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Important Days in August 2016

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We collected the important days in August 2016 and provided in a table Format. We hope, it will help you in Competitive exams!!!

Important Days

August 1 to 7 2016

Remember DayWorld Breast Feeeding week
PurposeTo support women to combine breastfeeding and work
OrganizationWABA, WHO and UNICEF
Themeon raising awareness of the links between breastfeeding and the Sustainable Development Goals

August 6 2016

Remember Day

Hiroshima Day & Anti Nuclear Day

PurposeTo marks the day when world’s first atom bomb dropped over the city of Hiroshima.

August 7 2016

Remember DayHandloom Day
PurposeTo commemorate the celebration of aesthetics and indigenous talent.

August 8 2016

Remember DayQuit India Movement
Purpose74th anniversary of Quit India Movement, which was launched by the father of nation, Mahatma Gandhi.

August 9 2016

Remember DayInternational Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
PurposeTo promote and protect the rights of the world’s indigenous population.
ThemeIndigenous Peoples’ Right to Education
Remember DayNagasaki Day
PurposeTo remember the day when Atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki

August 10 2016

Remember DayWorld Bio-Fuel Day
PurposeTo create awareness about non fossil-fuels (Green Fuels).

August 11 2016

Remember DayNational Daughter’s Day
PurposeTo celebrate women’s contribution to family

August 12 2016

Remember DayInternational Youth Day
PurposeTo promote ways to engage them in becoming more actively involved in making positive contributions to the globe
ThemeThe Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Consumption and Production
Remember DayWorld Elephant Day
PurposeTo create awareness of the urgent plight of African and Asian elephants.
OrganizationElephant Reintroduction Foundation

August 13 2016

Remember DayOrgan Donation Day
PurposeTo motivate normal human beings to donate the organs

August 14 2016

Remember DayPakistan’s Independence Day

August 15 2016

Remember DayIndia’s Independence Day

August 19 2016

Remember DayWorld Photography Day
PurposeTo celebrate the 177-year-old journey of photography since 2010
Remember DayWorld Humanitarian Day
PurposeTo recognize humanitarian personnel and those who have lost their lives working for humanitarian causes and honors the workers who made promotion of the humanitarian cause.
ThemeOne Humanity

August 20 2016

Remember DaySadbahavana Divas or Harmony Day
PurposeTo commemorate the 72nd birth anniversary of the former Prime Minister of India named Rajiv Gandhi.
Remember DayWorld Mosquito Day
PurposeA commemoration of British doctor Sir Ronald Ross’s discovery in 1897 that female mosquitoes transmit malaria between humans

August 23 2016

Remember DayInternational Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
PurposeTo memorialize the transatlantic slave trade.

August 29 2016

Remember DayInternational Day against Nuclear Tests
PurposeTo commemorate the decision by Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev to shut the Semipalatinsk Test Site down on August 29, 1991.
Remember DayNational Sports Day
PurposeTo marks the birthday of the hockey player Dhyan Chand

August 30 2016

Remember DayInternational Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances
PurposeTo draw attention to the fate of individuals imprisoned at places and under poor conditions unknown to their relatives and/or legal representatives
Remember DaySmall Industry Day
PurposeTo present requirements to industry representatives for weapons or vehicles.