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Important Days and Dates in August 2022

Important Days and Dates in August 2022

Every month has some important days. In this article, we will see all the important National and international days and dates in August.


Muslim Women Rights Day  

Especially to save Muslim women against triple talaq.

World Wide Web Day

This day is dedicated to the worldwide web that brought the whole world to our fingertips.

Yorkshire Day

Celebrated by locals for preserving their traditions and culture.

(1 to 7) August: World Breastfeeding week

To encourage breastfeeding which has high health benefits for newborn babies 


World Sanskrit Day 

World Sanskrit Day or Sanskrit Diwas is also known as Viswa Sanskrit Dinam. It is observed on Shraavana Poornima


Hiroshima Day

To remember the people who lost their lives. Peace and love are promoted on this day.


National Handloom Day

Celebrates the Swadeshi Movement, which began in Bengal. The day emphasizes using Indian-made goods.


Quit India Movement/Kranti Diwas(Quit India Day)

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi began the ‘Quit India’ movement in 1942


Nagasaki Day

Black day for Japan. The day commemorates people who lost their lives during the bomb attacks. Peace and love are promoted on this day.

International Day of World’s Indigenous People

People are encouraged to spread awareness on the rights and protection of indigenous people worldwide.


World Biofuel Day

Biofuel is a great non-fossil fuel that acts  as a substitute for traditional fossil fuels 


Raksha Bandhan

The day holds emotional value for brothers and sisters in India.


International Youth Day

Focused on the protection and development of the youth worldwide.

World Elephant Day

Focused on protecting and preserving elephants everywhere.


International Left-Handers Day

Observing the unique and difference of lefthanders worldwide. 

Organ Donation Day  

To spread knowledge about the value of organ donation, should to taught to everyone as it can help patients to live, after the donor death.


Independence Day of Pakistan (Youm-e-Azadi)

Celebrated as the day of independence in Pakistan.


Independence day in India

Celebrated as the day of independence from British rule in India.

Also, the following countries celebrate their independence day on 15th August. Bahrain, North Korea and South Korea, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liechtenstein


World Photography Day

Celebrate the art and science of photography.

World Humanitarian Day

humanitarian workers, who work during the disaster and other calamities to honor them this day is celebrated. 


Sadbhavana Diwas or Harmony Day

To celebrate the birth anniversary of the youngest Prime Minister Sri Rajiv Gandhi.

World Mosquito Day

Celebrated to raise awareness related to diseases caused by mosquitoes


World Senior Citizen Day

Senior citizens, to protect them from age discrimination and make them comfortable life till the end.


International Day for Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief

The International Day Remembering the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief. 


International Day for the Remembrance of Slave Trade and Abolition

Abolishes slave trade and slavery.

(25 to 30) August: World Water Week  

World Water Week organized by SIWI is the annual focal point for global water issues


Women’s Equality Day

To promote and support women’s equality.

International Dog Day

To encourage people around the world to adopt instead of buying dogs.


 National Sports Day

National Sports Day: The National Sports Day is celebrated on the birth anniversary of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand.

International Day against Nuclear Tests

International Day against Nuclear Tests to avoid the use of nuclear weapons as Hiroshima and Nagasaki has already seen the nuclear bomb effects.


Small Industry Day

Celebrated to promote and support small industries.


Celebrate the birth of Lord Krishna.

International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

To protect against the enforced disappearances of the victims without their will or any trial.


Malaysia National Day (Hari Merdeka)

Celebrated as National Day in Malaysia.