August 12th is the 224th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day in 1877, Thomas Edison made the first recording. In 1962, the Soviet Union launched Pavel Popovich into orbit. In 1982, IBM unveiled their first PC. Erwin Schrödinger, Casey Affleck and Cara Delevingne were born on August 12th. This day also marks International Youth Day.
We have 17 holidays listed for August 12.
International Youth Day
We focus on the difficulties that some young people are experiencing throughout the world.
IBM PC Day
August 12, 1981 — the day IBM revolutionized the business world through its innovation.
National Gooey Butter Cake Day
Prepare to savor a slice of gooey butter cake that will tempt your taste buds.
National Julienne Fries Day
Did you know the thin crispy fries we love to eat are known as julienne fries?
National Middle Child Day
Middle children may not always get the spotlight, so today we celebrate our oft-forgotten siblings.
National Vinyl Record Day
For those who value the quality of sound, vinyl records are here to stay.
Shop Online for Groceries Day
Don’t move an inch, you are one click away from a checked-out grocery list!
Ghost Festival is observed by people in China as a traditional way of honoring their dead.
Thailand Mother's Day
A mother is a child’s first best friend. This holiday, let’s show our love and appreciation.
The Glorious Twelfth
The Glorious Twelfth is a holiday celebrated in the United Kingdom on the 12th day of August.
World Elephant Day
We celebrate one of Earth’s most magnificent creatures with World Elephant Day.
Ken Walker’s Birthday
Ken is unbothered about what others think of him and prefers to follow his own path.
George Soros’s Birthday
The influence of George Soros — politics, power, and the struggle for an open society.
Dixie D'Amelio’s Birthday
Dixie has had a meteoric rise to fame, but she’s still only getting started!