USA Holidays in August

August Holidays in 2020 USA

Holiday Type:Local observance

Where It is Observed:Colorado

Colorado

2020
Saturday
1
August

r169301 August 1, 2020 r169381 Colorado Day

Colorado Day is a state observance on August 1. It is not a public holiday in the U.S., so most businesses, public offices, schools and colleges are open except for if the date falls on a non-working day.

Colorado Day
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Holiday Type:Hindu Holiday


2020
Monday
3
August

r169301 August 3, 2020 r169381 Raksha Bandhan

This is a special Hindu festival which is celebrated in India and countries like Nepal to symbolize the love between a brother and a sister. The occasion of Raksha Bandhan is celebrated on the full moon day of the Hindu luni-solar calendar in the month …

Raksha Bandhan
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Holiday Type:Observance


2020
Tuesday
4
August

r169301 August 4, 2020 r169381 Coast Guard Birthday

Each August 4 the U.S. Coast Guard celebrates its birthday. The Coast Guard is one of America’s five armed forces and traces its founding to Aug. 4, 1790, when the first Congress authorized the construction of 10 vessels to enforce tariff and trade law …

Coast Guard Birthday
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Holiday Type:Observance


2020
Friday
7
August

r169301 August 7, 2020 r169381 Purple Heart Day

Purple Heart Day is an observance that commemorates the creation of the Purple Heart Medal in 1782. The holiday also encourages people to pay their respects to fallen soldiers, to listen to the stories of soldiers and veterans, and to thank them for th …

Purple Heart Day
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Holiday Type:State holiday

Where It is Observed:Rhode Island

Rhode Island

2020
Monday
10
August

r169301 August 10, 2020 r169381 Victory Day (VJ Day)

Victory Day, also known as VJ Day, marks the anniversary of the Allies’ victory over Japan during World War II. It followed the dropping of the devastating atomic bomb on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima on August 6 and Nagasaki on August 9, 1945. Vict …

VJ Day
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Holiday Type:Hindu Holiday


2020
Tuesday
11
August

r169301 August 11, 2020 r169381 Janmashtami in the United States

Janmashtami in the United States of America is celebrated by the Hindu community because it is their annual event. They celebrate the birth of Krishna in various ways and show their love towards their GOD on that day. According to US calendar, this event comes in August or September which is equal to Bhadrapada month of Hindi calendar. Hindu community celebrates the holiday in the US and prays to GOD for a better life.

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Holiday Type:Christian


2020
Saturday
15
August

r169301 August 15, 2020 r169381 Assumption of Mary

Catholic churches in the United States celebrate the feast of the Assumption on August 15 each year to honor the belief that Jesus’ mother was taken to heaven.

Assumption of Mary
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Holiday Type:State holiday

Where It is Observed:Vermont

Vermont

2020
Sunday
16
August

r169301 August 16, 2020 r169381 Bennington Battle Day

Bennington Battle Day is a state holiday in Vermont to honor of the Battle of Bennington, which took place during the Revolutionary War in north America in 1777. The day is usually celebrated annually on August 16. Any legal holiday that falls on a Sat …

Bennington Battle Day
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Holiday Type:Observance


2020
Wednesday
19
August

r169301 August 19, 2020 r169381 National Aviation Day

National Aviation Day is observed in the United States on August 19 each year to celebrate the history and development of aviation. It coincides with the birthday of Orville Wright who, together with his brother Wilbur, made significant contributions t …

National Aviation Day
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Holiday Type:State holiday

Where It is Observed:Hawaii

Hawaii

2020
Friday
21
August

r169301 August 21, 2020 r169381 Statehood Day in Hawaii

Hawaii’s Statehood Day is an annual state holiday on the third Friday of August. It commemorates the anniversary of Hawaii’s statehood. This holiday is not to be confused with Statehood Day in Kentucky or Tennessee, USA.

Statehood Day in Hawaii
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Holiday Type:Observance


2020
Friday
21
August

r169301 August 21, 2020 r169381 Senior Citizens Day

National Senior Citizens Day recognizes contributions senior citizens make in communities across the United States. It is annually observed on August 21.

Senior Citizens Day
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Holiday Type:Hindu Holiday


2020
Wednesday
26
August

r169301 August 26, 2020 r169381 Women’s Equality Day

Women’s Equality Day celebrates the anniversary of the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the United States’ Constitution on August 26, 1920. The amendment granted women the right to vote for the first time and was a result of the women’s suffrage movem …

Women's Equality Day
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Holiday Type:Local observance

Where It is Observed:Texas

Texas

2020
Thursday
27
August

r169301 August 27, 2020 r169381 Lyndon Baines Johnson Day

Lyndon Baines Johnson Day is an annual state holiday in Texas in the United States on August 27. It celebrates the birthday of Lyndon Baines Johnson, popularly known as “LBJ”, who was the 36th president of the United States.

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Holiday Type:Observance

Where It is Observed:USA

USA

2020
Sunday
30
August

r169301 August 30, 2020 r169381 Frankenstein Day

Frankenstein Day is on August 30. This day is in honor of author Mary Wollenstone Shelley who was born on August 30,1797. She wrote the book “Frankenstein “in 1818. This day in in honor of her birth.

Frankenstein Day
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