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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining August 6. This list is intended for research in school, for college students or just to feed your brain with. Possible use cases are in quizzes, differences, homework facts legend, cover facts, and many more. But nevertheless learn why is August 6 so important!

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  1. The longest lived domestic cat was named Creme Puff. She lived from August 3, 1967 to August 6, 2005, a span of 38 years and 3 days. This is well over double the normal life span for domestic cats, which is typically around 12-14 years for males and 13-15 years for females.

  2. The Bon Jovi song “August 7, 4:15”’was written about the strange death of his tour manager’s daughter who was just 6. She was found at the side of the road just a few houses away from her house. Her cause of death was blunt force trauma but what killed her remains speculation today.

  3. Despite the Union loss at the First Battle of Bull Run on July 21, 1861, Burnside led his men with distinction and was promoted to the rank of brigadier general on August 6,

  4. Female lays up to 20 eggs (usually 6 to 18) from the May to August. Babies are 6 inches long at birth. They need to fend for themselves from the moment of birth.

  5. Parsnip is usually harvested 6 months after sowing (during the first year of growth). Ideal time for the harvest is determined by the size of taproot. Parsnip of the best quality is usually 6 to 10 inches long and available from August to March in the markets around the world.

  6. Along with Japanese citizens the atomic bombing of Hiroshima also claimed the lives of 12 American POWs who were imprisoned in the city on 6 August 1945. A memorial plaque was erected to the airmen in 1998.

  7. The first website was put online on August 6, 1991.

  8. This is what the first-ever website looked like when it debuted on August 6, 1991.

  9. The President's speech in Independence Day was filmed on 6 August 1995 in front of an old aeroplane hangar. The hangar once housed the Enola Gay, which dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima exactly 50 years earlier on 6 August 1945.

  10. On August 6 1915, 7000 Germans assaulting Osowiec Fortress were repelled by 60-100 Russian defenders that had survived a chlorine gas bombardment and were coughing up blood

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One of the most famous disappearances of the 20th century. Judge Joseph Force Crater was last seen exiting a restaurant on August 6, 1930 and was never heard from again. The investigation of his disappearance lead to a purge on New York City corruption from the Tammany Hall political machine

In August 2015, Big Ben's Clock was discovered to be running 6 seconds fast, and coins were removed from its pendulum to correct the error.

An American cat named Creme Puff (August 3, 1967 – August 6, 2005) was the oldest cat ever recorded. She died aged 38 years and 3 days (or 168 cat years). The owner, Jake Perry of Austin, Texas also had another cat (Granpa) who lived past age 34.

On August 25, 1835, the New York Sun published a 6 article hoax about the discovery of life on the moon, calling the inhabitants Moonbat's with a population of 4,200,000,000. The discoveries were falsely attributed to Sir John Herschel, one of the best-known contemporary astronomers of that time

The world's first-ever web site was built at CERN by Tim Berners-Lee and put online on 6 August 1991. It provided an explanation of what the World Wide Web was, and how one could use a browser and set up a web server. A copy of that original page is maintained here.

On August 6, 1970, Disneyland was invaded by 300 long-haired people called "Yippies" who caused a ruckus in the park in effort to bring attention to the evils of capitalism and the ongoing war overseas and to flaut Disney's dress code policies

The Bon Jovi song “August 7, 4:15” is about their tour manager’s 6 year old daughter who died under extremely strange circumstances.

April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10) and December 12 (12/12) all fall on the same day of the year. Also, 5/9, 9/5, 7/11, and 11/7. For this year, that is, Saturday.

His most famous work was on the structure of benzene and in 1865 he posited that it was a ring containing 6 carbon atom with alternating single and double bonds.

The components for the bomb that America dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945 left San Francisco just four hours after the first successful atomic bomb test in history, in the New Mexico desert.

In August of 1992, Tupac Shakur was at an autographing session in Marin City with his entourage when a fight broke out. Shots were fired and a bullet struck a 6 year old riding his bike at a nearby school playground, killing him. No one was convicted for the murder.

The first web page went live on August 6, 1991.

The Mayor of Long Beach, California dedicated the week of August 1–6, as the "Warren G Week," because he donated time to the community.

Oak Ridge, Tennessee was established in 1942 as part of the Manhattan Project. The operations there were so secret workers only learned about what they were building by reading the newspaper on August 6, 1945.

Female gives birth to 6 to 12 live babies after 4 to 5 months of pregnancy. Young slow worms are born during the August and September. They are 1.6 inches long at birth and covered with golden stripes.

GPS dates use a 10-bit field week number starting from January 6, 1980, accommodating 1,024 weeks (~19.6 years). It rolled over on August 21, 1999. Modernized GPS navigation messages use a 13-bit field, accommodating 8,192 weeks (157 years), thus lasting until 2137.

The world's largest popcorn ball was unveiled in August 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. It weighed 6,510 pounds (2,950 kg), measured 8 feet (2.4 m) in diameter, and had a circumference of 24.9 ft (7.6 m)

Only 2 intact JU 87 Stuka Divebombers remain, from the estimated 6,500 that Germany built between 1936 and August 1944. One is in London and the other in Chicago.

President Richard Nixon was nominated for the Republican Party on August 8th 1968, the same day he resigned 6 years later.

It is 73y ago that Atomic bombs destroyed the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki 6 and 8 August 1945 and that the UN has a Treaty adopted 7 July 2017 with only the Netherlands voting against prohibiting nuclear weapons, tests...

On 6 August 2000 there was a wildfire in the Bitterroot National Forest, USA. John McColgan said "the wildlife appeared to be taking the crisis in stride," animals "know where to go, where their safe zones are." He snapped a photo: Elk standing in the river, backdropped by the very hot wildfire.

The Dole Air Race, was an ill-fated air race across the Pacific Ocean from northern California to the Territory of Hawaii in August 1927. In all, before, during, and after the race, 10 lives were lost and 6 airplanes were total losses. Only 2 of 8 planes successfully landed in Hawaii.

After World War II, most of Hiroshima would be rebuilt, though one destroyed section was set aside as a reminder of the effects of the atomic bomb. Each August 6, thousands of people gather at Peace Memorial Park to join in interfaith religious services commemorating the anniversary.

Congress is scheduled to work only 6 days in July And August

Tony Gwynn got his 2,000th & 3,000th hit on the same day, August 6th, 6 years apart