August 23rd holidays

August 23 is the 235th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day, Napolean I of France left Egypt to head back to France, Japan declared WWI on Germany, and the first flight of the Lockheed C-130 happened. Famous birthdays include Kobe Bryant, Jared Fogle, and River Phoenix. August 23 also marks Cheap Flight Day, Health Unit Coordinators Day, and National Sponge Cake Day.

We have 7 holidays listed for August 23.


Cheap Flight Day

Hopefully, you globetrotters marked your calendars for Cheap Flight Day, well in advance.


Health Unit Coordinators Day

Without them, hospitals would be unable to navigate even the most basic health care tasks.


National Sponge Cake Day

This decadent dessert was first created by an Italian pastry chef for a Spanish lord.


National Cuban Sandwich Day

The sandwich is mostly characterized by its delectable blend of ham, cheese, pork, and mustard.


National Ride The Wind Day

Take flight, relax, and enjoy the late summer breeze. It's time to ride the wind.


National Valentino Day

If your taste is classic vintage, let the Sheik show you how it's done.


Slavery Remembrance Day

The transatlantic slave trade is a blight on our history, but it must not be forgotten.