august : Historical Events
The month of August has been an eventful one in world history and there are sufficient evidences to back this claim. Be it the Nazi infested Europe during World War II or the Indian subcontinent struggling for its independence from British rule, August has been a month of great prominence for these places. Significant political developments have occurred in these regions during this month, which have found a place in the books of history.
However, not many of us might be aware of how the month got its name. The word was adopted from Augustus, the name of a renowned Roman emperor.