August 2nd

Feast of Anahita

On this day, the Feast of Anahita is celebrated in honor of the ancient Persian goddess Anahita, a deity associated with love and lunar powers.

Lady Godiva Day is celebrated annually on this date in the village of Coventry, England, with a medieval-style parade led by a nude woman on horseback.

Henry Steele Olcott, the co-founder of the Theosophical Society with H.P. Blavatsky was born in 1832 on this date.