August 1st Holidays

August 1st marks the 213th day in the Gregorian calendar. In 1498, Christopher Columbus landed in Venezuela. In 1780, the first U.S. census was 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 36 holidays listed for August 1.

Aug01

DOGust 1st: Universal Birthday for Shelter Dogs

Thousands of sweet dogs land at animal shelters until they can find forever homes.

Aug01

National Girlfriend Day

It's a day to honor your "ride or die" crew of homegirls!

Aug01

Spider-Man Day

It's important to remember one thing: with great power comes great responsibility.

Aug01

Albariño Day

Sit back, relax and discover all the facts about the fascinating albariño grape!

Aug01

Asahna Bucha Day

Light your candles and your incense, and prune those lotus flowers. Asahna Bucha Day has arrived.

Aug01

August Moon Festival

It's the August Moon Festival! Celebrate this magical night that never ends.

Aug01

Benin Independence Day

Delve into the history of Benin and its long road to independence.

Aug01

Colorado Day

Join all Coloradans as they celebrate the anniversary of their dear state!

Aug01

Emancipation Day (Guyana)

Let’s look at an account of Guyanese resilience, strength, and faith against the worst odds.

Aug01

Full Moon Day of Waso

Join us as we celebrate the first sermon of Lord Buddha!

Aug01

Guadalcanal Province Day

Do not miss learning everything about the cultural celebration in the Solomon Islands.

Aug01

Homemade Pie Day

Put on your oven mitts as we prepare to bake it out on Homemade Pie Day.

Aug01

International Can-It Forward Day

Get your canning tools and can fresh produce with us on International Can-It-Forward Day!

Aug01

International Childfree Day

It is actually okay not to have children. Let us discuss the implications and advantages.

Aug01

Lammas Day

The traditions of harvesting festivals that are similar to Lammas Day have existed for centuries.

Aug01

Lughnasadh

Lughnasadh celebrates new life, typifying “out with the old, in with the new!”

Aug01

National Andrew Day

Greet and celebrate all the people named Andrew in your life this National Andrew Day.

Aug01

National Day of Benin

Learn why Benin’s struggles against slavery are a cornerstone of the National Day of Benin.

Aug01

National Minority Donor Awareness Day

On this day, pledge to give someone a new lease on life.

Aug01

National Night Out

Civilians, organizations, and the Metropolitan Police Department join hands to enhance the relationship between neighborhoods and communities.

Aug01

National Promise to Care Day

Learn how you can honor urgent care workers and everything they do.

Aug01

National Raspberry Cream Pie Day

Can you imagine a world without raspberry cream pies? Neither can we!

Aug01

Planner Day

Get your planner, make plans for the day, and spend the day as ‘planned.’

Aug01

Play Ball Day

Get your gloves out, grab your bats, and rally the kids. It’s time to play ball!

Aug01

Respect For Parents Day

Call up your parents or surprise them with a visit today.

Aug01

Rounds Resounding Day

It’s the harmonies created by this form of singing that make it so popular and worth celebrating.

Aug01

Santo Domingo Celebrations Start

Be ready to celebrate this traditional festivity in Nicaragua right here with us today.

Aug01

Santo Domingo Celebrations Start

Santo Domingo Celebration Start is here, so let’s pray for a miracle together.

Aug01

Scout Scarf Day

The scouts’ scarf is not only a simple honor but is very practical too!

Aug01

Start Up Day Across America

Startup Day Across America aims to help us understand entrepreneurship and innovation.

Aug01

Switzerland National Day

To all Swiss people out there, enjoy this Independence Day with even more patriotism than before.

Aug01

Tu B'Av

Find out the historical significance of Tu B'Av and how it changed in modern times.

Aug01

Woman Astronomers Day

Honor women’s under-appreciated achievements in science by learning about Woman Astronomers Day.

Aug01

World Lung Cancer Day

Here's a quick guide to observing World Lung Cancer Day and staying well.

Aug01

World Wide Web Day

Without the World Wide Web, the world as we know it would not be the same.

Aug01

Yorkshire Day

Happy Yorkshire Day! Let’s promote and celebrate the largest county in the U.K.

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