Month Long Holidays & Events - Weekly events, whilst occurring during the same month annually,
may vary with dates.

Back to School Month
Women's Month (South Africa)
Family Fun Month
Inventor's Month
Happiness Happens Month
Get Ready for Kindergarten Month
Kid's Vision and Learning Month

Daily Holidays & Events

1
World Wide Web Anniversary
Photo Flashbulb Invented (1930)
National Raspberry Cream Pie Day

2
Signing of the Declaration of Independence (1776)
National Ice Cream Sandwich Day (USA)

3
Christopher Columbus Set Sail (1492)
Watermelon Day

4
Gestapo Arrest Anne Frank (1944)
Chocolate Chip Day

5
Neil Armstrong's Birthday (1930) Free PDF Biol & Note Pages
Friendship Day
Mustard Day - This special day was created by the Mount Horeb Mustard Museum in Wisconsin. The
festival began in 1991, and is usually celebrated on the first weekend in August (so the actual day of
the celebration varies from year to year).

6
National Kids Day
Wiggle Your Toes Day
Alfred Tennyson's Birthday (1809) FREE PDF BIOGRAPHY
Alexander Fleming's Birthday (1881)Free PDF Biography & Notepages
Hiroshima Day Atomic Bomb Dropped on Hiroshima (1945)

7
First Pictures of Earth Taken from Space (1959)
Lighthouse Day

8
National Waffle Day
First Canadian Turtle Derby (1972)

9
President Richard Nixon Resigned (1974)
National Women's Day (S Africa)
International Art Appreciation Day
Jean Piaget's Birthday (1896)
Jesse Owens Won Four Olympic Gold Medals (1936)
Aug. 9-16 Smile Week (**Varies annually)

10
Missouri Admission Day
Smithsonian Institution Founded (1846)

10-12
Kool Aid Days - A refreshing beverage that is this popular worldwide deserves more than one
day of celebration. Check the official Kool Aid Days website to find out about events that are taking
place.  **May vary

11
Martian Moon Phobos Discovered (1677)

12
International Youth Day
Tyrannosaurus Sue Discovered (1990)

13
International Left-Hander's Day - visit the official
Left Handers' Day website that provides fascinating
facts and good research info.
First
Two-Way Satellite Conversation (1948)

14
V-J Day
Widescale Power Outage in the U.S. (2003)

15
Panama Canal Opened (1914)
Independence Day India
Woodstock Music & Art Fair Opened (1969)
New
Solar System Discovered (2001)

16
Bathysphere Reached Record Depth (1934)

17
Davy Crockett's Birthday (1786)
Woodstock Festival Ended (1969)

18
King Kong Premiered (1933)

19
National Aviation Day

20
National Rodeo Day
Lemonade Day

21
Hawaii Statehood Day ~ Hawaii's Forgotten Holiday
Aloha Day
Mona Lisa Stolen (1911)

22
National Tooth Fairy Day

23
International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition

24
National Peach Pie Day
First Swimmer Crossed the English Channel (1875)
Mount Vesuvius Erupted (79)
Mexico Gained Independence from Spain (1821)

25
Earth Photographed from the Moon (1966)
New Orleans Founded by French (1718)

26
Women's Equality Day
National Dog Day (USA)
Charles Lindbergh Died (1974)

27
Volcanoes & Tsunamis on Krakatoa Island Killed 36,000 (1883)
Lyndon B. Johnson's Birthday (1908)

28
Dream Day
MLK Gave "I Have a Dream" Speech (1963)
Barack Obama Became First African-American Presidential Nominee (2008)n

29
Hurricane Katrina (2005)

30
Thurgood Marshall Confirmed

31
International Blog Day
National Trail Mix Day (USA)
August Events
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