Coast Guard Day

Coast Guard Day

Every August 4th

Coast Guard Day honours the courageous work of coast guards. When Hurricane Katrina struck the Atlantic coast of America, the US Coast Guardsmen saved over 33,500 lives, an estimated 24,000 of these were rescued from peril...

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Sisters’ Day

Sisters’ Day

4th August (First Sunday of August)

Whether it is in the closest of bonds or the farthest of distance between us, our family is some of the closest ties many of us have outside of marriage and children. This day is...

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Friendship Day

Friendship Day

4th August (First Sunday of August)

Friendship day was originally founded by Hallmark in 1919. It was intended to be a day for people to celebrate their friendship by sending each other cards, but by 1940 the market had dried up...

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Mead Day

Mead Day

4th August (First Saturday of August)

From a glass, or a tankard, mead seems to be a heavier drink than beer. However, like all things, enthusiasts exist that revel in the craft and enjoyment of mead. So raise that glass, hoist...

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Psychic Day

Psychic Day

4th August (First Sunday in August)

Psychic Day is a day that is set aside to give people the opportunity to hone their psychic abilities. Its origin dates back to nineteenth century England. Many psychics believe that everyone has a built in...

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Assistance Dog Day

Assistance Dog Day

Every August 4th

Assistance dogs improve the quality of life for countless people who live with disability or illness, and a special day celebrates these four-legged friends every year. Assistance Dog Day recognises and honours assistance dogs and...

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Doll Day

Doll Day

4th August (First Sunday of August)

They look like miniature people. They have names, personalities, families, houses, cars, whole life stories. They provided hours upon hours of entertainment for years on end. They let us express our own feelings long before...

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Single Working Women’s Day

Single Working Women’s Day

Every August 4th

Single is no longer a lack of options – but a choice. A choice to refuse to let your life be defined by your relationship status but to live every day Happily and let your...

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Anti-Frizz Month

Anti-Frizz Month

Every August

A misty morning does not signify a cloudy day, it signifies frizzy hair Frizz is a condition that happens when the humidity in the air gets into your cuticles and makes them spin out of control...

Happiness Happens Month

Happiness Happens Month

Every August

What makes you happy? Happiness Happens Month is a whole month dedicated to celebrating what makes you happy. The holiday is based on the premise that happiness is unlimited and contagious and that sharing one's...

Water Quality Month

Water Quality Month

Every August

Are you aware that August is Water Quality Month? August is the time of year when many people are enjoying the last bits of summer recreational activities involving water. But these bodies of water are...

Peach Month

Peach Month

Every August

Ronald Reagan, when President of the United States of America, proclaimed August "Peach Month'' and called upon the people of the United States to incorporate this nutritious fruit into their diets, and call upon interested...

Romance Awareness Month

Romance Awareness Month

Every August

When people hear the word “romance” they tend to run for the hills. Being romantic can be difficult for some, and for others perhaps they have too much expectations as to what “romance” really means...

Fishing Month

Fishing Month

Every August

Find some peace and quiet, a calm, tranquil lake or river, and relax for a few hours to celebrate Fishing Month. Who knows - if you're patient enough, you might actually catch something!

Inventor’s Month

Inventor’s Month

Every August

If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.Henry Ford The printing press. The automobile. The internet. Electricity. Penicillin. Glasses. Sliced bread! All of these things and thousands more are inventions...

Catfish Day

Catfish Month

Every August

Catfish's mild taste adapts well to a wide array of flavors, especially strong assertive ones, which is why you used to see it 'blackened' Cajun style on so many restaurant menus - a trick which...