August 26th Holidays

August 26 is the 238th day of the Gregorian calendar. On this day, Captain James Cook set sail on the HMS Endeavour, women got the right to vote via the 19th amendment, and the Mercedez-Benz Stadium opened in Atlanta. Famous birthdays include Chris Pine, Mother Teresa, and Melissa McCarthy. August 26 also marks National Dog Day and Raksha Bandhan.

We have 10 holidays listed for August 26.

Aug26

National Dog Day

What would we do without man’s best friend?

Aug26

National Cherry Popsicle Day

Cool down with the reigning nobility of the popsicle world — the cherry popsicle.

Aug26

National Day of Repentance

Join us as we observe Papua New Guinea’s National Repentance Day this August 26.

Aug26

National Kelly Day

Kelly was originally a boy’s name only but today, it’s more common as a girl’s name.

Aug26

National Logan Day

Today we celebrate the name Logan which is fun, quirky, and gender-neutral.

Aug26

National Spark the World Day

To you it’s a kind word, to them it’s the spark to reach their full potential.

Aug26

National Toilet Paper Day

This is an annual observance to commemorate this essential invention for personal hygiene.

Aug26

National WebMistress Day

A webmistress is a woman who designs, develops, markets, and maintains websites.

Aug26

Pride Cymru

Join us as we celebrate the LGBTQ+ community this year in honor of Pride Cymru.

Aug26

Women’s Equality Day

Observe the achievements of women’s rights activists and the unique daily struggles that women face.

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