2019 Daily Holidays that fall on August 14, include:
International Rose' Day - (Wine!)
National Creamsicle Day
National Navajo Code Talkers Day
World Lizard Day
2019 Weekly Holidays that include August 14, are:
Air Conditioning Appreciation Days - July 3 - August 15, 2019
Elvis Week - August 9-17, 2019
Feeding Pets of the Homeless Week - August 11-17, 2019 (Second Week in August)
National Motorcycle Week - August 11-17, 2019 (Second Week in August)
National Resurrect Romance Week - August 11-17, 2019 (Second Full Week in August)
Safe + Sound Week - August 12-18, 2019
U.S. Amateur Golf Week - August 12-18, 2019
Weird Contest Week - August 11-17, 2019 (Second Week in August)
2019 Monthly Holidays that include August 14, are:
There are too many monthly holidays to include here, so please check out our August Holidays page to see all of the holidays that are celebrated the entire month of August.
A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
If a date is a movable holiday, that is different every year, I'll include the year as well as the date rule above. Otherwise, the holiday falls on the same date each year.
World Festivals and Events
World Police and Fire Games - This is a biennially event held every two years. Next event will be August 8-18, 2019 and held in Chengdu, China.
The Astrological Sign for August 14 is Leo.
Birth Flower of the Month
The Birth Flower(s) for the Month of August are:
Gladiolus - Strength, moral integrity, remembrance, infatuation. It blooms in a variety of colors like red, pink, white, yellow and orange. It stands for sincerity and symbolizes strength of character.
The Birthstone(s) for August is:
Peridot which is known for its shimmering yellow-green color and the peace and good luck it brings to its wearer.
1479 - Catherine of York (d. 1527)
1586 - William Hutchinson, the founder of the U.S. State, Rhode Island (d. 1642)
1851 - Doc Holliday, American dentist and gambler (d. 1887)
1940 - Darrell Crofts, American singer and songwriter (Seals and Crofts)
1941 - David Crosby, American singer and songwriter (The Byrds and Crosby, Stills, & Nash)
1945 - Steve Martin, American comedian, actor, musician, and producer
1947 - Danielle Steel, American author
1959 - Magic Johnson, American basketball player and coach
1987 - Tim Tebow, American football, baseball player, TV sportscaster
1890 - Michael J. McGivney, American priest who founded the Knights of Columbus (b. 1852)
1951 - William Randolph Hearst, American publisher and politician who founded the Hearst Corporation and built Heart Castle in San Simeon, CA (b. 1893)
1988 - Enzo Ferrari, Italian race car driver who founded Ferrari (b. 1898)
2015 - Bob Farrell, American businessman who founded Farrell's Ice Cream Parlour (b. 1927)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1756 - American frontiersman Daniel Boone marries Rebecca Bryan
Quote of the Day
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
Have you ever heard of Calorie counts per pound? Some foods per pound are almost as caloric as eating straight butter per pound! That is something none of us would do! Yet we do quite frequently, we just don't know it!