On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 2015

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Comedian and TV Host Jon Stewart
Comedian and TV Host
Jon Stewart
  • Eqyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi inaugurates the Suez Canal Expansion at a ceremony in Isma├»lia
  • Republican Presidental 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


Person of interestLouise Suggs

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

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs