Important Days And Dates In August 2021
August month has some of the important events and days to celebrate and honour the cause and raise awareness on different diseases and days.some of them are
Important Days And Dates In August 2021
1-August: Muslim Women Rights Day
Why&When: made Muslim women free from social evil of Triple Talaq
(1 to 7) August: World Breastfeeding week
Why&When: to encourage breastfeeding and better the health of babies
3-August: World Sanskrit Day
Why&When: World Sanskrit Day or Sanskrit Diwas is also known as Viswa Samskrita Dinam. It is observed on Shraavana Poornima
7-August: National Handloom Day
Why&When: National Handloom Day to celebrate the Swadeshi Movement which was started on this day in 1905 in the Calcutta Town hall to protest against the partition of Bengal by the British Government.
8-August: Quit India Movement/Kranti Diwas(Quit India Day)
Why&When: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi began the ‘Quit India’ movement.
10-August: World Biofuel Day
Why&When: to be aware of the greatness of non-fossil fuels as an alternative to traditional fossil fuels.
12-August: International Youth Day
Why&When: a chance to observe young peoples’ voices, actions and initiatives, as well as their meaningful, universal and equitable engagement.
13-August: International Left-Handers Day, Organ Donation Day
Why&When-International Left-Handers Day: raising awareness of the needs of lefthanders worldwide.
Why&When-Organ Donation Day: to spread knowledge about the value of organ donation.
15-August: India’s Independence Day
Why&When: On this day India got Independence from the British in 1947
19-August: World Photography Day, World Humanitarian Day
Why&When-World Photography Day: to encourage photographers across the planet
Why&When-World Humanitarian Day: the world honours the humanitarian workers killed and hurt in the course of their work
20-August: Sadbhavana Diwas or Harmony Day
Why&When: To celebrate the birth anniversary of youngest Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
21-August: World Senior Citizen Day
Why&When: to raise awareness of the circumstances and issues that affect older adults, such as age degeneration and the study of problems that affect their lives, elder abuse.
22-August: International Day for Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief
Why&When: the International Day Remembering the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief.
(25 to 30) August: World Water Week
Why&When: World Water Week organized by SIWI is the annual focal point for global water issues
29-August: National Sports Day, International Day against Nuclear Tests
Why&When-National Sports Day: The National Sports Day is celebrated on the birth anniversary of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand
Why&When-International Day against Nuclear Tests: International Day against Nuclear Tests.
30-August: International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances
Why&When: to draw attention to the future of people imprisoned at places and under poor conditions unknown to their relatives or legal representatives.
|August-1||Muslim Women Rights Day|
|August-(1 to 7 )||World Breastfeeding week|
|August-3||World Sanskrit Day|
|August-7||National Handloom Day|
|August-8||Quit India Movement|
|August-10||World Biofuel Day|
|August-12||International Youth Day|
|August-13||International Left-Handers Day, Organ Donation Day|
|August-15||India’s Independence Day|
|August-19||World Photography Day, World Humanitarian Day|
|August-20||Sadbhavana Diwas or Harmony Day|
|August-21||World Senior Citizen Day|
|August-22||International Day for Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief|
|August-(25 to 30)||World Water Week|
|August-29||International Day against Nuclear Tests||National Sports Day|
|August-30||International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances|
1.When is National Sports Day celebrated?
2.When is the Quit India Movement?
3.When is Muslim Women Rights Day?
4.When is World Senior Citizen Day?
5.When is International Youth Day?