Friendship Day, first Sunday
National Kids Day, first Sunday
August 5th, 1930– Neil Alden Armstrong (the first man on the moon) was born in Wapakoneta, Ohio Video of first moon landing on youtube.
August 14–Creamsicle Day: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Popsicle
August 15 – Panama Canal opened, 1914
August 26 – Women given right to vote, 1920