Obscure holidays in August

We know August brings final summer bashes and school supplies shopping … but did you know that this blistering month also houses International Cat Day? Here’s a list of obscure holidays for August to add to your content calendar.

8/4: International Friendship Day - A day to celebrate the bonds of friendship! Encourage your followers to tag you in photos of them and their friends! 

8/8: International Cat Day - A day to honor our feline friends and promote their well-being and adoption.

8/9: National Book Lovers Day - A day to celebrate the love of reading and the joy of books. Maybe start a book club within your organization! 

8/13: International Left-Handers Day - A day to recognize and celebrate the uniqueness of left-handed friends. 

8/19: World Humanitarian Day - A day to honor humanitarian workers and their efforts to improve the lives of people affected by crises, here or abroad. 

8/20: World Mosquito Day - A day to raise awareness about the causes of malaria and other mosquito-borne diseases, and promote efforts to combat them.

8/23: International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition - A day to honor the memory of those who suffered under slavery and to promote tolerance and human rights.

8/26: Women's Equality Day - A day to commemorate the passage of the 19th Amendment in the United States, which granted women the right to vote and to promote gender equality worldwide. Share a photo of the women in your office!

8/30: National Beach Day - Share a company beach day, or encourage your colleagues to share their family vacation photos. 

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