Create trendy posts with this FREE August 2021 calendar

Updated: Aug 15

It’s just the thing your August 2021 content strategy needs

Create trendy posts with this FREE August 2021 calendar
It’s the month of Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, International Cat Day, and World Photography Day.

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Month-long events and occasions

Sun, 1–Tue, 31 Aug 2021 – Anti-Frizz Month

Sun, 1–Tue, 31 Aug 2021 – Catfish Month

Sun, 1–Tue, 31 Aug 2021 – Eye Exam Month

Sun, 1–Tue, 31 Aug 2021 – Family Fun Month

Sun, 1–Tue, 31 Aug 2021 – Golf Month

Sun, 1–Tue, 31 Aug 2021 – Happiness Happens Month

Sun, 1–Tue, 31 Aug 2021 – Immunization Awareness Month

Sun, 1–Tue, 31 Aug 2021 – International Pirate Month

Sun, 1–Tue, 31 Aug 2021 – Peach Month

Sun, 1–Tue, 31 Aug 2021 – Psoriasis Awareness Month

Sun, 1–Tue, 31 Aug 2021 – Romance Awareness Month

Sun, 1–Tue, 31 Aug 2021 – Water Quality Month


Multiple-day events

Sat, 3 Jul–11 Aug 2021 – Dog Days of Summer

Thu, 22 Jul–Sun, 22 Aug 2021 – Leo month

Fri, 23 Jul–Sun, 8 Aug 2021 – Tokyo Olympics

Sat, 24 Jul–Sun, 22 Aug 2021 – Shravan Month (North India)

Sun, 24 Jul–Tue, 31 Aug 2021– Fishing Month


Sun, 1–Sat, 7 Aug 2021 – International Assistance Dog Week

Sun, 1–Sat, 7 OR Sun, 8 Aug 2021 – International Clown Week

Sun, 1–Sat, 7 Aug 2021 – Simplify Your Life Week

Sun, 1–Sat, 7 Aug 2021 – World Breastfeeding Week

Wed, 4–Sat, 14 Aug 2021 – Locarno Film Festival

Thu, 5–Sun, 22 Aug 2021 – Melbourne International Film Festival

Mon, 9 OR Tue, 10–Sun, 15 Aug 2021 – Afternoon Tea Week

Fri, 13–Fri, 20 Aug 2021 – Sarajevo Film Festival

Wed, 18–Wed, 25 Aug 2021 – Edinburgh International Film Festival

Wed, 18–Sun, 29 Aug 2021 – Sydney Film Festival

Wed, 25–Tue, 31 Aug 2021 – Be Kind to Humankind Week

Sat, 28–Sun, 29 Aug 2021 – International Bat Night


Mon, 9 Aug–Tue, 7 Sep 2021 – Shravan Month (Maharashtra)

Mon, 23 Aug–Wed, 22 Sep 2021 – Virgo month

Tue, 24 Aug – Sun, 5 Sep 2021 – Summer Paralympics

Tue, 24 Aug–Thu, 9 Sep 2021 – Jerusalem Film Festival

Sun, 29 Aug–Mon, 6 Sep 2021 – Burning Man


Single-day events and occasions

Sun, 1 – Bal Gangadhar Tilak’s death anniversary

Sun, 1 – Calamity Jane’s death anniversary

Sun, 1 – Doll Day (USA)

Sun, 1 – Friendship Day (India—first Sunday of August)

Sun, 1 – Girl Friends Day

Sun, 1 – Herman Melville’s birthday

Sun, 1 – Homemade Pie Day

Sun, 1 – International Childfree Day

Sun, 1 – International Forgiveness Day

Sun, 1 – Lughnasadh

Sun, 1 – Mahjong Day

Sun, 1 – Minority Donor Awareness Day

Sun, 1 – Mountain Climbing Day

Sun, 1 – Mrunal Thakur’s birthday

Sun, 1 – Psychic Day

Sun, 1 – Raspberry Cream Pie Day

Sun, 1 – Respect for Parents Day

Sun, 1 – Rounds Resounding Day

Sun, 1 – Sisters Day (first Sunday of August)

Sun, 1 – Spider-Man Day

Sun, 1 – Taapsee Pannu’s birthday

Sun, 1 – World Lung Cancer Day

Sun, 1 – World Scout Scarf Day

Sun, 1 – World Wide Web Day

Sun, 1 – Yorkshire Day

Sun, 1 – Yves Saint Laurent’s birthday


Mon, 2 – Colouring Book Day

Mon, 2 – Ice Cream Sandwich Day


Tue, 3 – Clean Your Floors Day

Tue, 3 – CLOVES Syndrome Awareness Day

Tue, 3 – Grab Some Nuts Day

Tue, 3 – Niger Independence Day

Tue, 3 – Sunil Chhetri’s birthday

Tue, 3 – #20YearsOfRushHour2

Tue, 3 – Watermelon Day

Tue, 3 – White Wine Day


Wed, 4 – Arbaaz Khan’s birthday

Wed, 4 – Barack Obama’s birthday

Wed, 4 – Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

Wed, 4 – England vs India men’s cricket Test 1 of 5 Day 1

Wed, 4 – International Clouded Leopard Day

Wed, 4 – International Owl Awareness Day

Wed, 4 – Kishore Kumar’s birthday

Wed, 4 – Single Working Women’s Day

Wed, 4 – US Coast Guard Day


Thu, 5 – Croatia Victory Day

Thu, 5 – England vs India men’s cricket Test 1 of 5 Day 2

Thu, 5 – #5YearsOfSuicideSquad

Thu, 5 – Genelia D’Souza’s birthday

Thu, 5 – India Pale Ale Day (first Thursday of August)

Thu, 5 – Kajol’s birthday

Thu, 5 – Lala Amarnath’s death anniversary

Thu, 5 – Oyster Day

Thu, 5 – #10YearsOfRiseOfThePlanetOfTheApes

Thu, 5 – Underwear Day

Thu, 5 – Work Like a Dog Day


Fri, 6 – Balloons to Heaven Day

Fri, 6 – Cycle to Work Day

Fri, 6 – England vs India men’s cricket Test 1 of 5 Day 3

Fri, 6 – Farm Worker Appreciation Day

Fri, 6 – Fresh Breath Day

Fri, 6 – Hiroshima Day

Fri, 6 – International Beer Day (first Friday of August)

Fri, 6 – M Night Shyamalan’s birthday

Fri, 6 – Root Beer Float Day

Fri, 6 – Water Balloon Day (first Friday of August)

Fri, 6 – Wiggle Your Toes Day


Sat, 7 – Aged Care Employee Day

Sat, 7 – Campfire Day (first Saturday of August)

Sat, 7 – Disc Golf Day (first Saturday of August)

Sat, 7 – England vs India men’s cricket Test 1 of 5 Day 4

Sat, 7 – International Hangover Day (the day after International Beer Day)

Sat, 7 – Jamaican Patty Day (first Saturday of August)

Sat, 7 – Lighthouse Day

Sat, 7 – Mead Day (first Saturday of August)

Sat, 7 – Mustard Day (first Saturday of August)

Sat, 7 – National Handloom Day (India)

Sat, 7 – Particularly Preposterous Packaging Day (yep)

Sat, 7 – Play Outside Day (first Saturday of every month)

Sat, 7 – Professional Speakers Day

Sat, 7 – Rabindranath Tagore’s death anniversary

Sat, 7 – Raspberries N’ Cream Day

Sat, 7 – Sea Serpent Day


Sun, 8 – CBD Day

Sun, 8 – Dollar Day

Sun, 8 – England vs India men’s cricket Test 1 of 5 Day 5

Sun, 8 – Fahadh Faasil’s birthday

Sun, 8 – Frozen Custard Day

Sun, 8 – Global Sleep Under the Stars Night

Sun, 8 – Happiness Happens Day

Sun, 8 – Infinity Day

Sun, 8 – International Cat Day

Sun, 8 – Kane Williamson’s birthday

Sun, 8 – Melon Day (second Sunday of August)

Sun, 8 – Mirabai Chanu’s birthday

Sun, 8 – New Moon Night

Sun, 8 – Odie Day

Sun, 8 – Roger Federer’s birthday

Sun, 8 – Quit India Movement Day

Sun, 8 – Scottish Wildcat Day

Sun, 8 – #7YearsOfEntertainment (the movie)

Sun, 8 – #7YearsOfTheHundredFootJourney

Sun, 8 – Sneak Some Zucchini onto Your Neighbour’s Porch Day (apparently, it’s a thing!)

Sun, 8 – Top 8 Challenge Day


Mon, 9 – Book Lovers Day (A good time to buy/download, read, review, and show your love to PiKu & ViRu! Do it here! It’s FREE on Kindle Unlimited!)

Mon, 9 – International Coworking Day

Mon, 9 – International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

Mon, 9 – Mahesh Babu’s birthday

Mon, 9 – Nagasaki Day

Mon, 9 – Rice Pudding Day

Mon, 9 – Singapore National Day


Tue, 10 – Duran Duran Appreciation Day

Tue, 10 – International Vlogging Day

Tue, 10 – Lazy Day

Tue, 10 – Shapewear Day

Tue, 10 – Skyscraper Appreciation Day

Tue, 10 – S’mores Day

Tue, 10 – #20YearsOfDilChahtaHai (or #20YearsOfDCH)

Tue, 10 – World Biofuel Day

Tue, 10 – World Lion Day


Wed, 11 – Chris Hemsworth’s birthday

Wed, 11 – Enid Blyton’s birthday

Wed, 11 – #15YearsOfKabhiAlvidaNaaKehna (or #15YearsOfKANK)

Wed, 11 – Hariyali Teej

Wed, 11 – Hulk Hogan’s birthday

Wed, 11 – Jacqueline Fernandez’s birthday

Wed, 11 – Play in the Sand Day

Wed, 11 – Presidential Joke Day

Wed, 11 – Raspberry Bombe Day

Wed, 11 – Son and Daughter Day

Wed, 11 – Steve Wozniak’s birthday

Wed, 11 – Suniel Shetty’s birthday

Wed, 11 – World Calligraphy Day (second Wednesday of August)


Thu, 12 – Cara Delevingne’s birthday

Thu, 12 – England vs India men’s cricket Test 2 of 5 Day 1

Thu, 12 – #5YearsOfMohenjoDaro

Thu, 12 – #5YearsOfRustom (not to be mistaken with my novel’s character Vian Rustom :))

Thu, 12 – Gulshan Kumar’s death anniversary

Thu, 12 – International Youth Day

Thu, 12 – Julienne Fries Day

Thu, 12 – Middle Child Day

Thu, 12 – Sara Ali Khan’s birthday

Thu, 12 – Sayyeshaa’s birthday

Thu, 12 – Shershaah release on Amazon Prime Video

Thu, 12 – #10YearsOfAarakshan

Thu, 12 – Vinyl Record Day

Thu, 12 – World Elephant Day


Fri, 13 – Alfred Hitchcock’s birthday

Fri, 13 – Bhikaiji Cama’s death anniversary

Fri, 13 – Bhuj: The Pride of India release on Hotstar

Fri, 13 – Blame Someone Else Day (first Friday the 13th of the year)

Fri, 13 – England vs India men’s cricket Test 2 of 5 Day 2

Fri, 13 – Fidel Castro’s birthday

Fri, 13 – Filet Mignon Day

Fri, 13 – Friday the Thirteenth

Fri, 13 – International Lefthanders Day

Fri, 13 – Julia Child’s death anniversary

Fri, 13 – Modern Love new season premiere on Amazon Prime Video

Fri, 13 – Nag Panchami

Fri, 13 – Organ Donation Day

Fri, 13 – Prosecco Day

Fri, 13 – Sridevi’s birthday


Sat, 14 – Bowling Day (second Saturday of August)

Sat, 14 – Creamsicle Day

Sat, 14 – England vs India men’s cricket Test 2 of 5 Day 3

Sat, 14 – Garage Sale Day (second Saturday of August)

Sat, 14 – Halle Berry’s birthday

Sat, 14 – Johnny Lever’s birthday

Sat, 14 – Mila Kunis’ birthday

Sat, 14 – Pakistan Independence Day

Sat, 14 – Qixi Festival (China—seventh day of the seventh lunar month)

Sat, 14 – Shammi Kapoor’s death anniversary

Sat, 14 – Social Security Day

Sat, 14 – Steve Martin’s birthday

Sat, 14 – Tattoo Removal Day

Sat, 14 – Vilasrao Deshmukh’s death anniversary

Sat, 14 – World Lizard Day


Sun, 15 – Ben Affleck’s birthday

Sun, 15 – Check the Chip Day

Sun, 15 – England vs India men’s cricket Test 2 of 5 Day 4

Sun, 15 – Feast of the Assumption

Sun, 15 – Gwangbokjeol (National Liberation Day of Korea)

Sun, 15 – India Independence Day

Sun, 15 – Jennifer Lawrence’s birthday

Sun, 15 – Joe Jonas’ birthday

Sun, 15 – Julia Child’s birthday

Sun, 15 – Leathercraft Day

Sun, 15 – Lemon Meringue Pie Day

Sun, 15 – Napoleon Bonaparte’s birthday

Sun, 15 – Relaxation Day

Sun, 15 – #7YearsOfSinghamReturns


Mon, 16 – Airborne Day

Mon, 16 – Bratwurst Day

Mon, 16 – Elvis Presley’s death anniversary (a.k.a. Elvis Presley Day)

Mon, 16 – England vs India men’s cricket Test 2 of 5 Day 5

Mon, 16 – James Cameron’s birthday

Mon, 16 – Madonna’s birthday

Mon, 16 – Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s death anniversary

Mon, 16 – Parsi New Year

Mon, 16 – Renu Saluja’s death anniversary

Mon, 16 – Rollercoaster Day

Mon, 16 – Rum Day (USA)

Mon, 16 – Saif Ali Khan’s birthday

Mon, 16 – Steve Carell’s birthday

Mon, 16 – Tell a Joke Day


Tue, 17 – Black Cat Appreciation Day

Tue, 17 – I Love My Feet Day

Tue, 17 – Indonesia Independence Day

Tue, 17 – Robert De Niro’s birthday

Tue, 17 – Sean Penn’s birthday

Tue, 17 – Thrift Shop Day

Tue, 17 – Vanilla Custard Day


Tue, 17 OR Wed, 18 – #15YearsOfSnakesOnAPlane


Wed, 18 – Bad Poetry Day

Wed, 18 – Edward Norton’s birthday

Wed, 18 – Fajita Day

Wed, 18 – Ice Cream Pie Day

Wed, 18 – Mail Order Catalogue Day

Wed, 18 – Never Give Up Day

Wed, 18 – Persis Khambatta’s death anniversary

Wed, 18 – Pinot Noir Day

Wed, 18 – Protima Bedi’s death anniversary

Wed, 18 – Serendipity Day


Thu, 19 – Bill Clinton’s birthday

Thu, 19 – Coco Chanel’s birthday

Thu, 19 – #5YearsOfHappyBhagJayegi

Thu, 19 – International Bow Day

Thu, 19 – International Orangutan Day

Thu, 19 – John Stamos’s birthday

Thu, 19 – Matthew Perry’s birthday

Thu, 19 – Muharram

Thu, 19 – Orville Wright’s birthday (a.k.a. USA Aviation Day)

Thu, 19 – Potato Day

Thu, 19 – Satya Nadella’s birthday

Thu, 19 – Soft Serve Ice Cream Day

Thu, 19 – Utpal Dutt’s death anniversary

Thu, 19 – World Humanitarian Day

Thu, 19 – World Photography Day


Fri, 20 – Amy Adams’ birthday

Fri, 20 – Andrew Garfield’s birthday

Fri, 20 – Chocolate Pecan Pie Day

Fri, 20 – Demi Lovato’s birthday

Fri, 20 – George Adamson’s death anniversary

Fri, 20 – International Day of Medical Transporters

Fri, 20 – Men’s Grooming Day (third Friday of August)

Fri, 20 – Radio Day

Fri, 20 – Rajiv Gandhi’s birthday

Fri, 20 – World Mosquito Day


Sat, 21 – Brazilian Blowout Day

Sat, 21 – Break the Monotony Day (third Saturday of August)

Sat, 21 – Honey Bee Day (USA—third Saturday of August)

Sat, 21 – International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism

Sat, 21 – International Geocaching Day (third Saturday of August)

Sat, 21 – International Homeless Animals’ Day (third Saturday of August)

Sat, 21 – Onam (Thiru Onam)

Sat, 21 – Poet’s Day

Sat, 21 – Senior Citizens Day

Sat, 21 – Spumoni Day

Sat, 21 – Ustad Bismillah Khan’s death anniversary


Sun, 22 – Bao Day

Sun, 22 – Be an Angel Day

Sun, 22 – Chiranjeevi’s birthday

Sun, 22 – Dua Lipa’s birthday

Sun, 22 – Eat a Peach Day

Sun, 22 – Full Moon Night

Sun, 22 – International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief

Sun, 22 – Madras Day

Sun, 22 – Narali Purnima

Sun, 22 – Never Bean Better Day

Sun, 22 – Pecan Torte Day

Sun, 22 – Raksha Bandhan

Sun, 22 – Sanskrit Day (full moon day of Shravan month)

Sun, 22 – #7YearsOfMardaani

Sun, 22 – Surgical Oncologist Day

Sun, 22 – Take Your Cat to the Vet Day

Sun, 22 – Tooth Fairy Day

Sun, 22 – World Plant Milk Day


Mon, 23 – Cuban Sandwich Day

Mon, 23 – European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism (a.k.a. Black Ribbon Day)

Mon, 23 – KK’s birthday

Mon, 23 – International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

Mon, 23 – Internaut Day

Mon, 23 – Ride the Wind Day

Mon, 23 – Rudolph Valentino’s death anniversary (a.k.a. Valentino Day)

Mon, 23 – Sponge Cake Day

Mon, 23 – Vaani Kapoor’s birthday


Tue, 24 – Alan Walker’s birthday

Tue, 24 – International Strange Music Day

Tue, 24 – Knife Day

Tue, 24 – Peach Pie Day

Tue, 24 – Pluto Demoted Day

Tue, 24 – Rupert Grint’s birthday

Tue, 24 – Stephen Fry’s birthday

Tue, 24 – Ukraine Independence Day

Tue, 24 – Vesuvius Day

Tue, 24 – Waffle Day (USA)


Wed, 25 – Banana Split Day

Wed, 25 – Blake Lively’s birthday

Wed, 25 – England vs India men’s cricket Test 3 of 5 Day 1

Wed, 25 – #15YearsOfSandwich (the movie)

Wed, 25 – #5YearsOfAFlyingJatt

Wed, 25 – Kiss and Make up Day

Wed, 25 – La Tomatina (Spain)

Wed, 25 – Sean Connery’s birthday

Wed, 25 – Secondhand Wardrobe Day

Wed, 25 – Tim Burton’s birthday

Wed, 25 – Whisky Sour Day


Thu, 26 – AK Hangal’s death anniversary

Thu, 26 – Cherry Popsicle Day

Thu, 26 – Chris Pine’s birthday

Thu, 26 – Dog Day

Thu, 26 – England vs India men’s cricket Test 3 of 5 Day 2

Thu, 26 – Heroes’ Day (Namibia)

Thu, 26 – Macaulay Culkin’s birthday

Thu, 26 – Mother Teresa’s birthday

Thu, 26 – WebMistress Day

Thu, 26 – Women’s Equality Day


Fri, 27 – Banana Lovers Day

Fri, 27 – England vs India men’s cricket Test 3 of 5 Day 3

Fri, 27 – Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s death anniversary

Fri, 27 – Just Because Day

Fri, 27 – Moldova Independence Day

Fri, 27 – Mukesh the singer’s death anniversary

Fri, 27 – Petroleum Day (USA)

Fri, 27 – Pots de Crème Day

Fri, 27 – The Duchess Who Wasn’t Day

Fri, 27 – The Great Khali’s birthday


Sat, 28 – Bonderam Festival (Goa—fourth Saturday of August)

Sat, 28 – Bow Tie Day

Sat, 28 – Cherry Turnover Day

Sat, 28 – Crackers over the Keyboard Day (yes, you read that right!)

Sat, 28 – Daffodil Day

Sat, 28 – England vs India men’s cricket Test 3 of 5 Day 4

Sat, 28 – Franchise Appreciation Day (last Saturday of August)

Sat, 28 – Jack Black’s birthday

Sat, 28 – Power Rangers Day

Sat, 28 – Race Your Mouse Around the Icons Day (!!!)

Sat, 28 – Radio Commercials Day

Sat, 28 – Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day

Sat, 28 – Red Wine Day

Sat, 28 – Shania Twain’s birthday

Sat, 28 – Stuffed Green Bell Peppers Day

Sat, 28 – Thoughtful Day


Sun, 29 – Akkineni Nagarjuna’s birthday

Sun, 29 – Chop Suey Day

Sun, 29 – Dhyan Chand’s birthday

Sun, 29 – England vs India men’s cricket Test 3 of 5 Day 5

Sun, 29 – Individual Rights Day

Sun, 29 – International Day against Nuclear Tests

Sun, 29 – Lemon Juice Day

Sun, 29 – Michael Jackson’s birthday

Sun, 29 – More Herbs, Less Salt Day

Sun, 29 – National Sports Day (India)

Sun, 29 – Potteries Bottle Oven Day


Mon, 30 – Amagwinya Day

Mon, 30 – Beach Day

Mon, 30 – Bebe Rexha’s birthday

Mon, 30 – Cameron Diaz’s birthday

Mon, 30 – Frankenstein Day

Mon, 30 – Grief Awareness Day

Mon, 30 – Holistic Pet Day

Mon, 30 – International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

Mon, 30 – International Whale Shark Day

Mon, 30 – Janmashtami

Mon, 30 – Lindsay Anderson’s death anniversary

Mon, 30 – Slinky Day

Mon, 30 – Small Industry Day (India)

Mon, 30 – Toasted Marshmallow Day

Mon, 30 – #20YearsOfMonsoonWedding

Mon, 30 – Warren Buffett’s birthday


Tue, 31 – Chris Tucker’s birthday

Tue, 31 – Diatomaceous Earth Day

Tue, 31 – Eat Outside Day

Tue, 31 – International Day for People of African Descent

Tue, 31 – Jahangir the emperor’s birthday

Tue, 31 – Love Litigating Lawyers Day

Tue, 31 – Malaysia Independence Day

Tue, 31 – Matchmaker Day

Tue, 31 – Overdose Awareness Day

Tue, 31 – Princess Diana’s death anniversary

Tue, 31 – Richard Gere’s birthday

Tue, 31 – #10YearsOfBodyguard (the movie)

Tue, 31 – Trail Mix Day

Tue, 31 – We Love Memoirs Day


Do leave a comment below if this August 2021 content calendar proves helpful to you in any way. Feedback, suggestions, observations are all welcome!


Sources: ABP Live, BCCI, Born Glorious, CDC, Cute Calendar, Day Finders, Days of the Year,