NIH Diversity Calendar - August 2022

August: International Peace Month

  • 6th
    Tisha B’Av (Jewish) (Sunset Aug 6 to Sunset Aug 7)
  • 7th
    Ashura (Islamic)
  • 9th
    World Indigenous Peoples’ Day
  • 11th
    Raksha Bandhan (Hindu)
  • 12th
    International Youth Day
  • 12th
    Ullambana (Buddhist)
  • 13th
    Obon (Buddhist) (August 13 - 15)
  • 15th
    Assumption of Mary (Christian)
  • 18th
    Krishna Janmashtami/ Jayanti (Hindu)
  • 19th
    World Humanitarian Day
  • 23rd
    International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
  • 26th
    Women’s Equality Day
  • 31st
    Ganesh Chaturthi (Hindu)