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August 1st

August 1st is the 213th day of the year (214th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 152 days remaining until the end of the year.

On this page, we have placed information about August 1st, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on August 1st

10 BC Claudius (Roman Emperor 41 AD - 54 AD)

1744 Jean-Baptiste Lamarck (scientist)

1819 Herman Melville (author - Moby Dick)

1921 King Abdullah (King of Saudi Arabia)

1936 Yves Saint Laurent (fashion designer)

1942 Jerry Garcia (musician)

Jerry Garcia

1953 Robert Cray (singer)

1963 Coolio (rapper)

1970 David James (soccer player)

August 1st in History

1291 Swiss Confederation formed.

1759 Battle of Minden (Anglo-German victory over a French army in the Seven Years' War)

1831 London Bridge opens.

1834 Slavery is abolished in the British Empire.

1876 Colorado admitted as a 38th US state.

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1894 The first Sino-Japanese war begins between Japan and China over control of Korea.

1914 Germany declares war on Russia beginning World War One.

1960 Islamabad declared the capital of Pakistan.

1960 Benin independent from France.

1965 Cigarette advertising banned on British televison.

1971 Concert for Bangladesh.

August 1st is also

Lammas - Traditional harvest celebration

Air Force Day (USA) - Now celebrated on Armed Forces Day (May 21)

Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Liberation Army (China)

National Day (Benin)

National Day (Switzerland)

Armed Forces Day (Angola)

Emancipation Day (Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago)

Parent's Day (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Yorkshire Day (UK) - in memory of the Battle of Minden


People born on August 1st are Leo


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