On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 2015

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama
  • 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

Famous Deaths

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