August 19 is World Photography Day

Photo: NASA Goddard, Earth August 19 is World Photography Day, a day to pay homage to the history of photography, celebrate the present and leave a positive trail for the future. World Photography Day originates from the invention of the daguerreotype, a photographic processes developed by Louis Daguerre. On January 9, 1839 The French Academy of Sciences announced the …

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People 2019

Poster: Indigenous Day The United Nations’ International Day of the World’s Indigenous People is observed each year on August 9 to promote and protect the rights of the world’s Indigenous population. This event recognizes the achievements and contributions made by Indigenous Peoples. The commemoration takes place on in recognition of the first meeting of the …

08 • August • Agosto

Photo: Vince O’Sullivan, Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe 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 …

Heritage Week in Ireland

Logo Ireland hosts the annual National Heritage Week the last week of August. Hashtag: #HeritageWeek 2019 We’re at @14HenriettaSt for the launch of #NationalHeritageWeek. Taking place from 17th to 25th of August, it will showcase the joy, diversity and accessibility that can be found within #Ireland’s rich #heritage, and this year’s theme is Pastimes | Past Times. …

India Independence Day

India flag Wikipedia: Independence Day is annually celebrated on August 15, as a national holiday in India commemorating the nation’s independence from the United Kingdom on August 15, 1947, the UK Parliament passed the Indian Independence Act 1947 transferring legislative sovereignty to the Indian Constituent Assembly. Elsewhere on the Web https://indianexpress.com/article/trending/trending-in-india/independence-day-2018-reactions-live-updates-72nd-indian-independence-day-5306799 http://www.thealternative.in/lifestyle/celebrate-indias-independence-day-with-this-anthemic-playlist Quotes It shall …

Navajo Code Talkers Day

Hashtags August 14 is Navajo Code Talkers Day Hashtag: #NavajoCodeTalkersDay In 1942 the Marine Corps recruited young Navajos to serve in the Pacific during World War II. They would learn how to use their native language as a code during combat operations. Neither the Japanese Army nor Navy were ever able to crack the code, which …

Natural World 08.2017

Photo: James Wheeler, Dinosaur Provincial Park Alberta is a western province of Canada and is bounded by the provinces of British Columbia to the west and Saskatchewan to the east, the August 24Día de Parques Nacionales de Costa Rica (National Parks Day) (Costa Rica) Twitter Moment Natural world 08.2017 🌎 Snapshots from around the globe of …