On This Day — August 7
August 7 is the 219th day of the year (220th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 146 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Friday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Wednesday or Thursday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Monday or Saturday (56).
This day marks the approximate midpoint of summer in the Northern Hemisphere and of winter in the Southern Hemisphere (starting the season at the June solstice).
Important historical events include in 1933 – An estimated 3,000 Assyrians were slaughtered by Iraqi troops during the Simele massacre in the Dahuk and Mosul districts.
Other historical incidents occurring on the day are in 1942 – World War II: U.S. Marines initiated the first American offensive of the Guadalcanal Campaign with landings on Guadalcanal and Tulagi in the Solomon Islands.
Awards: Golden Globe Awards x2
Heidi Cruz turns… 45
Profession: Senator Ted Cruz’s Wife
Megan Gale turns… 42
Charlize Theron turns… 42
Profession: Monster Actress
Awards: Academy Award for Best Actress x1
Abbie Cornish turns… 35
Profession: Unlimited Actress
Happy Birthday to all August 7th babies from the Gossip Life!