August 23 is the 235th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day, Napolean I of France left Egypt to head back to France, Japan declared WWI on Germany, and the first flight of the Lockheed C-130 happened. Famous birthdays include Kobe Bryant, Jared Fogle, and River Phoenix. August 23 also marks Cheap Flight Day, Health Unit Coordinators Day, and National Sponge Cake Day.
We have 19 holidays listed for August 23.
Find Your Inner Nerd Day
Share your uniqueness and your favorite nerdy things with the world today.
Health Unit Coordinators Day
Without them, hospitals would be unable to navigate even the most basic health care tasks.
National Sponge Cake Day
This decadent dessert was first created by an Italian pastry chef for a Spanish lord.
Cheap Flight Day
Hopefully, you globetrotters marked your calendars for Cheap Flight Day, well in advance.
Day for Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition
Keep memories alive so the world never makes the same mistakes again.
Day of the National Flag
Let's honor the flag, and what we stand for as a Nation — freedom, equality, and hope!
European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism
Wear a black ribbon today to commemorate the European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism.
International Blind Dog Day
Read on to learn more about our blind furry friends this International Blind Dog Day.
International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
Join us and this movement against the slave trade to make the world a better place.
National Cuban Sandwich Day
The sandwich is mostly characterized by its delectable blend of ham, cheese, pork, and mustard.
National Levi Day
The name Levi has become a favorite amongst new parents for being both traditional and trendy.
National Ride The Wind Day
Take flight, relax, and enjoy the late summer breeze. It's time to ride the wind.
National Valentino Day
If your taste is classic vintage, let the Sheik show you how it's done.
Slavery Remembrance Day
The transatlantic slave trade is a blight on our history, but it must not be forgotten.
William Ernest Henley’s Birthday
As a writer, editor, and critic, Henley embodied the Victorian era in word and thought.
River Phoenix’s Birthday
Phoenix was an exceptional talent in Hollywood whose life and bright career were tragically cut short.
Jennelle Eliana’s Birthday
Eliana put Gen-Z, female, black vanlifers on the map with her off-script, quirky travels.
Francesca Reale’s Birthday
Francesca Reale is just getting started and the sky is the limit for this actress.