Thursday Thrill: Top 5 important days to celebrate in August 2021

Thursday Thrill
Thursday Thrill: Top 5 important days to celebrate in August 2021

Various festivals will be celebrated in the month of August. What’s your plan to do? Today, we are here with the top 5 international important days to celebrate in August 2021.

Day of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary

15 August

On 15 August, the Christian feast day of the Assumption of Mary is celebrated with the belief that God assumed the Virgin Mary into Heaven following her death. Mainly, it is celebrated in parts of Europe and South America. It is also called the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Bennington Battle Day

16 August

Bennington Battle Day is observed on 16 August annually to honor the Battle of Bennington which took place on 16 August 1777. 

World Humanitarian Day

19 August

World Humanitarian Day is observed annually on 19 August around the world to pay tribute to aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service. This day also honors the work of women in crises throughout the world.

International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

23 August

This day is observed on 23 August every year to remind us about the tragedy of the slave trade in memory of all peoples that is about the tragedy of the transatlantic slaves’ trade. It provides a chance to think about the historic causes and the consequences of the slave trade.

European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism

23 August

This day is observed on 23 August every year as a remembrance day for victims of totalitarian regimes mainly Communism, Fascism, Nazism, etc. It is also known as Black Ribbon Day in some countries. This day also symbolizes the rejection of “extremism, intolerance, and oppression”.