This is our day guide for Wednesday August 7th 2019 which shows you at a glance what's happening on this day around the world. Using the calendar on this page, you can look at a day guide for any day. Why not look up your birthday to see which holidays you share it with?

Observances on August 7th 2019

Qixi Festival

Qixi Festival

The seventh day of the seventh month is the most romantic day in the Chinese calendar.

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National Lighthouse Day

National Lighthouse Day

Even in these days of GPS, Lighthouses play an important role in keeping shipping safe round our coast.

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National Raspberries N’ Cream Day

National Raspberries N’ Cream Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Raspberries N’ Cream Day

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Purple Heart Day

Purple Heart Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Purple Heart Day

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Public Holidays on August 7th 2019

Emancipation Festival

Emancipation Festival

Emancipation Festival in the British Virgin Islands marks three-days of public holidays

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Battle of Boyacá

Battle of Boyacá

The 1819 battle in which Colombia acquired its definitive independence from Spanish Monarchy

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Ivory Coast Independence Day

Ivory Coast Independence Day

Celebrates Côte d'Ivoire's independence from France on August 7th 1960

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Eid Al Adha

Eid Al Adha

Eid al-Adha, the Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast in the Muslim calendar. It celebrates the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ishmael in submission to Allah's command, before he was stopped by Allah.

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