Day Guide for Monday August 10th 2020 What are the holidays on August 10th 2020?

This is our day guide for Monday August 10th 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 10th 2020

Ecuador: Independence Day

Marks Quito's declaration of independence from Spain in 1809

Not a Public Holiday

Grenada: Carnival Monday

This Carnival in August has its roots in the Catholic Carnival observed at the start of Lent

Japan: Mountain Day

In 2020, Mountain Day is moved to the day after the Olympics closing ceremony


Nicaragua (regional): Ascent of Saint Dominic

At the end of the 19th century, in Managua, the discovery of a small statue of Santo Domingo de Guzmán, led to the creation of two days of traditional holidays to celebrate the patron saint of Nicaragua's capital city.

Samoa: Father's Day

Father's Day in Samoa is a public holiday on the Monday after the second Sunday in August

Singapore: National Day

Monday August 10th 2020, will be a public holiday if your rest day falls on August 9th 2020

South Africa: National Women's Day (in lieu)

As National Women's Day falls on a Sunday in 2020, the following Monday will be a public holiday

Public sector only

USA (regional): Victory Day

Marks victory over Japan on August 15th 1945. State and local government offices are closed. Federal offices remain open.

Zimbabwe: Heroes' Day

Honours those who gave their lives in Zimbabwe's struggle for independence

Observances on August 10th 2020

USA: National Lazy Day

We were going to do a big feature on National Lazy Day, but y'know... maybe next year.

USA: National S’mores Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National S’mores Day

International: International Biodiesel Day

Biodiesel reduces emissions by more than 50 percent compared to petroleum.

International: International Update Your Bio Day

When was the last time you updated any of your social media bios?

Kazakhstan: Abai Day

Honours a famous Kazakh poet from the 19th century.

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General Information for August 10th 2020
There are 9 public holidays today.
Day 223 of 2020
143 days left in 2020
Week 33 of the year
On this Day in History
1961 - First use in Vietnam War of the Agent Orange by the U.S. Army.
1944 - World War II: American forces defeat the last Japanese troops on Guam.
1821 - Missouri is the second territory (after Louisiana) of the Louisiana Purchase to achieve statehood and joins the Union as a 'slave state' under the Missouri Compromise.
1519 - Ferdinand Magellan sets sail from Sanlúcar de Barrameda with about 270 men on his expedition to circumnavigate the globe.