National Radio Day

National Radio Day is celebrated on August 20th of each year. The staff at National Whatever Day were unable to discover the origin of National Radio Day. Radio is the transmission of signals through free space by electromagnetic waves with frequencies significantly below visible light, in the radio frequency range, from about 3 kHz to […]

World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day, which is dedicated to recognize humanitarian personnel and those who have lost their lives working for humanitarian causes, is celebrated on August 19th of each year. It was designated by the United Nations General Assembly as part of a Swedish-sponsored GA Resolution A/63/L.49 on the Strengthening of the Coordination of Emergency Assistance […]

National Aviation Day

National Aviation Day is celebrated on August 19th of each year to celbrate the development of aviation. The holiday was established in 1939 by Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who issued a presidential proclamation which designated the anniversary of Orville Wright’s birthday to be National Aviation Day (Mr. Wright, born in 1871, was still alive when the […]

National Thrift Shop Day

National Thrift Shop Day is celebrated on August 17th of each year. The staff at National Whatever Day were unable to discover the origin of National Thrift Shop Day. A charity shop, thrift shop, thrift store, hospice shop (U.S., Canada), resale shop (when not meaning consignment shop U.S.) or op shop (Australia/N.Z.) (from “opportunity shop”) […]