT, AK, CH, FRS, QC (20 December 1894 – 15 May 1978), Australian politician, was the twelfth and longest-serving Prime Minister of Australia, serving eighteen and a half years. ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Actor (disambiguation). ... Robert Charles Durman Mitchum (August 6, 1917 – July 1, 1997) was an Academy award nominated American film actor and singer. ... ... Cannabis, also known as marijuana[1] or ganja,[2] is a psychoactive product of the plant Cannabis sativa L. subsp. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... The Federation of Malaya, or in Malay Persekutuan Tanah Melayu, was formed in 1948 from the British settlements of Penang and Malacca and the nine Malay states and replaced the Malayan Union. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr. ... CBS Evening News is the flagship nightly television news program of the American television network CBS. The network has broadcast this program since 1948, and has used the CBS Evening News title since 1963. ... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ... The Super Guppy is a large, wide-bodied cargo aircraft used for ferrying outsized cargo components. ... Flying machine redirects here. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For more coverage of cricket, go to the Cricket portal. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... Several different individuals share the name Emily Harris. ... The Symbionese Liberation Army (S.L.A.) was an American self-styled urban guerilla warfare group that considered itself a revolutionary vanguard army. ... Patricia Campbell Hearst, also Patty Hearst (born February 20, 1954), now known as Patricia Hearst Shaw, is a granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... The GdaÅ„sk Agreement was a strike that took place in GdaÅ„sk, Poland in which workers up and down the Baltic coast joined the revolution “in Solidarity”. They demanded the right to form free trade unions, the right to strike, freedom of speech, the release of political prisoners, and... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Aeroméxico Flight 498 was a scheduled commercial airline flight, a McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32 bound for Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, California, USA from Mexico CityMexico. ... This article refers to Pipers PA-28 series of two- and four-seat aircraft. ... City nicknames: The Geographic Center of Southern California The Freeway City County: Los Angeles County, California Mayor: Paul W. Bowlen (re-elected 2003) Mayor Pro Tem: Laura Lee (elected 2003) City Council: Jim Edwards (elected 2005) Gloria A. Kappe (re-elected 2003) John F. Crawley (re-elected 2005) Mottos: A... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... CCCP redirects here. ... Admiral Nakhimov sailing under her original name Berlin III in 1925 The Admiral Nakhimov, originally named Berlin III, was a ship that was shipwrecked on August 31, 1986 with high loss of life. ... For other uses, see Black Sea (disambiguation). ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Professor Pascal Lissouba (born November 15, 1931) was President of the Republic of the Congo from August 31, 1992 to October 15, 1997. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) The year 1994 was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by the United Nations. ... The Provisional Irish Republican Army (Irish: Óglaigh na hÉireann) (IRA; also referred to as the PIRA, the Provos, or by some of its supporters as the Army or the RA.[2]) is an Irish Republican, left wing[3] paramilitary organisation that, until the Belfast Agreement, sought to end Northern... A ceasefire is a temporary stoppage of a war or any armed conflict, where each side of the conflict agrees with the other to suspend aggressive actions. ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... Princess Diana redirects here. ... The Pont de lAlma tunnel, where Diana was fatally injured. ... This article is about the capital of France. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... An image released on North Korean television of what was purported to be Kwangmyongsong Kwangmyŏngsŏng was an artificial satellite reportedly launched by North Korea. ... For other uses, please see Satellite (disambiguation) A satellite is an object that orbits another object (known as its primary). ... This article is about the year. ... The Russian apartment bombings were a series of bombings in Russia that killed nearly 300 people and led the country into the Second Chechen War. ... For other uses, see Moscow (disambiguation). ... This article is about the year. ... Lapa is a borough of the city of São Paulo, Brazil. ... The Boeing 737 is an American short to medium range, single aisle, narrow body jet airliner. ... A picture of the airplane in May 1998. ... Aeroparque Jorge Newbery (IATA airport code: AEP) is the main airport for domestic flights in Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... For other uses, see Buenos Aires (disambiguation). ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Pilgrims crossed east from Al Kazimiyah (Al Kadimiyah) over Aimma (Al-Aaimmah) bridge. ... The Al-Aaimmah bridge is a bridge over the river Tigris in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad. ... Baghdad (Arabic: ) is the capital of Iraq and of Baghdad Governorate. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 234th day of the year (235th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Scream. ... For other uses, see The Scream (disambiguation). ...

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This article is about the year 12. ... This article is about the Roman emperor. ... Ordinary Magistrates Extraordinary Magistrates Titles and Honors Emperor Politics and Law This article discusses the nature of the imperial dignity, and its dynastic development throughout the history of the Empire. ... Events January 24 - Roman Emperor Gaius Caesar (Caligula), known for his eccentricity and cruel despotism, is assassinated by his disgruntled Praetorian Guards. ... Events March 7 - Roman emperor Antoninus Pius dies and is succeeded by co-Emperors Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus. ... Marcus Aurelius Commodus Antoninus (August 31, 161 – December 31, 192) was a Roman Emperor who ruled from 180 to 192. ... Ordinary Magistrates Extraordinary Magistrates Titles and Honors Emperor Politics and Law This article discusses the nature of the imperial dignity, and its dynastic development throughout the history of the Empire. ... Commodus assassinated by a wrestler named Narcissus at the behest of Commodus concubine, chamberlain and Praetorian prefect. ... Events January 11 - First recorded lottery in England. ... n ... Events A Dutch ship makes the first recorded sighting of the coast of South Australia. ... This page is about the year. ... Amalia van Solms (31 August 1602 - 8 September 1675), countess of Braunfels, was the wife of Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange. ... Year 1675 (MDCLXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1663 (MDCLXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Guillaume Amontons (August 31, 1663 - October 11, 1705) was a French instrument inventor and physicist. ... // Events Construction begins on Blenheim Palace, in Oxfordshire, England. ... Year 1721 (MDCCXXI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... George William Hervey, 2nd Earl of Bristol (August 31, 1721 – March 18? or 20?, 1775), the eldest son of The Lord Hervey of Ickworth, by his marriage with Mary (1700-1768), daughter of Nicholas Lepell. ... Year 1775 (MDCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... // Events April 10 - Austrian army attack troops of Frederick the Great at Mollwitz August 10 - Raja of Travancore defeats Dutch East India Company naval expedition at Battle of Colachel December 19 - Vitus Bering dies in his expedition east of Siberia December 25 - Anders Celsius develops his own thermometer scale Celsius... Jean Paul Egide Martini, (1741-1816) was a composer of classical music. ... Year 1816 (MDCCCXVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... For the US Federal Agent designation, see Special agent. ... Pierre Jules Théophile Gautier (August 31, 1811 - October 23, 1872) was a French poet, dramatist, novelist, journalist and literary critic. ... Year 1872 (MDCCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1821 (MDCCCXXI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz (August 31, 1821 – September 8, 1894) was a German physician and physicist. ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1822 (MDCCCXXII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Galusha Aaron Grow Galusha Aaron Grow (August 31, 1822 – March 31, 1907) was a prominent U.S. politician, lawyer, writer and businessman, and was Speaker of the House of Representatives from 1861 to 1863. ... Year 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1834 (MDCCCXXXIV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Amilcare Ponchielli (August 31, 1834 – January 17, 1886) was an Italian composer, largely of operas. ... Year 1886 (MDCCCLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1843 (MDCCCXLIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Georg Friedrich Graf von Hertling (August 31, 1843 – January 4, 1919) was a Bavarian politician who served as Prime Minister of Bavaria and as Chancellor of the German Empire from 1917 to 1918. ... The head of government of Germany is called Chancellor (German: Kanzler). ... Year 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1870 (MDCCCLXX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Maria Montessori (August 31, 1870 – May 6, 1952) was an Italian physician, educator, philosopher, humanitarian and devout Catholic; she is best known for her philosophy and method of education of children from birth to adolescence. ... Year 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1871 (MDCCCLXXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... James Edward Pa Ferguson (August 31, 1871 - September 21, 1944) was a controversial United States politician from the state of Texas. ... Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1878 (MDCCCLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Frank Washington Jarvis (August 31, 1878 - June 2, 1933) was an American athlete, and the Olympic 100 m champion of 1900. ... Year 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Alma Mahler Alma Maria Mahler-Werfel (née Schindler) (August 31, 1879 – December 11, 1964) was noted in her native Vienna for her beauty and intelligence. ... “Mahler” redirects here. ... Walter Adolph Georg Gropius (May 18, 1883 – July 5, 1969) was a German architect and founder of Bauhaus. ... Franz Werfel, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1940 Werfels grave in the Zentralfriedhof, Vienna Franz Werfel (September 10, 1890 – August 26, 1945) was an Austrian-Bohemian novelist, playwright, and poet who wrote in German. ... Also Nintendo emulator: 1964 (emulator). ... Year 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Queen Wilhelmina Helena Pauline Orange-Nassau (August 31, 1880 - November 28, 1962) was Queen of the Netherlands from 1890 to 1948 and Queen Mother (with the title of Princess) from 1948 to 1962. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1885 (MDCCCLXXXV) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... DuBose Heyward (August 31, 1885 – June 16, 1940) was an American author best known for his 1924 novel Porgy. ... Year 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full 1940 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1893 (MDCCCXCIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Lily Laskine (August 31, 1893 - January 4, 1988) was one of the best-known harpists of the twentieth century. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display calendar). ... Félix-Antoine Savard (August 31, 1896 – August 24, 1982) was a Canadian priest, academic, poet, novelist, and folklorist. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Fredric March (August 31, 1897 – April 14, 1975) was a two-time Academy Award-winning American actor. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Äž: For the film, see: 1900 (film). ... Gino Lucetti (August 31, 1900 - September 17, 1943) was an Italian anarchist. ... Year 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1900 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Friday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... In this CBS publicity photo of Arthur Godfrey Time, vocalist Patti Clayton is seen at the far right and Godfrey sits in the foreground. ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... Vladimir Jankélévitch (* 31 August 1903 in Bourges; † 10 April 1985 in Paris) was a French philosopher and musicologist. ... This article is about the year. ... For other uses, see 1905 (disambiguation). ... Sanford Meisner (August 31, 1905-February 2nd, 1997) was an actor and acting coach well known for the Meisner technique. ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... Year 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Augustus Freeman Hawkins (born August 31, 1907), a prominent U.S. figure in Civil Rights and Organized Labor history. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... For the municipality, see Ramon Magsaysay, Zamboanga del Sur. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... William Shawn (August 31, 1907-December 8, 1992) was an American magazine editor who edited The New Yorker from 1952 until 1987. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Altiero Spinelli (1907-1986) was an Italian citizen and lifelong advocate of European federalism. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... William Saroyan, 1940 William Saroyan (August 31, 1908 - May 18, 1981) was an American author who wrote many plays and short stories about growing up impoverished as the son of Armenian immigrants. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Sir Alfred Charles Bernard Lovell OBE PhD FRS (born 31 August 1913, Oldland Common, Bristol) is a British physicist and radio astronomer. ... Year 1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Richard Basehart (August 31, 1914 - September 17, 1984) was an American actor. ... This article is about the year. ... Year 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Friday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Schorr (left) and NPRs Scott Simon prepare for Saturday broadcast. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... Alan Jay Lerner (August 31, 1918 – June 14, 1986) was an American Broadway lyricist and librettist. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... Amrita Pritam (August 31, 1919 – October 31, 2005) (Punjabi: ਅਮ੍ਰਿਤਾ ਪ੍ਰੀਤਮ, amritā prÄ«tama, Hindi: अमृता प्रीतम, amrÌ¥tā prÄ«tama) was a Punjabi poet and writer who migrated to India 1947, when the former British India was partitioned into India and Pakistan. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the rap album, see 1924 (album). ... Buddy Hackett (August 31, 1924 – June 30, 2003) was an American comedian and actor. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bill Daily is an American comedian and comic actor, and a veteran of many television sitcoms, born in Des Moines, Iowa, August 30, 1928. ... Year 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... James Coburn in Sam Peckinpahs Cross of Iron (1977). ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Year 1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1931 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Noble Willingham (August 31, 1931, in Mineola, Texas — January 17, 2004, in Palm Springs, California) was an American television and film actor. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jean Arthur Béliveau, CC , CQ , D.h. ... Year 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display full 1934 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nikos Xanthopoulos (Nίκος Ξανθόπουλος) Nikos Xanthopoulos Actor from Greece, known for his roles in the sixties era Greek Drama Cinema. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar). ... This article is about the baseball player and manager. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Warren Berlinger (born August 31, 1937) is an American character actor, and also the nephew of comedian Milton Berle. ... Bobby Parker (b. ... Blues is a vocal and instrumental musical form which evolved from African American spirituals, shouts, work songs and chants and has its earliest stylistic roots in West Africa. ... Blues-rock is a hybrid musical genre combining elements of the blues with rock and roll, with an emphasis on the electric guitar. ... Year 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the British skier of the same name, please see Martin Bell (skier). ... Chief Justice Murray Gleeson, Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia Anthony Murray Gleeson (30 August 1938 – ) QC AC is the Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia, the highest court in the Australian court hierarchy. ... Year 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jerry Allison (born 1939) is best known for being the drummer for the Crickets. ... The Crickets The Crickets were the backing band from Texas in the United States, formed by singer/songwriter Buddy Holly in the 1950s. ... For other uses, see 1941 (disambiguation). ... William O. DeWitt, Jr. ... Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Freyjas Castle, 1987 Roger Dean (born August 31, 1944, in Ashford, Kent) is a contemporary English artist best known for his work on album covers, which he began painting in the late 1960s. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... George Ivan Morrison OBE (generally known as Van Morrison) (born August 31, 1945) is a singer-songwriter from Belfast, Northern Ireland. ... Itzhak Perlman (born August 31, 1945) is an Israeli-American violinist, conductor, and pedagogue. ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1947 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mona Marshall (born Mona M. Ianotti on August 31st, 1947) is an American voice actress. ... Yumiko ÅŒshima ) (born August 31, 1947) is a female manga artist in Japan. ... Luca Cordero di Montezemolo (born August 31, 1947) is an Italian businessman, president of Ferrari and chairman of FIAT; in addition, hes also president of Italian Confindustria and of FIEG. Born in Bologna, Montezemolo studied at the University of Rome La Sapienza, earning a law degree in 1971, and... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Lowell Ganz (born August 31, 1948 in New York, New York) is an American screenwriter, television writer, and television producer. ... Rudolf Schenker (born August 31, 1948 in Hildesheim, Germany) is a German guitarist and founding member of Scorpions and the rhythm/lead guitarist of the band. ... For other bands named The Scorpions or other meanings of scorpion, see scorpion. ... Harald Ertl was a Formula One driver from Austria. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... Holger Osieck is a German football coach who served as an assistant under predecessors Franz Beckenbauer in 1990 FIFA World Cup. ... Year 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Richard Tiffany Gere[1] (born August 31, 1949) is an American actor. ... Prof. ... The Nobel Prize (Swedish: ), as designated in Alfred Nobels will in 1895, is awarded in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, and Peace. ... Year 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Herbert Reul is a German politician and Member of the European Parliament for North Rhine-Westphalia. ... January 7 - President Harry S. Truman announces the United States has developed a hydrogen bomb. ... // György Károly poet and writer György Károly (Károly György, born August 31, 1953) is Hungarian poet and writer. ... Miguel Ángel Guerra (born August 31, 1953 in Buenos Aires) is a former racing driver from Argentina. ... Pavel Vladimirovich Vinogradov (Russian: Павел Владимирович Виноградов) (born August 31, 1953 in Magadan, Russia) is a cosmonaut. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Caroline Tula Cossey (born August 31, 1954, in Brooke, Norfolk), is an English model. ... Year 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1955 Gregorian calendar). ... Edwin Corley Moses (born in Dayton, Ohio August 31, 1955) is an American track and field athlete who won gold medals in the 400-meter hurdles at the 1976 and 1984 Summer Olympics. ... A car from 1956 Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... Gina Schock was born on August 31, 1957 in Baltimore, Maryland. ... For the 1960s band, see The Go-Gos (1960s). ... Glenn Tilbrook, born in South East London on August 31, 1957, was the lead singer of the British group Squeeze, a power pop band formed in the mid-1960s. ... Squeeze are an English rock music band that came to prominence in the New Wave period of the late 1970s. ... Jan. ... Serge Blanco (born 31 August 1958 in Caracas, Venezuela) is a former rugby union footballer who played fullback for Biarritz Olympique and France, gaining 93 caps, 81 at fullback. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ralph Krueger (born August 31, 1959 in Winnipeg, Canada) is a German-Canadian ice hockey coach. ... Year 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah (Arabic: ) (b. ... Hezbollah militant Guerrilla carrying Hezbollah Flag Hezbollah (Arabic &#8238;&#1581;&#1586;&#1576; &#1575;&#1604;&#1604;&#1607;&#8236;, meaning Party of God) is a political and military organization in Lebanon founded in 1982 to fight Israel in southern Lebanon. ... Chris Whitley Christopher Becker Whitley (August 31, 1960 – November 20, 2005) was a singer songwriter who recorded albums on various labels. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Vali Ionescu-Constantin (born August 31, 1960 in Turnu Magurele) is a retired long jumper from Romania. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Dee Bradley Baker (b. ... Julie Brown as Tammi Tyler in Strip Mall (2000) Julie Ann Brown (born August 31, 1962) is an American actor, stand-up comic, comedic singer-songwriter and screenwriter. ... Year 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Reb Beach (born Richard Earl Beach, Jr. ... Winger is an American Hard Rock/Glam Metal band from New York City. ... Whitesnake is an English hard rock band, founded in 1977 by David Coverdale (formerly of Deep Purple). ... Todd Carty (born 31 August 1963) is an Irish actor. ... Sonny Silooy (born on 31 August 1963) is a Dutch football (soccer) player, now retired from professional football. ... Also Nintendo emulator: 1964 (emulator). ... Raymond P. Hammond was born August 31, 1964 in Roanoke, Virginia. ... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ... Céline Bonnier (born August 31, 1965) is a French Canadian actress from Quebec. ... Daniel Bernhardt Daniel Bernhardt (born August 31, 1965, in Worblaufen BE, Switzerland) is an actor and martial arts expert who has appeared in a number of films and shows featuring martial arts action sequences, including little-known films like Future War (1997), series films like Bloodsport 2, 3, and 4... Year 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the 1966 Gregorian calendar. ... Jan Einar Thorsen (born 1966-08-31). ... Year 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the 1967 Gregorian calendar. ... Anita Moen, sometimes shown as Anita Moen-Guidon (born August 31, 1967) is a former Norwegian Cross-country skier who competed from 1987 to 2003. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... Jonathan LaPaglia, M.B.B.S. (born August 31, 1967 in Adelaide, Australia) is an Australian actor best known for his role as Frank Parker in the television series Seven Days. ... Nathalie Bouvier (born August 31, 1969 in Les Rousses) is a retired French alpine skier. ... Year 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Deborah Ann Debbie Gibson (born August 31, 1970), is an American singer-songwriter who was a teen pop icon. ... King Abdullah with Queen Rania Her Majesty Queen Rania Al-Abdullah (born Rania Al-Yasin on August 31, 1970), is the Queen of Jordan and wife of King Abdullah II. She is known for her business savvy, elegance and outspokenness. ... Zack Ward (born August 31, 1970 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian actor. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... // Pádraig Harrington (born 31 August 1971 in Ballyroan, Dublin, Ireland) is a professional golfer and former #6 in the world who has won ten tournaments on the European Tour and two on the PGA Tour. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Christopher Tucker (born August 31, 1972) is an American actor and comedian. ... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... Robert Scott Niedermayer (born August 31, 1973, in Edmonton, Alberta) is a Canadian ice hockey defenceman, who is currently suspended by the Anaheim Ducks of the National Hockey League. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... Andriy Medvedev is a Ukrainian tennis star of world renown. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Daniel Harding (born 31 August 1975 in Oxford) is a young British conductor, who has leapt to prominence under Simon Rattle and has been music director of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra. ... Gabriel Stefan Gabe Kapler (born August 31, 1975, Hollywood, California) is a free agent outfielder, who has played portions of 9 seasons in Major League Baseball with the Detroit Tigers, Texas Rangers, Colorado Rockies, and Boston Red Sox. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... John Grahame (born August 31, 1975) is a goaltender in the National Hockey League. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Radek Martinek born August 31, 1976 in Havlíčkův Brod, Czechoslovakia, is an ice hockey defenceman who plays for the New York Islanders of the NHL. Martinek was an 8th round selection, 228th overall by the Islanders in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft. ... José Vítor Roque Júnior (born August 31, 1976) is a Brazilian footballer who was part of the 2002 World Cup winning team. ... Vincent Delerm (born August 31, 1976) is a French singer-songwriter and composer. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... Jeffrey Nero Jeff Hardy (born August 31, 1977) is an American professional wrestler currently performing on the RAW brand of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), where he is the reigning Intercontinental Champion. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Craig Robert Nicholls, (born August 31, 1977 in Sydney, Australia) is the lead singer, songwriter and guitarist of the rock group The Vines. ... The Vines are an Australian garage rock band notable for producing a raw musical hybrid of 60s rock and 90s alternative music. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... Phina Oruche (born 31st August 1972) is a female actress and former model best known for her performances as Liberty Baker in Footballers Wives. ... Philippe Christanval (born August 31, 1978 in Paris) is a French football player who currently plays for Fulham as a defender. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Image:Http://www. ... Mickie Laree James[2] (born on August 31, 1979) is an American professional wrestler currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment wrestling on its RAW brand. ... Mark Johnston (born August 31, 1979 in St. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... Joseph Anthony Budden (born August 31, 1980) is an American rapper, born in Spanish Harlem, New York City but lived in Jersey City, New Jersey for most of his life. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... Joe Swanberg (born August 31, 1981 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American independent filmmaker. ... Headline text 40 Cal. ... Dwayne John Peel (born 31 August 1981 in Carmarthen) is a Welsh rugby union player who plays at scrum-half for Llanelli Scarlets and Wales. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... For the British football commentator, see Ian Crocker (commentator) Ian Lowell Crocker (born August 31, 1982 in Portland, Maine) is an American swimmer who won gold medals in both the 2000 and 2004 Summer Olympics as a member of national team in the 4x100 medley relay. ... Chris Nicholas Duhon (born August 31, 1982, in Mamou, Louisiana), is a professional basketball player for the Chicago Bulls of the NBA. Duhon was a guard for the Duke University mens basketball team from 2000 to 2004. ... Joshua J. Kroeger (born August 31, 1982 in Davenport, Iowa) is a Major League outfielder currently playing for the Iowa Cubs in the Chicago Cubs minor league organization. ... Alexei Mikhnov (b. ... José Manuel Reina Páez (born 31st August 1982 in Madrid), is commonly known as Pepe Reina (his preferred nickname), or José Reina. ... Michele Rugolo (born August 31, 1982 in Montebelluna) is a Italian racing driver. ... Patrick Nuo (born August 31, 1982 in Gettnau, Canton of Lucerne) is a Swiss singer, songwriter and model. ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... Larry Darnell Fitzgerald, Jr. ... This article is about the year. ... Ted Ligety (born August 31, 1984 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA) is an American alpine skier. ... Matti Breschel (born 31 August 1984 in Ballerup, Denmark) is a professional road bicycle racer who currently rides for UCI ProTour outfit Team CSC. He got his breakthrough with small Danish Team PH, finishing 6th at the U/23 Cycling World Championship in Verona in 2004 where he helped fellow... Charl (Adriaan) Schwartzel (b. ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... Petros Kravaritis (Greek: Πέτρος Κραβαρίτης) (born August 31 1987 in Athens) is a Greek goalkeeper, currently playing for Panathinaikos FC He begun his career in the famous Panathinaikos FC Youth academy and played there until June 2006. ...

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Events End of Yazdegard IIIs attempts to drive out the Saracens. ... Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, the Apostle of Northumbria (?-651), is the founder and first bishop of the monastery on the island of Lindisfarne in England. ... Events Creation of the Crab Nebula observed by a Chinese astronomer Anselm of Canterbury leaves Italy. ... Theodora (in Greek &#920;&#949;&#959;&#948;&#974;&#961;&#945;, literally meaning Gift of God, lived 981 - August 31, 1056) ruled as Byzantine Empress from January 11, 1055 to August 31, 1056. ... Events Births Princess Theodora, later Empress of the Eastern Roman Empire. ... This article is about the year 1234. ... Emperor Go-Horikawa ) (March 22, 1212 – August 31, 1234) was the 86th imperial ruler of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. ... Events The first Great Fire of London burns most of the city to the ground Battle of Navas de Tolosa Childrens crusade Crusaders push the Muslims out of northern Spain In Japan, Kamo no Chōmei writes the Hōjōki, one of the great works of classical Japanese... In this year, the city of Aachen, Germany begins adding a Roman numeral Anno Domini date to a few of its coins. ... Sir Ralph Stafford (24 September 1301 - 31 August 1372, also Ralph de Stafford) was an English soldier and nobleman, and became a founding Knight of the Garter in 1348. ... Events February 7 - Edward of Caernarvon (later King Edward II of England) becomes the first Prince of Wales End of the reign of Emperor Go-Fushimi, emperor of Japan Emperor Go-Nijō ascends to the throne of Japan Dante was sent into Exile in Florence. ... Events January 10 - Battle of Nemecky Brod during the Hussite Wars. ... Henry V of England (16 September 1387 – 31 August 1422) was one of the great warrior kings of the Middle Ages. ... Events June 2 - John Holland, a maternal half-brother of Richard II of England, is created Earl of Huntingdon. ... // Events January 10 - Archbishop Laud executed on Tower Hill, London. ... Francesco Bracciolini (November 26, 1566- August 31, 1645) was an Italian poet. ... Events January 7 - Pius V becomes Pope Selim II succeeds Suleiman I as Sultan of the Ottoman Empire Religious rioting in the Netherlands signifies the beginning of the Eighty Years War in the Netherlands. ... Events April 5 - Signing of the Treaty of Westminster, ending the First Anglo-Dutch War. ... Ole Worm Ole Worm (May 13, 1588 – August 31, 1654), (pronounced Olay Vorm) who often went by the Latinized form of his name Olaus Wormius, was a Danish physician and antiquary. ... 1588 was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ... // Events A high-powered conspiracy of notables, the Immortal Seven, invite William and Mary to depose James II of England. ... John Bunyan. ... 1628 was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Events Pope Clement XII elected September 17 - Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed III (1703-1730) to Mahmud I (1730-1754) Anna Ivanova (Anna I of Russia) became czarina Births April 16 - Henry Clinton, British general (d. ... Gottfried Finger (1660?-August 31, 1730), also Godfrey Finger, was a Moravian Baroque composer. ... // Events January 1 - Colonel George Monck with his regiment crosses from Scotland to England at the village of Coldstream and begins advance towards London in support of English Restoration. ... // Events April 10 - Austrian army attack troops of Frederick the Great at Mollwitz August 10 - Raja of Travancore defeats Dutch East India Company naval expedition at Battle of Colachel December 19 - Vitus Bering dies in his expedition east of Siberia December 25 - Anders Celsius develops his own thermometer scale Celsius... Johann Gottlieb Heineccius (September 11, 1681 - August 31, 1741), German jurist, was born on at Eisenberg, Altenburg. ... Events March 4 - Charles II of England grants a land charter to William Penn for the area that will later become Pennsylvania. ... Year 1772 (MDCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... William Borlase (February 2, 1695 - August 31, 1772), English antiquary and naturalist, was born at Pendeen in Cornwall, of an ancient family. ... Jan. ... 1795 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... portrait from L’analyze des échecs. ... Events George Friderich Handel becomes a British subject. ... 1799 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Nicolas-Henri Jardin (March 22, 1720 – August 31, 1799), neoclassical architect was born in St. ... // Events January 6 - The Committee of Inquiry on the South Sea Bubble publishes its findings February 11 - Sweden and Prussia sign the (2nd Treaty of Stockholm) declaring peace. ... Year 1814 (MDCCCXIV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... Admiral Arthur Phillip RN (11 October 1738 – 31 August 1814) was a British naval officer and colonial administrator. ... Events February 4 - Court Jew Joseph Suss Oppenheimer is executed in Württenberg April 15 - Premiere in London of Serse, an Italian opera by George Frideric Handel. ... Year 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... “Baudelaire” redirects here. ... Year 1821 (MDCCCXXI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Scientist Mary Ward Mary Ward (b. ... Year 1827 (MDCCCXXVII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... For the toll-free telephone number see Toll-free telephone number Year 1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Mary Ann Polly Nichols is widely believed to be the first victim of the notorious unidentified serial killer Jack the Ripper, who killed and mutilated prostitutes in the Whitechapel area of London during the late summer and autumn of 1888. ... Jack the Ripper is the pseudonym given to an unidentified serial killer active in the largely impoverished Whitechapel area of London, England in the second half of 1888. ... 1845 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display 1920) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Wilhelm Maximilian Wundt (August 16, 1832-August 31, 1920) was a German psychologist, physiologist, and professor who is, along with William James, regarded as the father of psychology. ... Year 1832 (MDCCCXXXII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full 1940 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Archbishop Georges Gauthier Georges Gauthier (9 October 1871 – 31 August 1940) was a French Canadian Archbishop of Montreal and the first rector of the Université de Montréal. ... 1871 (MDCCCLXXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... For other uses, see 1941 (disambiguation). ... Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva (Russian: ) (October 9, 1892 – August 31, 1941) was a Russian poet and writer. ... Year 1892 (MDCCCXCII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Billy Laughlin (William Robert Laughlin) (July 5, 1932 - August 31, 1948) played the character Froggy in the Our Gang short films in its final stretch, from 1940 to 1944. ... Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1932 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Henri Bourassa Joseph-Napoléon-Henri Bourassa (September 1, 1868- August 30, 1952) was a French Canadian political leader and publisher. ... Year 1868 (MDCCCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Violin and Candlestic --> -->, Paris, spring 1910, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Georges Braque (May 13, 1882 – August 31, 1963) was a major 20th century French painter and sculptor who, along with Pablo Picasso, developed the art movement known as cubism. ... Year 1882 (MDCCCLXXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... 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For other persons named John Ford, see John Ford (disambiguation). ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... Cover of Comptons book on William P. Benedict Lieutenant Colonel William Pershing Benedict (d. ... Norman Eric Kirk served as Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1972 until his sudden death in 1974 and led the New Zealand Labour Party from 1965 to 1972. ... Year 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... Presidential Flag (Rhodesia) John James Wrathall (1913 in Lancaster, England - 1978) was a British-Rhodesian political figure. ... Until 1970, the head of state of Rhodesia was the British Monarch, represented by the Governor, Sir Humphrey Gibbs. ... Year 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Sally Rand (January 2, 1904 – August 31, 1979) was born Harriet Helen Gould Beck in Hickory County, Missouri. ... 1904 (MCMIV) was a leap year starting on a Friday (see link for calendar). ... This article is about the year. ... Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet OM, AK, KBE (3 September 1899 – 31 August 1985), usually known as Macfarlane or Mac Burnet, was an Australian virologist best known for his contributions to immunology. ... Emil Adolf von Behring was the first person to receive the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his work on the treatment of diphtheria. ... 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Cyril Terence Tom Delaney (8 January 1911 - 31 August 2006) was a British sportsman and industrialist, perhaps best known in his later years for being the oldest licensed racing driver in the world, having competed in the same Lea-Francis car for more than three-quarters of a century from... Year 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Gay Brewer, Jr. ... Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1932 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Holidays and observances

This article is about Christian saints. ... Augustine was the Apostle of Kent, but Aidan was the Apostle of the English. ... Saint Abundius (Abondius, Abundias, Abbondio) was an Italian bishop, born at Thessalonica early in the fifth century; d. ... Saint Raymond Nonnatus (Raymund Nonnatus; Raimundo Nonato; Raymond Nonnat) (1204—1240) is a saint from Catalonia. ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... Solidarity (Polish: ; full name: Independent Self-governing Trade Union Solidarity — Niezależny SamorzÄ…dny ZwiÄ…zek Zawodowy Solidarność) is a Polish trade union federation founded in September 1980 at the then Lenin Shipyards, and originally led by Lech WaÅ‚Ä™sa. ... The GdaÅ„sk Agreement (or GdaÅ„sk Social Accords or August Agreement, Polish: ) was an accord reached as a direct result of the strikes that took place in GdaÅ„sk, Poland. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... Limba Noastra has been since 1994 the national anthem of the Republic of Moldova. ... Hari Merdeka (Independence Day) is a national day of Malaysia commemorating the independence of the Federation of Malaya from British colonial rule. ... It has been suggested that National holiday be merged into this article or section. ... The Commonwealth of Nations as of 2006 Headquarters Marlborough House, London, UK Official languages English Membership 53 sovereign states Leaders  -  Queen Elizabeth II  -  Secretary-General Don McKinnon (since 1 April 2000) Establishment  -  Balfour Declaration 18 November 1926   -  Statute of Westminster 11 December 1931   -  London Declaration 28 April 1949  Area  -  Total... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... For other uses, see Independence Day (disambiguation). ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... For other uses, see Independence Day (disambiguation). ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

  • BBC: On This Day
  • The New York Times: On This Day
  • On This Day in Canada

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