August 16 is the 228th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day, the first color sound cartoon was released, the first issue of Sports Illustrated was published, and Pete Best was ousted from the Beatles and replaced by Ringo Starr. Famous birthdays include Madonna, Steve Carell, and James Cameron. August 16 also marks National Rum Day and National Tell A Joke Day.
We have 16 holidays listed for August 16.
National Rum Day
We pay tribute to the currency of the Caribbean as we celebrate National Rum Day.
Bennington Battle Day
This Bennington Battle Day, let the rich history of this epic battle enthrall you.
National Airborne Day
We recognize the past, present, and future contributions of American airborne troops.
National Authenticity Day
Authenticity is not needing external approval to feel good about your actions.
National Backflow Prevention Day
Join us as we celebrate and honor backflow prevention professionals this August 16!
National Energy Multiplier Day
Stay hydrated and get your energy boost from this exciting blend of matcha, guayusa, and ginger.
National Independent Worker Day
We’re wishing a happy National Independent Worker Day to all those who are self-employed!
Parsi New Year
Celebrate the Parsi New Year, also called ‘Nowruz’ with your family and friends.
We may not know this YouTuber’s real name but his skill in online gaming is legendary
Shubham Goel’s Birthday
This reality star entertains fans with his wit, sass, and humor on social media.
Kathie Lee Gifford’s Birthday
Today, we’re celebrating this incredible T.V. host, actress, singer, and author.
Charles Bukowski’s Birthday
This renowned poet is about to make your day with his timeless pieces.