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 5 holidays listed for August 19.
National Potato Day
Never celebrated this tasty tot? Read on to turn from a couch potato to party animal.
World Humanitarian Day
World Humanitarian Day honors humanitarian aid workers all over the world.
National Soft Ice Cream Day
Soft ice cream pops up in the happiest of places, and has a fascinating history too!