August 1 Holidays

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Monthly Holidays that include August 1

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<div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/jason-momoa" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/e4dfdbe2-a54c-4565-ef9d-cdaeec35be00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Jason Momoa" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Movie Actor</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/jason-momoa" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Jason Momoa</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/van-mccann" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/b1541904-0a5b-4d4e-b6a7-6fe7c8137600/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Van McCann" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Rock Singer</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/van-mccann" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Van McCann</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/scottie-barnes" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/a6407825-11d3-4ac7-dc49-28d985202700/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Scottie Barnes" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Basketball Player</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/scottie-barnes" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Scottie Barnes</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/robert-van-tromp" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/e1160346-91a0-4e8a-7aa3-08874eb1c300/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Robert Van Tromp" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Reality Star</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/robert-van-tromp" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Robert Van Tromp</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/jerry-garcia" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/d215a76f-06c5-417f-0135-3bd9ef678300/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Jerry Garcia" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Rock Singer</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/jerry-garcia" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Jerry Garcia</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/coolio" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/9bb75b81-9b50-46a9-dd9a-3cbaa0b60f00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Coolio" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Rapper</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/coolio" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Coolio</h3></a></div></div></div></div>

This Day in History

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>30 BC</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Roman Republic Gains Control of Alexandria</div><div class='timeline-text'>Octavian, later known as Augustus, enters Alexandria, Egypt, bringing it under the control of the Roman Republic.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>527</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Justinian I Ascends Byzantine Empire Throne</div><div class='timeline-text'>Justinian I becomes the sole ruler of the Byzantine Empire.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1291</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Formation of Old Swiss Confederacy</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Old Swiss Confederacy is formed with the signature of the Federal Charter.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1498</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Columbus Visits Venezuela</div><div class='timeline-text'>Christopher Columbus becomes the first European to visit what is now Venezuela.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1774</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Discovery of Oxygen Gas</div><div class='timeline-text'>British scientist Joseph Priestley discovers oxygen gas, corroborating Carl Wilhelm Scheele's earlier discovery.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1800</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Establishment of the United Kingdom</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Acts of Union 1800 are passed which merge the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Kingdom of Ireland into the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1834</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Abolition of Slavery in British Empire</div><div class='timeline-text'>Slavery is abolished in the British Empire as the Slavery Abolition Act 1833 comes into force.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1876</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Colorado Joins the U.S.</div><div class='timeline-text'>Colorado is admitted as the 38th U.S. state.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1911</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Harriet Quimby Earns Aviator's Certificate</div><div class='timeline-text'>Harriet Quimby becomes the first U.S. woman to earn an Aero Club of America aviator's certificate.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1980</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Elected President of Iceland</div><div class='timeline-text'>Vigdís Finnbogadóttir is elected President of Iceland, becoming the world's first democratically elected female head of state.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1981</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>MTV's Broadcasting Begins</div><div class='timeline-text'>MTV begins broadcasting in the United States and airs its first video, "Video Killed the Radio Star" by The Buggles.</div></div></div>

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