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August 6th, 2021.

August 6th, 2021, was a Friday. It was day 218 of 2021. The decade was the 2020s.

3 months and 26 days have passed since August 6th, 2021.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.

On this day.

What happened on August 6th, 2021?

  • The Taliban begins to capture provincial capitals in Afghanistan.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 3 months and 26 days have passed since August 6th, 2021.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 31 of 2021.
  • Leap Year: 2021 is NOT a leap year.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1628204400.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around August 6th, 2021.

  • July 7th, 2021: Haitian president Jovenel Moïse is assassinated by gunmen at his residence in Pétion-Ville.
  • July 9th, 2021: Protests begin in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal after former president Jacob Zuma is arrested.
  • July 10th, 2021: UFC 264: Conor McGregor loses against Dustin Poirier after breaking his leg.
  • July 11th, 2021: Italy win the Euro 2020 final after defeating England on penalties.
  • July 14th, 2021: Flash floods hit Germany following heavy rain.
  • July 14th, 2021: The German city of Hagen declares a state of emergency after the Volme river begins to overflow its banks.
  • July 15th, 2021: Residents of the Belgium city of Liège are evacuated due to concerns that the River Meuse could burst its banks.
  • July 16th, 2021: Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian photojournalist Danish Siddiqui is killed in Afghanistan.
  • July 16th, 2021: Rapper Biz Markie passes away at the age of 57.
  • July 16th, 2021: A heatwave hits Ireland.
  • July 19th, 2021: Freedom Day: Mask wearing rules and other COVID-19 restrictions such as bar capacity limits are lifted in the United Kingdom.
  • July 20th, 2021: The Milwaukee Bucks win the 2021 NBA Finals after they defeat the Phoenix Suns 4-2.
  • July 23rd, 2021: The 2020 Summer Olympics kick off in Tokyo, Japan.
  • July 26th, 2021: Slipknot co-founder and former drummer Joey Jordison passes away at the age of 46.
  • July 26th, 2021: Rapper DaBaby receives backlash for homophobic remarks that he made while performing at the Rolling Loud Miami Festival.
  • July 28th, 2021: ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill passes away at the age of 72.
  • August 5th, 2021: Soccer: Barcelona announce that Lionel Messi will not be staying with the club.
  • This date: August 6th, 2021
  • August 10th, 2021: Soccer: Lionel Messi joins French side Paris Saint-Germain.
  • August 12th, 2021: Soccer: Romelu Lukaku rejoins Chelsea in a £97.5 million transfer.
  • August 12th, 2021: Missing person case: Police in Utah encounter Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie following a physical altercation between the pair.
  • August 14th, 2021: The Taliban captures seven provincial capital cities in Afghanistan.
  • August 14th, 2021: A magnitude 7.2 earthquake strikes Haiti.
  • August 15th, 2021: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani leaves the country after the Taliban reaches Kabul.
  • August 18th, 2021: British comedian Sean Lock dies from cancer at the age of 58.
  • August 18th, 2021: New Zealand goes into a nationwide lockdown after a case of the Delta variant is detected in the community in Auckland.
  • August 19th, 2021: OnlyFans announces that it is banning explicit content.
  • August 21st, 2021: American conservative talk radio host and "vaccine skeptic" Phil Valentine dies from COVID-19 at the age of 61.
  • August 23rd, 2021: The FDA approves the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.
  • August 23rd, 2021: Millie Court and Liam Reardon win the 2021 season of Love Island.
  • August 23rd, 2021: Andrew Cuomo resigns as the governor of New York following numerous allegations of sexual misconduct.
  • August 24th, 2021: The Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts passes away at the age of 80.
  • August 24th, 2021: Kathy Hochul becomes the new governor of New York following the resignation of Andrew Cuomo.
  • August 25th, 2021: OnlyFans cancels its plans to ban explicit content.
  • August 26th, 2021: Soccer: Manchester City left-back Benjamin Mendy is charged with rape and sexual assault.
  • August 26th, 2021: At least 182 people, including 13 US service members, are killed by a suicide bombing at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan.
  • August 26th, 2021: Rapper Kanye West brings out Marilyn Manson and DaBaby during the third listening party for his upcoming album "Donda".
  • August 27th, 2021: Soccer: Cristiano Ronaldo agrees to return to Manchester United.
  • August 29th, 2021: Rapper Kanye West releases his album "Donda".
  • August 30th, 2021: The last plane carrying Americans leaves Afghanistan.
  • September 1st, 2021: The World Health Organization states that it is monitoring a new coronavirus variant known as "Mu".
  • September 1st, 2021: Social news website Reddit bans the misinformation subreddit "NoNewNormal".
  • September 2nd, 2021: It is announced that the FTC is investigating why McDonald's ice cream machines are "always broken".
  • September 2nd, 2021: The US Supreme Court refuses to block Texas' new abortion law in 5-4 decision.
  • September 3rd, 2021: Drake releases his album "Certified Lover Boy".
  • September 5th, 2021: Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding passes away from breast cancer at the age of 39.
  • September 5th, 2021: Health authorities halt an international soccer game between Brazil and Argentina after four Argentinian players break quarantine rules.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 6th, 2021, will have the star sign Leo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2021 is the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: August 6th, 2021 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Birth flower (August): The Gladiolus and the Poppy.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

Black-ish
Black-ish
A sitcom about an upper class African-American family.

The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead
Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Medical drama television series.

Kids' TV shows on August 6th, 2021.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2021.

The Loud House
The Loud House

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry

Popular toys and games in 2021.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2021.

The PlayStation 5
The PlayStation 5

The Xbox Series X
The Xbox Series X

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on August 6th.

Andy Warhol

American artist. Deceased
Born on August 6th, 1928
He was not alive on this date.

Geri Halliwell

Spice Girls.
Born on August 6th, 1972
She turned 49 on this day in 2021.

Robin van Persie

Dutch soccer player.
Born on August 6th, 1983
He turned 38 on this day in 2021.

JonBenét Ramsey

American child beauty queen. Deceased
Born on August 6th, 1990
She was not alive on this date.

Nessa Barrett

Internet personality.
Born on August 6th, 2002
She turned 19 on this day in 2021.

US President.

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on August 6th, 2021.

UK Prime Minister.

Boris Johnson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 6th, 2021.

Irish Taoiseach.

Micheál Martin was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on August 6th, 2021 was most likely conceived around November 13th, 2020.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 6th, 2021 is close to April 29th, 2022.

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about August 6th, 2021.

  • A total of 117 days have passed since this date.
  • 16 weeks have passed.
  • 10,112,400 seconds have passed since the August 6th, 2021.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 11,797,800 times.
  • Since August 6th, 2021, the earth has travelled approximately 5,217,998,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 1,685,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 869,666 steps. That's about 387 miles!
  • Since this date, 121,349 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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