August 16th Holidays

August 16 is the 228th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day, the first color sound cartoon was released, the first issue of Sports Illustrated was published, and Pete Best was ousted from the Beatles and replaced by Ringo Starr. Famous birthdays include Madonna, Steve Carell, and James Cameron. August 16 also marks National Rum Day and National Tell A Joke Day.

We have 14 holidays listed for August 16.

Aug16

National Rum Day

We pay tribute to the currency of the Caribbean as we celebrate National Rum Day.

Aug16

National Roller Coaster Day

At any amusement park, it has the highest "wow" factor. 

Aug16

National Tell A Joke Day

A horse walks into a bar. The bartender says, "Why the long face?"

Aug16

Bennington Battle Day

This Bennington Battle Day, let the rich history of this epic battle enthrall you.

Aug16

National Airborne Day

We recognize the past, present, and future contributions of American airborne troops.

Aug16

National Authenticity Day

Authenticity is not needing external approval to feel good about your actions.

Aug16

National Backflow Prevention Day

Join us as we celebrate and honor backflow prevention professionals this August 16!

Aug16

National Energy Multiplier Day

Stay hydrated and get your energy boost from this exciting blend of matcha, guayusa, and ginger.

Aug16

National Independent Worker Day

We’re wishing a happy National Independent Worker Day to all those who are self-employed!

Aug16

Parsi New Year

Celebrate the Parsi New Year, also called ‘Nowruz’ with your family and friends.

Aug16

Restoration Day (Dominican Republic)

Let's discover what Restoration Day means to the Dominicans and join them in their celebration.

Aug16

Royal National Agricultural Show Day

Dogwood dogs, Bertie Beetle show bags, fireworks display, and a whole day of fun and relaxation!

Aug16

St. Roch’s Day

Celebrate the patron saint, St. Roch, with us right here, right now!

Aug16

World Calligraphy Day

Grab your dip pens and inks and let your hand flow with the art of calligraphy!

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