August 1: Zodiac, Trivia, Birthdays and Holidays

August 1st marks the 213th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 214th in case of leap years). There are 152 days remaining until the end of the year. People born on this day are under the sign of Leo. Famous birthdays on this day include Yves Saint Laurent (1936), Jason Momoa (1979) and Nathalie Delon (1941). Holidays and observances around the world include: World Breastfeeding Week, 1-7 August [WHO].
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What happened on August 1st in history? Here’s the historical highlights:

  • Aug 1st, 2018 After workers strike over ticketing changes, the Eiffel Tower in Paris is shut down.
  • Aug 1st, 2017 Afghanistan War (2001-present: A blast at a Shia mosque in Herat in Afghanistan kills at most 29 people and injures many more.
  • Aug 1st, 2016 Afghanistan War (2001-present). The Taliban claim responsibility for the truck bombing at a military base in Kabul.
  • Aug 1st, 2015 Operation Martyr Yalcin - Turkey has killed approximately 260 members from the Kurdistan Workers Party during recent bombing campaigns in Turkey, northern Iraq. Although the operation was officially launched to attack ISIL, more than 90% of the attacks were directed at the PKK.
  • Aug 1st, 2014 Nagorno Karabakh conflict: At least eight Azeri soldiers were killed in clashes between Armenian troops and Azeri troops near the disputed Nagorno Karabakh region. Azerbaijan claimed that Armenia also suffered losses but did not give any details.
  • Aug 1st, 2013 War in Afghanistan (2001-present:) NATO forces in Afghanistan launch an inquiry after five Afghan police officers are killed and two more injured in an airstrike in Nangarhar Province by the United States.
  • Aug 1st, 2012 According to a poll conducted by British Film Institute's magazine 'Sight and sound', Alfred Hitchcock's 1958 thriller suspense thriller "Vertigo" was named the greatest film of all times.
  • Aug 1st, 2011 On Sunday, at least 11 people are killed, 5 suspects are also among them, and 15 more are injured in violence in China's Xinjiang. This brings the death toll up to 20 in the wake of the weekend attacks in Kashgar.
  • Aug 1st, 2010 Afghanistan War
  • Aug 1st, 2009 Two people were killed in a shooting attack on the Tel-Aviv Gay and Lesbian Association building, Israel.
  • Aug 1st, 2008 General Motors of the USA reports a second quarter loss of US$15.5Billion, the worst in the company’s history.
  • Aug 1st, 2007 13 people were killed when the I-35W Mississippi River Bridge, which spans the Mississippi River, collapses in Minneapolis, Minnesota, between University Avenue & Washington Avenue, during rush hour.

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