August 2019 Important Days With Themes Full List

August 2019 Important Days With Themes Full List

1st Aug to 7th Aug 2019World Breastfeeding WeekTheme: “Empower Parents, Enable Breastfeeding”.
6th August 2019Hiroshima DayTo remembrance of the first atomic bombing of the world by the United States in the city of Hiroshima.
7th August 20195th National Handloom DayTo honour the handloom weavers in the country and also highlight India’s handloom industry.
9th August 2019International Day of the World’s Indigenous PeoplesTheme: Indigenous Languages.
9th August 2019Nagasaki DayOn this day the US dropped the atomic bomb on the Nagasaki city of Japan in 1945 during World War II.
10th August 2019World Biofuel DayTheme: “Production of Biodiesel from Used Cooking Oil (UCO)”
12th August 2019International Youth DayTheme: “Transforming education”.
12th August 2019World Elephant DayTo create awareness and bring attention to the urgent plight (dangerous situation) of Asian and African elephants.
13th August 2019World Organ Donation DayTo motivate people to donate their healthy and precious organs after death to save lives.
15th August 201973rd Independence DayThe Day will be celebrated by colours and various events across the country.
19th August 2019World Humanitarian DayTo pay tribute to workers who risk their lives in humanitarian services and to gather support for people affected by crises around the world.
19th August 2019World Photography DayPeople around the world can communicate their feelings and express themselves through the art of photography.
20th August 2019Sadbhavana DiwasTo commemorate the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
21st August 2019International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of TerrorismTo aid healing and recovery as well as become stronger and more united against terrorism.
21st August 2019World Senior Citizens DayTo increase awareness about the issues that affect older adults.
22nd August 2019International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or BeliefTo honor the victims and survivors of disgraceful acts who often remain forgotten.
23rd August 2019International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its AbolitionTo inscribe the tragedy of the slave trade in the memory of all peoples.
29th August 2019International Day Against Nuclear TestsTo increase awareness and education about the effects of nuclear weapon test explosions.
29th August 2019National Sports DayTo mark the birth anniversary of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand.
30th August 2019International Day of the Victims of Enforced DisappearancesTo prevent enforced disappearances and bring to justice those responsible, as enforced disappearance has frequently been used as a strategy to spread terror within the society.