This is our day guide for Wednesday August 14th 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 14th 2019

Engineers Day

Engineers Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Engineers Day

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Pramuka Day

Pramuka Day

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Obon

Obon

Obon is a popular three-day Buddhist festival in Japan focused on the spirits of ancestors.

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National Creamsicle Day

National Creamsicle Day

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National Navajo Code Talkers Day

National Navajo Code Talkers Day

Honoring the courage of the Code Talkers and their critical role in the Allied victory of WWII.

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Falklands Day

Falklands Day

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Public Holidays on August 14th 2019

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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Ekka People's Day

Ekka People's Day

The Royal National Agricultural (RNA) Show Day (Brisbane only) is usually held on the second Wednesday in August except when there are five Wednesdays in August when it is held on the third Wednesday.

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Obon

Obon

Obon is a popular three-day Buddhist festival in Japan focused on the spirits of ancestors.

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Oued Ed-Dahab Day

Oued Ed-Dahab Day

Commemorates the return of the Oued Eddahab region to Morocco from Mauritania in 1979

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Pakistan Independence Day

Pakistan Independence Day

On this day in 1947, Pakistan became the world's first Islamic republic when it gained independence from British rule

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Nikini Full Moon Poya

Nikini Full Moon Poya

Marks the retreat of the Bhikkhus following the Buddha's death, commemorated by a period of fasting and of retreat for the monastic communities

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Vigil of Assumption Day

Vigil of Assumption Day

Historically a day of fasting and abstinence in Vatican City

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