All About August 15th
Holidays. Horoscope and Trivia
August 15th Holidays
- Assumption of Mary
The Assumption of Mary is, according to the beliefs of the Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Churches, Oriental Orthodoxy, Church of the East, and some Lutheran and Anglo-Catholic Churches, among others, the bodily taking up of Mary, the mother of Jesus, into Heaven at the end of her earthly life. This is celebrated on August 15th
- I Love Cowboys and Cowgirls Day
August 15th is just a day to show how much you love cowboys and cowgirls. So put on some chaps and a cowboy hat and get your rodeo on!
- National Best Friends Day
Back in 1935 Congress decided to make a day to celebrate your bestie. Of course we don’t need Congress to tell us to do that. So show some love to your close friends today and let them know how much you love and appreciate them. PS We noticed that some say Best Friends Day is June 8th while others say August 15th, so celebrate it whenever you see fit, or maybe both days!
- National Failures Day
Observed on August 15h National Failures Day is a day dedicated to examining past failures and using them to help you achieve success.
- National Leathercraft Day
August 15th is a day to honor those who turned leather making into an artistic craft.
- National Lemon Meringue Pie Day
Today, on August 15th we celebrate Lemon Meringue Pie, so here’s a recipe for you to try out: Classic Lemon Meringue Pie.
- Nicolas Chauvin Day
Today (Aug. 15th) on Chauvin Day, we celebrate Nicolas Chauvin, a French soldier who served under Napoleon and the ultimate fanboy. Chauvin was born in 1780, possibly in Rochefort, France, and enlisted in Napoleon’s army at the age of 18.
- National Relaxation Day
Michigan-based Sean Moeller thought of this day in 1985 when he was only nine years old! he wanted a day where everyone avoided anything that was stressful. So do your best today to just chill.
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August 15th Horoscope Sign is Leo
Date range: July 23 – August 22
Color: Gold, Yellow, Orange
Lucky Numbers: 1, 3, 10, 19
Traits: Leos are compassionate, caring, warmhearted people but also be arrogant, self centered and stubborn.
Famous Leos: Jennifer Lopez, Barack Obama, Sandra Bullock, Daniel Radcliffe, Alfred Hitchcock, Ben Affleck, Mila Kunis. Shaun Mendes, Kylie Jenner, Cole Sprouse, Demi Lovato, Jennifer Lawrence, Tom Brady, Dua Lipa, Olivia Holt and Maia Mitchell, Paul Wesley, Chris Hemsworth
August 15th Trivia
- 1519 – Panama City, Panama is founded.
- 1912 – Julia Child, American chef was born in, Pasadena, CA.
- 1914 – A servant of American architect Frank Lloyd Wright murders seven people and sets fire to the living quarters of Wright’s Wisconsin home, Taliesin.
- 1939 – The Wizard of Oz premieres at Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Los Angeles, California.
- 1965 – The Beatles play to nearly 60,000 fans at Shea Stadium in New York City, leaan event later regarded as the birth of stadium rock.
- 1968 – Debra Messing, American actress was born in Brooklyn, New York, NY.
- 1969 – The Woodstock Music & Art Fair opens in upstate New York, featuring some of the top rock musicians of the era.
- 1972 – Ben Affleck, American actor was born in Berkeley, CA.
- 1985 – Nipsey Hussle, American rapper was born in Los Angeles, CA.
- 1989 – Joe Jonas, American singer-songwriter was born in Casa Grande, AZ.
- 1990 – Jennifer Lawrence, American actress was born in Indian Hills, KY.
- 2013 – The Smithsonian announces the discovery of the olinguito, the first new carnivorous species found in the Americas in 35 years.
- 2017 – Many CEOs stepped down from Trump’s business advisory panels because of his delay to denounce white supremacists in Charlottesville.