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August

Click on any tartan for more details about its design and for any related curious and unusual information about its associated day of the year.

Fields of Wheat

Fields of Wheat

Aug 1

Lammas Day

Robin Hood

Robin Hood

Aug 3

Robin Hood Days

Milk and Cookies

Milk and Cookies

Aug 4

Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

Hair o' the Dog

Hair o' the Dog

Aug 5

Hangover Day

Yamaguchi Tsutomu

Yamaguchi Tsutomu

Aug 6

Hiroshima - 6 August 1945

Iona the Ragdoll

Iona the Ragdoll

Aug 8

Cat Day

Boring and Dull

Boring and Dull

Aug 9

Boring and Dull Day

LP Cover (Dance)

LP Cover (Dance)

Aug 12

Vinyl Record Day

Timber Wolf

Timber Wolf

Aug 13

Wolf Day

Merrilees

Merrilees

Aug 15

Sir Walter Scott's Birthday

LOL

LOL

Aug 16

Tell a Joke Day

Nothing Rhymes with Silver, Nothing Rhymes with Orange

Nothing Rhymes with Silver, Nothing Rhymes with Orange

Aug 18

Bad Poetry Day

All Breeds Dairy Goats

All Breeds Dairy Goats

Aug 21

Goat Day

Spirit of Le Mans

Spirit of Le Mans

Aug 21

the 24 Hours of Le Mans Car Race

Affalon (Avalon) Cymru

Affalon (Avalon) Cymru

Aug 23

Camelot Days

Normandy Bay Myth

Normandy Bay Myth

Aug 23

Camelot Days

James Watt Commemorative

James Watt Commemorative

Aug 25

the James Watt Bicentenary

Skye Terrier

Skye Terrier

Aug 26

Dog Day

Aug 30

Bards, Ovate, and Druids

Bards, Ovate, and Druids

Aug 1

Lughnasadh

Sherwood Forest

Sherwood Forest

Aug 3

Robin Hood Days

Sir Harry Lauder (Commemorative)

Sir Harry Lauder (Commemorative)

Aug 4

Sir Harry Lauder Day

Wild Mustard Dreams

Wild Mustard Dreams

Aug 5

Mustard Day

The Mead of Poetry

The Mead of Poetry

Aug 6

Mead Day

Clan Chattan

Clan Chattan

Aug 8

International Cat Day

Assam

Assam

Aug 10

Afternoon Tea Week

Pink Elephant

Pink Elephant

Aug 12

World Elephant Day

Brad Majors

Brad Majors

Aug 14

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Sir Walter Scott

Sir Walter Scott

Aug 15

Sir Walter Scott's Birthday

Debian

Debian

Aug 16

Unix Operating Systems Celebration Day

Runrig

Runrig

Aug 19

Runrig's Farewell Concert

Blackie

Blackie

Aug 21

Poet Day

Aug 22

Brocéliande

Brocéliande

Aug 23

Camelot Days

Peaches

Peaches

Aug 24

Peach Pie Day

Caledonian Labrador Retrievers

Caledonian Labrador Retrievers

Aug 26

Dog Day

Little Brown Bat (Bat Night)

Little Brown Bat (Bat Night)

Aug 27

Bat Night

Diana Memorial Rose

Diana Memorial Rose

Aug 31

Diana, Princess of Wales

Sandcastle

Sandcastle

Aug 2

Sandcastle Days

Champagne Celebration

Champagne Celebration

Aug 4

Champagne Day

Skipper

Skipper

Aug 5

Cowes Racing Week

Pearl O' the Tay

Pearl O' the Tay

Aug 5

Oyster Day