This is our day guide for Wednesday August 5th 2020 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 5th 2020

International Traffic Light Day

International Traffic Light Day

Ready, Steady, Go! This day highlights the importance of Traffic Lights.

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National Oyster Day

National Oyster Day

Don't clam up - here's some pearls of wisdom for National Oyster Day

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National Underwear Day

National Underwear Day

This is a brief, some would say pants, description of National Underwear Day

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Public Holidays on August 5th 2020

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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Emancipation Festival

Emancipation Festival

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

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Independence Day

Independence Day

Marks independence from French rule on August 5th 1960

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Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day

Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day

The full title of the holiday is 'Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day and the Day of Croatian Defenders'

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Fiestas Patronales Holiday

Fiestas Patronales Holiday

Festivities are held in honour of the Divine Saviour of the World in San Salvador

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Kiribati Youth Day

Kiribati Youth Day

A day to encourage a healthy lifestyle amongst the younger generation in Kiribati

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Kashmir Public Holiday

Kashmir Public Holiday

Marks the anniversary of India revoking the special status granted to Indian-Administered Kashmir.

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Our Lady of Africa

Our Lady of Africa

The Church of Santa María de África was consecrated on August 5th 1752

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