Holidays and Festivals

V-J Day OR V-P Day * (see below)
Independence Day  (Pakistan) * (see below)
Green Day (Korea) *
National Creamsicle Day
National Navajo Code Talkers Day

Christian Feast Day of  Maximilian Kolbe
* Edinburgh Festival Edinburgh, Scotland - August - (1-21) 

V-J Day AKA Victory over Japan Day OR V-P Day AKA Victory in the Pacific Day is a name chosen for the day on which the Surrender of Japan occurred, ending World War II.

Independence Day  (Pakistan), celebrate the day on which Pakistan was made an independent country based on border lines created by the British during the end of their rule of India in 1947.

Fête de la Colza   Translation:  Rapeseed Day (French Republican) The 27th day of the Month of Thermidor in the French Republican Calendar

Toast of The Day

"Here's to all of your friends...
they know you far too well,
and they still like you."

- Unknown

Drink of The Day

1 Part Vanilla Vodka
1 Part Triple Sec
1 Part ORrrange Juice
1 Part Simple Syrup
1 Part Cream
Roll in Mixing Cups to blend

- Celebrating National Creamsicle Day August 14th

Wine of The Day

Toasted Head (2008) Chardonnay

Style - Chardonnay

Beer of The Day

 Delirium Tremens
Brewer - Brouwerij Huyghe
Style - Belgian Strong Pale Ale
ABV - 8.5%

Joke of The Day

No joke today,
There will be a funny joke about procrastination at a future date.

Quote of The Day

“I used to think I was indecisive, but now I'm not so sure”
- Unknown

Whiskey Of The Day

Jim Beam White Label Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Price: $20

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
Elvis Week,
Second Full Week in August
Weird Contest Week, Second Full Week in August 

Historical Events on August 14th


Born on August 14th


Died on August 14th


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