On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 2015

Historical Events

Film & TV History

Comedian Jon Stewart hosts "The Daily Show" for the last time

  • Eqyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi inaugurates the Suez Canal Expansion at a ceremony in Ismaïlia
  • Republican Presidential nomination race begins with debate between 7 lesser ranked candidates in Cleveland, Ohio
  • World's largest ever Pinball tournament Pinburgh with 700 machines held in Pittsburgh

Famous Deaths

Louise Suggs

Louise Suggs, American golfer, co-founder of LPGA (11 major titles, US Open 1949, 52), dies of natural causes at 91

2015 Highlights

About August 6, 2015

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Leo