August 7 is the 219th day of the year (220th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. It is preceded by August 6, and succeeded by August 8. Following August 7, there are 146 days in the year.
Blavatsky's Gem of the Day
"The sandal tree has snakes; the lotus tank, alligators; in happiness there is envy. There are no unmixed pleasures."
- 1860 – Alan Leo, British Theosophist, writer, and "the father of modern astrology." (d. August 30, 1917)
Holidays and observances
- None listed for this date.