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Tuesday August 6, 2019

August 6: Day of the Week

August 6, 2019 is the 218th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 147 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is 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.
  • 1538
    Bogotá, Colombia, is founded by Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada.
  • 1661
    The Treaty of The Hague is signed by Portugal and the Dutch Republic.
  • 1787
    Sixty proof sheets of the Constitution of the United States are delivered to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia.
  • 1862
    American Civil War: the Confederate ironclad Ship CSS is scuttled on the Mississippi River after suffering damage in a battle with USS Essex near Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • 1914
    World War I: Serbia declares war on Germany; Austria declares war on Russia.
  • 1926
    Gertrude Ederle becomes the first woman to swim across the English Channel.
  • 1945
    World War II: Hiroshima is devastated when the atomic bomb “Little Boy” is dropped by the United States B-29 Enola Gay. Around 70,000 people are killed instantly, and some tens of thousands die in subsequent years from burns and radiation poisoning.
  • 1965
    US President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act of 1965 into law.
  • 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?

  • 1895
    Ernesto Lecuona, Cuban pianist and composer (d. 1963)
  • 1924
    Samuel Bowers, American murder and Ku Klux Klan leader (d. 2006)
  • 1926
    Elisabeth Beresford, British author and creator of The Wombles (d. 2010)
  • 1926
    János Rózsás, Hungarian writer
  • 1929
    Mike Elliott (saxophonist), Jamaican born ska, pop, jazz musician
  • 1929
    Roch La Salle, Canadian politician (d. 2007)
  • 1963
    Charles Ingram, British game show contestant
  • 1965
    Juliane Köhler, German actress
  • 1967
    Archbishop Alexy Bondarenko, Ukrainian-born American theologian
  • 1971
    Piyal Wijetunge, Sri Lankan cricketer

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