August federal holidays, work schedule, and printable calendars

August 2024 Calendar

Below are printable calendars for August 2024 with notable date history, information, and events.

Printable Calendar for August 2024

August 2024 Work Calendar

August 2024 Holiday Calendar

Holidays in August 2024

Date Holiday
August 4, 2024 Friendship Day 2024
August 13, 2024 Tisha B'Av 2024
August 15, 2024 Assumption of Mary 2024
August 19, 2024 Raksha Bandhan 2024
August 19, 2024 National Aviation Day 2024
August 21, 2024 Senior Citizens Day 2024
August 26, 2024 Krishna Janmashtami 2024
August 26, 2024 Women's Equality Day 2024
August 15, 2024 Independence Day
August 19, 2024 Raksha Bandhan
August 26, 2024 Janmashtami

August Holiday Calendar Countdown

Each year we can look forward to a few holidays or seasons around the corner and August is no different. Take a look at the major holidays and seasons to mark on your calendar!

Famous Sporting and Music Events in August

Date Event
August, 1 1912 Physicist Niels Bohr (26) weds Margrethe Norlund at a civil ceremony in Slagelse, Denmark
August, 2 1973 "American Graffiti", directed by George Lucas and starring Richard Dreyfuss and Ron Howard premieres at the Locarno International Film Festival, Switzerland
August, 3 2000 British PM Gordon Brown (49) weds Sarah Jane Macaulay (36) in North Queensferry, Fife
August, 4 2015 Muppets Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog announce the end to their relationship on Twitter
August, 5 1920 Actor John Barrymore (38) marries second wife author and actress Blanche Oelrichs (29) (divorced 1928)
August, 6 1926 "Don Juan" starring John Barrymore is released by Warner Bros, the 1st feature-length film to utilize the Vitaphone sound-on-disc sound system with a synchronized musical score and sound effects
August, 7 2015 US Presidential candidate Donald Trump says in a CNN interview that news anchor Megyn Kelly had blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever
August, 8 1810 Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib marries Maaroof, daughter of Nawab Ilahi Baksh, and moves to Delhi.
August, 9 1958 Actor Robert Redford (21) weds Lola Van Wagenen in Las Vegas, Nevada
August, 10 1933 Actress Hedy Lamarr (19) weds Hirtenberger Patronen-Fabrik chairman Friedrich Mandl (33)
August, 11 1949 Molecular biologist Francis Crick (33) weds artist Odile Speed (29)
August, 12 1941 "I Love Lucy" actress Vivan Vance (32) weds actor Philip Ober (39)
August, 13 1967 "Bonnie and Clyde" crime film directed by Arthur Penn and starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway, is released
August, 14 1952 UK Prime Minister Anthony Eden (55) weds UK prime minister's niece Clarissa Spencer-Churchill (32) in a civil ceremony at Caxton Hall, London
August, 15 1939 "The Wizard of Oz", American musical fantasy film adaptation of L. Frank Baum's book, premieres at Grauman's Chinese Theatre, Hollywood; directed by Victor Fleming and King Vidor with cast featuring Judy Garland (Dorothy), Ray Bolger (Scarecrow), Jack Haley (Tin Man), Bert Lahr (Cowardly Lion), Frank Morgan (Wizard), Billie Burke (Glinda), and Margaret Hamilton (Wicked Witch); songs by Harold Arlen and Yip Harburg
August, 16 1846 Italian "The Barber of Seville" opera composer Gioachino Rossini (54) marries 2nd wife, French model Olympe Plissier (47) in Paris, France
August, 17 1962 Actor Jack Lemmon (37) weds actress and model Felicia Farr (29) in Paris, France
August, 18 1918 Italian tenor Enrico Caruso (45) weds socialite Dorothy Benjamin (25)
August, 19 1956 Actor Christopher Plummer (26) weds actress Tammy Grimes (22) at Cherokee Castle in Sedalia, Colorado
August, 20 1992 British "Police" singer Sting (41) weds British actress Trudie Styler (38) at an 11th century chapel in Wiltshire, England
August, 21 2020 Korean pop group BTS releases single "Dynamite,"; becomes 1st video to be watched more than 100 million times in 24 hours on YouTube
August, 22 1925 Prime Minister of Canada Lester B. Pearson (28) weds teacher Maryon Elspeth Moody (23)
August, 23 1962 British "Beatles" musician John Lennon (21) weds Cynthia Powell (22); divorce in 1968
August, 24 1899 Businessman James Cash Penney (24) weds Bertha Alva Hess
August, 25 1955 16th Venice Film Festival: "Ordet" directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer wins Golden Lion
August, 26 1965 Mobster and FBI informant Henry Hill (22) weds Karen Friedman in North Carolina; separate in 1989; divorce in 2002
August, 27 1964 Walt Disney's musical film "Mary Poppins" directed by Robert Stevenson, starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke, with songs by Richard and Robert Sherman, premieres at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles, California; wins 5 Academy Awards
August, 28 1924 British children's writer Enid Blyton (27) marries editor Major Hugh Alexander Pollock, DSO (36)
August, 29 1967 Final TV episode of "The Fugitive" starring David Janssen watched by 78 million people
August, 30 1953 Future NYC mayor David Dinkins marries Joyce Burrows in NYC
August, 31 1993 50th Venice Film Festival: "Short Cuts" directed by Robert Altman and "Three Colors: Blue" directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski jointly awarded Golden Lion

August Birth Month Facts

Let's dive into August. August is the eighth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar and has 31 days. There are 4 weekends in August, with 22 workdays, totaling 176 hours in the month (assuming an 8-hour workday). August is known for being the end of summer in the northern hemisphere and is often associated with warm weather, outdoor activities, and the start of the school year.