August

1 August
1714

  • Death of Anne, queen of England and Scots / Great Britain
  • Accession of George I, king of Great Britain
1963

1982

2004

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2 August
1100

  • Death of William II, king of England
1992

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3 August
1460

  • Death of James II, king of Scots
1975

2003

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4 August
1460

  • Accession of James III, king of Scots
1966

2002

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5 August
1100

  • Coronation of Henry I, king of England
1956

1965

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6 August
1972

2006

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7 August
1966

1983

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8 August
1963

1965

1979

1993

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9 August
1842

  • The Webster-Asburton Treaty agreed the location of the border between Maine and New Brunswick
1886

1902

  • Coronation of Edward VII, king of the United Kingdom
1941

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10 August
1460

  • Coronation of James III, king of Scots
1956

1975

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11 August
1974

1985

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12 August
1762

  • Birth of George IV, king of the United Kingdom
1984

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13 August
1964

1995

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14 August
1040

  • Death of Duncan I, king of Scots
  • Accession of Macbeth, king of Scots
1390

  • Coronation of Robert III, king of Scots
1953

1967

  • The Marine Broadcasting Offences Act outlawed offshore ‘pirate’ radio stations. Radio Caroline continued to broadcast.

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15 August
1057

  • Death of Macbeth, king of Scots
  • Accession of Lulach, king of Scots
2004

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16 August
946

  • Coronation of Eadred, king of England

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17 August
1986

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18 August
1966

2002

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19 August
1274

  • Coronation of Edward I, king of England
1973

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20 August
1995

2006

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21 August
1765

  • Birth of William IV, king of the United Kingdom
2005

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22 August
1485

  • Death of Richard III, king of England
  • Accession of Henry VII, king of England
1886

1963

1993

2004

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24 August
1198

  • Birth of Alexander II, king of Scots
1975

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25 August
1974

1985

2002

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26 August
1965

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27 August
1964

1972

1995

2006

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28 August
1761

1983

2005

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29 August
1976

1982

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31 August
1422

  • Death of Henry V, king of England
1895

  • Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin patented his design for a rigid airship
1975

2003

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