Historical Events for August 2001
Events 1 - 11 of 11
1st - An agreement is reached on the position of the minority Albanian language in the Republic of Macedonia.
1st - Bulgaria, Cyprus, Latvia, Malta, Slovenia and Slovakia join the European Environment Agency.
1st - Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore has a Ten Commandments monument installed in the judiciary building, leading to a lawsuit to have it removed and his own removal from office.
3rd - The Real IRA detonate a car bomb in Ealing, London, U.K injuring seven people. (See 3 August 2001 Ealing bombing).
3rd - The Princess Diaries, starring Anne Hathaway in her film debut, is released
9th - US President George W. Bush announces his support for federal funding of limited research on embryonic stem cells.
19th - 83rd PGA Championship: David Toms shoots a 265 at Atlanta Athletic Club
21st - NATO decides to send a peace-keeping force to the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
43rd US President George W. Bush 21st - The Red Cross announces that a famine is striking Tajikistan, and calls for international financial aid for Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
24th - Air Transat Flight 236 runs out of fuel over the Atlantic Ocean (en route to Lisbon from Toronto) and makes an emergency landing in the Azores.
27th - Angelina Jolie is named a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador at UNHCR headquarters in Geneva