What happened this day in history August 6, 1942

What are the important events that happened on August 6, 1942? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 6, 1942: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 6, 1942 is the 218th day of the year 1942 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 147 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is July 24, 1942 – a Thursday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘dihectadecaoctagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Quarter every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $7,173.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Horse is the mythical animal and Water is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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August 6, 1942 Historical Events

  • 1942
    Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands becomes the first reigning queen to address a joint session of the United States Congress.

Who were born on August 6, 1942?

  • 1942
    George Jung, American convicted drug trafficker

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