Learn about the most intriguing events and historical facts that occurred on August 31 throughout history. The Gregorian calendar’s 243rd day is August 31. On this day in history, Thomas Edison invented the first movie projector, Trinidad and Tobago gained independence, and Princess Diana of Wales died in a vehicle accident.
Virgo is the zodiac sign for August 31. Chris Tucker, Van Morrison, and Richard Gere all had famous birthdays. The 31st of August is also National Trail Mix Day.
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