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Photo: Vince O’Sullivan, Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe What’s on the August calendar? Aug 9, International Day of the World’s Indigenous PeopleAug 12, World Elephant DayAug 14, Navajo Code Talkers DayAug 15, Independence DayAug 25 Founder’s Day, National Park Service (USA) Check out National Heritage Week, Ireland. August 1 Swiss National Day (Switzerland) August 1 Pachamama Day …

India Independence Day

India flag Wikipedia: Independence Day is annually celebrated on August 15, as a national holiday in India commemorating the nation’s independence from the United Kingdom on August 15, 1947, the UK Parliament passed the Indian Independence Act 1947 transferring legislative sovereignty to the Indian Constituent Assembly. Elsewhere on the Webhttps://indianexpress.com/article/trending/trending-in-india/independence-day-2018-reactions-live-updates-72nd-indian-independence-day-5306799http://www.thealternative.in/lifestyle/celebrate-indias-independence-day-with-this-anthemic-playlist QuotesIt shall be the duty …

August 19 is World Photography Day

Photo: NASA Goddard, Earth August 19 is World Photography Day, a day to pay homage to the history of photography, celebrate the present and leave a positive trail for the future. World Photography Day originates from the invention of the daguerreotype, a photographic processes developed by Louis Daguerre. On January 9, 1839 The French Academy of Sciences announced the …

Navajo Code Talkers Day

Hashtags August 14 is Navajo Code Talkers DayHashtag: #NavajoCodeTalkersDay In 1942 the Marine Corps recruited young Navajos to serve in the Pacific during World War II. They would learn how to use their native language as a code during combat operations. Neither the Japanese Army nor Navy were ever able to crack the code, which remained …

Heritage Week in Ireland

Logo Ireland hosts the annual National Heritage Week the last week of August. 2020 dates: August 15-23. Hashtag: #HeritageWeek About the eventNational and local community organizations participate by organizing events throughout the country. Many of the events that take place during the week are free highlight the abundance of great work that is carried out in …

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People 2019

Poster: Indigenous Day The United Nations’ International Day of the World’s Indigenous People is observed each year on August 9 to promote and protect the rights of the world’s Indigenous population. This event recognizes the achievements and contributions made by Indigenous Peoples. The commemoration takes place on in recognition of the first meeting of the …

Natural World 08.2017

Photo: James Wheeler, Dinosaur Provincial Park Alberta is a western province of Canada and is bounded by the provinces of British Columbia to the west and Saskatchewan to the east, the August 24Día de Parques Nacionales de Costa Rica (National Parks Day) (Costa Rica) Twitter Moment Natural world 08.2017 ? Snapshots from around the globe of …