In August we celebrate August 9, the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People.
Other events and celebrations in August include World Elephant Day on August 12, Navajo Code Talkers Day on August 14, India Independence Day on August 15 and World Photography Day on August 19.
Check out National Heritage Week in Ireland.
August 1 Swiss National Day (Switzerland)
August 6 Independence Day (Bolivia)
August 9 International Day of the World’s Indigenous People
International Day of the World’s Indigenous People
August 9 Books Lovers Day
Book Lovers Day
August 10 Ecuador declares independence from spain (1809)
August 12 World Elephant Day
World Elephant Day
August 9-14 Perseid Meteor Shower – The Perseid meteor shower sparks when the Earth passes through a stream of debris left by comet Swift-Tuttle. The shower is visible from mid-July each year, with the peak in activity being between August 9 and 14, depending on the particular location of the stream.
August 14 Navajo Code Talkers Day
Navajo Code Talkers Day
August 15 Assumption of Virgin Mary
Assumption of Mary – Wikipedia
August 15 Independence Day (India)
India Independence Day
August 15 Ferragosto (Italy)
August 19 World Photography Day
August 19 is World Photography Day
August 24 Día de Parques Nacionales de Costa Rica (National Parks Day) (Costa Rica)
Costa Rica Parks
August 25 Founder’s Day, National Park Service (USA)
August 30 Melbourne Day commemorates the day the first European settlers landed on the north bank of the Yarra River from the schooner Enterprize in 1835. (Melbourne, Australia)
August Edinburgh Festival (Scotland)
August Darwin Festival (Darwin, Australia)
August National Heritage Week (Ireland)
Heritage Week in Ireland
07 • July • Julio
09 • September • Septiembre