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August National Days

August List Of National Days

There are 124 August National Days to celebrate during the year’s eighth month. In the northern hemisphere, August is the third month of summer. August is named after Rome’s first emperor, Augustus.

List of August National Days
Month Long Celebrations and Observances in August
More National Days in August

August Facts:

August has 31 days.
August Birthstone: Peridot, Spinel
August Colors: Light Green, Orange and Red
August Birth Flowers:  Gladiolus & Poppy

The full moon in August is called the Sturgeon Moon.

Historical Events in August:

August 1, 1996 – George R.R. Martin publishes A Game of Thrones
August 2, 1790 – The first census in the U.S. was conducted
August 3, 1949 – The BAA merges with the NBL, becomes NBA
August 4, 1977 – United States Department of Energy was founded.
August 5, 1981 – President Reagan fires11k air traffic controllers
August 6, 1965 – President Johnson signs Voting Rights Act
August 7, 1782 – General Washington Creates the Purple Heart
August 8, 1974 – President Richard Nixon resigns from office
August 9, 1944 – The creation of Smokey Bear was authorized
August 10, 1948 – Candid Camera makes its television debut
August 11, 1992 – The Mall of America opens in Bloomington, Minnesota
August 12, 1961 – East Germany begins construction of the Berlin Wall
August 13, 1521 – Fall of the Aztec empire
August 14, 1935 – President Roosevelt signs Social Security Bill into law
August 15, 1914 – Panama Canal is opened to ships.
August 16, 1954 – The first issue of Sports Illustrated was released
August 17, 1945 – The Animal Farm by George Orwell first published
August 18, 1920 – 19th amendment ratified
August 19, 2004 – Google began trading at the Nasdaq
August 20, 1896 – The Rotary Dial telephone patented
August 21, 1911 – Mona Lisa stolen
August 22, 1902 – Cadillac Motor Company is founded.
August 23, 1954 – First flight of the Lockheed C-13
August 24, 1991 – Ukraine declares independence from the Soviet Union.
August 25, 1991 – The Linux kernel is publicly announced
August 26, 1936 – Anglo-Egyptian Treaty
August 27, 1964 – Mary Poppins released
August 28, 1963 – Civil rights march on Washington
August 29, 1997 – Netflix is founded
August 30, 1945 – The Japanese occupation of Hong Kong ends.
August 31, 1943 – USS Harmon is commissioned

Fun Food Days:

Watermelon Day, Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, Rum Day, Waffle Day, Mustard Day, Ice Cream Sandwich Day, Oyster Day, Root Beer Float Day, Fajita Day, Banana Split Day, and Soft Ice Cream Day

Celebrities Born in August:

Jason Momoa, Tom Brady, Michael Kors, Kylie Jenner, Joe Rogan, Jennifer Lawrence, Ben Affleck, Demi Lovato, Andrew Garfield, Michael Jackson, Yves Saint Laurent, Charli XCX, Sam Worthington, James Baldwin, Kevin Smith, Martha Stewart, and Karlie Kloss

List of August National Days:

August 1st
National Raspberry Cream Pie Day
National Girlfriends Day
National Minority Donor Awareness Day
Respect For Parents Day

August 2nd
National Ice Cream Sandwich Day
National Coloring Book Day

August 3rd
National Watermelon Day
National Grab Some Nuts Day

August 4th
National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day
National Coast Guard Day

August 5th
National Underwear Day
National Oyster Day

August 6th
National Root Beer Float Day
National Fresh Breath Day
National Wiggle Your Toes Day

August 7th
Purple Heart Day
National Lighthouse Day
National Raspberries N’ Cream Day

August 8th
National Happiness Happens Day
National Frozen Custard Day
National Sneak Some Zucchini Into Your Neighbor’s Porch Day
National Dollar Day

August 9th
National Billiards And Pool Day
Book Lover’s Day
National Rice Pudding Day
National Veep Day

August 10th
Lazy Day
National S’mores Day

August 11th
Presidential Joke Day
National Son’s And Daughter’s Day
International Hip Hop Day
National Raspberry Bombe Day

August 12th
National Vinyl Record Day
National Julienne Fries Day
National Middle Child Day

August 13th
International Left-Handers Day
National Prosecco Day
National Filet Mignon Day

August 14th
National Creamsicle Day
National Spirit Of ’45 Day
National V-J Day

August 15th
National Relaxation Day
National Lemon Meringue Pie Day

August 16th
National Tell A Joke Day
National Roller Coaster Day
National Airborne Day
National Rum Day

August 17th
National Thrift Shop Day
National I Love My Feet Day!

August 18th
National Bad Poetry Day
National Fajita Day
National Mail Order Catalog Day
National Ice Cream Pie Day

August 19th
National Aviation Day
National Soft Ice Cream Day

August 20th
National Radio Day
National Chocolate Pecan Pie Day

August 21st
National Senior Citizens Day
National Brazilian Blowout Day
National Spumoni Day

August 22nd
National Tooth Fairy Day
National Bao Day
International Slappy Day
National Pecan Torte Day

August 23rd
National Sponge Cake Day
National Boys Hug Girls Day
National Ride The Wind Day
National Cuban Sandwich Day

August 24th
National Hug Your Boss Day
National Waffle Day

August 25th
National Banana Split Day
National Whiskey Sour Day
National Kiss And Make Up Day
National Secondhand Wardrobe Day

August 26th
National Dog Day
National Webmistress Day
National Women’s Equality Day
National Cherry Popsicle Day
Toilet Paper Day

August 27th
National Just Because Day
National Pots De Creme Day

August 28th
National Cherry Turnovers Day
Tan Suit Day

August 29th
National Chop Suey Day

August 30th
National Toasted Marshmallow Day
International Whale Shark Day
National Grief Awareness Day

August 31st
National Trail Mix Day
National Matchmaker Day
National Diatomaceous Earth Day
Golf Instructor Day