On This Day: August 08th
This is 220th day of the year and 145 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—27 Av 5778
- Chinese calendar—the 27th day of the 6th month of 4716 (Wu Xu)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
c.1879–1919, Mexican revolutionary, born in Morelos.
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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.