NoteThis post covers list of Important Days for preparation of Current Affairs section of Teaching, IBSP, SSC & Other Competitive Exams.

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International Beer Day International Beer Day is observed on first Friday of August Originally it was started in US.
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Friendship Day Friendship Day is observed on first Sunday of August. The General Assembly of the United Nations declared 30th July as official International Friendship Day. However, some countries, including India, celebrate Friendship Day on the first Sunday of August.
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National Mountain Climbing Day National Mountain Climbing Day is celebrated on 1st August annually. National Mountain Climbing Day  was established in honour of the author’s son, Bobby Mathews and his friend Josh Madigan, for successfully climbing the 46 High Peaks of New York State’s Adirondack Mountains.
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Yorkshire Day Yorkshire Day is observed on 1st August to promote the historic English county of Yorkshire.
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U.S. Coast Guard Day U.S. Coast Guard Day is celebrated on August 4th to commemorate the founding of the United States Coast Guard as the Revenue Marine on August 4th, 1790, by then-Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton.
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Hiroshima Day Hiroshima Day is observed on 6th August annually. The day when an atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima.
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Quit India Movement DayOn 8th August 1942 at the All-India Congress Committee session in Bombay, launched the ‘Quit India‘ movement. It is also known as August Movement or August Kranti.
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Nagasaki Day
On August 9th, 1945, the United States dropped the ‘Fat Man’ atomic bomb on Nagasaki, three days after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is observed on 9th August annually to raise awareness and protect the rights of the world’s indigenous population
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International Youth Day International Youth Day is observed on 12th August globally. The purpose of the day is to draw attention to a given set of cultural and legal issues surrounding youth.
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International Lefthanders Day International Left Handers Day is an international dayobserved annually on August 13rd to celebrate the uniqueness and differences of the left handers.
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Independence Day India Independence Day is annually celebrated on 15th August. As a commemorating the nation’s independence from the United Kingdom on 15 August 1947.
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Day of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary Assumption Day is celebrated on August 15th in many countries, particularly in parts of Europe and South America. It is also called the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God
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Bennington Battle Day Bennington Battle Day is celebrated on 16th August annually for commemorating the American victory over British forces at the Battle of Bennington during the American Revolutionary War in 1777.
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World Photography Day World Photography Day is observed on 19th August annually, worldwide celebration of the art, craft, science and history of photography.
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World Humanitarian Day World Humanitarian Day is observed annually on 19th August, dedicated to recognize humanitarian personnel and those who have lost their lives working for humanitarian causes
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World Mosquito Day World Mosquito Day is observed on 20th August every year to commemorate the British doctor, Sir Ronald Ross’s discovery in 1897 that ‘female mosquitoes transmit malaria between humans’.
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Sadbhavana Divas Sadbhavna Divas ( (Harmony Day) is observed on 20th August every year to commemorate the memory ofour late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
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Indian Akshay Urja Day

Indian Akshay Urja Day is celebrated annually on 20th August. Akshay Urja diwas is an awareness campaign about the developments of renewable energy in India, This day commemorates the birthday of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
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International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition, August 23rd of each year, the day designated by UNESCO to memorialize the transatlantic slave trade. 
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European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism Every year on 23rd August observed as European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism, also known as Black Ribbon Day in some countries, is an international day of remembrance for victims of totalitarian regimes, specifically Stalinism, communism, Nazism and fascism.
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Women’s Equality Day Women’s Equality Day observed on August 26th in USA since its inception in 1971, marking American women’s advancements toward equality with men.
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National Sports Day The National Sports Day is celebrated on 29th August every year and coincides with the birthday of legendary hockey Olympian, Dhyan Chand Singh National Sports Day is also known as Rashtriya Khel Divas.
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Small Industry Day Small Industry Day is celebrated on 30th August every year in support and promotion of small scale Industries.

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