August 17th Holidays

August 17 is the 229th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day, Seattle's famous Pike Place Market opened in 1907, George Orwell's famous Animal Farm was first published, and Michael Phelps became the first person to win 8 gold medals in one Olympic game. Famous birthdays include Robert De Niro, Sean Penn, and Mae West. August 17 also marks the Gold Cup Parade and National Black Cat Appreciation Day.

We have 12 holidays listed for August 17.

Aug17

National Black Cat Appreciation Day

They’re so sleek and hypnotizing with their all-knowing eyes, but black cats seldom get recognition.

Aug17

Baby Boomers Recognition Day

Join millions in celebrating the contributions made by boomers in today's society!

Aug17

Gabon Independence Day

Gabon Independence Day.is an occasion to honor the birth of a sovereign nation.

Aug17

Indonesia independence day

Indonesia Independence Day celebrates a long battle for the people of Indonesia for their own nation.

Aug17

National Abel Day

Listen Abels around the world, this is the day to celebrate your lovely name.

Aug17

National I LOVE My feet Day

Celebrate National I Love My Feet Day and your feet will thank you.

Aug17

National Marilyn Day

Marilyn is one of the most iconic names in history and today we celebrate it.

Aug17

National Massachusetts Day

Grab some turkey and cranberries, and hail the wonderful state in your best Boston accent.

Aug17

National Nonprofit Day

It’s time to celebrate the unsung heroes who fight for those who can’t!

Aug17

National Thrift Shop Day

Macklemore said it best, "I'm gonna pop some tags, only got twenty dollars in my pocket!"

Aug17

National Workers’ Comp Adjuster Day

Do your job and demand your compensation, but in just that order.

Aug17

Slovenians in Prekmurje Incorporated into the Mother Nation Day

Deca ste lüblene slovenske matere (You are children of the beloved Slovene mother).

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