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Friday August 7, 2020

August 7: Day of the Week

August 7, 2020 was the 220th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 146 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.

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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)

  • 1714
    The Battle of Gangut: the first important victory of the Russian Navy.
  • 1794
    U.S. President George Washington invokes the Militia Law of 1792 to suppress the Whiskey Rebellion in western Pennsylvania.
  • 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.
  • 1960
    Côte d'Ivoire becomes independent.
  • 1964
    Prometheus, a bristlecone pine and the world’s oldest tree, is cut down.
  • 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.
  • 1967
    Vietnam War: the People’s Republic of China agrees to give North Vietnam an undisclosed amount of aid in the form of a grant.
  • 1970
    California judge Harold Haley is taken hostage in his courtroom and killed during in an effort to free George Jackson from police custody.
  • 1974
    Philippe Petit performs a high wire act between the twin towers of the World Trade Center 1368 ft in the air.
  • 1976
    Viking program: Viking 2 enters orbit around Mars.

Who were born on August 7?

  • 1560
    Elizabeth Báthory, Hungarian countess and serial killer (d. 1614)
  • 1868
    Ladislaus Bortkiewicz, Russian mathematician (d. 1931)
  • 1918
    Gordon Zahn, American sociologist and pacifist (d. 2007)
  • 1925
    M. S. Swaminathan, Indian scientist
  • 1970
    Eric Namesnik, American swimmer (d. 2006)
  • 1971
    Dominic Cork, England cricketer
  • 1971
    Sydney Penny, American actress
  • 1974
    Michael Shannon, American actor
  • 1975
    Koray Candemir, Turkish singer
  • 1983
    Andriy Hryvko, Ukrainian cyclist

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