This is our day guide for Tuesday August 11th 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 11th 2020

National Presidential Joke Day

National Presidential Joke Day

This day remembers the infamous joke that President Reagan made when he thought a radio broadcast wasn't being recorded.

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National Raspberry Bombe Day

National Raspberry Bombe Day

August is a great time to make this refreshing dessert with ripe raspberries.

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National Bakewell Tart Day

National Bakewell Tart Day

A Bakewell Tart is small cake, covered with a top layer of icing and a single central half-cherry.

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Public Holidays on August 11th 2020

Janmashtami

Janmashtami

The birthday of Lord Krishna, the reincarnation of Lord Vishnu who gave the message of the Bhagwat Gita

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Chad Independence Day

Chad Independence Day

On 11 August 1960, Chad gained its independence from France

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Spicemas

Spicemas

This Carnival in August has its roots in the Catholic Carnival observed at the start of Lent

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Gaura Festival

Gaura Festival

During this Hindu festival, women worship goddess Gauri, the wife of Lord Shiva to ensure their husband's health and longevity.

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Defence Forces Day

Defence Forces Day

A day to honour Zimbabwe's armed forces and the role they play in defending the nation.

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