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The seventh day of August.
- 1933: The government of Iraq (which had achieved independence from the United Kingdom the previous year), slaughtered over 3,000 Assyrian Christians in the village of Sumail. Syria refused to offer assylum to the Assyrian Christians. The day becomes Assyrian Martyrs Day. Patriarch Mar Eshai Shimun XXIII seeks refuge in Cyprus.
- 317: Constantius II, second son of Constantine the Great, Roman emperor (d. 361)
- Transfiguration (HCC)
- St. Afra, virgin martyr
- St. Agathangelo Noury
- St. Albert of Trapani (Albert of Sicily)
- Saint Cajetan of Thienna, priest, confessor [common]
- Saint Justin (Paris)
- St. Carpophorus
- St. Donatian
- St. Hilarinus
- St. Donatus of Besançon, bishop of Besançon, martyr (common; Besançon (as confessor))
- Saint Euphronius, bishop of Autun
- Translation of Saint Florinus confessor (Chur)
- Saint Hilarinus, monk, martyr
- St. Peter, Julian and Companions
- Saint Sixtus II, pope and companions, martyrs (sometimes only confessors) (common)
- Saint Juliana of Cornillon
- Saint Mary of Egypt [Cologne, Trier]
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