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*[[1988]] – [[Tompkins Square Park Police Riot (1988)|Rioting]] in [[New York City]]'s [[Tompkins Square Park]].
 
*[[1988]] – [[Tompkins Square Park Police Riot (1988)|Rioting]] in [[New York City]]'s [[Tompkins Square Park]].
 
*[[1989]] – [[U.S. Congress]]man [[Mickey Leland]] (D-[[Texas|TX]]) and 15 others die in a [[plane crash]] in [[Ethiopia]].
 
*[[1989]] – [[U.S. Congress]]man [[Mickey Leland]] (D-[[Texas|TX]]) and 15 others die in a [[plane crash]] in [[Ethiopia]].
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*[[2001]] – Mark Ransom and Benjamin Kennard became friends.
 
*[[2007]] – [[Barry Bonds]] of the [[San Francisco Giants]] breaks [[baseball]] great [[Hank Aaron]]'s record by hitting his 756th [[home run]].
 
*[[2007]] – [[Barry Bonds]] of the [[San Francisco Giants]] breaks [[baseball]] great [[Hank Aaron]]'s record by hitting his 756th [[home run]].
 
*[[2008]] – [[Georgia (country)|Georgia]] launches a military offensive to surround and capture the capital of [[South Ossetia]], [[Tskhinvali]], from [[Russia]]n control, starting the [[2008 South Ossetia War|South Ossetia War]].
 
*[[2008]] – [[Georgia (country)|Georgia]] launches a military offensive to surround and capture the capital of [[South Ossetia]], [[Tskhinvali]], from [[Russia]]n control, starting the [[2008 South Ossetia War|South Ossetia War]].

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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. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Friday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Wednesday or Thursday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Monday or Saturday (56).

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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