August 9th is the 221st day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day in 1790, the Columbia returned to Boston Harbor after carrying an American flag around the world. In 1892, Thomas Edison got a patent for his telegraph. In 1974, President Nixon resigned. Whitney Houston and Anna Kendrick were born on this day. August 9th marks National Rice Pudding Day, National Veep Day and National Book Lovers Day.
We have 17 holidays listed for August 9.
National Book Lovers Day
Books are the purest form of escapism. They transport you to any time, place, or culture.
Adivasi Divas celebrates the struggle of tribes in the Indian subcontinent for better lives.
Annual Perseid Meteor Shower Peak Night
Lay on your back on your rooftop and experience the Annual Perseid Meteor Shower Peak Night.
Co Working Day
Pick a coworking space and prepare to collaborate with individuals from different but related fields.
International Day of The World's Indigenous People
Let’s sign the social contract to ensure no indigenous groups are left behind.
Nagasaki Memorial Day
Help free the world from nuclear weapons and make it a better place for all.
National Rice Pudding Day
Rice pudding is the ultimate dessert because of its versatility and health benefits.
National Veep Day
Let’s learn about the American constitution and the related presidential succession plans.
Singapore National Day
Singapore National Day is observed to celebrate Singapore’s independence from Malaysia in 1965.
Troy Leigh-Anne Johnson’s Birthday
Troy Leigh-Anne Johnson is most recognized for her role in A.B.C's “Big Sky.”
Rhona Mitra’s Birthday
Rhona Mitra is not just a multi-talented actress. Celebrate her special day right here!