August was originally called Sextilis but later renamed Augustus in honor of the first emperor of Rome, Caesar Augustus.
We all need a little inspiration, so check out what unusual but fun days are celebrated in August.
- International Mahjong Day
- National Girlfriends Day
- National Minority Donor Awareness Day
- Respect for Parents Day
- National Disc Golf Day – First Saturday in August
- National Jamaican Patty Day – First Saturday in August
- National Coloring Book Day
- National Ice Cream Sandwich Day
- American Family Day – First Sunday in August
- National Friendship Day – First Sunday in August
- National Sisters Day – First Sunday in August
- National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day
- National Night Out Day – First Tuesday in August (However, date may differ based on location due to extreme weather conditions in August. Check with local organizations for dates near you.)
- National Lighthouse Day
- International Beer Day – First Friday in August
- National Water Balloon Day – First Friday in August
- Global Sleep Under The Stars Night *
- National Happiness Happens Day
- National Frozen Custard Day
- National Dollar Day
- National Bowling Day – Second Saturday in August
- National Garage Sale Day – Second Saturday in August
- National Leathercraft Day
- National Relaxation Day
- National Lemon Meringue Pie Day
- World Honey Bee Day– Third Saturday in August
- National Park Service Founders Day
- National Whiskey Sour Day
- National Kiss and Make Up Day
- National Secondhand Wardrobe Day
- National Banana Split Day
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