2023 Daily Holidays that fall on August 14, include:
Color Book Day
International Rose' Day (Wine!)
Military Marriage Day
National Creamsicle Day
National Financial Awareness Day
National Navajo Code Talkers Day
National Tattoo Removal Day
National Wiffle Ball Day
Social Security Day
Victory Day (State Holiday in Rhode Island) - August 14, 2023 (Second Monday in August)
World Lizard Day
2023 Weekly Holidays that include August 14, are:
Air Conditioning Appreciation Days - July 3 - August 15
Elvis Week - August 10-16, 2023
Feeding Pets of the Homeless Week - August 13-19, 2023 (Second Week in August)
National Resurrect Romance Week - August 13-19, 2023 (Second Full Week in August)
National Smile Week - August 13-19, 2023 (Second Full Week of August)
Perseid Meteor Showers - July 17 - August 24, 2023, will peak on the nights between August 12-13, 2023)
U.S. Amateur Golf Week - August 14-20, 2023
2023 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.
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!