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08 • August • Agosto

Photo: Bill Ingols/NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Perseids

What’s on the calendar in August?

Aug 9, International Day of the World’s Indigenous People
Aug 12, World Elephant Day, Youth Day
Aug 14, Navajo Code Talkers Day (USA)
Aug 15, Independence Day (India)
Aug 25 Founder’s Day, National Park Service (USA)

Check out National Heritage Week, Ireland.

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August 1 Swiss National Day (Switzerland)

August 1 Marine Protected Areas Day (South Africa)

August 1 Pachamama Day

August 6 Independence Day (Bolivia)

August 9 International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

August 9 Books Lovers Day

August 10 Ecuador declares independence from Spain (1809)

August 12 World Youth Day

August 12 World Elephant Day

August 13 International Lefthanders Day
Wikipedia

August 9-14 Perseid Meteor Shower – The Perseid meteor shower sparks when the Earth passes through a stream of debris left by comet Swift-Tuttle. The shower is visible from mid-July each year, with the peak in activity being between August 9 and 14, depending on the particular location of the stream.
earthsky.org
wikipedia

August 14 Navajo Code Talkers Day

August 15 Assumption of Virgin Mary
Wikipedia

August 15 Independence Day (India)

August 15 Ferragosto (Italy)

August 19 World Photography Day

August 24 Día de Parques Nacionales de Costa Rica (National Parks Day) (Costa Rica)

August 25 Founder’s Day, National Park Service (USA)

August 29 Fiesta / Feria de San Miguel
sic.cultura.gob.mx
spanish-fiestas.com
Wikipedia

August 30 Melbourne Day commemorates the day the first European settlers landed on the north bank of the Yarra River from the schooner Enterprize in 1835. (Melbourne, Australia)

Floating Dates
August Edinburgh Festival (Scotland)
edfringe.com
Wikipedia

August Darwin Festival (Darwin, Australia)
darwinfestival.org.au
@Darwinfestival

August National Heritage Week (Ireland)

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