Important Events, Days, Birthday & Festival in August

August is the eight month of every clander year. This month is special for various aspects and has various national and international festivities which provides an opportunity to celebrate every other week. In this story, we talk about some important events, Birthdays, Festival which are celebrated by peoples during this month.

Special Events

  • 1 August – National Mountain Climbing Day
  • 1 August – World Wide Web Day
  • 1 August – Yorkshire Day
  • 4 August – U.S. Coast Guard Day
  • 5 August (First Friday of August) – International Beer Day
  • 6 August – Hiroshima Day
  • 7 August – National Handloom Day
  • 7 August (First Sunday of August) Friendship Day
  • 8 August – Quit India Movement Day
  • 9 August – Nagasaki Day
  • 9 August – International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
  • 10 August – World Lion Day
  • 10 August – World Biofuel Day
  • 11 August -Raksha Bandhan
  • 12 August – International Youth Day
  • 12 August: World Elephant Day
  • 12 August: Narali Purnima
  • 13 August – International Lefthanders Day
  • 13 August – World Organ Donation Day
  • 15 August – National Mourning Day (Bangladesh)
  • 15 August – Independence Day in India
  • 15 August – Day of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary
  • 16 August – Bennington Battle Day
  • 17 August – Indonesian Independence Day
  • 18 August – janmashtami 2022
  • 19 August – World Photography Day
  • 19 August – World Humanitarian Day
  • 20 August – World Mosquito Day
  • 20 August -Sadbhavna Diwas
  • 20 August -Indian Akshay Urja Day
  • 23 August – International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
  • 23 August – European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism
  • 26 August – Women’s Equality Day
  • 26 August: International Dog Day
  • 29 August – National Sports Day
  • 30 August – Small Industry Day
  • 31 August – Hari Merdeka (Malaysia National Day)

Birthday in August

  • 1 August – Taapsee Pannu
  • 1 August – Mrunal Thakur
  • 3 August – Sunil Chhetri
  • 3 August – Sunil Grover
  • 3 August – Manish Paul
  • 4 August – Arbaaz Khan
  • 4 August – Kishore Kumar
  • 5 August – Genelia D’Souza
  • 5 August – Kajol
  • 6 August – Aditya Narayan
  • 9 August – Mahesh Babu
  • 9 August – Hansika Motwani
  • 9 August – Dipa Karmakar
  • 10 August – Phoolan Devi
  • 11 August – Pervez Musharraf
  • 11 August – Suniel Shetty
  • 12 August – Sara Ali Khan
  • 12 August – Krishna Mukherjee
  • 12 August – Vikram Sarabhai
  • 13 August – Sridevi
  • 13 August – Anita Raj
  • 14 August – Johnny Lever
  • 14 August – Mohnish Bahl
  • 14 August – Sunidhi Chauhan
  • 14 August – Mohit Raina
  • 15 August – Adnan Sami
  • 16 August – Saif Ali Khan
  • 16 August – Arvind Kejriwal
  • 16 August – Mahesh Manjrekar
  • 16 August – David Dhawan
  • 17 August – Nidhhi Agerwal
  • 18 August – Nirmala Sitharaman
  • 18 August – Gulzar
  • 18 August – Daler Mehndi
  • 20 August – Rajiv Gandhi
  • 20 August – Randeep Hooda
  • 21 August – Bhumika Chawla
  • 21 August – Sana Khan
  • 21 August – Kanika Kapoor
  • 22 August – Chiranjeevi
  • 23 August – Vaani Kapoor
  • 23 August – Saira Banu
  • 23 August – Gauhar Khan
  • 23 August – KK (singer)
  • 25 August – Rajiv Kapoor
  • 25 August – Vinesh Phogat
  • 26 August – Mother Teresa
  • 26 August – Maneka Gandhi
  • 26 August – Chris Pine
  • 26 August – Pallavi Joshi
  • 27 August – The Great Khali
  • 27 August – Neha Dhupia
  • 27 August – Dorabji Tata
  • 29 August – Dhyan Chand
  • 29 August – Akkineni Nagarjuna
  • 30 August – Guru Randhawa
  • 30 August – Chitrangada Singh
  • 30 August – Ravi Shankar Prasad
  • 30 August – Chitrangada Singh

Festival in August

  • 2 August – Nag Panchami
  • 11 August -Raksha Bandhan
  • 11 August -Kajari Teej
  • 12 August – Gayatri Jayanti
  • 15 August – Independence Day in India
  • 18/19 August – Janmashtami 2022
  • 30 August – Hartalika Teej
  • 31 August – Ganesh Chaturthi
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Cricket Scheluded in August

  • 1 August – West Indies vs India, 2nd T20I
  • 2 August – West Indies vs India, 3rd T20I
  • 6 August – West Indies vs India, 4th T20I
  • 7 August – West Indies vs India, 5th T20I
India tour of Zimbabwe
  • 18 August – West Indies vs India, Zimbabwe vs India 1st ODI
  • 20 August – West Indies vs India, Zimbabwe vs India 2nd ODI
  • 22 August – West Indies vs India, Zimbabwe vs India 3rd ODI

History Related Events in August

August 1

  • 1914 Germany and France Declare war,
  • 1936 Berlin Olympics Opens
  • 1966 University Of Texas Shootings
  • 1981 MTV Debuts
  • 1994 Michael Jackson Marries Lisa Marie Presley

August 2

  • 1934 Adolf Hitler becomes Germany’s Fuhrer
  • 1943 PT-109 Commanded by Lt. John F. Kennedy Sunk
  • 1964 Gulf of Tonkin Attack On US Destroyer Maddox
  • 1990 Iraq Invades Kuwait

August 3

  • 1914 Germany and France Declare war
  • 1981 US Air Traffic Controllers Strike

August 4

  • 1892 The parents of Lizzie Borden found murdered
  • 1941 Nazi Troops Within 50 miles of Kiev
  • 1944 Anne Frank Captured By Germans
  • 1989 US The Savings and Loan Crisis

August 5

  • 1934 Dust Bowl Drought Continues In Mid West
  • 1957 “American Bandstand” makes its network debut on ABC
  • 1962 Marilyn Monroe was found dead in her bedroom
  • 1975 Dutch Elm Disease Kills 3 million trees in Britain
  • 1983 At&T Broken Up

August 6

  • 1926 Gertrude “Trudy” Ederle Swims English Channel
  • 1945 Nuclear bomb Hiroshima
  • 1965 Voting Rights Act Signed Into Law
  • 1965 Beatles Release the Album “Help!” In UK
  • 1997 Microsoft Buys Stake in Apple Computers

August 7

  • 1947 Kon-Tiki Expedition Completes Trip across the Pacific Ocean
  • 1964 Gulf of Tonkin Resolution Passed
  • 1998 US Embassies Bombed Kenya
  • 2007 Barry Bonds 756th Home Run

August 8

  • 1963 “The Great Train Robbery” UK
  • 1974 Richard Nixon Announces his resignation following the Watergate Scandal During a nationally televised broadcast
  • 1976 First Legionnaire’s Disease Harrisburg, Philadelphia
  • 1988 The Burmese 8888 Uprising

August 9

  • 1925 Ku Klux Klan Mass Meeting Washington 50,000 marchers
  • 1936 Jesse Owens wins fourth gold medal Berlin Olympics
  • 1945 Atom Bomb Dropped On Nagasaki
  • 1969 Sharon Tate Found Murdered ( Charles Manson )

August 10

  • 1897 Automobile Club of Great Britain Formed
  • 1945 Truman Announces Japanese Surrender
  • 1954 Construction on the St. Lawrence Seaway began at Massena, New York.
  • 1977 The ” Son Of Sam ” Serial killer David Berkowitz Arrested
  • 1990 Magellan Space Craft Arrives At The Planet Venus

August 11

  • 1929 Babe Ruth first player in the history of baseball to hit 500 home runs
  • 1965 Race riots Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles, California
  • 1991 911 Emergency Number pioneered in Schaumburg
  • 1992 Mall of America Opens

August 12

  • 1955 Minimum Hourly Wage Raised To $1.00 Per Hour
  • 1964 South Africa Barred from the Olympic Games
  • 1981 IBM Releases It’s First Personal Computer
  • 1990 Tyrannosaurus Rex / Sue Discovered South Dakota

August 13

  • 1961 East Germany Border Closed To West Germany
  • 1966 China has announced It’s Cultural Revolution
  • 2006 Tokyo Power Blackout
  • 2011 Stages Collapses at Indiana State Fair

August 14

  • 1935 Social Security Bill Signed Into Law Providing Unemployment Benefit
  • 1945 Truman Announces Japanese Surrender
  • 1947 India and Pakistan Gain Independence
  • 2003 North America Power Outage New York to Canada

August 15

  • 1914 Panama Canal Opens
  • 1965 Beatles Live Concert at Shea Stadium
  • 1965 Los Angeles Watts Riots
  • 1969 Woodstock Music Festival
  • 1998 Omagh Bombing Northern Ireland

August 16

  • 1977 Elvis Presley Dies Of Heart Attack
  • 2002 Dresden, Germany Flooding

August 17

  • 1962 East German Border Guards Kill Peter Fechter
  • 1969 Hurricane Camille Make Landfall Bay St. Louis, Mississippi
  • 1969 Woodstock Music Festival Ends
  • 1998 President Clinton acknowledged he had an inappropriate relationship with Monica Lewinsky

August 18

  • 1920 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution Ratified
  • 1931 Yangtze River Floods causing the death of 3.7 million people directly and indirectly
  • 1937 Toyota Motor Company Founded
  • 1963 James Meredith graduates
  • 2006 60hr work week at Apple iPod plant for $60 per month

August 19

  • 1944 Paris is Liberated by the allies
  • 1953 Iran Military Coup Supported By United States
  • 1958 Packard Cars End Production
  • 1987 Hungerford, UK Killing Spree by Michael Ryan

August 20

  • 1920 First Commercial Radio Station Detroit, Michigan
  • 1940 Winston Churchill makes speach “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.”
  • 1968 “Prague Spring”, Czechoslovakia Soviet troops crush protests and restore order.
  • 1989 Marchioness Disaster River Thames London

August 21

  • 1911 The Mona Lisa Stolen in France
  • 1959 Hawaii becomes the 50th state in the United States
  • 2006 Saddam Hussein crimes against humanity trial Begins

August 22

  • 1902 Cadillac Started In Detroit
  • 1941 Germany Attacks Leningrad
  • 1992 Hurricane Andrew Strikes Bahamas, Florida and Louisiana
  • 2003 Alabama chief justice, Roy Moore, is suspended

August 23

  • 1905 New Orleans Yellow Fever Kills Hundreds
  • 1999 West Nile virus Continues It’s Spread Around The Country

August 24

  • 1948 Berlin Airlift Increases Aircraft Numbers
  • 1954 Communist Party Outlawed United States
  • 1985 Union Carbide Bhopal Disaster
  • 1996 Hurricane Dolly Strikes Mexico

25 August

  • 1944 Paris Liberated
  • 1950 President Harry S. Truman Places Railroads Under Army Control
  • 1975 Bruce Springsteen album “Born to Run” Released
  • 2005 Hurricane Katrina Makes Landfall In Florida 4 days before striking New Orleans

26 August

  • 1920 The 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women the right to vote, is formally adopted
  • 1932 Temporary Halt Called On Home Foreclosures
  • 1957 Ford Begins Production of Edsel Automobiles

27 August

  • 1955 Guinness Book of World Records Published For The First Time
  • 1979 Lord Louis Mountbatten Murdered
  • 1989 Sky TV Launched UK

28 August

  • 1937 Japanese Bomb Shanghai
  • 1963 Martin Luther King, Jr. Gives “I Have A Dream Speech”
  • 1968 10s Of Thousands Anti-Vietnam War Protestors Chicago
  • 1996 Charles, Prince of Wales and his wife, Princess Diana, formally divorce

29 August

  • 1949 Russian Troops Mass On The Border Yugoslavia
  • 1949 The Soviet Union test their first atomic bomb
  • 1966 The Beatles play their final US Concert at Candlestick Park in San Francisco
  • 2005 Hurricane Katrina Strikes New Orleans

30th August

  • 1935 Wealth Tax Act Passed in the United States
  • 1959 First Mini goes on sale in Britain for £497
  • 1963 Direct Line Set Up Between Moscow and Washington to prevent the possibility of an accidental war
  • 1989 Leona Helmsley convicted and sentenced

31 August

  • 1888 Jack the Ripper Kills His First Victim
  • 1954 Hurricane Carol Strikes Long Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island
  • 1997 Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed are killed in a car crash in Paris
  • 2005 Curfew Placed On New Orleans

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