Dates in August for Writers


  • Admit You’re Happy Month
  • Family Fun Month
  • National Catfish Month
  • National Eye Exam Month
  • National Golf Month
  • Peach Month
  • Water Quality Month
  • National Picnic Month


National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

International Forgiveness Day

Sisters Day

U.S. Coast Guard Day

National Lighthouse Day

Book Lover’s Day

10 National S’mores Day

11 Presidential Joke Day

11 Son and Daughter Day

12 Middle Child’s Day

13 Left Hander’s Day

14 V-J Day — Pres. Harry Truman announced the unconditional surrender of the Japanese government; V-J Day.

16 National Tell a Joke Day

17 National Thriftshop Day

19 Aviation Day

19 (1919) — “The Marine Hymn” was registered with the U.S. Copyright Office.

20 National Radio Day

21 Senior Citizen’s Day

21 (1814) — U.S. Marines defended Washington, D.C., against British forces.

23 Ride the Wind Day

24 Vesuvius Day

25 Kiss and Make Up Day

25 (1948) — Second Lieutenant John E. Rudder became the first black Marine officer commissioned in the regular Marine Corps.

26 National Dog Day

26 Women’s Equality Day

27 Global Forgiveness Day

30 Frankenstein Day




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