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Saturday August 7, 2021

August 7: Day of the Week

August 7, 2021 was the 219th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 146 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.

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

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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 7: This Day in History

The Northern Hemisphere is considered to be halfway through its summer and the Southern Hemisphere half way through its winter on this day.

August 7 Historical Event(s)

  • 1420
    Construction of the dome of Santa Maria del Fiore begins in Florence.
  • 1714
    The Battle of Gangut: the first important victory of the Russian Navy.
  • 1791
    United States troops destroy the Miami town of Kenapacomaqua near the site of present-day Logansport, Indiana in the Northwest Indian War.
  • 1819
    Simón Bolívar triumphs over Spain in the Battle of Boyacá.
  • 1944
    IBM dedicates the first program-controlled calculator, the Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator (known best as the Harvard Mark I).
  • 1947
    The Bombay Municipal Corporation formally takes over the Bombay Electric Supply and Transport (BEST).
  • 1947
    Thor Heyerdahl’s balsa wood raft the Kon-Tiki, smashes into the reef at Raroia in the Tuamotu Islands after a 101-day, 7000 km journey across the Pacific Ocean in an attempt to prove that pre-historic peoples could have traveled from South America.
  • 1965
    The infamous first party between Ken Kesey’s Merry Pranksters and motorcycle gang the Hells Angels takes place at Kesey’s estate in La Honda, California introducing psychedelics to the gang world and forever linking the hippie movement to the Hell’s Angels.
  • 1978
    U.S. President Jimmy Carter declares a federal emergency at Love Canal due to toxic waste that had been negligently disposed of.
  • 1998
    The United States embassy bombings in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Nairobi, Kenya kill approximately 212 people.

Who were born on August 7?

  • 1560
    Elizabeth Báthory, Hungarian countess and serial killer (d. 1614)
  • 1844
    Auguste Michel-Lévy, French geologist (d. 1911)
  • 1867
    Emil Nolde, German painter (d. 1956)
  • 1877
    Ulrich Salchow, Swedish figure skater (d. 1949)
  • 1879
    Johannes Kotze, South African cricketer (d. 1931)
  • 1884
    Billie Burke, American actress (d. 1970)
  • 1945
    Alan Page, American football player and Minnesota Supreme Court justice
  • 1982
    Marco Melandri, Italian motorcycle racer
  • 1982
    Yana Klochkova, Ukrainian swimmer
  • 1987
    Rouven Sattelmaier, German footballer

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