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August 31

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on August 31. From 1900 until now. August 31 is under the sign of Virgo. Famous birthdays on this day include Richard Gere (1949), Eric Zemmour (1958) and Queen Rania of Jordan (1970). Several movies were released around August 31 over the years, such as The Perks of Being a Wallflower in 2012 directed by Stephen Chbosky and Boogie Nights in 1997 directed by Paul Thomas Anderson.
But much more happened on August 31 over the years: find out below

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
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Events

  • 2018 War in Donbass: The leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic, Alexander Zakharchenko, is killed in a blast at a café in Donetsk. (BBC)
  • 2017 Wells Fargo account fraud scandal: Wells Fargo reports finding an additional 1.4 million potentially fake bank and credit card accounts, bringing the total problematic accounts to approximately 3.5 million. (CNN)
  • 2016 Mother Teresa of Calcutta is to be canonized into sainthood after "proof" of two miracles. (NPR)
  • 2015 2015 Bangkok bombing: Thai police say they have discovered bomb-making material in a raid in an apartment in an outer side of Bangkok. (AP)
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Blindside by Catherine Coulter

Blindside

Year: 2003

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In the wake of a series of kidnapping attempts, Savich, Sherlock, and FBI agent Miles Kettering--whose six-year-old son was one of the attempted victims--trace leads to a charismatic evangelist team, a situation that is complicated by a woman's infatuation with …

How To Make Love To A Man by Alexandra Penney

How To Make Love To A Man

Year: 1981

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ASK ANY MAN. If you can get him to admit it, he'll probably tell you that he would like to be made love to almost as much as being a

The Bridges At Toko-Ri by James A. Michener

The Bridges At Toko-Ri

Year: 1953

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In one of his beloved early bestsellers, Pulitzer Prize–winning author James A. Michener crafts a tale of the American men who fought the Korean War, detailing their exploits in the air

The Man From St. Petersburg by Ken Follett

The Man From St. Petersburg

Year: 1982

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His name was Feliks. He came to London to commit a murder that would change history. A master manipulator, ha had many weapons at his command, but against him were ranged

How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler

How To Live 365 Days A Year

Year: 1956

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One of the great self-help books of all time, How to Live 365 Days a Year has sold more than 1 million copies and has been translated into 13 languages.

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