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Holidays, Observances of Special Day & National Day on August 7
Find out about important past events, festivals, funny, weird, national days, special days & Holidays happening around the world in different countries on this day
- 219th day of the Gregorian Calendar
- Western Zodiac- Leo
- National Lighthouse Day
- Aged Care Employee Day
- Professional Speakers Day
- Particularly Preposterous Packing Day
- Battle of Boyaca Day- Colombia
Past events and historical events on August 7
- 2008-War Between Russia and Georgia Breaks Out when conflict began over South Ossetia and Abkhazia, two breakaway regions of Georgia.
- 1998-Bomb attacks in American embassies in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Nairobi, Kenya kill over 200 people.
- 1990-Operation Desert Shield is launched by President George Herbert Walker Bush after Iraq invades Kuwait.
- 1978-Vatican Pope Paul VI Dies at the age of 80
- 1974-Daredevil who is French high-wire artist Philippe Petit Walks a High Wire Between Twin Towers of the World Trade Center.
- 1964-The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution authorizes President Lyndon B. Johnson to employ more military force in Southeast Asia without Congress declaring war.
- 1960-The West African country Ivory Coast Independence.
- 1960 -About 200 black protesters Over White Only Restaurants in Oklahoma city
- 1947-Polynesia Kon-Tiki Expedition crashed into a reef in at Raroia in the Tuamotu Islands.
- 1782-George Washington Institutes the Purple Heart, a military decoration for those wounded or killed while serving in the United States Armed Forces as a result of enemy action
Famous Personalities & Celebrities Birthday on August 7
Famous Celebrities birthdays on 7th August– Malavika Mohanan, M. S. Swaminathan, Shivin Narang, David Rasche, Rodney Crowell, Wayne Knight, Bruce Dickinson, Alberto Salazar, Robert Mueller, John Glover, David Duchovny, Sachiin J. Joshi, Rajmohan Gandhi, Abanindranath Tagore, Keshto Mukherjee and Harold Perrineau.
- 1994-Taissa Farmiga-American actress
- 1991-Mike Trout-American professional baseball player
- 1989-DeMar Darnell DeRozan-American professional basketball player
- 1987 Sidney Crosby-Canadian ice hockey player
- 1975-David Hicks-Australian alleged terrorist
- 1975-Charlize Theron-South African actress, model
- 1958-Bruce Dickinson-English guitarist, actor, singer-songwriter
- 1876-Mata Hari-Dutch spy
FAQ / People Also
1. Which Day is 7th August 2023?
- 7th August is Monday
- 219th day of the Gregorian calendar
- Western Zodiac- Leo
2. Special Day on August 7?
- In 2015, the Union government declared August 7 National Handloom Day to honor the Swadeshi Andolan, which began on that date in 1905. The initiative encouraged Indians to wear domestically made clothes instead of foreign ones.
- In Colombia, on August 7 of each year, a holiday known as “The Battle of Boyaca Day” is observed in order to remember the battle of Boyaca in 1819 and the significance it played in the fight for South American independence.
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