August 22 is the 234th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day, Cadillac Motor Company was founded, Pope Paul VI become the first pope to visit Latin America, and Nolan Ryan became the first Major League Baseball pitcher to pitch 5,000 strikeouts. Famous birthdays include James Corden, Kristen Wiig, and Claude Debussy. August 22 also marks National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day, National Tooth Fairy Day, and World Plant Milk Day.
We have 19 holidays listed for August 22.
National Tooth Fairy Day
Let's keep the tradition of a child receiving a gift for a lost tooth, alive.
International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief
Let’s work together for a peaceful world where religion guides and doesn’t divide.
National Bao Day
With countless possible fillings, you can be sure that there's a bao steamed to your liking!
National Heroes' Day
Filipinos celebrate and honor the known and unknown heroes of the Philippine Revolution.
National Pamela Day
Women and girls named Pamela are known to make great friends due to their sweet nature.
National Pecan Torte Day
Prepare to spend an entire day eating one of the tastiest desserts ever!
National Rainbow Baby Day
Today is Rainbow Baby Day, and we join these beautiful infants in celebrating.
National Surgical Oncologist Day
You never know when you may need a surgeon, so let's celebrate what they do.
National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day
We celebrate love for our friendly, furry, kitty companions.
Never Bean Better Day
Keep your friends close, your dogs closer, and celebrate the companionship of man’s best friend.
Russia National Flag Day
Travel back in time and decode the symbolism behind Russia’s national flag.
World Plant Milk Day
Did you know plant milk is a good, sustainable, alternative to dairy milk?
Yvie Oddly’s Birthday
This drag queen never stops challenging perceptions within and without the drag community
Tori Amos’s Birthday
Singer, activist, environmentalist, and survivor. Amos carries these titles with pride, reflected in her music.
Morgan Adams’s Birthday
Her fun and quirky videos have made her successful on Instagram, with millions of views apiece.
Claude Debussy’s Birthday
Join us as we celebrate a composer ‘extraordinaire’ of the late 19th and early 20th Centuries.