August 5th is the 217th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day in 1861, the U.S. government levied a first income tax. In 1966, New York City breaks ground on the World Trade Centers. In 1991, IRaq admits to misleading the U.N. about biological weapons. Neil Armstrong and Jesse Williams were born on this day. It marks National Underwear Day and National Work Like a Dog Day.
We have 18 holidays listed for August 5.
Burkina Faso Independence Day
Read on till you know all you need about Burkina Faso Independence Day.
Kiribati Youth Day
Celebrate Kiribati Youth Day with youth across the globe hoping for a brighter future.
National Water Balloon Day
Fill 'em up and let 'em fly; today is the day water balloons color the sky.
Work Like a Dog Day
This quirky day is inspired by the reputed strong work ethic of canines, especially service dogs.
We celebrate Yungblud who initially struggled to fit in but now has a solid fan base.
Lolo Jones’s Birthday
This outstanding athlete is doing exceptionally well for herself! Celebrate her special day today!
Ja'net Dubois’s Birthday
The contributions of this legendary performer to the entertainment world will last an eternity!
Elyse Dehlbom’s Birthday
This reality T.V. Star has eight adorable puppies! Celebrate her special day with us!