August 6: Zodiac, Trivia, Birthdays and Holidays

August 6th marks the 218th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 219th in case of leap years). There are 147 days remaining until the end of the year. People born on this day are under the sign of Leo. Famous birthdays on this day include Andy Warhol (1928), Marc Lavoine (1962) and Sofia Essaïdi (1984).
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Trivia and Events

What happened on August 6th in history? Here’s the historical highlights:

  • Aug 6th, 2018 2018 European heatwave: Nine people are killed in a heat wave that hit Spain. (Publico: Seven people are killed by a heat wave in Genoa.
  • Aug 6th, 2017 Boko Haram: 11 people are killed by gunmen in an attack on St Phillip's Catholic Church, Ozubulu, Nigeria's Anambra State.
  • Aug 6th, 2016 Syrian civil war: The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights claims 10 people were killed in an attack on a hospital in Milis, Syria's Idlib Province.
  • Aug 6th, 2015 Afghanistan War (2001-present: A suicide bomber injures 12 people in Pul-i-Alam, Logar Province.
  • Aug 6th, 2014 Syrian Civil War: Saudi Arabia gives Lebanon US$1 Billion to aid in the conflict with self-declared terrorist fighters near the border with Syria.
  • Aug 6th, 2013 2013 India-Pakistan border incident: Five Indian Army soldiers were killed in an attack at the Pakistan border in Jammu and Kashmir.
  • Aug 6th, 2012 ''Curiosity'', the Mars Science Laboratory mission's rover, successfully lands on Mars.ref name=MarsScienceLaboratory
  • Aug 6th, 2011 2011 Syrian uprising: The Gulf Co-operation Council urges an end to the ampquotbloodshedampquot in Syria, and calls for reforms.
  • Aug 6th, 2010 The controversial ContactPoint database of children is being discontinued by the incoming coalition government in the United Kingdom.
  • Aug 6th, 2009 Rosa Gumataotao Rios swears in as the 43rd US Treasurer.
  • Aug 6th, 2008 Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, a military junta, organizes a coup d’etat in Mauritania to overthrow Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi.
  • Aug 6th, 2007 American Home Mortgage files for bankruptcy

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