August 2018 Printable Calendar Templates

August 2018 Calendar: In both the Julian and Gregorian calendar, August comes as the eight month of the year. There are a total of 7 months out of 12 that have 31 days and August is the fifth month to have thirty one days. It comes between July and September. During the original ten month Roman calendar it was the sixth month in the calendar hence was named Sextilis in Latin during 753 BC and during this time of calendar March was considered as the first month.

August 2018 Calendar Template

August 2018 Calendar Template, August 2018 Printable Calendar

During the period of around 700 BC it went to become the eight month of the calendar due to the addition of months of January and February and there was a King who added these months and his name was King Numa Pompilius and he only gave February twenty nine days. During the 45 BC period Julius Caesar in his calendar Julian calendar added two days more to make it a general thirty one days month. In the honor of Augustus in the eighth century BC it was renamed again in a quote quoted by Macrobius to a senatus consultum. Augustus chose this month as this was the month of his greatest triumphs including the conquest of Egypt.

August 2018 Printable Calendar

August 2018 Printable Calendar, August 2018 Calendar

The month of August in the southern hemisphere is the seasonal equivalent to the month of February in the northern hemisphere. August is considered as holiday month for the workers in various European countries. During the time of ancient Rome various important and religious holidays took place in the month of August.

August 2018 Calendar Printable

August 2018 Calendar Printable

August is the month of various meteor showers. In August there is a meteor shower named as Kappa Cygnids which takes place in varying dates across the month. There is another meteor shower named as The Alpha Capricornids which takes place as soon as July 10th ends on august 10th. There is another meteor shower that takes place from mid-July till mid-August and its peak is around twenty eight to twenty ninth of July and its name is Southern Delta Aquariids. There is a major meteor shower going by the name of Perseids that takes place between July 17th and 24th of August and it peaks early for every day. During the month of August the star cluster of Messier 30 is observed very nicely.

August 2018 Blank Calendar

August 2018 Blank Calendar, August 2018 printable Calendar

During the formation of Canary Islands and among its aborigines especially the Tenerife part of Guanches, the month of August received the name of Benesmer of Bonesmen and also it is considered as the harvest festival of the year as various festivals are celebrated.

There are three type of birthstones. The names of these stones are : –

  1. Peridot
  2. Sardonyx
  3. Spinel

There is also a birth flower that is related to this month. The name of this flower is Gladiolus or Poppy which stands for the meaning of love , marriage , family and strength of character and also beauty.

August 2018 Holiday Calendar

August 2018 Holiday Calendar, August 2018 calendar

There is also a zodiac sign related to it. The western zodiac signs are : –

  1. Leo that is till August 22.
  2. Virgo that starts from 23rd of August onwards.

August 2018 Moon Phase Calendar

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There are various non Gregorian observances for this month. Some of them are : –

  1. The Chaturmas for the Hindus and Jains that is celebrated from 4th of July to the 31st of October.
  2. The Theravada for the Buddhist is celebrated from 9th of July to 5th of October.
  3. In the Jewish calendar there is a festival by the name of Tisha B’av that is celebrated on 1st of August.
  4. For the Hindus in the Tamil Calendar there is a festival known by the name of Aadi Perukku and is celebrated on 3rd of August.
  5. In the Islamic calendar during the time period of 148 AH the shia day of celebration is held and celebrated on 3rd of August.
  6. On 3rd of August the Shravana Putrada Ekadashi is celebrated.
  7. From the 3rd of August till the 7th of August the Jhulan Purnima is celebrated for the Hindus.
  8. Raksha Bandhan is celebrated on 7th of August for Hindus.
  9. August 7: Tu B’av of jewish calendar is celebrated on august 7th .
  10. August 8: Drupta teshi is celebrated on august 8th for Buddhist.
  11. August 8: Lepcha people celebrate tendengo lhio
  12. August 10: Teej kajari is celebrated by hindus on August the 10th.
  13. August 10: Teejdi is celebrated by Hindu on 10th of August.
  14. In the Malayalam calendar Hindus celebrate Onam from the 26th of August to 6th of September.
  15. On the 29th of August radhashtami is celebrated by the Hindus.
  16. In the Islamic calendar the Hajj is celebrated from the 30th of August to 4th of September.
  17. In the Islamic calendar from the 31st of August to 4th of September Takbirut Tashreeq is celebrated.
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