This makes me sad. On August 31st, 1997 Princess Diana passed away. Diana The Princess of Wales and her constant companion Dodi Fayed are killed in a car crash in Paris as was the driver Henri Paul who was drunk at the time, the driver was trying to escape from Paparazzi photographers. Diana was the Princess of Wales and she was in a terrible car crash in a road tunnel in Paris. Global attention and mourning were in full effect and over 2 billion people tuned in to her funeral which was held on September 6th.

On the last day of August, I say, adieu my dear friend, and thanks for the good times. It’s August 31st and we’re ready to break out all the weirdness and embrace the mundane.

Just like the days before and the ones to come, the history is weird, a little scary and we’ve got a list of them for you to enjoy. Knowing major past events is important to understand how we live life today and I’ve got some rather freaky facts for you to explore.

Seeing what happened in the past fascinates me. You might think I’m weird, but I find history interesting because of the weird and scary things that happen. Here are 5 of the weirdest and scariest facts for August 31st.

Alexis Zarycki is your average girl with the hopes of leaving an everlasting impact on the world. Follow her on Instagram @official_lexpaige

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