August 16, 2021

National Airborne Day

This day is designated by the U.S. Congress to honor the nation's airborne forces of the Armed Forces.

National Rum Day

The majority of the world's rum production occurs in the Caribbean and Latin America. Light rums are commonly used in cocktails, whereas "golden" and "dark" rums were typically consumed straight.

National Roller Coaster Day

Kingda Ka located at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey is the world's tallest roller coaster at a height of 456 feet. Formula Rossa located at Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates is the world's fastest roller coaster with a top speed of 149 mph.

National Tell a Joke Day

Be a comedian today and make someone laugh with a good joke.