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Tuesday August 6, 2019

August 6: Day of the Week

August 6, 2019 was the 218th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 147 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.

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Here’s the August calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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August 6 Historical Event(s)

  • 1284
    The Republic of Pisa is defeated in the Battle of Meloria by the Republic of Genoa, thus losing its naval dominance in the Mediterranean.
  • 1845
    The Russian Geographical Society is founded in Saint Petersburg.
  • 1870
    Franco-Prussian War: the Battle of Wörth results in a decisive Prussian victory.
  • 1890
    At Auburn Prison in New York, murderer William Kemmler becomes the first person to be executed by electric chair.
  • 1915
    World War I: Battle of Sari Bair – the Allies mount a diversionary attack timed to coincide with a major Allied landing of reinforcements at Suvla Bay.
  • 1940
    Estonia was illegally annexed by the Soviet Union.
  • 1976
    Zulfikar Ali Bhutto lays the foundation stone of Port Qasim, Karachi.
  • 1990
    Gulf War: the United Nations Security Council orders a global trade embargo against Iraq in response to Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait.
  • 1991
    Tim Berners-Lee releases files describing his idea for the World Wide Web. WWW debuts as a publicly available service on the Internet.
  • 2008
    A military junta led by Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz stages a coup d'état in Mauritania, overthrowing president Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi.

Who were born on August 6?

  • 1180
    Emperor Go-Toba of Japan (d. 1239)
  • 1889
    George Kenney, American Air Force General (d. 1977)
  • 1926
    Clem Labine, American baseball player (d. 2007)
  • 1932
    Howard Hodgkin, British painter
  • 1933
    A. G. Kripal Singh, Indian cricketer (d. 1987)
  • 1934
    Piers Anthony, English writer
  • 1967
    Mike Greenberg, American sportscaster
  • 1971
    Scott Minto, English footballer
  • 1975
    Victor Zambrano, Venezuelan baseball player
  • 1980
    Seneca Wallace, American football player

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