August 15th holidays

August 15th is the 227th day in the Gregorian calendar. In 1918, diplomatic ties between the U.S. and Russia were severed. In 1939, the 'Wizard of Oz' debuted in Hollywood, Calif. The Allied Forces of WWII landed in Southern France in 1944. India became independent of Britain and was split into India and Pakistan in 1947. Napoleon Bonaparte, Julia Child, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lawrence were born on this day. National Lemon Meringue Pie Day and National Relaxation Day are celebrated on August 15th.

We have 7 holidays listed for August 15.

Aug15

Chant at the Moon Day

Ah, summer, where the days are long and the nights are longer.

Aug15

Indian Independence Day

Join in the celebration of what Nehru called India's "Tryst with Destiny."

Aug15

National Relaxation Day

Sometimes, you just have to stop and smell the roses.

Aug15

Discovery Day

Enjoy walking tours, art exhibits, a golf tournament and more on Discovery Day.

Aug15

Feast of the Assumption

Christians observe the Virgin Mary’s bodily ascent to heaven at the end of her life.

Aug15

Liberation Day

Celebrate the restoration of national independence that was lost for 36 years under Japanese rule.

Aug15

National Back To School Prep Day

Do you have all the supplies that you need? Is the homework station set up?