On This Day: August 04th
This is 216th day of the year and 149 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—23 Av 5778
- Chinese calendar—the 23rd day of the 6th month of 4716 (Wu Xu)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
Barack ObamaU.S. president
Percy Bysshe Shelleypoet
Roger Clemensbaseball player
Billy Bob Thorntonactor, screenwriter
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.