- Massive Aerospace strike against Harsefeld by elements of several Marik Militia regiments inflicts heavy losses on defending MacGregor's Armored Scouts.
- 2nd St. Ives Lancers defend Verlo against strike by the Federated Suns' Syrtis Fusiliers.
- 12th Star Guards raid the Kurita world of La Blon, destroying several ammunition dumps.
- McCarron's Armored Cavalry defend New Rhodes III from House Kurita attack, MAC founder Lord Gamala McCarron is killed during the battle.
- August 18th: Takashi Kurita is born on Kagoshima.
- Grieg Samsonov is born on Tinaca.
- Anna Sorenson is born.