Important Days And Dates In August 2022
Every month has some important days and events to celebrate and honor the things which happened. August has some of the important events and days to celebrate and honor the cause and raise awareness on different diseases, events and remember sacrifices that were made in the past. some of them are
Important Days And Dates In August 2022
1-August: Muslim Women Rights Day
Why &When: enactment of the law against triple talaq a win for Muslim women rights.
(1 to 7) August: World Breastfeeding week
Why &When: to encourage breastfeeding which has high health benefits for newborn 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 is celebrated in remembrance of 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 in 1942
10-August: World Biofuel Day
Why &When: Biofuel is a great non-fossil fuel that acts as a substitute for traditional fossil fuels
12-August: International Youth Day
Why &When: to give young peoples to raise 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: observing the unique and difference of lefthanders worldwide.
Why &When-Organ Donation Day: to spread knowledge about the value of organ donation, should to taught to everyone as it can help patients to live, after the donor death.
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, the digital artists who capture the movement forever.
Why &When-World Humanitarian Day: humanitarian workers, who work during the disaster and other calamities to honour them this day is celebrated.
20-August: Sadbhavana Diwas or Harmony Day
Why &When: To celebrate the birth anniversary of the youngest Prime Minister Sri Rajiv Gandhi.
21-August: World Senior Citizen Day
Why &When: senior citizens, to protect them from age discrimination and make them comfortable life till the end.
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 to avoid the use of nuclear weapons as Hiroshima and Nagasaki have already seen the nuclear bomb effects.
30-August: International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances
Why &When: to protect against the enforced disappearances of the victims without their will or any trial.
|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|
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