August Month Important Days

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International Beer Day – first Friday of August

Emancipation Day (Jamaica) – August 1

Yorkshire Day – August 1

Friendship Day – first Sunday of August

World Anglo Day -2 August

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: 9 August

Independence Day (Jamaica) – August 6

Hiroshima Day – August 6

International Forgiveness Day – August 6

International Friendship Day – August 6

World Sanskrit Day – In 2017, World Sanskrit Day is celebrated on August 07. Sravanapaurnami, that is the Paurnami day of Sravana month in Hindu Calendar, is celebrated as World Sanskrit Day.

National Handloom Day (India) – August 7

World Cat Day – August 8

National Day (Singapore) – August 9

Nagasaki Peace Day – August 9

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People – August 9

National Women’s Day (South Africa) – August 9

World Bio-Fuel Day – August 10

International Youth Day – August 12

International Lefthanders Day – August 13

Youm-e-Azadi (Pakistan Independence Day) – August 14

National day of mourning (Bangladesh) – August 15

Indian Independence Day  – August 15

Mother`s Day (Costa Rica) – August 15

Victory over Japan Day (UK) – August 15

Day of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary – August 15

Bennington Battle Day – August 16

Indonesian Independence Day – August 17

World Photography Day – 19 August

World Humanitarian Day – 19 August

World Honey Bee Day – 19 August

World Mosquito Day – August 20

Indian Akshay Urja Day – August 20

World Entrepreneurs’ Day – August 21

International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition – August 23

European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism – August 23

Women’s Equality Day – August 26

International Day against Nuclear Tests: 29 August

National Sports Day – August 29

International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances: 30 August

Hari Merdeka (Malaysia Independence Day, not Malaysia Day) – August 31

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