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 5 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

Discovery Day

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

Aug16

National Airborne Day

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

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