This is our day guide for Monday August 2nd 2021 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 2nd 2021

Paratroopers' Day

Paratroopers' Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Paratroopers' Day.

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National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

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National Coloring Book Day

National Coloring Book Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Coloring Book Day.

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Harriet Quimby Day

Harriet Quimby Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Harriet Quimby Day.

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Rap Music Day

Rap Music Day

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Public Holidays on August 2nd 2021

Emancipation Day

Emancipation Day

Marks the end of Slavery across the British Empire on August 1st 1834

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August Monday

August Monday

August Monday is the focal day of the Anguillan Carnival and the island's biggest holiday

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Australia Bank Holiday

Australia Bank Holiday

Banks close in New South Wales on the first Monday in August

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Picnic Day

Picnic Day

Originally declared a public holiday to enable Darwin's railway workers to go to Adelaide River for a picnic.

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Kadooment Day

Kadooment Day

First Monday in August. Climax of a carnival to mark the end of the sugar cane harvest

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Alberta Heritage Day

Alberta Heritage Day

An optional general holiday observed by most companies to celebrate the heritage of Alberta

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Civic Holiday

Civic Holiday

The first Monday in August in Ontario is not a statutory holiday but is widely observed by many employers

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Virgin of Los Angeles Day

Virgin of Los Angeles Day

The Virgin of Los Angeles is the patron saint of Costa Rica

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Commerce Day

Commerce Day

This holiday was first observed Thursday September 13th 1894. The date is known as it was agreed on at a meeting of unions and managers from the larger shops in Reykjavík

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August Bank Holiday in Ireland

August Bank Holiday in Ireland

The August Bank Holiday in Republic of Ireland is observed on the first Monday in August

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Macedonia Republic Day

Macedonia Republic Day

Marks the establishment of the Republic in 1944 and the Ilinden Uprising in 1903

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Trinidad and Tobago Emancipation Day

Trinidad and Tobago Emancipation Day

The Slavery Abolition Act 1833 ended slavery in the British Empire on 1 August 1834

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August Bank Holiday in Scotland

August Bank Holiday in Scotland

Scotland only. This holiday is observed on the first Monday in August

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Zambia Farmers' Day

Zambia Farmers' Day

A day to celebrate the contribution and work of the agricultural sector in Zambia

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