August 19 is the 231st day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day, Dayton, Ohio hosted the first All-American Soap Box Derby, the first geostationary communcation satellite was launched, and Operation Iraqui Freedom ends. Famous birthdays include Bill Clinton, Coco Chanel, and John Stamons. August 19 also marks International Homeless Animals Day, National Aviation Day, National Potato Day, and World Humanitarian Day.
We have 12 holidays listed for August 19.
World Humanitarian Day
World Humanitarian Day honors humanitarian aid workers all over the world.
Gold Cup Parade
The Gold Cup Parade proves that when citizens of Charlottetown throw a party, everyone turns out.
International Bow Day
Prepare your bow as we appreciate one of the world's most popular fashion accessories.
International Orangutan Day
Let’s demonstrate our compassion for orangutans today by pledging to conserve these endangered species.
National Men's Grooming Day
Incorporate some style and grooming techniques into your routine this National Men’s Grooming Day.
National Photography Day
Prepare your camera as we honor one of the most influential days in history.
National Potato Day
Never celebrated this tasty tot? Read on to turn from a couch potato to party animal.
National Soft Ice Cream Day
Soft ice cream pops up in the happiest of places, and has a fascinating history too!
Revolution Commemoration Day
It is time to hoist the Vietnamese flag high as we celebrate the end of oppression.