Thursday, August 26, 2021, was 1 year and 1 month ago. It was the 238th day and 8th month of the year in the Georgian calendar. It’s the 87th day of Summer and there are 6 days left until Fall (autumn). August 26, 2021 zodiac sign is Virgo. On this day, Joe Biden (Democratic) was the president of the United States and the world population was approximately 7.92 billion, according to census.gov.
Below is everything you need to know about August 26, 2021, including popular 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||238th day of the year|
|Day of week||4th Thursday of 2021|
|Week index||35th week of 2021|
|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, 2021, in Roman numerals: VIIIXXVIMMXXI (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, 2021
Here is what happened on this day.
- Americans at Kabul airport gates urged by US Embassy in Afghanistan to ‘leave immediately’
- Federal judge in Michigan orders pro-Trump lawyers disciplined over lawsuit seeking to overturn 2020 election
- BTS Cover Story: Inside the Band’s Business & Future
- Judges Uphold The Death Sentence For Dylann Roof Who Killed 9 Black Churchgoers
- Billboard 2021 Limited Edition Collectors Box Set featuring BTS
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, 2021
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August 26, 2021 US Holidays
Holidays on this day: No major holidays found for this date.
Popular Tweets on Aug 26, 2021
Here are popular and most liked tweets on this day in United States:
BREAKING: The Pentagon says there was an explosion outside Kabul airport. Spokesman John Kirby said there was no immediate word on casualties in the blast. Thousands of Afghans have been gathered at the airport for days trying to flee the country. https://t.co/7mZ8b2DlO0
— The Associated Press (@AP) August 26, 2021
Turkey’s troops are withdrawing from Afghanistan, where they have run Kabul’s airport for the last six years, abandoning a plan to remain after the U.S. withdraws. https://t.co/nqLYwocBkI
— The New York Times (@nytimes) August 26, 2021
— E! News (@enews) August 26, 2021
August 26, 2021 in Music
The number one song on The Billboard Hot 100 was "Stay" by The Kid Laroi& Justin Bieber.
August 26 calendar
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What is Numerology and life path number?
August 26, 2021 life path number is 3. 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 3 is thought to be with a natural gift for gab and overflow of charisma. You have a natural gift for creativity, you are well aware of your talent, and liven up any room without even trying.
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