August 19th holidays

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 Aviation Day

We feel the need for speed on National Aviation Day!


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! 


World Photo Day

The definition of photography is quite literally "drawing the light."