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The ephemeris of Saturday August 8, 2020

2020-08-08T06:25:28.705Z

We are the 221st day of the year, we celebrate Saint-Dominique. Founder in the 13th century of the Dominican order, he engaged his first companions to devote himself to study. The sun rises two minutes later at 6:36 a.m. and sets two minutes earlier at 9:16 p.m. The saying of the day: "On St. Dominic, don't complain if the sun stings" Some August 8 1786: first ascent of Mont-Blanc 1963: attack...



We are the 221st day of the year, we celebrate Saint-Dominique. Founder in the 13th century of the Dominican order, he engaged his first companions to devote himself to study.

The sun rises two minutes later at 6:36 a.m. and sets two minutes earlier at 9:16 p.m. The saying of the day: "On St. Dominic, don't complain if the sun stings"

Some August 8

1786: first ascent of Mont-Blanc

1963: attack on the Glasgow-London train, the authors of which grab a booty of 2 and a half million pounds

1967: creation of the Association of Southeast Asian Countries (Asean)

1974: resignation of US President Richard Nixon, swept away by the Watergate affair

2008: opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics

2008: start of a lightning war between Georgia and Russia

2014: World Health Organization (WHO) declares global mobilization in the face of the Ebola hemorrhagic fever epidemic

They left us on August 8

1988: death of Félix Leclerc, singer and poet from Quebec

1985: death of Louise Brooks American actress known for her roles in silent films

2017: death of Gonzague Saint-Bris, writer and journalist

2019: death of filmmaker Jean-Pierre Mocky

It's their birthday

Dustin Hoffman, American actor born in 1937

Bernard Menez, actor and singer born in 1944

Martine Aubry, politician born in 1950

Francis Lalanne, singer-songwriter born in 1958

Giuseppe Conte, current president of the Italian council born in 1964

Roger Federer, Swiss tennis player born in 1981

Source: lefigaro

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