August 2nd marks the 214th day in the Gregorian calendar. In 1776, members of the Continental Congress began signing the Declaration of Independence. In 1983, the House of Representatives approves National Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a federal holiday. Charli XCX and Golden Tate were born on this day. National Coloring Book Day and National Icecream Sandwich Day are celebrated on August 2nd.
We have 10 holidays listed for August 2.
British Columbia Day
All across Canada, the day is marked by parades, festivals, and other public gatherings.
Heritage Day in Alberta
Sunshine, fresh air, and open spaces, Alberta is a melting pot of different cultures and ethnicities.
National Coloring Book Day
Coloring is no longer just for kids. So break out those coloring books!
New South Wales Bank Holiday
Let's all celebrate three day weekends—the savior of nine-to-fivers around the world.
Northern Territory Picnic Day
Northern Territory Aussies have been celebrating Picnic Day since the late 1800s.