2021 Daily Holidays that fall on August 14, include:
Celebrate Your Lakes Day - August 14, 2021 (Second Saturday in August)
Color Book Day
International Rose' Day - (Wine!)
Military Marriage Day
National Bowling Day - August 14, 2021 (Second Saturday in August)
National Creamsicle Day
National Financial Awareness Day
National Garage Sale Day - August 14, 2021 (Second Saturday in August)
National Model Aviation Day - August 14, 2021 (Second Saturday in August)
National Navajo Code Talkers Day
National Tattoo Removal Day
National Wiffle Ball Day
Social Security Day
World Lizard Day
2021 Weekly Holidays that include August 14, are:
Air Conditioning Appreciation Days - July 3 - August 15
Elvis Week - August 11-17, 2021
Feeding Pets of the Homeless Week - August 8-14, 2021 (Second Week in August)
Kool-Aid Day - August 13-15, 2021 (Second Weekend in August)
National Hobo Week - August 12-15, 2021
National Motorcycle Week - August 8-14, 2021 (Second Week in August)
National Resurrect Romance Week - August 8-14, 2021 (Second Full Week in August)
Perseid Meteor Showers - July 17 - August 24, 2021
Safe + Sound Week - August 9-15, 2021
U.S. Amateur Golf Week - August 9-15, 2021
Weird Contest Week - August 8-14, 2021 (Second Week in August)
2021 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 (Date Order)
Sturgis Motorcycle Rally - August 6-15, 2021
Vivid Sydney - August 6-28, 2021 located in Sydney, Australia is where art, technology, and commerce intersect, and is an event of light, music, and ideas. Featuring outdoor lighting sculptures, cutting edge contemporary music, and the illumination of the Sydney Opera House. Check out our Holidays in Australia page!
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!