On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 2011

Historical Events

  • A helicopter containing members of Navy SEAL 6 is shot down in Afghanistan killing 38

Famous Deaths

  • Fe del Mundo, Filipino pediatrician and National Scientist of the Philippines, dies at 99
  • Mark Hatfield, American politician (29th Governor of Oregon), dies at 89
2011 Highlights

About August 6, 2011

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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