Public Holidays: August 2013

Day Date Country Holiday
Thu 1st Switzerland Switzerland National Day
Fri 2nd India India Jumat-ul-Wida
Mon 5th United Kingdom United Kingdom August Bank Holiday
Mon 5th Ireland Ireland August Holiday
Mon 5th Canada Canada Civic Day
Mon 5th Iceland Iceland Commerce Day
Mon 5th Australia Australia Picnic Day
Wed 7th Colombia Colombia Battle of Boyacá
Thu 8th Various Various Eid Al-Fitr
Thu 8th Malaysia Malaysia Hari Raya Puasa
Thu 8th Singapore Singapore Hari Raya Puasa 
Fri 9th Various Various Eid Al-Fitr
Fri 9th Various Various Eid al-Fitr Holiday
Fri 9th India India Idu'l Fitr
Fri 9th Singapore Singapore National Day
Fri 9th South Africa South Africa National Womens Day
Sat 10th Pakistan Pakistan Eid al-Fitr
Sat 10th Turkey Turkey Ramazan Feast
Mon 12th Thailand Thailand H.M. Queens Birthday
Mon 12th Thailand Thailand Mother's Day
Wed 14th Pakistan Pakistan Independence Day
Thu 15th Various Various Assumption Day 
Thu 15th Various Various Assumption of Mary
Thu 15th India India Independence Day
Thu 15th South Korea South Korea Liberation Day
Sat 17th Indonesia Indonesia Independence Day
Sun 18th India India Parsi New Year
Mon 19th Colombia Colombia Assumption of Mary
Mon 19th Canada Canada Discovery Day
Mon 19th Argentina Argentina San Martins Day
Tue 20th Estonia Estonia Independence Restoration Day
Tue 20th Hungary Hungary Saint Stephens Day
Wed 21st Philippines Philippines Ninoy Aquino Day
Mon 26th United Kingdom United Kingdom August Bank Holiday
Mon 26th Ukraine Ukraine Indpendence Day
Mon 26th Philippines Philippines National Heroes Day
Wed 28th India India Janmashtami
Thu 29th Slovakia Slovakia Slovak National Uprising anniversary
Fri 30th Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Constitution Day
Fri 30th Turkey Turkey Victory Day
Sat 31st Malaysia Malaysia National Day


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Diversity Month


Originally called Sextilis by the Romans. In 8 BC it was renamed in honor of Augustus. It was chosen to honour his victories in this month.

The Anglo-Saxons called August "weod-monath" (weed month)