August (i/ˈɔːɡʊst/ AW-guust) is the eighth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars and one of seven months with a length of 31 days.
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... August's birthstone is the peridot or onyx Its birth flower is the gladiolus or poppy, meaning beauty, strength of character, love, marriage and family ... The zodiac signs in August are Leo (until August 22)and Virgo (from August 23 onward) ...
... was killed under a Confederate charge on August 5 ... The final veterans were mustered out in August 1865 ... of Honor for his actions at Baton Rouge in August 1862 ...
1811) August 9 – Samuel Ferguson, Northern Irish poet and artist (b. 1810) August 11 – Lydia Koidula, Estonian poet (b. 1843) August 16 – Ramakrishna Paramhansa, Indian spiritual figure (b ...
... on 28 January 1942 Activated on 15 June 1942 Redesignated 95 Bombardment Group, Heavy, on 20 August 1943 Inactivated on 28 August 1945 Redesignated 95 Bombardment Group, Very Heavy, on 13 May 1947 Activated ... inactivated, on 25 June 1966 Redesignated 95 Strategic Wing on 8 August 1966 Activated on 8 August 1966 ... Scheduled to replace the 4082d Strategic Wing on 2 August 1966 Organized on 2 August 1966 assuming the resources of the 4082d Strategic Wing (inactivated ...
... August – A farmers' revolt begins in the Midwestern United States ... August 1 – The second International Polar Year, an international scientific collaboration, begins ... August 2 – The first positron is discovered by Carl D ...
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- (noun): The month following July and preceding September.
Famous quotes containing the word august:
“I saw the spiders marching through the air,
Swimming from tree to tree that mildewed day
In latter August when the hay
Came creaking to the barn.”
—Robert Lowell (19171977)
“Many people I know in Los Angeles believe that the Sixties ended abruptly on August 9, 1969, ended at the exact moment when word of the murders on Cielo Drive traveled like brushfire through the community, and in a sense this is true. The tension broke that day. The paranoia was fulfilled.”
—Joan Didion (b. 1935)
“In the old days, one married a wife; now one forms a company with a female partner, or moves in to live with a friend. And then one seduces the partner, or defiles the friend.”
—J. August Strindberg (18491912)