August 8, 2021: Facts, Holidays & History

Sunday, August 8, 2021, was 2 months ago. It was the 220th day and 8th month of the year in the Georgian calendar. It’s the 69th day of Summer and there are 24 days left till Fall (autumn). August 8, 2021 zodiac sign is Leo. On this day, Donald J. Trump (Republican) was the president of the United States and the world population was approximately , according to census.gov.

Below is everything you need to know about August 8, 2021, including important events in history, top news headlines, US stock market results, social trends, and what was popular in entertainment. We’ll also look at August 8 zodiac details, day facts, and more ⤵

Day index 220th day of the year
Day of week 31st Sunday of 2021
Week index 32nd week of 2021
Season 69th day of Summer
Generation Generation Z
Zodiac Sign Leo ♌
Chinese Zodiac Ox
Ruling Planet Sun
Numerology 3
August Birthstone Peridot and Sardonyx
August Birth flower Gladiolus

We are using US standard week number calculations.

Fun fact: Here is how to write August 8, 2021, in Roman numerals: MMXXI (month-day, year)

August 8th zodiac sign

The zodiac sign for August 8 is Leo ♌. Leo's strengths are: passionate, generous, humorous, and creative. While the weaknesses are: are being arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, and lazy. Sun is the ruling planet of Leo.

Top news headlines from August 8, 2021

Here is what happened on this day.

Popular topics that trended on the web and social media on August 8th:

Jessica Springsteen Trevor Moore Bobby Bowden #UFC265 Megan Rapinoe Infrastructure bill

August 8th events in history

Below are a couple of important historical events that happened on August 8.

1786 – US Congress unanimously chooses the dollar as the money unit for the United States.

1609 – Venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope.

1509 – Emperor Krishnadeva Raya is crowned, marking the beginning of the regeneration of the Vijayanagara Empire in Southern India.

Stock markets on August 8, 2021

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August 8, 2021 US Holidays

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Popular Tweets on Aug 8, 2021

Here are popular and most liked tweets on this day in United States:


August 8, 2021 in Music

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August 8 calendar

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What is Numerology and life path number?
August 8, 2021 life path number is 3. Numerologists believe that we have all had previous lifetimes. Each number from 1-9 holds a vibration and each vibration produces a predictable characteristic or outcome around it. Life Path 3 is thought to be with a natural gift for gab and overflow of charisma. You have a natural gift for creativity, you are well aware of your talent, and liven up any room without even trying.


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