August 26, 2020: Facts, Holidays & History

Wednesday, August 26, 2020, was 1 year and 1 month ago. It was the 239th day and 8th month of the year in the Georgian calendar. It’s the 87th day of Summer and there are 6 days left till Fall (autumn). August 26, 2020 zodiac sign is Virgo. On this day, Donald J. Trump (Republican) was the president of the United States and the world population was approximately 7.82 billion, according to census.gov.

Below is everything you need to know about August 26, 2020, including important events in history, top news headlines, US stock market results, social trends, and what was popular in entertainment. We’ll also look at August 26 zodiac details, day facts, and more ⤵

Day index 239th day of the year
Day of week 35th Wednesday of 2020
Week index 35th week of 2020
Season 87th day of Summer
Generation Generation Z
Zodiac Sign Virgo ♍
Chinese Zodiac Rat
Ruling Planet Mercury
Numerology 2
August Birthstone Peridot and Sardonyx
August Birth flower Gladiolus

We are using US standard week number calculations.

Fun fact: Here is how to write August 26, 2020, in Roman numerals: MMXX (month-day, year)

August 26th zodiac sign

The zodiac sign for August 26 is Virgo ♍. Virgo's strengths are: loyal, analytical, kind, and practical. While the weaknesses are: shyness, all work, and no play. Mercury is the ruling planet of Virgo.

Top news headlines from August 26, 2020

Here is what happened on this day.

Popular topics that trended on the web and social media on August 26th:

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August 26th events in history

Below are a few important historical events that happened on August 26.

1996 – US President Bill Clinton signs welfare reform into law, representing major shift in welfare policy.

1959 – British Motor Corporation introduced the Morris Mini-Minor, designed by Alec Issigonis it was only 10 ft long but seated 4 passengers.

1945 – Japanese diplomats board USS Missouri to receive instructions on Japan's surrender at the end of WWII.

Stock markets on August 26, 2020

Did you know: At the age of 56, Jeff Bezos was the richest person in the world in 2020 with $113 billion fortune, followed by Bill Gates with $98 billion, according to Forbes.

August 26, 2020 US Holidays

Holidays on this day:

Popular Tweets on Aug 26, 2020

Here are popular and most liked tweets on this day in United States:


August 26, 2020 in Music

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August 26 calendar

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What is Numerology and life path number?
August 26, 2020 life path number is 2. Numerologists believe that we have all had previous lifetimes. Each number from 1-9 holds a vibration and each vibration produces a predictable characteristic or outcome around it. Life Path 2 is thought to be a feminine number, with its power and strength consistently underestimated. Twos tend to be artists of sorts, always gentle, understanding, and diplomatic.


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