Aug 19

On this day, 

1️⃣ World Humanitarian Day: Thousands of people around the world put their lives in peril working in Humanitarian causes. It is the perfect time to remember these legends and their sacrifices. This year it is extra special as we all fight against COVID-19. It is dedicated to all who work for needy by risking their life.


History:

World Humanitarian Day was given by UN in 2008 to respect humanitarian workers. It is praised every year on August 19, a day that remembers the 2003 shelling of the UN Headquarters in Iraq.


5 ways to celebrate:

  1. Charity to a Non-Governmental institution

  2. Work to improve the lives of poor and needy people

  3. Spread awareness and educate yourself

  4. Accomplish some work in your community

  5. Watch documentary

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2️⃣ National Aviation Day: A day to celebrate the development of aviation and recognizes the pioneers of human flight.


History:

In 1939, US President announced Aug 19th as National Aviation Day for the recognition of Orville Wright's birthday. Orville Wright was born on Aug 19, 1871 and kept living for nine additional years until his demise in 1948.


5 ways to celebrate:

  1. Learn to fly

  2. Build a model plane

  3. Watch documentary

  4. Explore aviation museum

  5. Read book: A Dream of Wings by Tom D. Crough

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3️⃣ World Photography Day: It serves to encourage individuals everywhere throughout the world. It is tied in with celebrating art, science, and history of photography.


History:

It is established in 2009 by Korske Ara, an Australian photographer. Aug 19th was picked as the day of celebration of the fact that on this day French government purchased the patent of the daguerreotype -a technique for photography. World Photography Day is also known as the World Photo Day or National Photography Day.


5 ways to celebrate:

  1. One can learn about photography

  2. Minutes or moments to catch

  3. Learn tips and tricks to take good photo

  4. Pick photography as hobby

  5. Make a collage