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Wednesday August 7, 2019

August 7: Day of the Week

August 7, 2019 was the 219th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 146 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.

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

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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)

  • 461
    Roman Emperor Majorian is beheaded near the river Iria in north-west Italy following his arrest and deposition by the magister militum Ricimer .
  • 626
    The Avar and Slav armies leave the siege of Constantinople.
  • 1782
    George Washington orders the creation of the Badge of Military Merit to honor soldiers wounded in battle. It is later renamed to the more poetic Purple Heart.
  • 1879
    The opening of the Poor Man’s Palace in Manchester.
  • 1930
    The last confirmed lynching of blacks in the Northern United States occurs in Marion, Indiana. Two men, Thomas Shipp and Abram Smith, are killed.
  • 1938
    The Holocaust: The building of Mauthausen concentration camp begins.
  • 1974
    Philippe Petit performs a high wire act between the twin towers of the World Trade Center 1368 ft in the air.
  • 1978
    U.S. President Jimmy Carter declares a federal emergency at Love Canal due to toxic waste that had been negligently disposed of.
  • 1979
    Several tornadoes struck the city of Woodstock, Ontario, Canada and the surrounding communities.
  • 1999
    The Chechnya-based Islamic International Brigade invades the neighbouring Russian Republic of Dagestan.

Who were born on August 7?

  • 1742
    Nathanael Greene, American Revolutionary general (d. 1786)
  • 1925
    M. S. Swaminathan, Indian scientist
  • 1932
    Abebe Bikila, Ethiopian athlete (d. 1973)
  • 1948
    Marty Appel, American public relations executive and author
  • 1963
    Harold Perrineau Jr., American actor
  • 1977
    Charlotte Ronson, British fashion designer
  • 1978
    Jamey Jasta, American singer (Hatebreed)
  • 1978
    Vanness Wu, Taiwanese singer
  • 1980
    Tácio, Brazilian footballer
  • 1986
    Paul Biedermann, German swimmer

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