1) In the Gregorian Calendar, August is the eighth month of the year. Prior to this calendar in the Roman Calendar, the month of August was originally named Sextilis in Latin being the sixth month. August got its name in honor of Augustus Caesar in 8 BC.
2) August is such a fun month and being the last month of Summer, why not celebrate all the way! Check out some of the themes celebrated:
- National Girlfriends Day – August 1st
- Respect for Parents Day – August 1st
- National Kids Day – August 2nd
- National Sisters Day – August 2nd
- National Watermelon Day – August 3rd
- National Chocolate Chip Day – August 4th
- National Book Lovers Day – August 9th
- National S’mores Day – August 10th
- National Lemon Meringue Pie Day – August 15th
- National Rum Day – August 16th
- National Tell A Joke Day – August 16th
- National Dog Day – August 26th
- National Just Because Day – August 27th
3) All August Birthdays birthstone is Peridot or Onyx.
4) Summer is ending and the Fall Season approaches! Who is looking forward to the Fall Season?? Uniform Advantage’s Fall 2015 catalog is here ready to show you the latest styles and gorgeous Fall colors in all of the medical scrubs brands you love! Check it out!
5) Popular vegetables and fruits in August according to wisebread.com are:
- Green Beans