This is our day guide for Saturday August 17th 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 17th 2019

International Geocaching Day

International Geocaching Day

This very modern treasure hunt takes place on the third Saturday in August

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National Heritage Week

National Heritage Week

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Heritage Week in Ireland.

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Prekmurje Reunification Day

Prekmurje Reunification Day

Marks the return of the region of Prekmurje to Slovenia control in 1919 .

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National Thrift Shop Day

National Thrift Shop Day

National Nonprofit Day gives us a moment to pause and reflect on the incredible work nonprofits do every day.

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National Honey Bee Day

National Honey Bee Day

There is always a lot of buzz about this awareness day.

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Black Cat Appreciation Day

Black Cat Appreciation Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Black Cat Appreciation Day.

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Cupcake Day

Cupcake Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Cupcake Day

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Public Holidays on August 17th 2019

Independence Day

Independence Day

Marks Gabon's independence from France on August 17th 1960

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Parsi New Year

Parsi New Year

Parsis descend from a group of Zoroastrians from Iran who immigrated to India during 10th century AD

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Indonesia Independence Day

Indonesia Independence Day

Marks Indonesia's declaration of independence from the Netherlands in 1945

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