National Lighthouse Day

Category: General
National Lighthouse Day in USA in 2023
Image by David Mark , from Pixabay. CC0

About National Lighthouse Day

How long until National Lighthouse Day?
National Lighthouse Day .
Dates of National Lighthouse Day
2024 USA Wednesday, August 7thNational Lighthouse Day
2023 USA Monday, August 7thNational Lighthouse Day
2022 USA Sunday, August 7thNational Lighthouse Day
2021 USA Saturday, August 7thNational Lighthouse Day
2020 USA Friday, August 7thNational Lighthouse Day
Summary
Even in these days of GPS, Lighthouses play an important role in keeping shipping safe round our coast.

In 1989, on the 200th anniversary of having signed "An Act for the Establishment and Support of Lighthouse, Beacons, Buoys and Public Piers" into law, Congress decreed August 7 to be National Lighthouse Day.

The act established federal support for the nation’s lighthouses, beacons and piers.

Did You Know?

Michigan is the state with the highest number of lighthouses. Between the two peninsulas, Michigan has more than 3,280 miles of coastline — second only to Alaska with 6,640 miles of shoreline on the Pacific and Arctic Oceans.

via GIPHY

Similar Observances

Read more about National Get Funky Day

National Get Funky Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Get Funky Day

Read More
Read more about National Mad Hatter Day

National Mad Hatter Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Mad Hatter Day

Read More
Read more about National LED Light Day

National LED Light Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National LED Light Day

Read More
Read more about National Motorcycle Ride Day

National Motorcycle Ride Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Motorcycle Ride Day

Read More
Explore more General holidays

Other Observances on August 7th 2023

Read more about National Raspberries N’ Cream Day

National Raspberries N’ Cream Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Raspberries N’ Cream Day

Read More
Read more about Purple Heart Day

Purple Heart Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Purple Heart Day

Read More
All events on August 7th 2023