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Historical Events In August - 21

Friday, 07 August 2020

2013  On this day in history 37 people are killed and 16 are injured in a bus crash near Chin Swee Temple, Malaysia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2014  On August - 21 israeli airstrike in Rafah kills Mohammed Abu Shammala, Raed al Atar and Mohammed Barhoum  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  Next total solar eclipse visible from North America on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  The next total solar eclipse visible from Canada will happen on this day on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  Total solar eclipse visible from North America on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  On this day in history london's parliament clock Big Ben chimes for the last time before a four-year restoration process for its tower starts  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  On August - 21 destroyer USS John S McCain collides with an oil tanker near Singapore leaving 10 missing and 5 injured  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $417m to woman who developed ovarian cancer after using their talc-based products on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  On August - 21 chile's constitutional court approves bill to ease country's total abortion ban  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  A total solar eclipse (nicknamed "The Great American Eclipse") is visible within a band across the entire contiguous United States of America, passing from the Pacific to the Atlantic coasts on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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2018  Michael Cohen, President Trump 's personal lawyer, pleads guilty to charges including illegal payment at direction of Trump to women Trump had affairs with on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull calls for and wins a leadership vote 43-35 over Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  Paul Manafort, former Trump campaign chairman, is convicted on eight counts of fraud in a federal court in Alexandria, Virginia on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  Water-ice first detected on the Moon by India's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft (2008-9) in findings published by scientists on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  Californian Representative Duncan Hunter indicted for using campaign funds for personal expenses including holidays and flight for a pet rabbit on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2019  German Chancellor challenges British PM Boris Johnson to find a solution to a no-deal Brexit in 30 days at their meeting in Berlin on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2019  On this day in history the Rock [Dwayne Johnson] named highest paid actor for a second year in a row, earning $89.4m  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2019  On August - 21 amazon rainforest wildfires: Brazil's National Institute for Space Research (INPE) reports fires burning in the Amazon rainforest at a record rate, with more than 36,000 in the year to date, while smoke reaches SĂŁo Paulo more than 1,700 miles (2,700 km) away.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2019  On August - 21 giuseppe Conte offers his resignation as Prime Minister of Italy in order to avoid a no-confidence motion.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1165  Philip II Augustus, 1st great Capetian king of France (1179-1223) was born on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1535  Shimazu Yoshihiro, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1619) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1567  On August - 21 birth of francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1597  On this day in history birth of roger Twysden, English antiquarian and royalist (d. 1672)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1642  Johann Friedrich Treiber, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1643  Afonso VI, king of Portugal (1656-67) (mentally ill) was born on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1660  On August - 21 birth of hubert Gautier, engineer, wrote 1st book on bridge building  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1665  Giacomo F. Maraldi, French-Italian astronomer (d. 1729) was born on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1131  On this day in history boudouin II van Bourg, king of Jerusalem, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1157  Death of King Alfonso VII of Castile (b. 1104/1105) on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1190  On this day in history godfried III, duke of Brabant (Grimbergse war), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1245  Alexander van Hales, English scholar, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1271  Death of Alphonse of Toulouse, son of Louis VIII of France (b. 1220) on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1516  On August - 21 john III van Egmont, [Manke John], viceroy of Holland, dies at 78  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1581  Death of Sakuma Nobumori, Japanese retainer and samurai (b. 1527) on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1614  Death of Elizabeth Báthory, the world's most prolific female serial killer (b. 1560) on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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