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Event Calendar - August

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Saturday, August 6
Alexander Fleming's Birthday

Alexander Fleming’s Birthday

Alexander Fleming was a Scottish doctor, who discovered the world's first antibiotic, penicillin, by accident.
Monday, August 8
World Cat Day

World Cat Day

World (or International) Cat Day aims to educate people on how to look after cats.
Wednesday, August 10
Vlogging Day

Vlogging Day

Vlogging Day celebrates vlogging and vloggers.
Friday, August 12
World Elephant Day

World Elephant Day

World Elephant Day raises awareness of the threats faced by Asian and African elephants.
Saturday, August 13
International Left Handers Day

International Left Handers Day

Left-Handers Day aims to raise awareness of the advantages and disadvantages of being left handed.
Sunday, August 14
Pakistan Independence Day

Pakistan Independence Day

The 14th of August is Pakistan Independence Day. It commemorates the day in 1947 when Pakistan became an independent nation.
Monday, August 15
Indian Independence Day

Indian Independence Day

On the 15th of August 1947, India declared its independence from Great Britain.
Friday, August 19
World Photography Day

World Photography Day

World Photography Day celebrates photography with events on social media, and encourages people to share their own photos.
Saturday, August 20
World Mosquito Day

World Mosquito Day

World Mosquito Day is marked annually on the 20th of August.
Friday, August 26
International Dog Day

International Dog Day

International Dog Day celebrates the role dogs play in our lives.

We have taken care to ensure that all information on the calendar was correct at the time of publication. However, please double-check this before planning events and activities with your children in case events have been moved or cancelled.

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