What happened this day in history August 1, 2001

What are the important events that happened on August 1, 2001? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 1, 2001: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 1, 2001 is the 213th day of the year 2001 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 152 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is July 19, 2001 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 276,840 hours has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘dihectadecatrigon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $6,050.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Snake is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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August 1, 2001 Historical Events

  • 2001
    Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore has a Ten Commandments monument installed in the judiciary building, leading to a lawsuit to have it removed and his own removal from office.

Who died on August 1, 2001?

  • 2001
    Korey Stringer, American football player (b. 1974)

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