2020 Daily Holidays that fall on August 30, include:
International Cabernet Sauvignon Day
International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances
International Whale Shark Day
Muharram (Islamic New Year)
National Beach Day
National Grief Awareness Day
National Holistic Pet Day
National Toasted Marshmallow Day
Sacrifice our Wants for Other's Needs Sunday - August 30, 2020 (Last Sunday in August)
2020 Weekly Holidays that include August 30, are:
Be Kind to Humankind Week - August 25-31
Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over - Labor Day: August 19 - September 7, 2020
International Bat Night(s) - August 29-30, 2020 (Last Full Weekend in August)
2020 Monthly Holidays that include August 30, 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)
Little League World Series - August 20-30, 2020 (Held in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania)
Paralympic Summer Games - August 25 - September 6, 2020
National Championship Chuckwagon Races - August 29 - September 6, 2020 (Held in Clinton, Arkansas)
The Astrological Sign for August 30 is Virgo.
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.
1926 - Daryl Gates, American police officer who created the D.A.R.E. Program (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) (d. 2010)
1930 - Warren Buffett, American businessman, philanthropist, Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, he is considered one of the most successful investors in the world
1944 - Tug McGraw, American baseball player (d. 2004)
1946 - Peggy Lipton, American model and actress who starred in Mod Squad, Twin Peaks
1972 - Cameron Diaz, American model, actress, and producer (My Best Friend's Wedding, There's Something About Mary, Charlies Angels)
1982 - Andy Roddick, American tennis player
1938 - Max Factor, Sr., Polish born American makeup artist and businessman who founded the Max Factor Company (b. 1877)
1985 - Taylor Caldwell, English-American author (b. 1900)
2003 - Charles Bronson, American actor and soldier (The Magnificent Seven, Death Wish movies) (b. 1921)
2006 - Glenn Ford, Canadian-American actor and producer (Gilda) (b. 1916)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1988 - Tennis star Chris Everett marries skier Andy Mills
2009 - Singer Davy Jones (Monkees) marries Jessica Pacheco
Quote of the Day
August 30th is National Beach Day! Is there anything more peaceful than a beach?
But the meek will possess the earth, And they will find exquisite delight in the abundance of peace
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
It is important for us to understand the Meaning of Food Cravings, as food cravings seem to be at the heart of our eating problems. Is it us, or the foods we eat, that are causing these cravings?
We cruise along doing well, and all of a sudden a food craving hits us, which is so strong that it can’t be denied. Are we just doomed to fail over and over, and face guilt forever for our lack of willpower? Can healthy diet habits help us to overcome food cravings.