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2019 August

MONTH-LONG OBSERVANCES
Admit You’re Happy Month
American Adventure Month
American Artist Appreciation Month
American History Essay Month
American Indian Heritage Month
Arr-gust-International Pirate Month
Black Business Month
Boomers Make a Difference Day
Bystander Awareness Month
Cataract Awareness Month
Celery, Fennel, and Cactus Month
Child Support Awareness Month
Children’s Vision and Learning Month
Eye Injury Prevention Month
Family Fun Month
Foot Health Month
Get Ready for Kindergarten Month
Happiness Happens Month
Home Business Month
International Pirate Month
May Reading Be Your Haven Month
Medic Alert Month
Motorsports Awareness Month
Mushroom and Onion Month
National Breastfeeding Month
National Catfish Month
National Children’s Eye Health & Safety Month
National Crayon Collection Month
National Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Month
National Goat Cheese Month
National Golf Month
National Immunization Awareness Month
National Inventors Month
National Minority Donor Awareness Month
National Pain Awareness Month
National Panini Month
National Picnic Month
National Peach Month
National Read a Romance Month
National Runaway Prevention Month
National Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month
National Traffic Awareness Month
National Truancy Prevention Month
National Water Quality Month
National Wellness Month
National Win With Civility Month
Neurosurgery Outreach Month
Orange and Papaya Month
Pedestrian Safety Month
Psoriasis Awareness Month
Rye Month
Shop Online for Groceries Month
Tomboy Tools Month
What Will Be Your Legacy Month
World Mutt-i-grees Rescue Month

WEEK-LONG OBSERVANCES
1st Week (August 1-3)

Gallop International Tribal Indian PowWow
International Clown Week
International Mathematicians Week
International Minority Donor Awareness Week
International Simplify Your Life Week
International Tree Climbing Days
Lollapalooza
Satchmo Days
Simplify Your Life Week
Sturgis Rally
World Breastfeeding Week

2nd Week (August 4-10)
Assistance Dog Week
Elvis Week
Exercise With Your Child Week
Exhibitor Appreciation Week
International Tree Climbing Days
Knights of Columbus Family Week
National Bargain Hunter’s Week
National Button Week
National Farmer’s Market Week
National Fraud Awareness Week
National Health Care Center Week
National Hobo Week
National Psychic Week
National Scrabble Week
National Smile Week
Numismatic Week
Old Fiddler’s Week
Rock for Life Week
Single Working Women’s Week
Stop on Red Week

3rd Week (August 11-17)
Air-Conditioning Appreciation Week
American Dance Week
Feeding Pets of the Homeless Week
Little League Baseball World Series
National Aviation Week
National Friendship Week
National Massage Therapy Week
National Motorcycle Week
National Resurrect Romance Week
U.S. Amateur Golf Week
Weird Contest Week
World Money Week

4th Week (August 18-24)
Minority Enterprise Development Week
National American Organic Brewer’s Week
National Chef’s Appreciation Week
National Return to Work Week
National Be Safe at Home Week

5th Week (August 25-31)
Be Kind to Humankind Week
Chuckwagon Races
Happily Married Husband and Wife Week
National Composites Week
National Sweet Corn Week
World Water Week

August 1st
Anne Frank’s Last Journal Entry (1944)
Earth Overshoot Day or Ecological Debt Day
Francis Scott Key’s Birthday (1779)
Gail Gibbons’ Birthday (1944)
Girlfriend’s Day
Herman Melville’s Birthday(1891)
India Pale Day
International Albarino Day
International Can-It Forward Day
International Forgiveness Day
Jerry Garcia’s Birthday (1942)
Lammas (Wheat Harvest) Day
Lughnasa
Mead Day
MTV Debuted (1981)
National Mahjong Day
National Minority Donor Awareness Day
National Raspberry Cream Pie Day
Respect for Parents’ Day
Rounds Resounding Day
Spiderman Day
Sports Day
Start-Up Day Across America
Sweet Corn Day
Switzerland Founded (1291)
Tomboy Tools Day
US Air Force Day
William Clark (1770)
Work Like a Dog Day
World Lung Cancer Day
World Scout Scarf Day
World Wide Web Day
Yves St. Laurent’s Birthday (1936)

August 2nd
Betsy Bloomingdale’s Birthday (1926)
Braham Pie Day
First Income Tax-Congress enacts first income tax (1861)
First Lincoln Penny Issued (1909)
International Beer Day
Isabel Allende’s Birthday (1942)
Laura Bennett’s Birthday (1963) – Project Runway
National Coloring Book Day
National Ice Cream Sandwich Day
National Ice Cream Soda Day
National Water Balloon Day
Official Signing of the Declaration of Independence
Pierre Charles L’Enfant’s Birthday (1754)
Take a Penny/Leave a Penny Day
Tomboy Tools Day
Twins Day

August 3rd
American Family Day
Anne Klein’s Birthday (1923)
Assistance Dog Day
Columbus Set Sail on His 1st Voyage (1492)
International Hangover Day
International Tree Climbing Day
John Landis’ Birthday (1950)
Leon Uris’ Birthday (1924)
Martha Stewart’s Birthday (1941)
Mead Day
National Clown Day
National Disc Golf Day
National Jamaican Patty Day
National Mustard Day
National Park Day
Sandcastle Day
Tony Bennett’s Birthday (1926)
Victoria Jackson’s Birthday (1958)
Watermelon Day

August 4th
American Family Day
Champagne Day
Friendship Day
Louis Armstrong’s Birthday (1901)
Louis Vuitton’s Birthday (1821)
My Sister Margie Schiller’s Birthday
National Chocolate Chip Day
National Kids’ Day
National Psychic Day
Percy Shelley’s Birthday (1792)
Raisin Bran Day
Queen Elizabeth I (1900)
Single Working Woman’s Day
Sister’s Day
Social Security Day
U.S. Coast Guard Day (Established 1790)

August 5th
Assistance Dog Day
Half of Summer Day
John Huston’s Birthday (1906)
Maureen McCormick’s Birthday (Marcia, Marcia, Marcia!)
National Doll Day
National Oyster Day
National Underwear Day
National Waffle Day
Neil Armstrong’s Birthday (1930)

August 6th
Alfred Lord Tennyson’s Birthday (1809)
Andy Warhol’s Birthday (1928)
Hiroshima Day
Lucille Ball’s Birthday (1911)
National Fresh Breath Day
National Night Out
National Root Beer Float Day
Peace Day
Peter Bonerz’ Birthday (1938)
Wiggle Your Toes Day

August 7th
Betsy Byar’s Birthday (1928)
Garrison Keillor’s Birthday (1942)
National Lighthouse Day
Particularly Preposterous Packaging Day
Professional Speakers Day
Purple Heart Established (1782)
Sea Serpent Day

August 8th
Admit You’re Happy Day
Bonza Bottler Day (eighth day of the eighth month)
Dalek Day
Dave “the Edge Evans’ Birthday (1961)
Dollar Day
Dustin Hoffman’s Birthday (1937)
Eleanor Roosevelt Day
Esther Williams’ Birthday (1923)
Happiness Happens Day
International Cat Day
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings’ Birthday (1896)
Odie Day
Sneak Some Zucchini on Neighbor’s Porch Night
The Date to Create Day
Wear Your Mother’s Jewelry Day

August 9th
Betty Boop’s Birthday (1930)
Book Lovers Day
Dance a Polka Day
International Day of the World’s Indigenous People
John Dryden’s Birthday (1631)
Kool-Aid Day
Michael Kors’ Birthday (1959)
Nagasaki Day
National Rice Pudding Day
Perseid Meteor Showers
Shop Online for Groceries Day
VEEP Day

August 10th
Betsy Johnson’s Birthday (1942)
First Steam Locomotive
Herbert Hoover’s Birthday (1874)
Lazy Day
National Bowling Day
National Duran Duran Appreciation Day
National Garage Sale Day
National Shapewear Day
National S’Mores Day
Paul Bunyan Day
Skyscraper Appreciation Day
Smithsonian Day
Snoopy’s Birthday
Suzanne Collins’ Birthday (1962)
Take an Aspirin Day
World Lion Day

August 11th
Alex Haley’s Birthday (1921)
Cherry Popsicle Day
Don Freeman’s Birthday (1908)
Ingersoll Day
Joe Jackson’s Birthday (1955)
National Hip Hop Day
Play in the Sand Day
Presidential Joke Day
Sons and Daughters Day
Spirit of ’45 Day

August 12th
Cecil B. DeMille’s Birthday (1881)
IBM PC Announced (1981)
International Youth Day
James (Diamond Jim) Brady’s Birthday (1856)
Middle Child Day
Milkman Day
Sewing Machine Day
Truck Driver’s Day
UN International Youth Day
Vinyl Record Day
World Elephant Day
Worldwide Art Day

August 13th
Alfred Hitchcock’s Birthday (1899)
Annie Oakley’s Birthday (1860)
Blame Someone Else Day
Dan Fogelberg’s Birthday (1951)
Don Ho’s Birthday (1930)
International Left-Handers Day
National Filet Mignon Day
Perseid Meteor Showers
Trail Mix Day

August 14th
Gary Larson’s Birthday (1950)
Healthy Feet Day
International Rose Day
National Creamsicle Day
National Navajo Code Talkers Day
Sarah Brightman’s Birthday (1960)
Steve Martin’s Birthday (1945)
VJ Day

August 15th
Angel Food Cake Day
Best Friends Day
Check the Chip Day
Cupcake Day
International Homeless Animals Day
Julia Child’s Birthday (1912)
Napoleon Bonaparte’s Birthday (1769)
National Failures Day
National Leathercraft Day
National No SpongeBob Day
National Relaxation Day
Rose Marie’s Birthday (1925)
Sir Walter Scott’s Birthday (1771)
Tom Colicchio’s Birthday (1962)

August 16th
Bratwurst Festival Day
Brothers Day
Chinese Valentine’s Day
Elvis Memorial Day
Joe Miller’s Joke Day
National Airborne Day
National Men’s Grooming Day
National Tell a Joke Day
Roller Coaster Day (Patented in 1898)
Steve Carell’s Birthday (1946)
Surveilance Day
T. E. Lawrence Birthday (1888)
Vanessa Carlton’s Birthday (1980)
World Surveillance Day

August 17th
#2 Pencil Day
Archeology Day
Baby Boomer’s Recognition Day
Belinda Carlisle’s Birthday (1958)
Black Cat Appreciation Day
Chef’s Appreciation Day
Clear the Shelters Day
Davy Crockett’s Birthday (1786)
First TransAtlantic Balloon Trip (1978)
I Love My Feet Day
International Geocaching Day
International Homeless Animals Day
Maureen O’Hara’s Birthday (1920)
Meaning of “is” Day
National Honey Bee Day
National Nonprofit Day
National Thrift Shop Day
Robert DeNiro’s Birthday (1943)
Samuel Goldwyn’s Birthday (1882)
World Honeybee Day

August 18th
Bad Poetry Day
God’s Preeminence Day
Mail Order Catalog Day
Max Factor’s Birthday (1904)
Merriweather Lewis’ Birthday (1774)
Moot Point Day
National Badge Ribbon Day
National Fajita Day
19th Amendment Ratified-Women’s Right to Vote (1920)
Paula Danzinger’s Birthday (1944)
Robert Redford’s Birthday (1937)
Serendipity Day
Wizard of Oz Premiered (1939)

August 19th
Black Cow-Root Beer Float Anniversary Day
Coco Chanel’s Birthday (1883)
International Bow Day
International Orangutan Day
Kyra Sedgwick’s Birthday (1965)
Malcolm Forbes’ Birthday (1919)
National Aviation Day
Ogden Nash’s Birthday (1902)
Orville Wright’s Birthday (1871)
Peter Gallagher’s Birthday (1955)
Potato Day
Spicy Food Day
Stay At Home With Your Kids Day
World Humanitarian Day
World Photo Day

August 20th
Chinese Valentine’s Day/Daughter’s Day
Cupcake Day
Earth Over Shoot Day
Edgar Guest’s Birthday (1881)
Joan Allen’s Birthday (1956)
National Radio Day
Robert Plant’s Birthday (1948)
Virtual Worlds Day
World Mosquito Day

August 21st
Brazilian Blow-Out Day
Count Basie’s Birthday (1904)
Distilled Water Day
Dorothy Parker’s Birthday (1893)
Hawaii Becomes the 50th State (1959)
Internet Self-Care Day
National Spumoni Ice Cream Day
Poet’s Day
Senior Citizens Day

August 22nd
Annie Proulx’s Birthday (1935)
Be An Angel Day
Claude Debussy’s Birthday (1862)
Eat a Peach Day
Giada de Laurentiis’ Birthday (1970)
Hug Your Boss Day
National Surgical Oncologist Day
National Tooth Fairy Day
Norman Schwarzkopf’s Birthday (1934)
Ray Bradbury’s Birthday (1920)
Southern Hemisphere Hoodie Hoo Day
Take Your Cat to the Vet Day

August 23rd
Gene Kelly’s Birthday (1912)
Hair Dye Day
National Sponge Cake Day
Potato Feast Days
Ride the Wind Day
Valentino Day
World Daffodil Day

August 24th
A S Byatt’s Birthday (1936)
Can Opener Day
Children’s Day
International Bat Night
Knife Day
National Peach Pie Day
National Waffle Iron Day
Pluto Demoted Day
Rupert Grint’s Birthday (1988)
Sandcastle Day
Strange Music Day
Vesuvius Day
Wayzgoose Day
William Wilberforce Day

August 25th
Elvis Costello’s Birthday (1954)
Founder’s Day
Gene Simmons’ Birthday (1949)
Go Topless Day
Kiss and Make Up Day
Leonard Bernstein’s Birthday (1918)
National Banana Split Day
National Park Service Day
National Second-Hand Wardrobe Day
National Whiskey Sour Day
Rachel Ray’s Birthday (1968)
Sean Connery’s Birthday (1930)
Soybean Day
St. Bartholomew’s Day
Tim Burton’s Birthday (1958)
National Whiskey Sour Day

August 26th
Albert Sabin’s Birthday (1906)
Christopher Isherwood’s Day (1904)
Horseshoe Day
International Tongue Twister Day
International Web Mistress Day
Macaulay Culkin’s Birthday (1980)
National Cherry Popsicle Day
National Dog Day
National Toilet Paper Day
Women’s Equality Day

August 27th
Banana Lovers Day
Confucius’ Birthday (551 BC)
Global Forgiveness Day
Just Because Day
Mother Teresa’s Birthday (1910)
Paul Reubens’ Birthday (1952)
Petroleum Day
The Duchess Who Wasn’t Day

August 28th
Crackers Over the Keyboard Day
Dream Day MLK’s “I Have a Dream” Speech (1963)
Elizabeth Ann Seton’s Birthday (1774)
Jack Black’s Birthday (1969)
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s Birthday (1749)
Leo Tolstoy’s Birthday (1828)
National Bow Tie Day
National Cherry Turnover Day
National Power Rangers Day
Pony Express Day
Race Your Mouse Around the Icons Day
Radio Commercials Day
Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day
Tall Building Day
Tasha Tudor’s Birthday (1915)
Tug of War Day
World Sauntering Day

August 29th
According to Hoyle Day
Charlie Bird Parker’s Birthday (1920)
Chop Suey Invented (1896)
First Scout Camp Opened (1934)
Individual Rights Day
Ingrid Bergman’s Birthday (1915)
International Day Against Nuclear Tests
John Locke’s Birthday (1632)
Lea Michele’s Birthday (1986)
Lemon Juice Day
More Herbs, Less Salt Day
National Sarcordosis Awareness Day
Oliver Wendell Holmes’ Birthday (1809)
Todd English’s Birthday (1960)

August 30th
Cow Chip Throwing Day
Frankenstein Day
Fred MacMurray’s Birthday (1908)
Geoffrey Beene’s Birthday (1927)
Get a Slinky Day
International Cabernet Sauvignon Day
International Day of Victims of Enforced Disappearance
International Whale Shark Day
Jean-Claude Kelly’s Birthday (1943)
Laurent de Brunhoff’s Birthday (1925)
Mary Shelley’s Birthday (1797)
National College Colors Day
National Grief Awareness Day
National Holistic Pet Day
National Toasted Marshmallow Day
Slumber Party Night
Virginia Lee Burton’s Birthday (1909)

August 31st
AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day
Alan Jay Lerner’s Birthday (1918)
Bacon Day
Eat Outside Day
Franchise Appreciation Day
International Overdose Awareness Day
Itzhak Perlman’s Birthday (1945)
Love Litigating Lawyers Day
Maria Montessori’s Birthday (1870)
National Buffalo Chicken Wings Day
National Cowgirl Day
National Matchmaker Day
National Trail Mix Day
Pony Express Day
Remember the Summer Day
Richard Gere’s Birthday (1949)
Van Morrison’s Birthday (1945)