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Friday August 7, 2020

August 7: Day of the Week

August 7, 2020 is the 220th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 146 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 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)

  • 626
    The Avar and Slav armies leave the siege of Constantinople.
  • 936
    Coronation of King Otto I of Germany.
  • 1819
    Simón Bolívar triumphs over Spain in the Battle of Boyacá.
  • 1890
    Anna Månsdotter becomes the last woman in Sweden to be executed, for the 1889 Yngsjö murder.
  • 1933
    The Simele massacre: The Iraqi Government slaughters over 3,000 Assyrians in the village of Sumail. The day becomes known as Assyrian Martyrs Day.
  • 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.
  • 1959
    Explorer program: Explorer 6 launches from the Atlantic Missile Range in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
  • 1959
    The Lincoln Memorial design on the U.S. penny goes into circulation. It replaces the “sheaves of wheat” design, and was minted until 2008.
  • 1998
    The United States embassy bombings in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Nairobi, Kenya kill approximately 212 people.
  • 2007
    Barry Bonds of the San Francisco Giants breaks baseball great Hank Aaron’s record by hitting his 756th home run.

Who were born on August 7?

  • 1877
    Ulrich Salchow, Swedish figure skater (d. 1949)
  • 1943
    Alain Corneau, French film director {d. 2010}
  • 1948
    Marty Appel, American public relations executive and author
  • 1950
    Alan Keyes, American diplomat and political activist
  • 1952
    Alexei Sayle, British comedian
  • 1957
    Caroline Aaron, American actress
  • 1960
    Jacquie O'Sullivan, British singer (Bananarama)
  • 1974
    Michael Shannon, American actor
  • 1975
    Hans Matheson, Scottish Actor
  • 1975
    Vanessa Stacey, New Zealand actress

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