Day Guide for Saturday August 8th 2020 What are the holidays on August 8th 2020?

This is our day guide for Saturday August 8th 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 8th 2020

Iran: Eid-e-Ghadir

Shias believe that Ali ibn Abi Talib, the cousin of Prophet Muhammed, was appointed as the religious authority and leader of Islam

Not a Public Holiday

Taiwan: Father's Day

Not a public holiday. Father's Day is a celebration that honours the role of fathers

Tanzania: Nane Nane (Farmer's) Day

Nane Nane ('eight eight') day marks the contribution of farmers to the national economy

Observances on August 8th 2020

USA: National Dollar Day

You can bet your bottom dollar that this is an important date for the US currency.

USA: National Frozen Custard Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Frozen Custard Day

USA: National Happiness Happens Day

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USA: National Sneak Some Zucchini Into Your Neighbor’s Porch Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Sneak Some Zucchini Into Your Neighbor’s Porch Day

Turkmenistan: Melon Day

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USA: National Bowling Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Bowling Day

USA: National Garage Sale Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Garage Sale Day

International: International Cat Day

Woke up this morning, feline fine... A day to raise awareness for cats and learn about ways to help and protect them.

Taiwan: Father's Day

The traditional date for Father's Day in China was on a date that sounds like 'daddy'.

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General Information for August 8th 2020
There are 3 public holidays today.
Day 221 of 2020
145 days left in 2020
Week 32 of the year
On this Day in History
2010 - 2010 China floods: A mudslide in Zhugqu County, Gansu, China, kills more than 1,400 people.
1885 - More than 1.5 million people attend the funeral of Ulysses S. Grant in New York City.
1503 - King James IV of Scotland marries Margaret Tudor, daughter of King Henry VII of England at Holyrood Abbey in Edinburgh, Scotland.
1220 - Sweden is defeated by Estonian tribes in the Battle of Lihula.