August 31, 2020: Facts, Holidays & History

Monday, August 31, 2020, was 1 year and 1 month ago. It was the 244th day and 8th month of the year in the Georgian calendar. It’s the 62nd day of Summer and there are 31 days left till Fall (autumn). August 31, 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 31, 2020, 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 31 zodiac details, day facts, and more ⤵

Day index 244th day of the year
Day of week 36th Monday of 2020
Week index 35th week of 2020
Season 62nd day of Summer
Generation Generation Z
Zodiac Sign Virgo ♍
Chinese Zodiac Rat
Ruling Planet Mercury
Numerology 7
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 31, 2020, in Roman numerals: MMXX (month-day, year)

August 31st zodiac sign

The zodiac sign for August 31 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 31, 2020

Here is what happened on this day.

Popular topics that trended on the web and social media on August 31st:

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August 31st events in history

Below are a couple of important historical events that happened on August 31.

1997 – Diana, Princess of Wales, dies in a car crash in a road tunnel in Paris.

1994 – The Provisional Irish Republican Army (Sinn Fein) declares a ceasefire in Northern Ireland.

1957 – Federation of Malaya gains independence from Great Britain.

Stock markets on August 31, 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 31, 2020 US Holidays

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Popular Tweets on Aug 31, 2020

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


August 31, 2020 in Music

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August 31 calendar

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What is Numerology and life path number?
August 31, 2020 life path number is 7. 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 7 is thought to be curious and devoted to investigating the unknown. You have an analytical mind, a strong mix of intellectual creativity, logic, and possess all of the skills to handle the challenge.


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