NIH Diversity Calendar - August 2019

August: International Peace Month

  • 9th
    World Indigenous Peoples’ Day
  • 11th
    Tisha B’Av (Jewish)
  • 12th
    International Youth Day
  • 12th
    Eid Al-Adha (Islamic) (August 12 - 15)
  • 15th
    Assumption of Mary (Christian)
  • 15th
    Ulambana (Buddhist)
  • 15th
    Obon (Buddhist)
  • 15th
    Raksha Bandhan (Hindu)
  • 19th
    World Humanitarian Day
  • 23rd
    International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
  • 24th
    Krishna Janmashtami/ Jayanti (Hindu)
  • 26th
    Women’s Equality Day
  • 31st
    Muharram (Islamic)