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Day Name Established/recognized by
1st Sunday in August International Friendship Day
1st Wednesday in August Professional Engineers Day
1st Friday in August International Beer Day
3rd Saturday in August National Honey Bee Day
August 1 Emancipation Day (Jamaica)
August 1 Yorkshire Day
August 6 Independence Day (Jamaica)
August 8 International Cat Day
August 9 National Day (Singapore)
August 9 International Day of the World's Indigenous People UN[13][162]
August 12 International Youth Day UN[13][163]
August 13 International Lefthanders Day
August 14 World Lizard Day[164]
August 14 Youm-e-Azadi (Pakistan Independence Day)
August 15 National day of mourning (Bangladesh)
August 15 Independence Day (India)
August 15 Victory over Japan Day (UK)
August 16 Bennington Battle Day
August 17 Indonesian Independence Day
August 19 World Humanitarian Day UN[13][165]
August 20 World Mosquito Day
August 20 Indian Akshay Urja Day
August 21 World Senior Citizens Day
August 22 International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief UN
August 23 International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition UN, UNESCO[13][166]
August 23 European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism
August 25 Christmas in August
August 25 Brazilian Army Day
August 26 Women's Equality Day
August 29 International Day against Nuclear Tests UN[13][167]
August 29 National Sports Day
August 30 International Day of the Disappeared
August 30 El 'Ouardighi Day
August 31 Hari Merdeka (Malaysia Independence Day)