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Sunday August 7, 2022

August 7: Day of the Week

August 7, 2022 is the 219th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 146 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.

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

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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 .
  • 1679
    The brigantine Le Griffon, commissioned by René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, is towed to the south-eastern end of the Niagara River, to become the first ship to sail the upper Great Lakes of North America.
  • 1714
    The Battle of Gangut: the first important victory of the Russian Navy.
  • 1909
    Alice Huyler Ramsey and three friends become the first women to complete a transcontinental auto trip, taking 59 days to travel from New York City to San Francisco.
  • 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.
  • 1966
    Race riots occur in Lansing, Michigan.
  • 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.
  • 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?

  • 1879
    Johannes Kotze, South African cricketer (d. 1931)
  • 1904
    Ralph Bunche, American diplomat, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1971)
  • 1942
    Caetano Veloso, Brazilian musician
  • 1948
    Marty Appel, American public relations executive and author
  • 1949
    Walid Jumblatt, Lebanese political leader
  • 1963
    Harold Perrineau Jr., American actor
  • 1975
    Charlize Theron, South African actress
  • 1982
    Marco Melandri, Italian motorcycle racer
  • 1987
    Mustapha Dumbuya, English footballer
  • 1990
    Josh Franceschi, English singer-songwriter

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