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Who was born on August 6? Who died on August 6? What is celebrated on August 6? Who famous was born on August 6?
Historical events of August 6 in Dorian’s Secrets: The Eternal Youth Magazine!

Ephemeris of August 6:

In the Gregorian Calendar, August 6 is the 218th
(Two-hundredth eighth) day of the year.

There are 147 days left until the end of 2021!

Quote of the Day…

Writing poetry after Auschwitz is an act of barbarism.

— Theodor Adorno
German philosopher (died August 6, 1969)

Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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August 6 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 953: in the monastery of San Pedro de Cardeña (Spain), Muslim troops martyr their 200 monks (who will be canonized in 1603).
  • 1456: in the Kingdom of Hungary, the Siege of Belgrade concludes with the victory of the Hungarian troops, with Serbian and crusader support, over the Ottoman Empire of Mehmed II.
  • 1479: in Quel (La Rioja) the Festival of Bread and Cheese is founded, one of the oldest pilgrimages in Spain whose uninterrupted celebration continues today.
  • 1538: in present-day Colombia, Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada founds Santa Fe de Bogotá, currently the capital of the country.
  • 1539: in present-day Colombia, Gonzalo Suárez Rendón founds Tunja, currently the capital of the department of Boyacá.
  • 1666: in Paris (France), Molière premiered his work The doctor with sticks.
  • 1776: in present-day Colombia, Antonio de la Torre y Miranda founded El Carmen de Bolivar, currently the capital of the Montes de María, located in the department of Bolívar.
  • 1791; Brandenburg Gate inauguration.
  • 1792: in Paris (France) 600 chosen republicans of Marseilles parade through the city singing a new song that will soon become a symbol of the French Revolution: La Marseillaise.
  • 1806: Francisco I of Austria decrees the suppression of the Holy Roman Empire, to prevent Napoleon Bonaparte from appropriating the title and the historical legitimacy that it entailed after his military victories.
  • 1811: in Spain, the Cortes of Cádiz decreed the abolition of all jurisdictional manors.
  • 1813: in Caracas (Venezuela) Simón Bolívar arrives in Caracas after having completed the Admirable Campaign.
  • 1824: in the battle of Junín (Peru), the forces of Simón Bolívar defeat the Spanish commanded by José de Canterac.
  • 1825: The liberator Simón Bolívar declares the independence of Bolivia, considered as a commemorative date for Bolivia.
  • 1851: the first steamship, the Prince, arrives in Montevideo (Uruguay) from Southampton. Thus the regular service between Europe and the Río de la Plata is established.
  • 1875: in the steps of the Presidential Palace (Palacio de Carondelet), in the city of Quito (Ecuador), the reelected president Gabriel García Moreno is assassinated.
  • 1890: in Auburn (New York) the first execution in the electric chair in history is carried out.
  • 1915: 240 km northeast of Warsaw (Poland), the German army attacks the 70 Russian soldiers inside the Osovets fortress with chemical weapons. When the 2,000 Germans entered the fortress, believing that the Russians were dead, they (with their clothes bloody from the effect of poison) counterattacked, filling the Germans with panic. The battle was known as “the attack of the dead.” There was no clear winner between the two sides.
  • 1919: in the town of Milpa Alta – then a municipality of the Federal District (Mexico) – Generals Manuel Palafox, Everardo González Beltrán and Tomás García, among others, proclaim the Plan of Milpa Alta.
  • 1926: in the United Kingdom, Gertrude Ederle becomes the first woman to swim across the English Channel.
  • 1927: in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Chile the executive decree that restores in that country the orthographic norms of the Royal Spanish Academy is published in replacement of the Spelling of Bello.
  • 1932: in Venice (Italy) the first film exhibition is inaugurated.
  • 1934: in Haiti, US troops withdraw from the island, which they had occupied since 1915. (They had been invaded bloody by orders of US President Woodrow Wilson).
  • 1945: in Hiroshima (Japan), the United States carries out the first atomic bombing in history, becoming the only country in the world in human history that has used atomic power over a civilian population. Days later it will carry out the second and last atomic bombing on Nagasaki.
  • 1949: in Chile, the cartoonist Pepo creates the comic strip series Condorito.
  • 1958: in Argentina, President Arturo Frondizi creates by decree Yacimiento Carboniferous Fiscales (YCF).
  • 1958: in the Enewetak Atoll (Marshall Islands, in the middle of the Pacific Ocean), the United States detonates its atomic bomb Fifteen, which is a fizzle (failed bomb) and does not produce a nuclear explosion.
  • 1959: in Argentina, President Arturo Frondizi – who won the elections thanks to the ban on the Peronist Party – declared the Communist Party illegal.
  • 1962: Jamaica becomes independent from the British Empire.
  • 1964: In the mountains of Nevada (United States), an American geography professor named Donald Currey (1934-2004) cuts “for research purposes” the long-lived pine Prometheus, which – at just over 5000 years old – was the oldest living organism on Earth. (See Methuselah tree).
  • 1982: Democracy is established in Bolivia when Hernán Siles Zuazo assumes the presidency of the Republic.
  • 1983: in Chile, the opposition parties form the Concertación de Partidos por la Democracia.
  • 1985: Víctor Paz Estenssoro assumes the presidency of Bolivia for the fourth and last time.
  • 1986: in the Peruvian city of Aucayacu (Leoncio Prado province), the Shining Path terrorist gang murders ten homosexuals, with the aim of intimidating the population.
  • 1989: Jaime Paz Zamora takes office as president of Bolivia.
  • 1991: At CERN, Tim Berners-Lee brings the first web server online.
  • 1993: Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada assumes the presidency of Bolivia for the first time.
  • 1997: Hugo Banzer assumes the presidency of Bolivia for the second and last time.
  • 2002: Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada assumes the presidency of Bolivia for the second and last time.
  • 2006: British driver Jenson Button achieves his first victory in Formula 1 and only for Honda as a constructor in the top flight.
  • 2008: Coup in Mauritania.
  • 2011: The riots begin in London after the death of Mark Duggan, a 29-year-old father of four, black, who was shot dead by the London Metropolitan Police.
  • 2012: NASA’s Curiosity rover lands on Mars. Among others, it carries the Rover Environmental Monitoring Station (REMS) instrument, the first Spanish-made instrument to reach Mars.
  • 2013: in a building in the center of the city of Rosario (Argentina), a gas leak causes an explosion that demolishes the building, leaving 21 dead and 62 injured.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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August 6 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 1180: Go-Toba, Japanese emperor (d. 1239).
  • 1619: Barbara Strozzi, Italian singer and composer (d. 1677).
  • 1638: Nicolas Malebranche, French philosopher (d. 1715).
  • 1644: Louise de La Vallière, French woman, lover of Louis XIV (d. 1710).
  • 1651: François Fénelon, French Catholic theologian, poet and writer (d. 1715).
  • 1666: Maria Sophia of Palatinate-Neoburg, German aristocrat (d. 1699).
  • 1697: Carlos VII, German aristocrat (d. 1745).
  • 1715: Luc de Clapiers, French writer (d. 1747).
  • 1756: Salvador Fidalgo, Spanish sailor (d. 1803).
  • 1766 – William Hyde Wollaston, British chemist (d. 1828).
  • 1768: Jean-Baptiste Bessières, French military man (d. 1813).
  • 1775: Louis XIX, French King (d. 1844).
  • 1775: Daniel O’Connell, Irish politician (d. 1847).
  • 1784: Heinrich Hössli, Swiss writer (d. 1864).
  • 1809: Alfred Tennyson, British poet (d. 1892).
  • 1817: Salvador Bermúdez de Castro, Spanish poet and historian (d. 1883).
  • 1827: José Manuel Marroquín, Colombian president (d. 1908).
  • 1837: Alberta Giménez, Majorcan nun (d. 1922).
  • 1844: Alfredo I, German King (d. 1900).
  • 1846: Anna Haining Bates, Canadian giant (d. 1888).
  • 1849: Lauro Villar, Mexican military (d. 1923)
  • 1857: Christian Wilhelm Allers, German painter (d. 1915).
  • 1861: Edith Roosevelt, American woman, wife of President Theodore Roosevelt (d. 1948).
  • 1868: Paul Claudel, French poet (d. 1955).
  • 1874: Charles Fort, American writer (d. 1932).
  • 1880: Hans Moser, Austrian actor (d. 1964).
  • 1880: Minnie Woolsey (Koo Koo the Bird Woman), circus performer (f.?).
  • 1881: Leo Carrillo, American actor (d. 1961).
  • 1881: Alexander Fleming, British biologist, discoverer of penicillin (d. 1955).
  • 1881: Lillian Albertson, American actress. (f. 1962)
  • 1881: Louella Parsons, American columnist (d. 1972).
  • 1888: Salvador Castaneda Castro, Salvadoran politician and military man (d. 1965).
  • 1888: Heinrich Schlusnus, German singer (d. 1952).
  • 1892: Hoot Gibson, American actor (d. 1962).
  • 1893: Charley Chase, actor, screenwriter and director of silent and sound films, of American origin.
  • 1895: Ernesto Lecuona, Cuban pianist and composer (d. 1963).
  • 1897: Andrés Eloy Blanco, Venezuelan lawyer, writer, poet, humorist and politician (d. 1955).
  • 1900: Cecil Howard Green, American geophysicist (d. 2002).
  • 1903: Juan de Ajuriaguerra, Spanish politician (d. 1978).
  • 1904: Jean Desses, Greek-Egyptian fashion designer (d. 1970).
  • 1904: Henry Iba, American basketball player and coach (d. 1993).
  • 1906: Cátulo Castillo, Argentine tango playwright, composer and lyricist (f. 1975).
  • 1908: Helen Hull Jacobs, American tennis player (d. 1997).
  • 1908: Will Lee, American actor (d. 1982).
  • 1908: Adoniran Barbosa, Brazilian artist (d. 1982).
  • 1910: Rosaura Revueltas, film and theater actress, dancer and Mexican writer (f. 1996).
  • 1910: Charles Crichton, English filmmaker
  • 1911: Lucille Ball, American actress (d. 1989).
  • 1916: Dom Mintoff, Maltese politician (d. 2012).
  • 1917: Robert Mitchum, American actor (f. 1997).
  • 1918: Salvador Cayetano Carpio, Salvadoran politician and trade unionist (f. 1983).
  • 1920: Ella Raines, American actress (d. 1988).
  • 1926: Frank Finlay, British actor (d. 2016).
  • 1927: Pepín Martín Vázquez, Spanish bullfighter (d. 2011).
  • 1928: Andy Warhol, American artist and filmmaker (d. 1987).
  • 1930: Fernando Karadima, former Chilean pedophile priest.
  • 1930: Abbey Lincoln, American jazz singer (d. 2010).
  • 1930: Ana María Pedroni, Argentine-Guatemalan writer (d. 2010).
  • 1931: Chalmers Johnson, American writer (d. 2010).
  • 1931: Héctor Pellegrini, Argentine actor (f. 1999).
  • 1932: Howard Hodgkin, British painter (d. 2017).
  • 1933: Ulrich Biesinger, German footballer (d. 2011).
  • 1933: Sheldon Adelson, American magnate (d. 2021).
  • 1934: Piers Anthony, British writer.
  • 1934: Chris Bonington, British mountaineer.
  • 1934: Landelino Lavilla, Spanish politician.
  • 1935: Octavio Getino, Spanish-Argentine filmmaker (d. 2012).
  • 1937: Baden Powell, Brazilian guitarist (f. 2000).
  • 1937: Charlie Haden, American jazz double bass player (d. 2014).
  • 1937: Barbara Windsor, British actress.
  • 1938: Paul Bartel, American actor (d. 2000).
  • 1942: George Jung, American drug trafficker.
  • 1942: Byard Lancaster, American saxophonist (d. 2012).
  • 1942: Francesc Pi de la Serra, Spanish singer in Catalan.
  • 1943: Jon Postel, American computer engineer (d. 1998).
  • 1946: Allan Holdsworth, British musician (d. 2017).
  • 1946: Roh Moo-hyun, South Korean president (d. 2009).
  • 1947: Mohammad Najibulá, Afghan president (d. 1996).
  • 1949: Dino Bravo, Italian-American wrestler (d. 1993).
  • 1950: Joaquín Morales Solá, Argentine journalist.
  • 1951: Catherine Hicks, American actress.
  • 1952: Vinnie Vincent, American guitarist, of the band Kiss.
  • 1952: Luis Uribe, Mexican actor.
  • 1956: Ricardo Jerez Hidalgo, Guatemalan soccer player.
  • 1957: Jim McGreevey, British politician.
  • 1957: Rita Terranova, Argentine actress.
  • 1960: Dale Ellis, American basketball player.
  • 1961: Carlos Segarra, Spanish singer and composer.
  • 1962: Marc Lavoine, French singer and actor.
  • 1962: Michelle Yeoh, Malay actress of Chinese origin.
  • 1963: Kevin Mitnick, American cracker.
  • 1963: Xurxo Borrazás, Spanish writer and translator.
  • 1963: Tomoyuki Dan, Japanese actor and voice actor (d. 2013).
  • 1964: Miguel Fuentes Azpiroz, Spanish soccer player and manager.
  • 1964: Gary Valenciano, Filipino singer-songwriter and actor.
  • 1964: Patricia Rivadeneira, Chilean actress
  • 1965: Yuki Kajiura, Japanese composer.
  • 1965: Juliane Köhler, German actress.
  • 1965: David Robinson, American basketball player.
  • 1969: Elliott Smith, American musician.
  • 1969: Alejandro Maclean, Spanish aerobatic pilot (d. 2010).
  • 1970: M. Night Shyamalan, Indian filmmaker.
  • 1970: Michelle Early, singer and American psychologist, nationalized Spanish.
  • 1971: Merrin Dungey, American actress.
  • 1972: Geri Halliwell, British singer, of the band Spice Girls.
  • 1972: Macaco (musician), Spanish singer.
  • 1973: Asia Carrera, American porn actress.
  • 1973: Vera Farmiga, American actress.
  • 1973: Stuart O’Grady, Australian cyclist.
  • 1974: Luis Vizcaíno, Dominican baseball player.
  • 1974: Alvin Williams, American basketball player.
  • 1975: Renate Götschl, Austrian skier.
  • 1976: Soleil Moon Frye, American actress.
  • 1976: Melissa George, Australian actress.
  • 1977: Jimmy Nielsen, Danish footballer.
  • 1977: Luciano Zavagno, Argentine footballer.
  • 1978: Marisa Miller, American model and actress.
  • 1978: Rolando Zárate, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1979: Francesco Bellotti, Italian cyclist.
  • 1979: Jaime Correa, Mexican soccer player.
  • 1979: Jorge Barbosa, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1981: Vitantonio Liuzzi, Italian racing driver.
  • 1981: José Ron, Mexican actor.
  • 1982: Adrianne Curry, American model.
  • 1982: Romola Garai, British actress and model.
  • 1982: Leandro Gracián, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1982: Anthony Obodai, Ghanaian footballer.
  • 1983: Robin van Persie, Dutch footballer.
  • 1984: Vedad Ibišević, Bosnian footballer.
  • 1985: Mickaël Delage, French cyclist.
  • 1985: Bafétimbi Gomis, French footballer.
  • 1985: Garrett Weber-Gale, American swimmer.
  • 1987: Gabriela Carrillo, model and film and television actress from the city of Pichucalco, Chiapas.
  • 1987: Aditya Narayan, Indian actor and singer.
  • 1987: Fernando Valverde Lara, Costa Rican soccer player.
  • 1987: Joran van der Sloot, Dutch assassin.
  • 1987: Francesco Caputo, Italian footballer.
  • 1988: Jared Murillo, American singer and dancer, of the band V Factory.
  • 1988: Simon Mignolet, Belgian footballer.
  • 1988: Spencer Matthews, British television personality.
  • 1990: JonBenét Ramsey, American beauty queen (d. 1996).
  • 1990: Douglas Pereira, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1992: Saori Ōnishi, Japanese voice actor.
  • 1993: Kaori Ishihara, Japanese pop singer, voice actress, idol and actress.
  • 1998: Jack Scanlon, British actor.
  • 2001: Ty Simpkins, American actor.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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August 6 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 258: Sixtus II, Roman pope (n. ¿?).
  • 523: Hormisdas, Roman pope (b. 450).
  • 1162: Ramón Berenguer IV, count of Barcelona (b. 1113).
  • 1195: Henry the Lion, Duke of Saxony and Bavaria (b. 1129).
  • 1221: Domingo de Guzmán, Spanish theologian and Catholic saint (b. 1170).
  • 1272: Stephen V, Hungarian King (b. 1239).
  • 1412: Margaret of Durazzo, queen consort of Naples (b. 1347).
  • 1414: Ladislaus I, Neapolitan king (b.1376).
  • 1458: Calixto III, Catholic Pope (b.1378).
  • 1623: Anne Hathaway, English woman (born 1555 or 1556), wife of William Shakespeare.
  • 1637: Ben Jonson, British writer (b. 1572).
  • 1657: Bohdán Khmelnytsky, hetaman of the Cossacks (b. 1595).
  • 1660: Diego Velázquez, Spanish painter (b. 1599).
  • 1694: Antoine Arnauld, French philosopher and mathematician (b. 1612).
  • 1753: Georg Wilhelm Richmann, Russian physicist (born 1711).
  • 1757: Ádám Mányoki, Hungarian painter (b.1673).
  • 1854: Pedro Alcántara de Somellera, Argentine lawyer and politician (b. 1774).
  • 1864: Mariano Valimaña y Abella, Spanish composer and writer (b. 1784).
  • 1875: Gabriel García Moreno, Ecuadorian president between 1859-1865 and 1869-1875 (b. 1821).
  • 1886: Antonio del Rey y Caballero, Spanish military and politician (b. 1814).
  • 1890 – William Kemmler, American criminal (b. 1860).
  • 1904: Eduard Hanslick, Austrian music critic (b. 1825).
  • 1906: Matilda de Baviera, Duchess of Bavaria (b. 1877).
  • 1911: Florentino Ameghino, Argentine paleontologist (b. 1854).
  • 1915: Daniel Verugian, Armenian poet. He dies assassinated. (b. 1884)
  • 1931 – Bix Beiderbecke, American jazz cornetist (b.1903).
  • 1936: Marcelino Valentín Gamazo, Spanish lawyer (b. 1879).
  • 1939: José Cabrera Díaz, Spanish journalist, essayist and speaker based in Cuba (b. 1875).
  • 1945: Richard Bong, American pilot (b.1920).
  • 1959: Preston Sturges, American theater director and playwright (b. 1898).
  • 1959: Alberto Vacarezza, Argentine sainetist and playwright (b. 1886).
  • 1960: Antonio Beltrán Casaña, Spanish politician and military man (b. 1897).
  • 1964: Cedric Hardwicke, British actor (b.1893).
  • 1966: José Benjamín Ábalos, Argentine doctor and politician (b. 1882).
  • 1966: Cordwainer Smith, American writer (b.1913).
  • 1969: Theodor Adorno, German philosopher and musicologist (b.1901).
  • 1973: Fulgencio Batista, Cuban military and dictator (b.1901).
  • 1973: Memphis Minnie, American singer (b. 1897).
  • 1975: Alfonso de Orleans, aristocrat and Spanish military aviator (b. 1886).
  • 1976: Gregor Piatigorsky, Russian-American cellist (b.1903).
  • 1978: Paul VI (Giovanni Montini), Italian pope (b. 1897).
  • 1978: Edward Durell Stone, American architect (b.1902).
  • 1979: Feodor Lynen, German biochemist, 1964 Nobel Prize winner for physiology or medicine (b.1911).
  • 1980: Rodolfo Crespi, Argentine actor (b.1921).
  • 1981: Corradino D’Ascanio, Italian engineer (b. 1891).
  • 1981: Mario Untersteiner, classical philologist and historian of Italian philosophy (b. 1899).
  • 1982: Francisco Íñiguez, Spanish architect (b.1901).
  • 1983: Klaus Nomi, German singer (b.1944).
  • 1985: Forbes Burnham, Guyana politician (b.1923).
  • 1986: Emilio Fernández, Mexican actor and filmmaker (b.1904).
  • 1990: Carlos Iniesta Cano, Spanish military man (b.1908).
  • 1990: Jacques Soustelle, French anthropologist (b.1912).
  • 1993: Oscar Casco, Argentine actor (b.1923).
  • 1994: Domenico Modugno, Italian singer and composer (b. 1928).
  • 1994: Giovanni Spadolini, Italian politician (b.1925).
  • 1996: Emilio Rodríguez Zapico, Spanish Formula 1 driver (b. 1944).
  • 1996: Hernán Siles Zuazo, Bolivian president between 1956-1960 and 1982-1985 (b.1914).
  • 1998: André Weil, French mathematician (b.1906).
  • 1998: Todor Zhivkov, Bulgarian politician (b.1911).
  • 2001: Jorge Amado, Brazilian writer (b.1912).
  • 2001: Wilhelm Mohnke, German military man (b.1911).
  • 2002: Edsger Dijkstra, Dutch computer scientist (b.1930).
  • 2002: Amado Sapag, Argentine businessman and politician (b. 1921).
  • 2003: Roberto Marinho, Brazilian businessman (b.1904).
  • 2004: Rick James, American musician (b. 1948).
  • 2004: Argentino Ledesma, Argentine singer (b. 1928).
  • 2004: Juan Carlos Migliavacca, Argentine painter (b.1915).
  • 2005: Ibrahim Ferrer, Cuban singer (b.1927).
  • 2007: Heinz Barth, Nazi German SS officer (b.1920).
  • 2007: Atle Selberg, Norwegian mathematician (b.1917).
  • 2009: Riccardo Cassin, Italian mountaineer (b.1909).
  • 2009: Willy DeVille, American singer (born 1950).
  • 2009: Antonia Ferrín Moreiras, Galician mathematician and astronomer (b. 1914).
  • 2009: John Hughes, American filmmaker (b.1950).
  • 2009: Lola Lemos, Spanish actress (b. 1913) .3
  • 2009: Macario Matus, Mexican poet and journalist (b.1943).
  • 2010: Miguel Allamand, Chilean engineer, businessman and politician (b. 1925) .4
  • 2010: Tony Judt, British historian, writer and professor (b. 1948) .5
  • 2012: Celso Blues Boy, Brazilian singer, songwriter and guitarist.
  • 2012: Richard Cragun, American dancer (b.1944).
  • 2012: Marvin Hamlisch, American composer (b.1944).
  • 2012: Robert Hughes, Australian writer (b.1938).
  • 2012: Bernard Lovell, British physicist and astronomer (b. 1913).
  • 2012: Mark O’Donnell, American playwright (b.1954).
  • 2012: Ruggiero Ricci, American violinist (b.1918).
  • 2012: Dan Roundfield, American basketball player (b.1953).
  • 2015: Narciso Lico Carrillo, Mexican musician and composer (b.1956).
  • 2017ː Betty Cuthbert, Australian athlete and sprinter (b.1938).
  • 2018: Joël Robuchon, French chef (b.1945).
  • 2019: Luis Ruiz de Gopegui, Spanish physicist and writer (b.1929).
  • 2020: Bernard Stiegler, French philosopher (b.1952).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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August 6 – A Day as Today – Celebration

  • Argentina: Agricultural Education Day: since 1959 this day is dedicated to agricultural education, the agricultural engineer and the veterinarian. On this same date, in 1883, the government of Buenos Aires, under the government of Dardo Rocha, created the Higher Veterinary Institute.
  • Bolivia: Independence Day.
  • Colombia: Foundations of Bogotá, Tunja and El Carmen de Bolívar.
  • El Salvador: Festivities of San Salvador and El Salvador
  • Jamaica: Independence Day.
  • Japan: Commemorative Ceremony for Peace in Hiroshima.
  • Mexico: Festivities in Ocotepec and Malinalco.
  • Peru: Nutritionist Day.

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today” / Image Credit: Peter H

August 6 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Transfiguration of the Lord
  • Saint Claudia of Rome (martyr)
  • Saint Hormisda (Pope)
  • Saint Justus of Complutum
  • Blessed Carlos López Vidal
  • Blessed Scelino
  • Blessed Maria Francisca de Jesús Rubatto
  • Blessed Octavian of Savona
  • Blessed Thaddeus Dulny

What Sign of the Zodiac Rules those Born “A Day as Today”?

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August 6 – A Day as Today – Zodiac Sign

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Famous & Celebrities People Born “A Day as Today”

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August 6 – A Day as Today – Today’s Famous Birthdays

  • 1934 – Piers Anthony, British writer.
  • 1934 – Chris Bonington, British mountaineer.
  • 1934 – Landelino Lavilla, Spanish politician.
  • 1935 – Octavio Getino, Spanish-Argentine filmmaker (d. 2012).
  • 1937 – Baden Powell, Brazilian guitarist (f. 2000).
  • 1937 – Charles Haden, American jazz double bass player.
  • 1937 – Barbara Windsor, British actress.
  • 1938 – Paul Bartel, American actor (d. 2000).
  • 1942 – George Jung, American drug dealer.
  • 1942 – Byard Lancaster, American saxophonist (d. 2012).
  • 1942 – Francesc Pi de la Serra, Spanish singer in Catalan.
  • 1943 – Jon Postel, American computer engineer (d. 1998).
  • 1946 – Allan Holdsworth, British musician.
  • 1946 – Roh Moo-hyun, South Korean president.
  • 1947 – Mohammad Najibulá, Afghan president.
  • 1949 – Dino Bravo, Italian-American wrestler (d. 1993).
  • 1951 – Catherine Hicks, American actress.
  • 1952 – Vinnie Vincent, American guitarist, of the band Kiss.
  • 1957 – Jim McGreevey, British politician.
  • 1957 – Rita Terranova, Argentine actress.
  • 1960 – Dale Ellis, American basketball player.
  • 1962 – Marc Lavoine, French singer and actor.
  • 1962 – Michelle Yeoh, Malay actress of Chinese origin.
  • 1963 – Kevin Mitnick, American cracker.
  • 1964 – Miguel Fuentes Azpiroz, Spanish soccer player and manager.
  • 1964 – Gary Valenciano, Filipino singer-songwriter and actor.
  • 1965 – Yuki Kajiura, Japanese composer.
  • 1965 – Juliane Köhler, German actress.
  • 1965 – David Robinson, American basketball player.
  • 1969 – Elliott Smith, American musician.
  • 1969 – Alejandro Maclean, Spanish aerobatic pilot (d. 2010).
  • 1970 – M. Night Shyamalan, Indian filmmaker.
  • 1971 – Merrin Dungey, American actress.
  • 1972 – Geri Halliwell, British singer, of the band Spice Girls.
  • 1973 – Asia Carrera, American porn actress.
  • 1973 – Vera Farmiga, American actress.
  • 1973 – Stuart O’Grady, Australian cyclist.
  • 1974 – Luis Vizcaíno, Dominican baseball player.
  • 1974 – Alvin Williams, American basketball player.
  • 1975 – Renate Götschl, Austrian skier.
  • 1976 – Soleil Moon Frye, American actress.
  • 1976 – Melissa George, Australian actress.
  • 1977 – Jimmy Nielsen, Danish footballer.
  • 1977 – Luciano Zavagno, Argentine footballer.
  • 1978 – Marisa Miller, American model and actress.
  • 1979 – Francesco Bellotti, Italian cyclist.
  • 1979 – Jaime Correa, Mexican soccer player.
  • 1979 – Megumi Okina, Japanese actress and singer.
  • 1981 – Vitantonio Liuzzi, Italian racing driver.
  • 1981 – Travie McCoy, American rapper, of the band Gym Class Heroes.
  • 1982 – Adrianne Curry, American model.
  • 1982 – Romola Garai, British actress and model.
  • 1983 – Robin van Persie, Dutch footballer.
  • 1984 – Vedad Ibišević, Bosnian footballer.
  • 1985 – Mickaël Delage, French cyclist.
  • 1985 – Bafétimbi Gomis, French footballer.
  • 1985 – Garrett Weber-Gale, American swimmer.
  • 1987 – Aditya Narayan, Indian actor and singer.
  • 1987 – Fernando Valverde Lara, Costa Rican soccer player.
  • 1987 – Joran van der Sloot, Dutch assassin.
  • 1988 – Jared Murillo, American singer and dancer, of the band V Factory.
  • 1990 – JonBenét Ramsey, American beauty queen (d. 1996).
  • 1998 – Jack Scanlon, British actor.
  • 1999 – Josias Valverde Samame, Alan Wake’s player.

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