We have 15 holidays listed for August 17.
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.
Gabon Independence Day
Gabon Independence Day.is an occasion to honor the birth of a sovereign nation.
Indonesia independence day
Indonesia Independence Day celebrates a long battle for the people of Indonesia for their own nation.
International Geocaching Day
Prepare yourself for the holiday that evokes the excitement of classic treasure hunts.
International Homeless Animals Day
The International Society for Animal Rights introduced the day to spread awareness about pet overpopulation.
National Abel Day
Listen Abels around the world, this is the day to celebrate your lovely name.
National Marilyn Day
Marilyn is one of the most iconic names in history and today we celebrate it.
National Massachusetts Day
Grab some turkey and cranberries, and hail the wonderful state in your best Boston accent.
National Nonprofit Day
It’s time to celebrate the unsung heroes who fight for those who can’t!
National Thrift Shop Day
Macklemore said it best, "I'm gonna pop some tags, only got twenty dollars in my pocket!"
National Workers’ Comp Adjuster Day
Do your job and demand your compensation, but in just that order.