On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 2008

Historical Events

  • A military junta led by Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz stages a coup d'etat in Mauritania, overthrowing president Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi
  • Access 31 TV stops broadcasting in Perth, Western Australia
2008 Highlights

About August 6, 2008

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo