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 8 holidays listed for August 16.
National Rum Day
We pay tribute to the currency of the Caribbean as we celebrate National Rum Day.
Bennington Battle Day
This Bennington Battle Day, let the rich history of this epic battle enthrall you.
National Airborne Day
We recognize the past, present, and future contributions of American airborne troops.
National Backflow Prevention Day
Join us as we celebrate and honor backflow prevention professionals this August 16!
National Energy Multiplier Day
Stay hydrated and get your energy boost from this exciting blend of matcha, guayusa, and ginger.