August 15th is the 227th day in the Gregorian calendar. In 1918, diplomatic ties between the U.S. and Russia were severed. In 1939, the 'Wizard of Oz' debuted in Hollywood, Calif. The Allied Forces of WWII landed in Southern France in 1944. India became independent of Britain and was split into India and Pakistan in 1947. Napoleon Bonaparte, Julia Child, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lawrence were born on this day. National Lemon Meringue Pie Day and National Relaxation Day are celebrated on August 15th.
We have 26 holidays listed for August 15.
Indian Independence Day
Join in the celebration of what Nehru called India's "Tryst with Destiny."
Feast of the Assumption
Christians observe the Virgin Mary’s bodily ascent to heaven at the end of her life.
Flooding of the Nile
The Flooding of The Nile is an event shrouded in myth, history, and modern-day mystery.
Foundation of Old Panama City
Panama City is the oldest European settlement on the Pacific and a UNESCO heritage site.
Celebrate the restoration of national independence that was lost for 36 years under Japanese rule.
Liechtenstein National Day
August 15 is Liechtenstein National Day. Are you ready to celebrate?
Malaita Province Day
Celebrate this special holiday with the people of Malatia Province and show your pride!
National Acadian Day
Happy Acadian Day to all Acadians in Canada; we are celebrating with you today!
National Back To School Prep Day
Do you have all the supplies that you need? Is the homework station set up?
National Leathercraft Day
It’s not just a craft, it’s an art. Celebrate the art of leathercrafting today!
National Lemon Meringue Pie Day
Take your taste buds on an unforgettable journey with the amazing lemon meringue pie!
No Sponge Bob Day
Today all residents of Bikini Bottom, except SpongeBob SquarePants, have their version of the Burning Man.
St Mary's Day
St. Mary’s Day events and processions attract many thousands of visitors every year.
World Greatness Day
This special holiday is your chance to celebrate the unsung heroes in your life.
Natasha Bure’s Birthday
This multi-talented actress and YouTube star is quickly becoming a household name in the movie industry.
Napoleon Bonaparte’s Birthday
Let's take a look at the life of Napoleon Bonaparte, the French military and political leader.
Matt Lobster’s Birthday
This talented content creator is creating his success one post at a time!
Jill Vertes’s Birthday
This popular “Dance Mom” hasn’t forgotten her time on the show and the friends she made.