Historical Events In August - 01
Wednesday, 12 May 2021
2007 On August - 01 mweka ebola epidemic in Democratic Republic of the Congo killing 187 people
2007 On August - 01 cholera in Ethiopia
2007 On August - 01 iraq cholera outbreak in Iraq killing 10 people
2007 Poliomyelitis in Nigeria on this day in history.
2007 Dengue fever in Puerto Rico; Dominican Republic; Mexico on this day in history.
2007 Cholera in Somalia on August - 01.
2007 On this day in history cholera in Vietnam
2012 Typhoon Saola kills elven people and displaces over 150,000 in the Philippines on August - 01.
2013 Robert Mugabe continues to maintain power after winning 142 out of 210 seats in the Zimbabwean election on August - 01.
2014 USA and UN announce a 72 hour ceasefire between Israel and Palestine, though it quickly breaks down on this day in history.
2017 On August - 01 christopher A. Wray confirmed at F.B.I. Director by US Senate
2017 Bomb blast at Jawadia Shia mosque in Herat, Afghanistan kills about 30 on this day in history.
2017 Two Venezuelan opposition leaders, Leopoldo López and Antonio Ledezma re-arrested, revoking their house arrest on August - 01.
2018 Swedish crown jewels stolen in heist from Strängnäs Cathedral, Stockholm on this day in history.
2018 Australian Rugby League's 'Immortals' tally moves to 13 as pre-War stars Dally Messenger, Frank Burge & Dave Brown along with latter day giants Norm Provan & Mal Meninga are added on August - 01.
2018 On August - 01 the 2018 Kivu Ebola outbreak begins in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It becomes the second-deadliest outbreak of the Ebola virus on November 29, surpassed only by the 2013 West African Ebola virus epidemic.
2018 Kivu Ebola epidemic in Democratic Republic of the Congo & Uganda killing 2,268 (as of 16 March 2020) people on August - 01.
2019 On August - 01 danish polar research institution Polar Portal reports a large spike in Greenland ice loss, with 11 billion tons melted in one day and 197 gigatonnes during the month of July.
2020 Egypt tells Elon Musk its pyramids were not built by aliens, after Musk tweets in support of a conspiracy theory that they did on August - 01.
2020 The Barakah nuclear power plant in the UAE becomes operational following delays since 2017. It is the first commercial nuclear power station in the Arab world on August - 01.