What day of the week was August 6, 2001?

The day of the week August 6th, 2001 fell on was a Monday.

Jorge Amado the Brazilian poet and author (b. 1912) died on this day in 2001. As did Wilhelm Mohnke the German SS officer (b. 1911) , Shan Ratnam the Sri Lankan physician and academic (b. 1928) , Dorothy Tutin the English actress (b. 1930) .

Erwadi fire incident the 28 mentally ill persons tied to chain were burnt to death at a faith based institution at Erwadi, Tamil Nadu.