What happened this day in history August 6, 1990

What are the important events that happened on August 6, 1990? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 6, 1990: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 6, 1990 is the 218th day of the year 1990 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 147 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is July 24, 1990 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 180,528 hours has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

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 Cent every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $102.12. (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 Metal is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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August 6, 1990 Historical Events

  • 1990
    Gulf War: the United Nations Security Council orders a global trade embargo against Iraq in response to Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait.

Who were born on August 6, 1990?

  • 1990
    JonBenét Ramsey, American beauty pageant contestant and murder victim (d. 1996)

Who died on August 6, 1990?

  • 1990
    Jacques Soustelle, French anthropologist (b. 1912)

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