August 7, 2021

National Jamaican Patty Day

A Jamaican Patty is a pastry that is composed of a filling with spices baked inside a flaky shell similar to a turnover.

National Mustard Day

Mustard is a condiment made from the seeds of a mustard plant mixed with water, vinegar, lemon juice, wine, or other liquids, salt, and often other flavorings and spices, to create a paste or sauce.

National Raspberries N’ Cream Day

National Lighthouse Day

"It was on this day in 1789, that Congress approved an Act for the establishment and support of lighthouse, beacons, buoys and public piers. In Celebration of the 200th Anniversary of the signing of the Act and the commissioning of the first Federal lighthouse, Congress passed a resolution which designated August 7, 1989 as National Lighthouse Day." Visit for more information.

Purple Heart Day

The oldest military award still given to U.S. military members, the Purple Heart is awarded by the President to individuals that were wounded or killed while serving the United Sates military on or after April 5, 1917.

International Beer Day

Beer is the world's oldest and most widely consumed alcoholic drink; it is the third most popular drink overall, after water and tea.