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|
|Zodiac Sign||Virgo ♍|
|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.
- Usain Bolt, the fastest man alive, tests positive for coronavirus
- New filings show medical examiner found ‘fatal level’ of fentanyl in George Floyd’s system
- Celebs Turn Sights on First Lady: Melania Trump Is a ‘Pretty Sexy Lying A**hole Complicit Pig’
- Kenosha shooting: Two people are dead and a third injured after an overnight shooting, police say
- WATCH: Rioters Attack Elderly Man Who Tried To Stop Store From Burning Down During Black Lives Matter Riots
Popular topics that trended on the web and social media on August 26th:
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:
Absolutely buzzing to sign for @ChelseaFC. Really exciting time for the club, with such a good squad! Can’t wait to meet all of the lads and everyone around the building. Special thank you to the manager for the faith he has shown in me. A dream come true. Come on you blues 💙 pic.twitter.com/xpfIklsgzn
— Ben Chilwell (@BenChilwell) August 26, 2020
Bucks player Sterling Brown had a knee to his neck and was punched by Milwaukee PD for parking incorrectly.
Former Buck John Henson had the cops called on him while shopping for jewelry, just for being black.
This is personal to them.
— Andy Larsen (@andyblarsen) August 26, 2020
Sources: The Lakers and Clippers have voted to boycott the NBA season. Most other teams voted to continue. LeBron James has exited the meeting.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) August 27, 2020
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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