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 2 holidays listed for August 26.


National Dog Day

What would we do without man’s best friend?


Women’s Equality Day

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