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2022 day arrangement

August 1: Lughnasadh and Imbolc in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, respectively; Buwan ng Wika begins in the Philippines

Head of Lindow Man
Head of Lindow Man
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August 2: Roma Holocaust Memorial Day

Leo Szilard
Leo Szilard
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August 3

Auckland Sky Tower in Christmas colours
Auckland Sky Tower
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August 4

Capture of Gibraltar
Capture of Gibraltar
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August 5: Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day in Croatia (1995)

Guangwu depicted in the Sancai Tuhui
Guangwu depicted in the Sancai Tuhui
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August 6

Crew of the Enola Gay
Crew of the Enola Gay
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August 7: Day of Tasu'a (Shia Islam, 2022); Tisha B'Av (Judaism, 2022); Assyrian Martyrs Day (1933)

U.S. Marines wading ashore on Tulagi Island
U.S. Marines wading ashore on Tulagi Island
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August 8: Day of Ashura (Shia Islam, 2022)

LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin
LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin
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August 9: International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples; National Women's Day in South Africa (1956)

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August 10

Sirius A (centre) and Sirius B (bottom left)
Sirius A (centre) and Sirius B (bottom left)
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August 11: Raksha Bandhan (Hinduism, 2022); Independence Day in Chad (1960)

Hussein of Jordan
Hussein of Jordan
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August 12: Tu B'Av (Judaism, 2022)

Quagga mare at London Zoo
Quagga mare at London Zoo
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August 13: Independence Day in the Central African Republic (1960)

Construction sheet of the flag of Japan
Construction sheet of the flag of Japan
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August 14: Independence Day in Pakistan (1947); Gay Uncles Day (2022)

Phonograph recording of
"The Lost Chord"
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August 15: Independence Day in India (1947); National Liberation Day of Korea (1945)

Jawaharlal Nehru
Jawaharlal Nehru
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August 16

Ringo Starr
Ringo Starr
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August 17

Sukarno proclaiming Indonesia's independence, with Hatta on the right
Sukarno proclaiming Indonesia's independence, with Hatta on the right
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August 18: Krishna Janmashtami (Hinduism, 2022)

Statue of Alice Nutter, hanged during the Pendle witch trials
Statue of Alice Nutter, hanged during the Pendle witch trials
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August 19

Bonnie Prince Charlie
Bonnie Prince Charlie
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August 20

Pluto
Pluto
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August 21

The Xá Lợi Pagoda, one of the largest Buddhist pagodas in Vietnam
The Xá Lợi Pagoda, one of the largest Buddhist pagodas in Vietnam
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August 22: Madras Day in Chennai, India

Fort Stanwix, New York (reconstructed)
Fort Stanwix, New York (reconstructed)
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August 23: Black Ribbon Day

Dogs of the Southern Cross Expedition
Dogs of the Southern Cross Expedition
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August 24: Feast day of Saint Bartholomew the Apostle (Western Christianity); Independence Day in Ukraine (1991)

Pluto
Pluto
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August 25:

Aaliyah
Aaliyah
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August 26: Heroes' Day and Herero Day in Namibia; Women's Equality Day in the United States

Sigmund Jähn
Sigmund Jähn
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August 27: Independence Day in Moldova (1991)

Nguyễn Khánh
Nguyễn Khánh
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August 28

Martin Luther King Jr. giving his "I Have a Dream" speech
Martin Luther King Jr. giving his "I Have a Dream" speech
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August 29 Feast day for the Beheading of John the Baptist (Gregorian calendar)

Illustration of Shays' Rebellion
Illustration of Shays' Rebellion
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August 30: Victory Day in Turkey (1922)

Amalasuintha
Amalasuintha
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August 31: Ganesh Chaturthi begins (Hinduism, 2022); Independence Day in Malaysia (1957); Romanian Language Day in Romania

Interior view of a Kinetoscope with peephole viewer
Interior view of a Kinetoscope with peephole viewer
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