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Thursday August 6, 2020

August 6: Day of the Week

August 6, 2020 is the 219th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 147 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.

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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)

  • 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: First Battle of the Atlantic – two days after the United Kingdom had declared war on Germany over the German invasion of Belgium, ten German U-boats leave their base in Helgoland to attack Royal Navy warships in the North Sea.
  • 1914
    World War I: Serbia declares war on Germany; Austria declares war on Russia.
  • 1942
    Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands becomes the first reigning queen to address a joint session of the United States Congress.
  • 1956
    After going bankrupt in 1955, the American broadcaster DuMont Television Network makes its final broadcast, a boxing match from St. Nicholas Arena in New York in the Boxing from St. Nicholas Arena series.
  • 1965
    US President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act of 1965 into law.
  • 1966
    Braniff Airlines Flight 250 crashes in Falls City, NE killing all 42 on board.
  • 1986
    A low-pressure system that redeveloped off the New South Wales coast dumps a record 328 millimeters (13 inches) of rain in a day on Sydney.
  • 1988
    The Tompkins Square Park Police Riot in New York City spurs a reform of the NYPD, held responsible for the event.
  • 2001
    Erwadi fire incident, 28 mentally ill persons tied to chain were burnt to death at a faith based institution at Erwadi, Tamil Nadu.

Who were born on August 6?

  • 1644
    Louise de la Vallière, French mistress of Louis XIV of France (d. 1710)
  • 1923
    Jess Collins, American artist (d. 2004)
  • 1949
    Clarence Richard Silva, American Catholic Bishop of Honolulu
  • 1951
    Catherine Hicks, American actress
  • 1955
    Gregory Bryant-Bey, American convicted murderer (d. 2008)
  • 1962
    Marc Lavoine, French singer and actor
  • 1971
    Merrin Dungey, American actress
  • 1973
    Max Kellerman, American sportscaster
  • 1977
    Leandro Amaral, Brazilian footballer
  • 1982
    Adrianne Curry, American model and reality television personality

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