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2022 day arrangement

August 1: Lughnasadh and Imbolc in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, respectively; Buwan ng Wika begins in the Philippines

Head of Lindow Man
Head of Lindow Man
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August 2: Roma Holocaust Memorial Day

Leo Szilard
Leo Szilard
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August 3

Auckland Sky Tower in Christmas colours
Auckland Sky Tower
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August 4

Capture of Gibraltar
Capture of Gibraltar
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August 5: Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day in Croatia (1995)

Guangwu depicted in the Sancai Tuhui
Guangwu depicted in the Sancai Tuhui
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August 6

Crew of the Enola Gay
Crew of the Enola Gay
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August 7: Day of Tasu'a (Shia Islam, 2022); Tisha B'Av (Judaism, 2022); Assyrian Martyrs Day (1933)

U.S. Marines wading ashore on Tulagi Island
U.S. Marines wading ashore on Tulagi Island
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August 8: Day of Ashura (Shia Islam, 2022)

LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin
LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin
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August 9: International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples; National Women's Day in South Africa (1956)

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August 10

Sirius A (centre) and Sirius B (bottom left)
Sirius A (centre) and Sirius B (bottom left)
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August 11: Raksha Bandhan (Hinduism, 2022); Independence Day in Chad (1960)

Hussein of Jordan
Hussein of Jordan
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August 12: Tu B'Av (Judaism, 2022)

Quagga mare at London Zoo
Quagga mare at London Zoo
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August 13: Independence Day in the Central African Republic (1960)

Construction sheet of the flag of Japan
Construction sheet of the flag of Japan
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August 14: Independence Day in Pakistan (1947)

Phonograph recording of "The Lost Chord"
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August 15: Independence Day in India (1947); National Liberation Day of Korea (1945)

Jawaharlal Nehru
Jawaharlal Nehru
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August 16

Ringo Starr
Ringo Starr
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August 17: Independence Day in Indonesia (1945)

Pike Place Market
Pike Place Market
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August 18: Krishna Janmashtami (Hinduism, 2022)

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August 19

Edward I of England
Edward I of England
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August 20

Pluto
Pluto
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August 21

Mona Lisa
Mona Lisa
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August 22: Madras Day in Chennai, India

Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field by James William Edmund Doyle
Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field by James William Edmund Doyle
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August 23: Black Ribbon Day

Dogs of the Southern Cross Expedition
Dogs of the Southern Cross Expedition
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August 24: Feast day of Saint Bartholomew the Apostle (Western Christianity); Independence Day in Ukraine (1991)

Pluto
Pluto
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August 25:

Aaliyah
Aaliyah
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August 26: Heroes' Day and Herero Day in Namibia; Women's Equality Day in the United States

Sigmund Jähn
Sigmund Jähn
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August 27: Independence Day in Moldova (1991)

Nguyễn Khánh
Nguyễn Khánh
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August 28

Martin Luther King Jr. giving his "I Have a Dream" speech
Martin Luther King Jr. giving his "I Have a Dream" speech
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August 29 Feast day for the Beheading of John the Baptist (Gregorian calendar)

Illustration of Shays' Rebellion
Illustration of Shays' Rebellion
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August 30: Victory Day in Turkey (1922)

Amalasuintha
Amalasuintha
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August 31: Ganesh Chaturthi begins (Hinduism, 2022); Independence Day in Malaysia (1957); Romanian Language Day in Romania

Interior view of a Kinetoscope with peephole viewer
Interior view of a Kinetoscope with peephole viewer
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