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WeekdayDateHoliday nameCountries where this is observed (might not be complete)
SaturdayAug 1Emancipation DayBarbados
SaturdayAug 1Independence DayBenin
SaturdayAug 1Parents' DayCongo Dem.Rep.
SaturdayAug 1Swiss National DaySwitzerland
SaturdayAug 1Army DayChina
SaturdayAug 1Emancipation DayJamaica
SaturdayAug 1Santo Domingo Celebrations StartNicaragua
SaturdayAug 1Emancipation DayTrinidad and Tobago
SundayAug 2Our Lady of Los ÁngelesCosta Rica
SundayAug 2Republic DayMacedonia, Republic of
MondayAug 3New South Wales Bank HolidayAustralia
MondayAug 3Northern Territory Picnic DayAustralia
MondayAug 3Kadooment DayBarbados
MondayAug 3Emancipation DayThe Bahamas
MondayAug 3Heritage Day in AlbertaCanada
MondayAug 3Civic/Provincial DayCanada
MondayAug 3New Brunswick DayCanada
MondayAug 3British Columbia DayCanada
MondayAug 3Natal DayCanada
MondayAug 3Freedom DayEquatorial Guinea
MondayAug 3August Bank HolidayIreland
MondayAug 3Bank HolidayIceland
MondayAug 3Republic Day observedMacedonia, Republic of
MondayAug 3Nigerien Independence DayNiger
MondayAug 3Summer Bank HolidayUnited Kingdom
MondayAug 3Flag´s DayVenezuela
MondayAug 3Farmers DayZambia
TuesdayAug 4Celebrations of San SalvadorEl Salvador
TuesdayAug 4National Guard´s DayVenezuela
WednesdayAug 5The Royal St John's Regatta (St John's)Canada
WednesdayAug 5The Day of Our Lady of AfricaSpain
WednesdayAug 5Homeland Thanksgiving DayCroatia
WednesdayAug 5Celebrations of San SalvadorEl Salvador
ThursdayAug 6Independence DayBolivia
ThursdayAug 6Independence DayJamaica
ThursdayAug 6Celebrations of San SalvadorEl Salvador
FridayAug 7Independence DayCote d'Ivoire
FridayAug 7Battle of Boyacá DayColombia
FridayAug 7SG50 Public HolidaySingapore
SaturdayAug 8Peace FestivalGermany
SaturdayAug 8Working day for Aug 21Hungary
SaturdayAug 8Peasants' DayTanzania
SundayAug 9Father's DayBrazil
SundayAug 9The Day of CantabriaSpain
SundayAug 9National DaySingapore
SundayAug 9National Women's DaySouth Africa
MondayAug 10Independence DayEcuador
MondayAug 10Last Day of Santo Domingo CelebrationsNicaragua
MondayAug 10National Day observedSingapore
MondayAug 10Victory DayUnited States
MondayAug 10School holidaySouth Africa
MondayAug 10National Women's Day observedSouth Africa
MondayAug 10Heroes' DayZimbabwe
TuesdayAug 11Martyrdom of Imam SadeqIran
TuesdayAug 11Defence Forces DayZimbabwe
WednesdayAug 12Royal National Agricultural Show Day QueenslandAustralia
WednesdayAug 12The Queen's BirthdayThailand
WednesdayAug 12Mother's DayThailand
ThursdayAug 13Women's and Family DayTunisia
FridayAug 14Anniversary of the Recovery Oued Ed-DahabMorocco
FridayAug 14Independence DayPakistan
FridayAug 14Vigil of Assumption DayHoly See (Vatican City)
SaturdayAug 15Assumption of MaryAndorra, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Switzerland, Chile, Cyprus, Germany, Spain, France, Greece, Croatia, Haiti, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Monaco, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, San Marino, United Kingdom, United States, Holy See (Vatican City), Venezuela
SaturdayAug 15National Mourning DayBangladesh
SaturdayAug 15Independence DayCongo
SaturdayAug 15Assumption of MaryCote d'Ivoire
SaturdayAug 15Assumption of MaryCameroon
SaturdayAug 15Mother DayCosta Rica
SaturdayAug 15Assumption of MaryCabo Verde
SaturdayAug 15Flooding of the NileEgypt
SaturdayAug 15Assumption of MaryGabon
SaturdayAug 15Assumption of MaryThe Gambia
SaturdayAug 15Constitution DayEquatorial Guinea
SaturdayAug 15Assumption DayGuatemala
SaturdayAug 15Independence DayIndia
SaturdayAug 15Liberation DaySouth Korea
SaturdayAug 15Feast of the AssumptionLebanon
SaturdayAug 15Assumption of MaryMadagascar
SaturdayAug 15Assumption of MaryMauritius
SaturdayAug 15Foundation of Old Panama CityPanama
SaturdayAug 15Founding of AsuncionParaguay
SaturdayAug 15Assumption DayRwanda
SaturdayAug 15Assumption of MarySeychelles
SaturdayAug 15Assumption of MarySenegal
SaturdayAug 15Assumption of MaryTogo
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