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.
National Cherry Popsicle Day
Cool down with the reigning nobility of the popsicle world — the cherry popsicle.
National Day of Repentance
Join us as we observe Papua New Guinea’s National Repentance Day this August 26.
National Kelly Day
Kelly was originally a boy’s name only but today, it’s more common as a girl’s name.
National Logan Day
Today we celebrate the name Logan which is fun, quirky, and gender-neutral.
National Toilet Paper Day
This is an annual observance to commemorate this essential invention for personal hygiene.
National WebMistress Day
A webmistress is a woman who designs, develops, markets, and maintains websites.