August 7 Holidays

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Monthly Holidays that include August 7

Famous Birthdays Today

<div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/david-duchovny" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/93c6a1f1-d3dd-4690-256f-31b47f790100/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="David Duchovny" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">TV Actor</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/david-duchovny" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">David Duchovny</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/dalton-gomez" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/548af97f-c5f8-498c-61ce-b4a1fa41e500/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Dalton Gomez" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Family Member</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/dalton-gomez" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Dalton Gomez</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/jalen-hurts" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/da1b7119-6e56-496e-1bd2-1ad75a22e700/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Jalen Hurts" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Football Player</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/jalen-hurts" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Jalen Hurts</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/bruce-dickinson" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/6d73ef9d-9e57-40a6-23db-2fd8c4c3bc00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Bruce Dickinson" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Metal Singer</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/bruce-dickinson" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Bruce Dickinson</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/sydney-mclaughlin" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/39f13c80-db93-409b-960b-8eaced750000/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Sydney McLaughlin" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Runner</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/sydney-mclaughlin" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Sydney McLaughlin</h3></a></div></div></div></div>

This Day in History

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>936</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>King Otto I Coronation</div><div class='timeline-text'>King Otto I of Germany is crowned, marking a significant moment in the history of the Holy Roman Empire.</div></div></div>

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1679</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Great Lakes First Voyage</div><div class='timeline-text'>The ship Le Griffon becomes the first to sail the upper Great Lakes of North America.</div></div></div>

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1782</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Creation of Purple Heart</div><div class='timeline-text'>George Washington establishes the Badge of Military Merit, later renamed the Purple Heart, to honor wounded soldiers.</div></div></div>

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1858</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Australian Football Match</div><div class='timeline-text'>Melbourne Grammar and Scotch College face off in the first match of what is now known as Australian Rules Football.</div></div></div>

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1944</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Program-Controlled Calculator</div><div class='timeline-text'>IBM reveals the Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator, otherwise known as the Harvard Mark I, marking a significant milestone in computing history.</div></div></div>

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1947</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Kon-Tiki Expedition Completion</div><div class='timeline-text'>Thor Heyerdahl's raft, Kon-Tiki, completes its journey, demonstrating that early South American peoples could have reached Polynesia.</div></div></div>

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1959</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Explorer 6 Launch</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Explorer 6 satellite is launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, marking another key milestone in space exploration.</div></div></div>

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1960</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div the='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Ivory Coast Independence</div><div class='timeline-text'>Ivory Coast gains its independence from France, opening a new chapter for the nation.</div></div></div>

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1981</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>End of the Washington Star</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Washington Star newspaper ceases operations after 128 years of publication, marking the end of an era for American journalism.</div></div></div>

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1987</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First U.S.-Soviet Swim</div><div class='timeline-text'>Lynne Cox becomes the first person to swim from the United States to the Soviet Union, crossing the freezing Bering Strait.</div></div></div>

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2007</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Barry Bonds' Home Run Record</div><div class='timeline-text'>Barry Bonds hits his 756th career home run, breaking Hank Aaron's 33-year-old record.</div></div></div>

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