This is our day guide for Saturday August 15th 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 15th 2020

National V-J Day

National V-J Day

Commemorates the end of second world war when Japan's surrender was announced on August 14th 1945.

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National Acadian Day

National Acadian Day

Though the French colony of Acadia may have disappeared the spirit of those early settlers lives on through its descendants.

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International Geocaching Day

International Geocaching Day

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

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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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Polish Armed Forces Day

Polish Armed Forces Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Polish Armed Forces Day

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National Lemon Meringue Pie Day

National Lemon Meringue Pie Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Lemon Meringue Pie Day

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National Relaxation Day

National Relaxation Day

Let's celebrate this day, but don't do anything too strenuous.

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Public Holidays on August 15th 2020

Assumption Day

Assumption Day

The Feast of the Assumption is the principal feast of the Blessed Virgin, the mother of Jesus Christ

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National Mourning Day

National Mourning Day

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his family were killed by the Army in 1975

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