What Happened on August 31, 2017

Historical Events

  • Indications that Neanderthals were the first to make glue out of tar strengthened by research published in "Scientific Reports"
  • International Organization for Migration states 18,500 Rohingya Muslims have fled from violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state after 110 deaths, making for Bangladesh

Famous Deaths

  • Ann Jellicoe, British theater director and playwright (Knack), dies at 90
  • Edward du Cann, British politician and Chairman of the Conservative Party (1965-67), dies at 93
  • Richard Anderson, American actor (Oscar Goldman- The 6 Million Dollar Man, The Bionic Woman television series), dies at 91

About August 31, 2017

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo

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