On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 2020

Historical Events

  • COVID-19 detected cases in Africa pass 1 million with 21,983 deaths
  • US COVID-19 death toll could reach 300,000 by 1 December, about 70,000 lives saved if masks worn consistently, according to University of Washington study [1]

Famous Deaths

  • Wayne Fontana [Glyn Geoffrey Ellis], British rocker (The Mindbenders - "The Game Of Love"), dies at 74
  • Wilbert McClure, American boxer (Olympic gold light middleweight 1960), dies at 81
2020 Highlights

About August 6, 2020

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo