August 12th holidays

August 12th is the 224th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day in 1877, Thomas Edison made the first recording. In 1962, the Soviet Union launched Pavel Popovich into orbit. In 1982, IBM unveiled their first PC. Erwin Schrödinger, Casey Affleck and Cara Delevingne were born on August 12th. This day also marks International Youth Day.

We have 5 holidays listed for August 12.


International Youth Day

We focus on the difficulties that some young people are experiencing throughout the world.


National Julienne Fries Day

Did you know the thin crispy fries we love to eat are known as julienne fries?


National Middle Child Day

Middle children may not always get the spotlight, so today we celebrate our oft-forgotten siblings.


National Vinyl Record Day

For those who value the quality of sound, vinyl records are here to stay.


World Elephant Day

We celebrate one of Earth’s most magnificent creatures with World Elephant Day.