Know your Calender-August


While preparing for a competitive exam few months ago, i came across so many dates to memorize that i had made a lengthy list of the events and Holidays. They included international and national celebrations and observances. Here I am listing them along with birthdays of some eminent personalities as per the months. Have a look at this month's calender

First Sunday of August- Friendship Day
First week of August - World Breastfeeding week

August 4th - Barack Obama Birth day
August 6th - Anti Nuclear Day
August 6th - Hiroshima Day
August 9th - Nagasaki Day
August 12th - International Youth Day
August 13th - International Left Hander's Day
August 15th - Indian Independence Day
August 19th - International Humanitarian Day
August 19th - World Photography Day
August 29th - Michael Jackson Birth Anniversary
August 31st - Princess Diana's Death Anniversary

You are most welcome to contribute to this list
[Sources : www. hubpages.com, www. fanoos.com, www. wikipedia.org]

2 comments:

nivedita said...

HI
There are two more festivals
August 11 : First day of Shravan month
August 14 : Naga Panchami
August 24 : Raksha Bandhan

niveditha said...

Yes, but i have listed only national and international events here

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