August 21 holidays in 2019
Ninoy Aquino Day
Special Non-working Holiday
Gospel Day (Kosrae)
Senior Citizens Day
August 21 2018 holidays
August 21 2020 holidays
Historical Events on August 21
Stefan Dušan becomes King of Serbia after defeating his father, King Stefan Uroš III.
Portuguese forces are victorous over the Marinids after Henry the Navigator leads them to a victory at the Battle of Ceuta.
The Spanish lose Santa Fe to the Pubeblo Indians during the Pueblo Revolt.
Eastern Australia is claimed by James Cook who names it New South Wales.
British forces attack the French outpost at Pondichéry during the American Revolutionary War.
A voodoo ceremony presided over by Dutty Boukman devolves into a slave rebellion which sparks the Haitian Revolution.
Fort Selkirk in the Yukon Territory is destroyed by Tlingit Indians.
Pro-Confederate guerrillas known as Quantrill’s Raiders destroy the town of Lawrence, Kansas.
William Seward Burroughs patents his adding machine in the United States.
American automaker Oldsmobile is founded.
A Louvre employee steals one of the most famous paintings in the world, the Mona Lisa.
The Germans successfully attack across the Sambre River during the Battle of Chaleroi during World War I.
During World War I, the Second Battle of Somme starts.
American forces defeat an attack by Japanese force in the Battle of the Tenaru during World War II.
The Nazi flag of Germany is raised on top of the highest peak in the Caucasus Mountain Range: Mount Elbrus.
Polish and Canadian forces capture the town of Falaise, Calvados, France.
Famous Birthdays on August 21
French painter Jean-Baptiste Greuze is born in
Scottish engineer and inventor William Murdock is born in
German Painter Christian Schad is born in
American marine biologist Stephen Hillenburg is born in
King of Morocco Mohammed VI of Morocco is born in
American baseball player Jim Bullinger is born in
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