August 8–National Day, Birthday and Important Past Event

August 8 2023 is Tuesday. Holidays & Observances, National and Special Days, Major Past Events, Zodiac Sign, Birthday of Celebrity & famous personalities on this date.

Holidays, Observances of Special Day & National Day on August 8

Find out about important past events, festivals, funny, weird, national days, special days & Holidays happening around the world in different countries on this day

august 8 national days
national days on august 8
  • 220th day of the Gregorian Calendar
  • Western Zodiac- Leo
  • International Cat Day
  • National Frozen Custard Day
  • Odie Day
  • National Bowling Day
  • Farmers’ Day- Tanzania
  • Quit India Movement Day
  • National Happiness Happens Day
  • Top 8 Challenge Day
  • Scottish Wildcat Day
  • Dying to Know Day
  • National Dollar Day
  • Father’s Day- Taiwan

Past events and historical events on August 8

  • 1988-Hundreds and thousands protesters came out on the streets to protest against the one-party rule by General Ne Win in Myanmar . The protests lasted for over a month and were violently put down by the government.
  • 1974-The 37th President of the United States, Richard Nixon’s resignation came as a response to the Watergate Scandal.
  • 1969-Photographer Iain Macmillan Takes One of the most recognizable images of the 20th century which was Photograph of the Beatles.
  • 1967-The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is Founded to promote regional peace and stability and encourage economic development in the region.
  • 1908-The human air flight pioneers Wright Brothers Publicly Show Off Their Flying Machine For the First Time

Famous Personalities & Celebrities Birthday on August 8

Famous Celebrities birthdays on 8th August– Raza Ali Khan , Kapil Sibal , Debashree Roy, Kasthuri Raja , Abu AzmiTom Linton and Marsha Ambrosius, Dustin Hoffman, Keith Carradine, Robin Quivers, Lloyd Austin, Deborah Norville, Kool Moe Dee, Scott Stapp, Kohl Sudduth, Fahadh Faasil , Manya Surve , Surveen Chawla
  • 1981-Roger Federer-Swiss tennis player
  • 1981-Harel Skaat-Israeli singer-songwriter
  • 1969-Faye Wong-Chinese singer-songwriter, actress
  • 1953-Nigel Mansell-English race car driver
  • 1937-Dustin Hoffman-American actor
FAQ / People Also
1. Which Day is 8th August 2023?
  • 8th August is Tuesday
  • 220th day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac- Leo
2. Special Day on August 8?
  • Quit India Movement Day – On August 8, 1942, during a meeting of the All India Congress Committee in Bombay, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi introduced the “Quit India Movement.” It is also referred to as August Kranti or August Movement.
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