Celebrations and Events in August 2018

Celebrations and Events in August 2018

Events, celebrations, awareness events, saint's days, annual campaigns and anything else that is happening in August 2018.

Yorkshire Day

1st Aug 2018

Celebrated on 1 August to promote the historic English county of Yorkshire.

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International Cat Day

8th Aug 2018

Organised by the International Fund for Animal Welfare, this is a day to think about your furry friend and appreciate everything you love about them.

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Rice Pudding Day

9th Aug 2018

Yes, this really is a thing. Just have some rice pudding today. Enjoy!

Left Handers Day

13th Aug 2018

Your chance to tell your family and friends how proud you are of being left-handed, and also to raise awareness of the everyday issues that lefties face in a world designed for right-handers.

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World Lion Day

16th Aug 2018

Founded by Big Cat Rescue to highlight the importance of the lion globally and to raise lion conservation awareness worldwide.

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International Orangutan Day

19th Aug 2018

Awareness for orangutangs around the world, some of which are facing extinction within the next two decades.

National Dog Day

26th Aug 2018

US event that is celebrated by dog-lovers around the world. The pupose of the day is to raise awareness for dog adoption.

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Celebrations throughout the year

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