Monday August 31, 2020: on this day


What day of the week was August 31, 2020?

August 31, 2020 was a Monday and it was the 244th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 31, 2020 can also be written as 8/31/2020 in the US and as 31/8/2020 in UK and Europe.

August 31, 2020 in August 2020 calendar

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August 31, 2020: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 31st is Virgo.

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Babies born in August are either Leo or Virgo. People born before August 22nd are Leo, while people born from August 23rd have the sign of Virgo.

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August 31, 2020: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 31, 2020 is Rat and the associated element is Metal.

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August 31, 2020: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on August 31, 2020 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 31, 2020 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on August 31, 2020 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 99% full, rising at 07:09 pm and setting at 05:30 am.

The previous full moon was on Aug 03, 2020 while the next full moon would come on Sep 02, 2020.

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Who was born on August 31, 2020?

Whose famous birthday is on August 31st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 31st:

  • Richard Gere
    Richard Gere

    American actor.

  • Chris Tucker
    Chris Tucker

    American actor and comedian best known for his role in the Rush Hour film series.

  • James Coburn
    James Coburn

    American actor, 6'2", slim and relaxed, with a variety of roles, from cowboy to master spy.

  • Marcia Clark
    Marcia Clark

    American lawyer who rose to prominence as the o.j.

  • Itzhak Perlman
    Itzhak Perlman

    Israeli-american violinist and conductor.

  • William Saroyan
    William Saroyan

    American author of short stories, novels, and plays.

  • Eldridge Cleaver
    Eldridge Cleaver

    Afro-american militant black activist from the '60s.

  • Buddy Hackett
    Buddy Hackett

    American comedian and actor (d. 2003).

  • Arthur Godfrey
    Arthur Godfrey

    American entertainer.

  • Richard Basehart
    Richard Basehart

    American stage actor who made his broadway debut in 1938.

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How old is someone born on August 31, 2020?

Someone born on August 31, 2020 is:

3 years 9 months old,

or 45 months and 13 days old,

or 197 weeks and 3 days old,

or 1382 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 31, 2020?

There are 79 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Saturday August 31st 2024.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 31, 2020?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on August 31, 2020.

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August 31, 2020: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on August 31, 2020:

  • Tom Seaver

    American professional baseball player, known as tom terrific with the new york mets.

  • Pranab Mukherjee

    Former president of india (b. 1935).

  • John Thompson
  • Nina Bočarova
  • Dario Stolfa
  • Fritz d'Orey

What famous deaths happened on August 31st?

Famous deaths on August 31st:

  • Max Bygraves
    Max Bygraves

    British cockney comedian, actor and stage performer who grew into a great character star.

  • David Farrar
    David Farrar

    Forest gate, england -- actor.

  • Michael Constantine
    Michael Constantine

    Greek-american actor (b. 1927).

  • Sally Rand
    Sally Rand

    Hickory county, missouri -- stripper (fan dance).

  • Charles Delaney
    Charles Delaney

    Dies at 67.

  • Charlot Baudelaire

    Influential poet known for his symbolist style.

  • Leili Behbahani

    Prominent Iranian poet known for her modernist poetry.

  • Rockney Marciano

    Legendary heavyweight boxer with an undefeated record.

  • John Bunyan

    English preacher, theologian, and author (d. 1688).

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August 31, 2020: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on August 31, 2020:

  • 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)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus

Observances on August 31, 2020:

  • International Day for People of African Descent

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August 31, 2020: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on August 31, 2020 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:


Release year: 2020

Directed by: Venk Potula

The Duchess

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Saul Dibb


Release year: 2020

Directed by: Megan Griffiths

The Flower of Evil

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Claude Chabrol


Release year: 2020

Directed by: Wes Craven


Who was the US President on August 31, 2020?

On August 31, 2020 the US President was Donald John Trump (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 31, 2020?

On August 31, 2020 the UK Prime Minister was Boris Johnson (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 31, 2020?

On August 31, 2020 the Pope was Francis.


Back in 2020


What is special about August 31st?

August 31st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 31st day of the month of August. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on August 31st, such as:

  • 2018 - War in donbass - alexander zakharchenko (leader of the self-proclaimed donetsk people's republic), is killed in an explosion at a cafe near donetsk.
  • 2017 - Wells fargo account fraud scandal - wells fargo reports that an additional 1.4 million accounts were found to be fraudulent. this brings the total number of potentially fraudulent accounts to around 3.5 million.
  • 2016 - After "proof" of two miracles, mother teresa of calcutta will be made a saint.

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What happened in 2020?

2020 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Iranian General Qasem Soleimani is killed by an American airstrike near Baghdad International Airport, igniting global concerns of a potential armed conflict.
  • Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 crashes immediately after takeoff at Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport; all 176 on board are killed. The plane was shot down by an Iranian anti-aircraft missile.
  • Taal Volcano in the Philippines erupts, and kills 39 people.

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What was the calendar for August 2020?

August 2020 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with August being the 8th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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