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  August 31 is the 243rd day of the year (244th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 122 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Monday, Wednesday or Friday (58 in 400 years each) than on Saturday or Sunday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Tuesday or Thursday (56).

  Events:

  1056 – After a sudden illness a few days previously, Byzantine Empress Theodora dies childless, thus ending theMacedonian dynasty.

  1057 – Abdication of Byzantine Emperor Michael VI Bringas after just one year.

  1218 – Al-Kamil becomes sultan of the Ayyubid dynasty.

  1314 – King Haakon V of Norway moves the capital from Bergen to Oslo.

  1422 – King Henry V of England dies of dysentery while in France. His son, Henry VI becomes King of England at the age of 9 months.

  1776 – William Livingston, the first Governor of New Jersey, begins serving his first term.

  1795 – War of the First Coalition: The British capture Trincomalee (present-day Sri Lanka) from the Dutch in order to keep it out of French hands.

  1798 – Irish Rebellion of 1798: Irish rebels, with French assistance, establish the short-lived Republic of Connacht.

  1813 – At the final stage of the Peninsular War, British-Portuguese troops capture the town of Donostia (now San Sebastián), resulting in arampage and eventual destruction of the town. Elsewhere, Spanish troops repel a French attack in the Battle of San Marcial.

  1864 – During the American Civil War, Union forces led by General William T. Sherman launch an assault on Atlanta.

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