August 6

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August 13, 2022

August 6th is the 218th day of the year (219th day in leap years) in the Gregorian solar calendar. As of today, there are still 147 days left in that year.

Event

1806 - Emperor Franz II of the Holy Roman Empire abdicates. 1825 - Bolivia gains independence from Peru. 1914 - Siam was declared neutral in World War I. 1945 - The United States dropped a nuclear bomb (Little Boy) on Hiroshima. Japan Causing 80,000 deaths immediately. By the end of the year, another 60,000 people died from radiation exposure. The total death toll is estimated to be around 200,000. 1962 - Jamaica gains independence from England. 1990 - Persian Gulf War: United Nations Security Council. Ordering worldwide trade sanctions against Iraq in response to the invasion of Kuwait 1991 - Tim Berners-Lee Publish a file that describes the concept of "World Wide Web" 1996 - NASA announces the discovery of evidence of life forms in meteorite ALH 84001. 1997 - A Boeing 747-300 of Korean Air Flight 801 crashes in the jungles of Guam. while heading to the airport resulting in the deaths of 228 people. 2001 - President George W. Bush receives a daily summary warning that Osama bin Laden may soon attack the United States. 2002 - Attacks on Hindu pilgrims on a pilgrimage in Kashmir are attacked. 6 people died 2016 (2016) - Metro Chalong Ratchadham Line Khlong Bang Phai - Tao Poon is officially opened.

Birthday

1697 - Emperor Karl VII of the Holy Roman Empire. 1809 (AD 18