August 2024 Calendar Templates in Word, PDF, Excel

August 2024 Calendar Templates in Word, PDF, Excel - Free Printable Monthly Calendar 2024 with holidays and notes. There is a variety of 2024 august calendars here so you can pick a calendar as per your need or work requirement to download and print.

About august

August (Aug) is the eighth month of the Gregorian calendar, following July and preceding September. It is one of seven months with a length of 31 days.

In the Southern Hemisphere, August is the seasonal equivalent of February in the Northern Hemisphere. In common years no other month starts on the same day of the week as August, though in leap years February starts on the same day. August ends on the same day of the week as November every year.

History of Name

August was originally named Sextilis in Latin, because it was the sixth month in the original ten-month Roman calendar under Romulus in 753 BC, when March was the first month of the year.

august's Birthstone

august's birthstones are the peridot, sardonyx, and spinel.

- Peridot, with it's signature lime green color, is believed to instill power and influence in the wearer.

- Onyx is formed of bands of chalcedony in alternating colors. It is cryptocrystalline, consisting of fine intergrowths of the silica minerals quartz and moganite.

- Spinel is available in a brilliant range of colors and is believed to protect the owner from harm and soothe away sadness.

august's Birth Flower

august's birth flower is the gladiolus or poppy, meaning beauty, strength of character, love, marriage and family.

Gladiolus is a genus of perennial cormous flowering plants in the iris family. Gladiolus is the Latin for "little sword", and its common name is sword lily, because of its leaf shape. However, the plant is mainly known by its scientific name.

A poppy is a flowering plant in the subfamily Papaveroideae of the family Papaveraceae. Poppies are herbaceous plants, often grown for their colourful flowers.

august's Zodiac Signs

The zodiac signs for the month of august are Leo (until August 22) and Virgo (from August 23 onwards).

- Leo is the fifth astrological sign of the zodiac. It corresponds to the constellation Leo and comes after Cancer and before Virgo.

- Virgo is the sixth astrological sign in the Zodiac. It spans the 150-180th degree of the zodiac.

august holidays and observances

List of important national and international days in august 2024 which will enhance your knowledge and also help in the preparation of several competitive examinations. It will help in learning several events of national and international important related to United State as well as world also.

Us Holidays

Purple Heart Day 2024 is an observance that commemorates the creation of the Purple Heart Medal in 1782. In 2024 is observed on Wednesday, August 7, 2024.

National Aviation Day 2024 is a United States national observation that celebrates the development of aviation. In the year 2024 it falls on Monday, August 19, 2024.

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International days

National Girlfriends Day is observed on august 1st. The day encourages women across the U.S. to get together and celebrate their special bond of friendship.

National Watermelon Day is observed annually on August 3rd. This day recognizes the refreshing summertime treat enjoyed at picnics and fairs! Watermelon is 92% water, which is why it is so satisfying in the summer heat.

American Family Day is observed on the First Sunday in August. This day encourages us to enjoy the waning summer rays with those dearest to us. In 2024 is observed on Sunday, August 4, 2024.

National Friendship Day is on Sunday, August 4, 2024. The day encourages people across the country and world to connect with friends. Make a new friend or reconnect with an old one.

National Sisters Day on Sunday, August 4, 2024, celebrate the unique bond between sisters. This particular set of siblings embrace moments that make them laugh and cringe. While they don't always agree, sisters have each other's backs.

National Dollar Day is observed on August 8th commemorates the day Congress established the U.S. monetary system in 1786.

National Book Lovers Day is observed on August 9th. A day for all those who love to read, National Book Lovers Day encourages you to find your favorite reading place, a good book and read the day away.

National Relaxation Day is observed annually on August 15th encourages us to slow down and unwind. It's a day to focus on taking care of ourselves and take a moment to relax.

National Radio Day is observed each year on August 20th. This day recognizes the great invention of the radio. Celebrate the news, information, music, and stories carried across the airwaves.

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Birthday in august

Barack Obama (August 4, 1961): is an American attorney and politician who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017.

Alfred Lord Tennyson (6 August 1809 - 6 October 1892): was a British poet. He was the Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one of the most popular British poets.

Herbert Hoover (August 10, 1874 - October 20, 1964): was an American engineer, businessman, and politician who served as the 31st president of the United States from 1929 to 1933.

Alfred Hitchcock (13 August 1899 - 29 April 1980): was an English film director and producer, widely regarded as one of the most influential and extensively studied filmmakers in the history of cinema.

Fidel Castro (13 August 1926 - 25 November 2016): was a Cuban communist revolutionary and politician who governed the Republic of Cuba as Prime Minister from 1959 to 1976 and then as President from 1976 to 2008.

Napoleon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 - 5 May 1821): was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars.

Bill Clinton (August 19, 1946): is an American politician who served as the 42nd president of the United States from 1993 to 2001.

Benjamin Harrison (August 20, 1833 - March 13, 1901): was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 23rd President of the United States from 1889 to 1893.

Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908 - January 22, 1973): was an American politician who served as the 36th president of the United States from 1963 to 1969.

If you are looking for a template to record birthdays, anniversaries and special occasions then we have it here. Our template contains two months per page and works for any year. With word version, you can highlight events, change colors and fonts using themes.

august Quotes

August rain: the best of the summer gone, and the new fall not yet born. The odd uneven time.

Sylvia Plath

August was nearly over - the month of apples and falling stars, the last care-free month for the school children. The days were not hot, but sunny and limpidly clear - the first sign of advancing autumn.

Victor Nekrasov

August is a gentle reminder for not doing a single thing from your new year resolution for seven months and not doing it for next five.

Crestless Wave

In August, an inescapable blanket of heat settled over Paducah, the last gasping breath of summer roaring its weight out over the populace.

Kelsey Brickl

Every summer, around late July and into August, I find myself in Europe, performing at any festival that will have me.

Henry Rollins

august in History

August 3, 1492: Christopher Columbus set sail from Palos, Spain, with three ships, Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria. Seeking a westerly route to the Far East, he instead landed on October 12th in the Bahamas, thinking it was an outlying Japanese island.

August 16, 1896: Gold was discovered in Rabbit Creek, a tributary of the Klondike River in Alaska, resulting in the Great Klondike Gold Rush.

August 17, 1978: The first transatlantic balloon trip was completed by three Americans; Max Anderson, Ben Abruzzo, and Larry Newman, all from Albuquerque, New Mexico.

August 21, 1959: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a proclamation admitting Hawaii to the Union as the 50th state.

Facts About august

'August' is the only name of a month that features among the top 1,000 men's names. April, Maya and June are all in the women's top 1,000.

August is the only month this year that begins on a Thursday. In a leap year, February begins on the same day of the week as August.

august in other languages

Language Name
august in German German August
august in Spanish Spanish augusto
august in Finnish Finnish yleva
august in French French aout
august in Italian Italian agosto
august in Norwegian Norwegian august

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