August is the 8th month of the Gregorian calendar and last full month of Summer in the year. August once had 29 days, but the final two days of the month were added by Julius Cesar. Interestingly enough, the month of August has no official U.S. holidays, but children across the nation recognize it is the dreaded end of Summer. As people across the globe enjoy the peaks summer heat, many nations enjoy a holiday month from work.
The two zodiac signs associated with the month of August are Leo and Virgo. For those born from August 1st to August 22nd, they are members of the Leo zodiac signs. As one of the zodiac's most attention-seeking signs, a Leo can most likely be identified as zodiac's most natural "star". People born from August 23rd to August 31st are members of the Virgo sign. Compassionate and understanding, the Virgo is one of the most caring of the zodiac signs. For more information on those born in August, consult the horoscopes listed below.