This page lists news articles and events for August 6.
Events that happen on the specified date are listed under Events: entries. News articles that were published on the specified date are listed under News: entries. Events that only happened in fiction on the specified date are listed under Fiction: entries and are written in italics.
- Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord — Roman Catholic calendar
- Event: Birth of Alfred, Lord Tennyson.
- Event: Charles Fort born in Albany, New York
- Event: Judge Crater vanishes; his disappearance remains a mystery for decades.