August 1st marks the 213th day in the Gregorian calendar. In 1948, Christopher Columbus landed in Venezuela. In 1780, the first U.S. census is complete, tallying just under four million people. Francis Scott Key and Coolio were born on August 1st. National Girlfriends Day and National Respect for Parents Day are observed on August 1st.
We have 8 holidays listed for August 1.