August 9th holidays

August 9th is the 221st day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day in 1790, the Columbia returned to Boston Harbor after carrying an American flag around the world. In 1892, Thomas Edison got a patent for his telegraph. In 1974, President Nixon resigned. Whitney Houston and Anna Kendrick were born on this day. August 9th marks National Rice Pudding Day, National Veep Day and National Book Lovers Day.

We have 5 holidays listed for August 9.


National Book Lovers Day

Books are the purest form of escapism.  They transport you to any time, place, or culture.


International Day of The World's Indigenous People

Let’s sign the social contract to ensure no indigenous groups are left behind.


National Rice Pudding Day

Rice pudding is the ultimate dessert because of its versatility and health benefits.


National Veep Day

Let’s learn about the American constitution and the related presidential succession plans.


National Women's Day

Every fight gets us one step closer to freedom and equality for women.