Jul 2019

Public Holidays in August 2019

Sep 2019
USA Public Holidays  Diversity Month: American Indian Heritage Month
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Barbados Barbados: Emancipation Day
Benin Benin: Independence Day
DR Congo DR Congo: Parents' Day
Switzerland Switzerland: National Day
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Bermuda Bermuda: Somers Day
Costa Rica Costa Rica: Virgin of Los Angeles Day
Macedonia Macedonia: Republic Day
Rwanada Rwanada: Umuganura Day
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Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau: Pidjiguoiti Day
Niger Niger: Independence Day
4
El Salvador El Salvador: Fiestas Patronales Holiday
5
Anguilla Anguilla: August Monday
Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda: J'Ouvert
Australia Australia (regional): Picnic Day
Australia Australia (regional): Bank Holiday
Bahamas Bahamas: Emancipation Day
Barbados Barbados: Kadooment Day
Burkina Faso Burkina Faso: Independence Day
Canada Canada (regional): Civic Day
Canada Canada (regional): Heritage Day
Canada Canada (regional): Civic Holiday
Croatia Croatia: Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day
El Salvador El Salvador (regional): Fiestas Patronales Holiday
Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea: Freedom Day Holiday
Iceland Iceland: Commerce Day
Ireland Ireland: August Holiday
Spain Spain (regional): Our Lady of Africa
United Kingdom United Kingdom (regional): August Bank Holiday
Zambia Zambia: Farmers' Day
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Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda: Last Lap
Bolivia Bolivia: Independence Day
Burkina Faso Burkina Faso: Independence Day Holiday
El Salvador El Salvador (regional): Fiesta de San Salvador
Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis: Culturama Day
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Colombia Colombia: Battle of Boyacá
Ivory Coast Ivory Coast: Independence Day
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia: Eid al-Adha Holiday
8
Anguilla Anguilla: August Thursday
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia: Eid al-Adha Holiday
Tanzania Tanzania: Nane Nane (Farmer's) Day
Various Various: Father's Day
9
Anguilla Anguilla: Constitution Day
Ecuador Ecuador: Independence Day Holiday
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia: Eid al-Adha Holiday
Singapore Singapore: National Day
South Africa South Africa: National Women's Day
Suriname Suriname: Indigenous People's Day
10
Ecuador Ecuador: Independence Day
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia: Eid al-Adha Holiday
Various Various: Arafat Day
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Chad Chad: Independence Day
Israel Israel: Fast of Ninth of Av
Japan Japan: Mountain Day
United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates: Arafat (Haj) Day
Various Various: Arafat Day
Various Various: Eid al-Adha
Various Various: Hari Raya Haji
Various Various: Eid al-Adha Holiday
12
Grenada Grenada: Carnival Monday
Japan Japan: Mountain Day (observed)
Thailand Thailand: Mother's Day
Thailand Thailand: H.M. Queens Birthday Holiday
Various Various: Eid al-Adha
Various Various: Father's Day
Various Various: Hari Raya Haji
Various Various: Eid al-Adha Holiday
Various Various: Hari Raya Haji Holiday
Zimbabwe Zimbabwe: Heroes' Day
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Central African Republic Central African Republic: Independence Day
Grenada Grenada: Carnival Tuesday
India India (regional): Patriot's Day
Pakistan Pakistan: Eid ul-Azha Day 2
Tunisia Tunisia: Women's Day
Various Various: Eid al-Adha Holiday
Various Various (regional): Hari Raya Haji Holiday
Zimbabwe Zimbabwe: Defence Forces Day
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Australia Australia (regional): Royal Queensland Show
Morocco Morocco: Oued Ed-Dahab Day
Pakistan Pakistan: Independence Day
Various Various: Eid al-Adha Holiday
Vatican City Vatican City: Vigil of Assumption Day
15
Bangladesh Bangladesh: National Mourning Day
Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea: Constitution Day
India India: Independence Day
Liechtenstein Liechtenstein: Liechtenstein National Day
North Korea North Korea: National Liberation Day
Paraguay Paraguay: Founding of Asunción
South Korea South Korea: Liberation Day
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka: Binara Full Moon Poya
Various Various: Assumption Day
Various Various: Assumption of Mary
Various Various: Eid al-Adha Holiday
16
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic: Restoration Day
Gabon Gabon: Independence Day Holiday
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India India (regional): Parsi New Year
Indonesia Indonesia: Independence Day
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Afghanistan Afghanistan: Independence Day
Argentina Argentina: St Martins Day
Canada Canada (regional): Discovery Day
Estonia Estonia: Independence Restoration Day
Hungary Hungary: Public Holiday
Iran Iran: Eid-e-Ghadir
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Hungary Hungary: Saint Stephens Day
Morocco Morocco: Revolution Day
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Morocco Morocco: Youth Day
Philippines Philippines: Ninoy Aquino Day
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Bangladesh Bangladesh: Janmashtami
India India (regional): Sreekrishna Jayanthi
Liberia Liberia: Flag Day
Ukraine Ukraine: Indpendence Day
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North Korea North Korea: Day of Songun
Uruguay Uruguay: Independence day
26
Gibraltar Gibraltar: Late Summer Bank Holiday
Namibia Namibia: Heroes' Day
Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea: National Repentance Day
Philippines Philippines: National Heroes Day
Ukraine Ukraine: Independence Day Holiday
United Kingdom United Kingdom (regional): August Bank Holiday
Various Various: Summer Bank Holiday
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Moldova Moldova: Independence Day
28
Georgia Georgia: Saint Mary's Day
29
Slovakia Slovakia: Slovak National Uprising anniversary
30
East Timor East Timor: Popular Consultation Day
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan: Constitution Day
Peru Peru: Santa Rosa De Lima
Turkey Turkey: Victory Day
31
India India (regional): Parkash Utsav Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
Malaysia Malaysia: National Day
Moldova Moldova: National Language Day
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago: Independence Day
             


Public Holidays: August 2019

Day Date Country Holiday
Thu 1st Barbados Barbados Emancipation Day
Thu 1st Benin Benin Independence Day
Thu 1st Switzerland Switzerland National Day
Thu 1st DR Congo DR Congo Parents' Day
Fri 2nd Macedonia Macedonia Republic Day
Fri 2nd Bermuda Bermuda Somers Day
Fri 2nd Rwanada Rwanada Umuganura Day
Fri 2nd Costa Rica Costa Rica Virgin of Los Angeles Day
Sat 3rd Niger Niger Independence Day
Sat 3rd Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau Pidjiguoiti Day
Sun 4th El Salvador El Salvador Fiestas Patronales Holiday
Mon 5th United Kingdom United Kingdom August Bank Holiday
Mon 5th Ireland Ireland August Holiday
Mon 5th Anguilla Anguilla August Monday
Mon 5th Australia Australia Bank Holiday
Mon 5th Canada Canada Civic Day
Mon 5th Canada Canada Civic Holiday
Mon 5th Iceland Iceland Commerce Day
Mon 5th Bahamas Bahamas Emancipation Day
Mon 5th Zambia Zambia Farmers' Day
Mon 5th El Salvador El Salvador Fiestas Patronales Holiday
Mon 5th Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea Freedom Day Holiday
Mon 5th Canada Canada Heritage Day
Mon 5th Burkina Faso Burkina Faso Independence Day
Mon 5th Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda J'Ouvert
Mon 5th Barbados Barbados Kadooment Day
Mon 5th Spain Spain Our Lady of Africa
Mon 5th Australia Australia Picnic Day
Mon 5th Croatia Croatia Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day
Tue 6th Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis Culturama Day
Tue 6th El Salvador El Salvador Fiesta de San Salvador
Tue 6th Bolivia Bolivia Independence Day
Tue 6th Burkina Faso Burkina Faso Independence Day Holiday
Tue 6th Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda Last Lap
Wed 7th Colombia Colombia Battle of Boyacá
Wed 7th Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Eid al-Adha Holiday
Wed 7th Ivory Coast Ivory Coast Independence Day
Thu 8th Anguilla Anguilla August Thursday
Thu 8th Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Eid al-Adha Holiday
Thu 8th Various Various Father's Day
Thu 8th Tanzania Tanzania Nane Nane (Farmer's) Day
Fri 9th Anguilla Anguilla Constitution Day
Fri 9th Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Eid al-Adha Holiday
Fri 9th Ecuador Ecuador Independence Day Holiday
Fri 9th Suriname Suriname Indigenous People's Day
Fri 9th Singapore Singapore National Day
Fri 9th South Africa South Africa National Women's Day
Sat 10th Various Various Arafat Day
Sat 10th Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Eid al-Adha Holiday
Sat 10th Ecuador Ecuador Independence Day
Sun 11th United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Arafat (Haj) Day
Sun 11th Various Various Arafat Day
Sun 11th Various Various Eid al-Adha
Sun 11th Various Various Eid al-Adha Holiday
Sun 11th Israel Israel Fast of Ninth of Av
Sun 11th Various Various Hari Raya Haji
Sun 11th Chad Chad Independence Day
Sun 11th Japan Japan Mountain Day
Mon 12th Grenada Grenada Carnival Monday
Mon 12th Various Various Eid al-Adha
Mon 12th Various Various Eid al-Adha Holiday
Mon 12th Various Various Father's Day
Mon 12th Thailand Thailand H.M. Queens Birthday Holiday
Mon 12th Various Various Hari Raya Haji
Mon 12th Various Various Hari Raya Haji Holiday
Mon 12th Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Heroes' Day
Mon 12th Thailand Thailand Mother's Day
Mon 12th Japan Japan Mountain Day (observed)
Tue 13th Grenada Grenada Carnival Tuesday
Tue 13th Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Defence Forces Day
Tue 13th Various Various Eid al-Adha Holiday
Tue 13th Pakistan Pakistan Eid ul-Azha Day 2
Tue 13th Various Various Hari Raya Haji Holiday
Tue 13th Central African Republic Central African Republic Independence Day
Tue 13th India India Patriot's Day
Tue 13th Tunisia Tunisia Women's Day
Wed 14th Various Various Eid al-Adha Holiday
Wed 14th Pakistan Pakistan Independence Day
Wed 14th Morocco Morocco Oued Ed-Dahab Day
Wed 14th Australia Australia Royal Queensland Show
Wed 14th Vatican City Vatican City Vigil of Assumption Day
Thu 15th Various Various Assumption Day
Thu 15th Various Various Assumption of Mary
Thu 15th Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Binara Full Moon Poya
Thu 15th Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea Constitution Day
Thu 15th Various Various Eid al-Adha Holiday
Thu 15th Paraguay Paraguay Founding of Asunción
Thu 15th India India Independence Day
Thu 15th South Korea South Korea Liberation Day
Thu 15th Liechtenstein Liechtenstein Liechtenstein National Day
Thu 15th North Korea North Korea National Liberation Day
Thu 15th Bangladesh Bangladesh National Mourning Day
Fri 16th Gabon Gabon Independence Day Holiday
Fri 16th Dominican Republic Dominican Republic Restoration Day
Sat 17th Indonesia Indonesia Independence Day
Sat 17th India India Parsi New Year
Mon 19th Canada Canada Discovery Day
Mon 19th Iran Iran Eid-e-Ghadir
Mon 19th Afghanistan Afghanistan Independence Day
Mon 19th Estonia Estonia Independence Restoration Day
Mon 19th Hungary Hungary Public Holiday
Mon 19th Argentina Argentina St Martins Day
Tue 20th Morocco Morocco Revolution Day
Tue 20th Hungary Hungary Saint Stephens Day
Wed 21st Philippines Philippines Ninoy Aquino Day
Wed 21st Morocco Morocco Youth Day
Sat 24th Liberia Liberia Flag Day
Sat 24th Ukraine Ukraine Indpendence Day
Sat 24th Bangladesh Bangladesh Janmashtami
Sat 24th India India Sreekrishna Jayanthi
Sun 25th North Korea North Korea Day of Songun
Sun 25th Uruguay Uruguay Independence day
Mon 26th United Kingdom United Kingdom August Bank Holiday
Mon 26th Namibia Namibia Heroes' Day
Mon 26th Ukraine Ukraine Independence Day Holiday
Mon 26th Gibraltar Gibraltar Late Summer Bank Holiday
Mon 26th Philippines Philippines National Heroes Day
Mon 26th Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea National Repentance Day
Mon 26th Various Various Summer Bank Holiday
Tue 27th Moldova Moldova Independence Day
Wed 28th Georgia Georgia Saint Mary's Day
Thu 29th Slovakia Slovakia Slovak National Uprising anniversary
Fri 30th Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Constitution Day
Fri 30th East Timor East Timor Popular Consultation Day
Fri 30th Peru Peru Santa Rosa De Lima
Fri 30th Turkey Turkey Victory Day
Sat 31st Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago Independence Day
Sat 31st Malaysia Malaysia National Day
Sat 31st Moldova Moldova National Language Day
Sat 31st India India Parkash Utsav Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji

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August

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)