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Friday August 6, 2021

August 6: Day of the Week

August 6, 2021 is the 218th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 147 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.

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

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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)

  • 1538
    Bogotá, Colombia, is founded by Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada.
  • 1787
    Sixty proof sheets of the Constitution of the United States are delivered to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia.
  • 1806
    Francis II, the last Holy Roman Emperor, abdicates ending the Holy Roman Empire.
  • 1825
    Bolivia gains independence from Spain.
  • 1890
    At Auburn Prison in New York, murderer William Kemmler becomes the first person to be executed by electric chair.
  • 1917
    World War I: Battle of Mărăşeşti between the Romanian and German armies begins.
  • 1926
    Gertrude Ederle becomes the first woman to swim across the English Channel.
  • 1926
    In New York City, the Warner Brothers’ Vitaphone system premieres with the movie Don Juan starring John Barrymore.
  • 1930
    Judge Joseph Force Crater steps into a taxi in New York and disappears never to be seen again.
  • 1966
    Braniff Airlines Flight 250 crashes in Falls City, NE killing all 42 on board.

Who were born on August 6?

  • 1765
    Petros Mavromichalis, Greek leader in the Greek War of Independence and Prime Minister of Greece (d. 1848)
  • 1883
    Scott Nearing, American writer and educator (d. 1983)
  • 1908
    Helen Jacobs, American tennis player (d. 1997)
  • 1926
    Norman Wexler, American screenwriter (d. 1999)
  • 1938
    Peter Bonerz, American actor
  • 1941
    Ray Culp, American baseball player
  • 1957
    Jim McGreevey, American politician
  • 1980
    Wilber Pan, American-born Taiwanese singer and actor
  • 1983
    C. J. Mosley, American football player
  • 1986
    Reby Sky, American glamour model, radio & television personality, dancer and professional wrestler

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