What Happened on August 31, 2015

Historical Events

Event of Interest

President Obama officially re-designates Alaska’s Mt. McKinley as Denali, its native American name

  • US President Barack Obama arrives in Alaska on a 3 day tour highlighting climate change
  • Violent protests in Kiev after Ukraine parliament vote leave 1 national guard dead, 100 injured
2015 History

Famous Deaths

  • Colin Hope, British Industrialist (Turner and Newall), dies at 83

About August 31, 2015

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 8 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Virgo

Holidays: Late Summer Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Cheerleader - OMI
  • UK #1 Song: Fight Song - Rachel Platten