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Today's Holidays & Celebrations

August 2022 Holidays & Celebrations

Colorado Day

On August 1 every year, the people of Colorado celebrate Colorado Day and the anniversary of the state being admitted into the United States of America in 1876. It was exactly August 1, 1876, when President Ulysses S. Grant signed a proclamation admitting Colorado as a state. It is not a public holiday in the […]

National Minority Donor Awareness Day

National Minority Donor Awareness Day is celebrated on August 1 as a way of bringing to light the need for minority donors. National Minority Donor Awareness Day also tries to inculcate good health habits in people so that there may be a decreased need for an organ transplant.

World Scout Scarf Day

The idea of "Scout Scarf Day" on August 1 is that all active and former scouts are requested to wear their scout scarfs in public to make the "Spirit of Scouting" visible: Once a Scout - Always a Scout! The date of the event commemorates the very first Scout Camp on Brownsea Island in 1907.

World Lung Cancer Day

Since its inception in 2012, World Lung Cancer Day has been observed every August 1. This World Lung Cancer Day campaign’s inception by the Forum of International Respiratory Societies is supported by members of the international lung health community.

Lammas Day

Lammas Day, celebrated every August 1, is a wheat harvest festival that is also known as Loaf Mass Day. Lammas is the celebration of this first, Grain Harvest, a time for gathering in and giving thanks for abundance.

National Beach Day

National Beach Day on August 30th celebrates all the sandy beaches across the nation. It also provides an opportunity to help keep those relaxing places clean, so we can continue to enjoy them long into the future.