August 19 is the 231st day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day, Dayton, Ohio hosted the first All-American Soap Box Derby, the first geostationary communcation satellite was launched, and Operation Iraqui Freedom ends. Famous birthdays include Bill Clinton, Coco Chanel, and John Stamons. August 19 also marks International Homeless Animals Day, National Aviation Day, National Potato Day, and World Humanitarian Day.
We have 16 holidays listed for August 19.
World Humanitarian Day
World Humanitarian Day honors humanitarian aid workers all over the world.
Afghanistan Independence Day
Get your dancing shoes ready as we celebrate this day with merriment.
Crown Princess Mette-Marit's day
Learn more about the day by celebrating it with the ethos promoted by the Crown Princess.
International Bow Day
Prepare your bow as we appreciate one of the world's most popular fashion accessories.
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.
International Orangutan Day
Let’s demonstrate our compassion for orangutans today by pledging to conserve these endangered species.
National Patient Advocacy Day
We notice and appreciate the medical professionals that advocate for their patients.
National Photography Day
Prepare your camera as we honor one of the most influential days in history.
National Potato Day
Never celebrated this tasty tot? Read on to turn from a couch potato to party animal.
National Soft Ice Cream Day
Soft ice cream pops up in the happiest of places, and has a fascinating history too!
Revolution Commemoration Day
It is time to hoist the Vietnamese flag high as we celebrate the end of oppression.
Saviours of the Apple Feast Day
It’s impossible to get into the church. Knots of apples float overhead on this day!