Holidays and Festivals

Revolution Day (Burkina Faso)
Constitution Day (Cook Islands)
Matica Slovenská Day (Slovakia)
U.S. Coast Guard Day
National Chocolate Chip Day
National Night Out (USA) 

Burkina Faso (change of name from Upper Volta in 1984)
Christian Feast Day of Jean-Marie Vianney
Christian Feast Day of Sithney
, patron saint of mad dogs

* The first day of Fiestas de la Virgen Blanca (Vitoria-Gasteiz)
* Toronto's Festival of Beer held in August
* Kulmbach Beer Festival (9-9)
* Cowes Week  Cowes, England - August - (4-8) 

Fête de la Lin   Translation:  Flax Day (French Republican) The 17th day of the Month of Thermidor in the French Republican Calendar

Toast of The Day

"Here's to being single...
Drinking doubles...
And seeing triple!"
- Unknown

 Drink of The Day

 Blue Lagoon 2

1 Shot vodka
1 Shot Blue Curacao
Fill with White Wine

Add all ingredients into a Highball Glass withIce Garnish with Cherry

Wine of The Day

Ampelos Cellars (2006) "Gamma"
Style - Syrah
Santa Rita Hills

Beer of The Day

 Straits Pale
Brewer - Asia Pacific Breweries Ltd.  Singapore
Style - International Pale Ale

Joke of The Day

 Q: Why is the space between a woman's breasts and her hips called a waist?

A: Because you could easily fit another pair of breasts in there.

Quote of The Day

"The easiest way to spot a wanker in a pub is to look around and find who's drinking a Corona with a slice of lemon in the neck."
- Warwick Franks

Whiskey Of The Day

Black Maple Hill 23 Year Old Limited Edition Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey
Price: $130

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 Simplify your Life Week  First Week in August
International Clown Week  First Week in August
Carnaval del Pueblo (Burgess Park, London), The first week of August
World Breastfeeding Week 
First 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 First Full
Week of August Monday to Second Tuesday

Historical Events on August 4th


Born on August 4th


Died on August 4th


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