Day Guide for Tuesday August 4th 2020 What are the holidays on August 4th 2020?

This is our day guide for Tuesday August 4th 2020 which shows you at a glance what's happening on this day around the world. Using the calendar on this page, you can look at a day guide for any day. Why not look up your birthday to see which holidays you share it with?


Holidays on August 4th 2020

International: Eid Al Adha Holiday

Eid al-Adha, the Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast in the Muslim calendar. It celebrates the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ishmael in submission to Allah's command, before he was stopped by Allah.

Antigua and Barbuda: Carnival Tuesday

Second day of public holidays for the Carnival in Antigua and Barbuda

British Virgin Islands: Festival Tuesday

Emancipation Festival in the British Virgin Islands marks three-days of public holidays

Regional

El Salvador (regional): Fiestas Patronales Holiday

The Fiesta de San Salvador celebrates the country

Ghana: Founders' Day

4th August has been chosen as the date for Founders' Day as it marks two important events in Ghana's history

Regional

Nepal (regional): Gaijatra

This is a Hindu festival that honours those who have died during the past year.

Saint Kitts and Nevis: Culturama Day

Similar to other carnivals in the Caribbean, Culturama highlights the cultural heritage of Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: Vincy Mas

St. Vincent’s Carnival is known as Vincy Mas and activities culminate on the first Monday in July and the following Tuesday

Observances on August 4th 2020

United Kingdom: National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

When a webpage asks if you 'accept cookies', it's not that interesting - but today is the exception!

USA: National Coast Guard Day

The motto of the U.S. Coast Guard is Semper Paratus - "Always Ready".

USA: National Night Out Day

An annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie

USA: National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

When a webpage asks if you 'accept cookies', it's not that interesting - but today is the exception!

USA: Great American Outdoors Day

National park visitor spending supports nearly 330,000 jobs and contributes more than $40 billion annually to the national economy.

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General Information for August 4th 2020
There are 8 public holidays today.
Day 217 of 2020
149 days left in 2020
Week 32 of the year
On this Day in History
1958 - The Billboard Hot 100 is published for the first time.
1703 – The Great Storm of 1703, the greatest windstorm ever recorded in the southern part of Great Britain, makes landfall. Winds gust up to 120 mph, and 9,000 people die.
1578 - Battle of Al Kasr al Kebir - the Moroccans defeat the Portuguese. King Sebastian of Portugal is killed in the battle, leaving his elderly uncle, Cardinal Henry, as his heir. This initiates a succession crisis in Portugal.
367 - Gratian, son of Roman Emperor Valentinian I, is named co-Augustus by his father and associated to the throne aged eight.