On This Day: August 08th
This is 220th day of the year and 145 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—7 Av 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 8th day of the 7th month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- 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.