On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 2007

Famous Weddings

  • NBA Houston Rockets center Yao Ming (27) weds Chinese women's national basketball team member Ye Li (26) at the Pudong Shangri-La hotel in Shanghai

Famous Deaths

  • Atle Selberg, Norwegian mathematician (number theory), dies at 90
  • Heinz Barth, German convicted war criminal (SS) (b. 1920)
  • Teizo Matsumura, Japanese composer ("Chinmoku / Silence"; "Hymn to Aurora") and haiku poet, dies at 78
  • Zsolt Daczi, Hungarian rock guitarist (Bikini; Omen; Carpathia Project Tirana Rockers; solo), dies at 38
2007 Highlights

About August 6, 2007

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Civic Holiday (Canada), Summer Bank Holiday (Ireland, United Kingdom)

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo