NIH Diversity Calendar - August 2021

August: International Peace Month

  • 9th
    World Indigenous Peoples’ Day
  • 10th
    Muharram (Islamic)
  • 12th
    International Youth Day
  • 15th
    Assumption of Mary (Christian)
  • 18th
    Ashura (Islamic)
  • 19th
    World Humanitarian Day
  • 22nd
    Ullambana (Buddhist)
  • 22nd
    Obon (Buddhist) (August 13 - 15)
  • 22nd
    Raksha Bandhan (Hindu)
  • 23rd
    International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
  • 26th
    Women’s Equality Day
  • 29th
    Krishna Janmashtami/ Jayanti (Hindu)