Historical Events That Happened On 31st August. The Reliability Of History Books.
And thus, National Day has arrived. To Malaysians, 31st of August is a day of joyous celebration and display of bandwagoning patriotism. Celebrate of what? Independence? Independence from what? The Brits? Ironically, a day of joy in Malaysia happens to be a day of sorrow of our former rulers as 31st of August also marks the day of Princess Diana's death eight years ago. The birth of a nation, the passing of the princess of hearts, both on the same day. Curious to know what other historical events have happened on this day, I went to Wikipedia to seek answers. And here are the more interesting ones: