This is our day guide for Friday August 9th 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 9th 2019

National Rice Pudding Day

National Rice Pudding Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Rice Pudding Day

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National Book Lovers Day

National Book Lovers Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Book Lovers Day

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National Veep Day

National Veep Day

One of those holidays that recognizes the fact there is a contingency in case something major happens - in this case, the replacement of the US President.

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Indigenous Day

Indigenous Day

Indigenous people speak an overwhelming majority of the world’s estimated 7,000 languages and represent 5,000 different cultures.

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Public Holidays on August 9th 2019

Anguilla Constitution Day

Anguilla Constitution Day

Last day of the Carnival is celebrated as Constitution Day even though Anguilla's constitution took effect on 1 April 1982

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Ecuador Independence Day

Ecuador Independence Day

Marks Quito's declaration of independence from Spain in 1809

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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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Singapore National Day

Singapore National Day

Singapore declared independence from Britain in August 1963 and gained its own sovereignty on August 9th 1965

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National Women's Day

National Women's Day

The holiday commemorates the national march of women on this day in 1956 to petition against legislation that required African persons to carry the pass

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Indigenous People's Day

Indigenous People's Day

Observed on the United Nations International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

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