NIH Diversity Calendar - August 2024


  • 7th
    Purple Heart Day
  • 9th
    World Indigenous Peoples’ Day
  • 12th
    Tisha B’Av (Jewish) (August 12 - August 13)
  • 13th
    Obon (Buddhist) (August 13 - August 15)
  • 15th
    Assumption of Mary (Christian)
  • 18th
    Ullambana (Buddhist)
  • 19th
    Raksha Bandhan (Hindu)
  • 22nd
    International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief
  • 23rd
    International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
  • 26th
    Krishna Janmashtami/Jayanti (Hindu)
  • 26th
    Women’s Equality Day
  • 31st
    International Day for People of African Descent