This is our day guide for Monday August 14th 2023 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 14th 2023

Engineers Day

Engineers Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Engineers Day

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Partition Horrors Remembrance Day

Partition Horrors Remembrance Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Partition Horrors Remembrance Day.

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Pramuka Day

Pramuka Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Pramuka Day

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World Lizard Day

World Lizard Day 🦎

Today is World Lizard Day, so let's look at these fascinating reptiles and how to celebrate the day.

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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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National Creamsicle Day

National Creamsicle Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Creamsicle Day

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National Navajo Code Talkers Day

National Navajo Code Talkers Day

Honoring the courage of the Code Talkers and their critical role in the Allied victory of WWII.

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Falklands Day

Falklands Day

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Public Holidays on August 14th 2023

Yukon Discovery Day

Yukon Discovery Day

Yukon only. Also known as Klondike Gold Discovery Day. Replaces the Civic Holiday observed on the 1st Monday of August in other areas of Canada

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Costa Rica Mother's Day

Costa Rica Mother's Day

Mother's Day in Costa Rica is a public holiday on the Feast of the Assumption.

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Oued Ed-Dahab Day

Oued Ed-Dahab Day

Commemorates the return of the Oued Eddahab region to Morocco from Mauritania in 1979

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Independence Day

Independence Day

On this day in 1947, Pakistan became the world's first Islamic republic when it gained independence from British rule

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Samoan Father's Day

Samoan Father's Day

Father's Day in Samoa is a public holiday on the Monday after the second Sunday in August

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H.M. Queen Mother's Birthday

H.M. Queen Mother's Birthday

This holiday marks the birthday of the queen mother of Thailand, Queen Sirikit.

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USA Victory Day

USA Victory Day

Marks victory over Japan on August 15th 1945. State and local government offices are closed. Federal offices remain open.

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Vigil of Assumption Day

Vigil of Assumption Day

Historically a day of fasting and abstinence in Vatican City

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Zimbabwe Heroes' Day

Zimbabwe Heroes' Day

Honours those who gave their lives in Zimbabwe's struggle for independence

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