DateNameLocation / Topic
Saturday, Aug 1
Lammas Lammas
Saturday, Aug 1
Santo Domingo Celebrations Start Santo Domingo Celebrations Start
Saturday, Aug 1
Independence Day Independence Day
Saturday, Aug 1
Army Day Army Day
Saturday, Aug 1
Gualdalcanal Province Day Gualdalcanal Province Day
Saturday, Aug 1
Colorado Day
United States (Colorado)
Colorado Day
Saturday, Aug 1
Swiss National Day Swiss National Day
Saturday, Aug 1
Parents' Day Parents' Day
Saturday, Aug 1
Emancipation Day
Saturday, Aug 1
Id-ul-Adha Day 2 Id-ul-Adha Day 2
Saturday, Aug 1
Eid al-Adha holiday Eid al-Adha holiday
Saturday, Aug 1
Yorkshire Day Yorkshire Day
Saturday, Aug 1
National Mahjong Day National Mahjong Day
Saturday, Aug 1
National Raspberry Cream Pie Day National Raspberry Cream Pie Day
Saturday, Aug 1
National Girlfriends Day National Girlfriends Day
Saturday, Aug 1
National Minority Donor Awareness Day National Minority Donor Awareness Day
Saturday, Aug 1
Respect for Parents Day Respect for Parents Day
Saturday, Aug 1
National Disc Golf Day National Disc Golf Day
Saturday, Aug 1
National Jamaican Patty Day National Jamaican Patty Day
Saturday, Aug 1
National Mustard Day National Mustard Day
Saturday, Aug 1
Mead Day Mead Day
Saturday, Aug 1
Eid al-Adha Eid al-Adha
Saturday, Aug 1
Eid al-Adha Holiday 1 Eid al-Adha Holiday 1
Saturday, Aug 1
World Wide Web Day World Wide Web Day
Saturday, Aug 1
World Breastfeeding Week World Breastfeeding Week
Saturday, Aug 1
National Dog Month National Dog Month
Saturday, Aug 1
National Peach Month National Peach Month
Saturday, Aug 1
National Twins Day National Twins Day
Saturday, Aug 1
World Scout Scarf Day World Scout Scarf Day
Saturday, Aug 1
International Childfree Day International Childfree Day
Saturday, Aug 1
National Spider-Man Day National Spider-Man Day
Saturday, Aug 1
National Alpaca Day National Alpaca Day
Saturday, Aug 1
National Fishing Month National Fishing Month
Saturday, Aug 1
National Panini Month National Panini Month
Saturday, Aug 1
Happiness Happens Month Happiness Happens Month
Saturday, Aug 1
Family Fun Month Family Fun Month
Saturday, Aug 1
National Golf Month National Golf Month
Saturday, Aug 1
National Water Quality Month National Water Quality Month
Saturday, Aug 1
National Catfish Month National Catfish Month
Saturday, Aug 1
National Brownies At Brunch Month National Brownies At Brunch Month
Saturday, Aug 1
National Sandwich Month National Sandwich Month
Saturday, Aug 1
National Hair Loss Awareness Month National Hair Loss Awareness Month
Saturday, Aug 1
National Wellness Month National Wellness Month
Saturday, Aug 1
National Crayon Collection Month National Crayon Collection Month
Saturday, Aug 1
Black Business Month Black Business Month
Saturday, Aug 1
National Back To School Month National Back To School Month
Saturday, Aug 1
International Peace Month International Peace Month
Saturday, Aug 1
Romance Awareness Month Romance Awareness Month
Saturday, Aug 1
National Eye Exam Month National Eye Exam Month
Saturday, Aug 1
National Planner Day National Planner Day

Historical Events on August 1

  • 527 A.D: After being named co-ruler by his uncle Justin I in April, Justinian becomes the only ruler of the Byzantine Empire.
  • 1774: Oxygen is discovered by an English theologian, author and chemist named Joseph Priestley
  • 1834: The British Empire abolishes slavery throughout the UK with the institution of the Slavery Abolition Act of 1833.
  • 1914: Russia and Germany declare war on each other during WWI.
  • 1929: Thomas Edison holds a state-wide contest in New Jersey to decide who his next 49 apprentices will be.
  • 1936: The 11th Olympic Games are opened by Adolf Hitler in Berlin.
  • 1941: The United States’ Willy’s Truck Company introduced the first Jeep for the U.S Army- a vehicle known to be quick, lightweight vehicle that can handle all terrain.
  • 1958: Transit of the North Pole is done by United States Atomic submarine the USS Nautilus
  • 1966: Charles Whitman, and ex-U. S Marine, shoots 46 people from an observatory platform at the University of Texas – 14 people are killed and 31 are wounded.
  • 1972: Future U.S. President George W. Bush is suspended for flying with the Texas Air National Guard for missing his annual medical exam.
  • 1994: King of Pop Michael Jackson marries Lisa Marie Presley, the daughter of Elvis Presley.
  • 1997: The National Cancer Institute releases a report that nuclear testing during the 1950s could have been the cause of thyroid cancer for as many as 75,000 people.
  • 2000: A judge rules that the R.M.S Titanic Company, a company with the salvage rights to the Titanic, could not cut into the sunken ship as they searched for an estimated $300 million dollars of treasure.

Famous Birthdays on August 1

  • Claudius: Future Roman Emperor born in 10 BC
  • Jean-Baptiste Lamark: French Naturalist born in 1744
  • William Clark: Explorer & leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition was born in 1770