List of Important Days in August 2018

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 Day

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01 August Earth Overshoot Day
01 August – 07 August World Breast Feeding Week
06 August Hiroshima Day, Anti-Nuclear Day
07 August National Handloom Day
09 August Quit India Day 76th Anniversary. Also called Kranti Diwas or August Kranti Diwas
09 August International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples Theme 2018 – ‘Indigenous peoples’ migration and movement’
09 August Nagasaki Day
10 August World Bio Fuel Day
12 August International Youth Day Theme 2018 – ‘Safe space for Youth’
12 August World Elephant Day
15 August India’s Independence Day 72nd Independence Day
19 August World Photography Day
19 August Humanitarian Day
20 August World Mosquito Day
21 August World Senior Citizen Day
21 August International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism
23 August International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
29 August National Sports Day To mark the birthday of the hockey player Dhyan Chand
30 August Small Industry Day
30 August International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

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