Zodiac Signs August 2003 Birthstone

August Birthstones Astrology

  • The August Birthstones are the Peridot and Sardonyx. The peridot symbolizes strength. It is sometimes called the evening emerald for its light green color. It was once believed that the green peridot crystals found in volcanic ashes were the tears of the volcano goddess Pele. When set in gold, this gem was said to protect the wearer from nightmares. Peridot is called the traditional birthstone of August. Sardonyx is considered the secondary birthstone of August.

August Zodiac Signs

  • Month of August Zodiac Signs are Leo(until August 22) and Virgo(from August 23 onwards).
  • Leo (July 23 - August 21) Like the ruler of the jungle Leos are natural born leaders. Main qualities that make a great leader are being brave and headstrong. However Leos also can be loving and generous. To combine these qualities and finding balance is of great importance to Leos.
    Leos are compatible with: other Leo as well as Libra, Sagittarius, Cancer, and Gemini.
  • Virgo (August 22 - September 22) People born into the star sign Virgo are perfectionists. Having a goog memorie and great social instincts are big qualities of Virgo. Organization and planning comes very easy to Virgos. This is also the reason why working in teams as a project manager or even a normal team member feels like a great time to them.
    Virgo are compatible with: other Virgos as well as Scorpio, Capricorn, Taurus and Cancer.

August Birth Flowers

  • Month of August flower is the Gladiolus or Sword Lily. It blooms in a variety of colours like red, pink, white, yellow and orange. This birth flower stands for sincerity and symbolises strength of character. With Gladiolus, the recipient's heart is being pierced with love. The other August flower is the poppy. A red poppy signifies pleasure, a white poppy is given for consolation, and a yellow poppy wishes wealth and success.
  • Strength, Moral Integrity, Remembrance and Infatuation. This long lasting August Birth Flower Gladiolus comes in a variety of colours.

Historical Events for August, 2003

  • 10th » The highest temperature ever recorded in the United Kingdom – convert 38.5 °C °F in Kent, England. It is the first time the United Kingdom has recorded a temperature over Convert 100 °F °C.
  • 10th » Yuri Malenchenko becomes the first person to marry in space.
  • 11th » NATO takes over command of the International Security Assistance Force known as peacekeeping force in Afghanistan, marking its first major operation outside Europe in its 54-year-history.
  • 11th » Jemaah Islamiyah leader Riduan Isamuddin, better known as Hambali, is arrested in Bangkok, Thailand.
  • 14th » A Northeast blackout of 2003 or widescale power blackout affects the northeast United States and Canada.
  • 19th » A suicide attack on a bus in Jerusalem, Israel, planned by Hamas, kills 23 Israelis, seven of them children, in the Shmuel HaNavi bus bombing.
  • 22nd » Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore is suspended after refusing to comply with a federal court order to remove a rock inscribed with the Ten Commandments from the lobby of the Alabama Supreme Court building.
  • 25th » The Tli Cho land claims agreement is signed between the Dogrib people Dogrib First Nations and the Canada Canadian federal government in Behchoko, Northwest Territories Rae-Edzo (now called Behchoko).
  • 27th » Mars makes its closest approach to Earth in nearly 60,000 years, passing convert called 34646418 e.g mi distant.
  • 27th » The first six-party talks, involving South and North Korea, the United States, China, Japan and Russia, convene to find a peaceful resolution to the security concerns as a result of the North Korea and weapons of mass destruction called North Korean nucle
  • 29th » Ayatollah Sayed Mohammed Baqir al-Hakim, the Shia Muslim leader in Iraq, is assassination e.g assassinated in a terrorism or terrorist bombing, along with nearly 100 worshippers as they leave a mosque in Najaf.
  • 30th » While being towed across the Barents Sea, the de-commissioned Russian submarine K-159 sinks, taking nine of her crew and 800 kg of spent nuclear fuel with her.

Famous Birthdays on August in 2003

  • 24th » Alexandre Coste, French son of Albert II, Prince of Monaco
  • 28th » Quvenzhané Wallis, American actress and singer

Famous Deaths for August 2003

  • 1st » Guy Thys, Belgian footballer, coach, and manager (b. 1922)
  • 1st » Marie Trintignant, French actress (b. 1962)
  • 2nd » Don Estelle, English actor and singer (b. 1933)
  • 2nd » Mike Levey, American television host (b. 1948)
  • 2nd » Peter Safar, Austrian-American physician and academic (b. 1924)
  • 3rd » Roger Voudouris, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1954)
  • 4th » Frederick Chapman Robbins, American pediatrician and virologist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine called Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1916)
  • 6th » Julius Baker, American flute player and educator (b. 1915)
  • 7th » K. D. Arulpragasam, Sri Lankan zoologist and academic (b. 1931)
  • 7th » Mickey McDermott, American baseball player (b. 1929)
  • 8th » Dirk Hoogendam, Dutch SS officer (b. 1922)
  • 8th » Falaba Issa Traoré, Malian director and playwright (b. 1930)
  • 9th » Jacques Deray, French director and screenwriter (b. 1929)
  • 9th » Ray Harford, English footballer and manager (b. 1945)
  • 9th » Gregory Hines, American actor, singer, dancer, and choreographer (b. 1946)
  • 9th » Chester Ludgin, American opera singer (b. 1925)
  • 9th » R. Sivagurunathan, Sri Lankan lawyer, journalist, and academic (b. 1931)
  • 10th » Carmita Jiménez, Puerto Rican singer (b. 1944)
  • 11th » Armand Borel, Swiss-American mathematician and academic (b. 1923)
  • 11th » Herb Brooks, American ice hockey player and coach (b. 1937)
  • 13th » Ed Townsend, American singer-songwriter, and producer (b. 1929)
  • 14th » Helmut Rahn, German footballer (b. 1929)
  • 16th » Idi Amin, Ugandan field marshal and politician, 3rd President of Uganda (b. 1928)
  • 17th » Mazen Dana, Palestinian journalist (b. 1962)
  • 18th » Tony Jackson (bass player) known as Tony Jackson, English singer and bass player (The Searchers (band) known as The Searchers) (b. 1938)
  • 19th » Carlos Roberto Reina, Honduran politician, President of Honduras (b. 1926)
  • 19th » Sérgio Vieira de Mello, Brazilian diplomat (b. 1948)
  • 22nd » Generosa Ammon, American wife of Ted Ammon (b. 1956)
  • 22nd » Imperio Argentina, Argentinian singer and actress (b. 1906)
  • 22nd » Arnold Gerschwiler, Swiss figure skater and coach (b. 1914)
  • 23rd » Bobby Bonds, American baseball player and manager (b. 1946)
  • 23rd » Jack Dyer, Australian footballer and coach (b. 1913)
  • 23rd » John Geoghan, American priest (b. 1935)
  • 23rd » Jan Sedivka, Czech-Australian violinist and educator (b. 1917)
  • 24th » Wilfred Thesiger, Ethiopian-English explorer and author (b. 1910)
  • 25th » Tom Feelings, American author and illustrator (b. 1933)
  • 26th » Jim Wacker, American football player and coach (b. 1937)
  • 27th » Peter-Paul Pigmans, Dutch record producer (b. 1961)
  • 27th » Pierre Poujade, French politician (b. 1920)
  • 28th » Brian Douglas Wells, American delivery man (b. 1956)
  • 29th » Mohammad Baqir al-Hakim, Iraqi politician (b. 1939)
  • 29th » Michel Constantin, French actor (b. 1924)
  • 29th » Patrick Procktor, English painter (b. 1936)

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