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August 7 is the 219th day of the year (220th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 146 days remaining until the end of the year.

The Northern Hemisphere is considered to be halfway through its summer and the Southern Hemisphere half way through its winter on this day.

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Quotes

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

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Quotes of the day from previous years:

2003
It's a damn poor mind that can only think of one way to spell a word. ~ Andrew Jackson
  • selected by Nanobug
2004
A man should be upright, not kept upright. ~ Marcus Aurelius
  • selected by Kalki
2005
Intelligence is like four-wheel drive. It only allows you to get stuck in more remote places. ~ Garrison Keillor (born 7 August 1942)
  • proposed by 121a0012
2006
We help the internet not suck. ~ Jimmy Wales (born 7 August 1966)
  • proposed by Kalki
2007
Wikipedia is first and foremost an effort to create and distribute a free encyclopedia of the highest possible quality to every single person on the planet in their own language. Asking whether the community comes before or after this goal is really asking the wrong question: the entire purpose of the community is precisely this goal. ~ Jimmy Wales
  • proposed by Kalki
2008
The question isn't whether you have a good master or a bad master. It's to be your own master. That is the dignity of humanity. ~ Alan Keyes
  • proposed by Zarbon
2009
Going to church no more makes you a Christian than standing in a garage makes you a car. ~ Garrison Keillor
  • proposed by 121a0012
2010

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When someone just writes 'fuck, fuck, fuck', we just fix it, laugh and move on. But the difficult social issues are the borderline cases - people who do some good work, but who are also a pain in the neck. ~ Jimmy Wales (born that day) "Who knows?", The Guardian, October 26, 2004

  • 3 ~ MosheZadka (Talk) 05:42, 20 July 2005 (UTC)
  • 3 AllanHainey 12:00, 26 July 2005 (UTC)
  • 0 Kalki 22:34, 5 August 2005 (UTC) "laugh and move on..."
  • 0 Zarbon 15:09, 24 April 2008 (UTC)

Imagine a world in which every single person on the planet is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge. That's what we're doing. ~ Jimmy Wales

  • 0 3 Kalki 22:34, 5 August 2005 This quote has now already been used, on 15 January 2006
  • 0 Zarbon 15:09, 24 April 2008 (UTC)

It turns out a lot of people don’t get it. Wikipedia is like rock’n’roll; it’s a cultural shift. ~ Jimmy Wales

  • 3 Kalki 21:51, 1 August 2007 (UTC)
  • 3 InvisibleSun 23:43, 6 August 2007 (UTC)
  • 1 Zarbon 15:09, 24 April 2008 (UTC)

When a feeling dissolves, it ceases to be your enemy and begins to be one of your allies. ~ Ed Seykota

  • 2 Zarbon 04:57, 26 May 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 17:05, 5 August 2008 (UTC)

Freedom does not mean doing what you can get away with, doing what you please. It means, instead, having the opportunity to do what you ought to do--for family and for community and for humanity as a whole. ~ Alan Keyes

  • 2 Zarbon 04:57, 26 May 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 17:05, 5 August 2008 (UTC)

There can be no self-government without self-discipline. There can be no self-government without self-control. There can be no liberty unless it is grounded in moral discipline and the ability to do what is right. ~ Alan Keyes

  • 2 Zarbon 04:57, 26 May 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 Kalki 17:05, 5 August 2008 (UTC)

The travesty of slavery wasn't physical abuse. It was the moral abuse of looking at a human being as if they are an animal. ~ Alan Keyes

  • 2 Zarbon 04:57, 26 May 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 17:05, 5 August 2008 (UTC)

There's not a single thing on offer in this all-too-temporary world for which you should ever sell your soul. ~ Alan Keyes

  • 3 for the soul should never be sold. Zarbon 04:57, 26 May 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 17:05, 5 August 2008 (UTC)

Our success or failure is not in the hands of our leaders. It is in our hands. ~ Alan Keyes

  • 2 Zarbon 04:57, 26 May 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 Kalki 17:05, 5 August 2008 (UTC)

Every leader, and every regime, and every movement, and every organization that steps across the line to terrorism must be banished from the discourse of civilized human life. ~ Alan Keyes

  • 2 Zarbon 04:57, 26 May 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 Kalki 17:05, 5 August 2008 (UTC)

The answer to crime is not gun control, it is law enforcement and self-control. ~ Alan Keyes

  • 3 Zarbon 04:57, 26 May 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 17:05, 5 August 2008 (UTC)

Strategy wiki

Up to date as of January 23, 2010
(Redirected to Category:August 7 article)

From StrategyWiki, the free strategy guide and walkthrough wiki

Games released on August 7.

Pages in category "August 7"

The following 10 pages are in this category, out of 10 total.

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  • Resident Evil Code: Veronica

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Gaming

Up to date as of February 01, 2010

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Genealogy

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August 7 is the 219th day of the year (220th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 146 days remaining until the end of the year.

The Northern Hemisphere is considered to be halfway through its summer on this day.

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August 7 is the 219th day of the year (220th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 146 days remaining after August 7 until the end of the year.

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  • 1679 - The brigantine Le Griffon, which was commissioned by René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, is towed to the southern end of the Niagara River, to become the first ship to sail the upper Great Lakes of North America.
  • 1789 - The United States War Department is established.
  • 1782 - George Washington orders the creation of the Badge of Military Merit to honor soldiers wounded in battle. It is later renamed to the more poetic Purple Heart.
  • 1794 - Whiskey Rebellion begins: Farmers in the Monoghaela Valley of Pennsylvania rebel against the federal tax on liquor and distilled drinks.
  • 1819 - Simón Bolívar triumphed over Spain in the Battle of Boyacá.
  • 1927 - Peace Bridge opens, between Fort Erie, Ontario and Buffalo, New York.
  • 1942 - World War II: Battle of Guadalcanal begins - US Marines initiate the first American offensive of the war with a landing on Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands.
  • 1944 - IBM dedicates the first program-controlled calculator, the Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator (known best as the Harvard Mark I).
  • 1947 - Thor Heyerdahl's balsa wood raft the Kon-Tiki, smashes into the reef at Raroia in the Tuamotu Islands after a 101 day 7,000 km (4,300 mile) journey across the Pacific Ocean proving that pre-historic peoples could have traveled from South America.
  • 1953 - Ohio admitted to the union, retroactive to 1803 (this is disputed by some).
  • 1959 - Explorer program: The United States launches Explorer 6 from the Atlantic Missile Range in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
  • 1960 - Côte d'Ivoire becomes independent.
  • 1964 - Vietnam War: The United States Congress passes the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution giving US President Lyndon B. Johnson broad war powers to deal with North Vietnamese attacks on American forces.
  • 1965 - Singapore is expelled and separated from the Federation of Malaysia.
  • 1967 - Vietnam War: The People's Republic of China agrees to give North Vietnam and undisclosed amount of aid in the form of a grant.
  • 1974 - French tight-rope walker Philippe Petit crosses from one tower to the other at New York's World Trade Center.
  • 1976 - Viking program: Viking 2 enters into orbit around Mars.
  • 1978 - United States President Jimmy Carter declares a federal emergency at Love Canal.
  • 1981 - The Washington Star ceases all operations after 128 years of publication.
  • 1985 - Takao Doi, Mamoru Mori, and Chiaki Mukai are chosen as Japan's first astronauts.
  • 1987 - American swimmer Lynne Cox crosses the so-called 'Ice Curtain' between Alaska (US), and the Soviet Union's far east.
  • 1989 - US Congressman Mickey Leland (D-TX), and 15 others die in a plane crash in Ethiopia.
  • 1990 - At 12:34:56 (both AM and PM) the time and date by British reckoning was 12:34:56 7/8/90.
  • 1997 - Fine Air Flight 101, a cargo flight from Miami to Santo Domingo crashes onto NW 72nd Ave near Miami International Airport, killing five people.
  • 1998 - 1998 U.S. embassy bombings: Bombing of the United States embassies in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and Nairobi, Kenya kills 224 people and injures over 4,500.
  • 2008 - The Republic of Georgia carries out a military offensive in South Ossetia.
  • 2009 - Typhoon Morakot devastates Taiwan.


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