Holidays and Festivals

Father's Day (Taiwan) * (see below)
Farmer’s Day (Tanzania) 
* (see below)
Flag Day (Sweden) * (see below)
The Date to Create 
Father's Day
(Republic of China - Taiwan) *

Eleanor Roosevelt Day
Happiness Happens Day 
National Garage Sale Day 
National Leave a Zucchini on Your Neighbor's Porch Night a.k.a. Sneak Some Zucchini onto Your Neighbor's Porch Day (USA)
Odie Day
Christian Feast Day of Cyriacus
Christian Feast Day of Dominic de Guzman
, founder of the Dominican Order.
Christian Feast Day of Hormisdas Christian Feast Day of Largus
Christian Feast Day of Smaragdus
(and companions)
* Cowes Week  Cowes, England - August - (8of8)
* Big Chill Eastnor Park, Herefordshire, UK August 5 - 8 (4of4) (2010)
* Lollapalooza August 6 – 8 (2010 Chicago) (3of3)
* Summer Sonic Tokyo, Japan August 7 - 8  (2of2) (2010) 

* Father's Day (Taiwan) or Ba ba Day, Ba Ba is Mandarin for "father" and "8-8", or August 8.
* Farmer’s Day (Tanzania) or Nane Nane, Swahili for "8-8".
* Flag Day (Sweden)  , namesday of Queen Silvia.

Fête de la Carline   Translation:  Thistle Day (French Republican) The 21st day of the Month of Thermidor in the French Republican Calendar

Toast of The Day

"For every wound, a balm.
For every sorrow, cheer.
For every storm, a calm.
For every thirst, a beer."

- Traditional

Drink of The Day

 Blue Lagoon

1 shot Vodka
1 shot Blue Curacao
4 shots Lemonade

Fill a highball Glass with Ice. Add the ingredients in order from Vodka to the Lemonade. Garnish with a Cherry & a slice of Lemon/Lime.

Wine of The Day

CalNaturale (2008) Cabernet Sauvignon
Style - Cabernet Sauvignon
Paso Robles

Beer of The Day

 Bonnie's Raggedy-Ass Imperial IPA
Brewer - Big Rock Chop House & Brewery, Birmingham, MI
Style - Imperial India Pale Ale

Joke of The Day

Two attorneys were walking out of a bar and a beautiful young lady walks by. One attorney turns to his associate and comments "Boy, I would like to screw her! The other attorney thinks for a second and said "Out of what"? 

Quote of The Day

"It really annoys me when people get 'your' and 'you're' mixed up..."
...I think there idiots."

- Anonymous

Whiskey Of The Day

8 Seconds Canadian Whiskey
Price: $30

August Observances

Admit You're Happy Month
American Adventures Month
American Artists Appreciation Month
American History Essay Contest
(8/1 - 12/15)
American Indian Heritage Month (Also November)
Beach Month
Black Business Month
Cataract Awareness Month
Celery, Fennel and Cactus Month
Children's Eye Health and Safety Month
Children’s Vision and Learning Month
Family Fun Month
Get Ready for Kindergarten Month
Golf Month
Happiness Happens Month
Learn Japanese Month
Motor Sports Awareness Month
National Catfish Month
National Eye Exam Month
National Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Month
National Goat Cheese Month
National Golf Month
National Immunization Awareness Month
National Inventors Month
National Minority Donor Awareness Month
National Panini Month
National Parks Month
National Picnic Month
National Runaway Prevention Month
National Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month
National Truancy Prevention Month
National Water Quality Month
National Win With Civility Month
National Women's Month
Neurosurgery Outreach Month
Orange and Papaya Month
Peach Month
Psoriasis Awareness Month
Romance Awareness Month
Water Quality Month
What Will Be Your Legacy Month

Observances this Week

National Smile Week,  Second Week in August
Happiness Happens Week, Second Week in August
National Farmers' Market Week, First Full Week in August
Old Fiddler's Week, First Full Week in August
Assistance Dog Week, First Full Week in August
Knights of Columbus Family Week, First Full Week in August
National Resurrect Romance Week, First Full Week in August
Exercise With Your Child Week, First Full Week in August
National Fraud Awareness Week (FCC), First Full Week in August
Single Working Women's Week, Full Week including August 4th
Exhibitor Appreciation Week,
First Work Week in August
Rock for Life Week,
First Work Week in August
Psychic Week,
First Work Week in August
Feeding Pets of the Homeless Week,
First Work Week in August
National Bargain Hunting Week,
First Full Week of August  Monday to Sunday
Sturgis Rally (Sturgis, SC, USA), First Full
Week of August Monday to Second Tuesday

Intimate Apparel Week, (Feb. 4-8, May 6-10, Aug. 5-9, Nov. 4-8)
National Hobo Week,
Second Weekend of August Thursday to Sunday

Historical Events on August 8th


Born on August 8th


Died on August 8th


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