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Days and Weeks observed globally.

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Days And Weeks

The days and weeks in bold are observed globally.

  • Black Monday: add
  • Black Tuesday: add
  • Black Wednesday: add
  • Black Thursday: add
  • Black Friday: add
  • Black Saturday: add
  • Black Sunday: add
  • International Talk Like A Pirate Day: 19th September
  • New Year’s Eve: 31st December
  • New Year’s Day: 1st January
  • Easter Sunday (Easter Eve) (Day After Lent): 16th April OR 17th April
  • Easter Monday (Easter Day): 17th April OR 18th April
  • Day Before Lent (Shrove Tuesday) (Commonwealth Countries: Pancake Day) (French Countries: Mardi Gras): 27th February (Tuesday on the last week of February)
  • Lent: begins on Ash Wednesday (Tuesday on the first week of March) and ends 6 weeks later before Easter Sunday.
  • Fat Thursday: Thursday on the last week of February
  • Oktoberfest: add
  • Guy Fawkes Day: 5th November
  • Bonfire Night (Guy Fawkes Eve): 5th November | Since: The day that charged criminal Guy Fawkes blown up the Palace Of Westminster on the 5th November
  • 9/11 Remembrance Day: 11th September | Observed By: Those who have lost loved ones that died | Since: 11th September 2001
  • Remembrance Sunday: add
  • Hallowe (All Hallows Day): 31st October
  • Hallowe’en (All Hallows Eve): 31st October
  • Pagan Holiday (April Fools Day): 1st April
  • World Autism Awareness Day: 2nd April
  • World Autism Awareness Week: 1st week of April
  • World Autism Awareness Month: April
  • World Toilet Day: add
  • World Book Day: add
  • World Mental Health Awareness Week: 1st week of October
  • Anti-Bullying Day: add
  • African World Heritage Day: add
  • World Heritage Day: add
  • International Day Of Biological Diversity: add
  • Children’s Day: add
  • N7 Day: 7th November | Observed By: Video Gamers who play on the Mass Effect series of games
  • Ash Wednesday: 1st March OR 5th March
  • St. Valentine’s Day (Valentine's Day): 14th February
  • World Friendship Day: add
  • World Disability Access Day: add
  • Daylight Savings Establishment Day: add
  • Dia Los Di Murertas (Day Of The Dead): add
  • St. Andrew’s Day: 30th November
  • Boxing Day: add
  • Hanukkah (Chanukkah): 2nd December - 10th December | Observed By: Jewish People | Calendar: Hebrew Jewish Calendar - Hebcal
  • Christmas: 1st December - 25th December | Observed By: Christian People | Calendar: Calendar - Warren Woodhouse
  • Christmas Eve: 24th December
  • Christmas Day: 25th December
  • St. Patrick’s Day: 17th March
  • St. George’s Day: 23rd April
  • World Earth Day: 22nd April
  • St. David’s Day: 1st March
  • Good Friday: 14th April
  • Robert Burns Day: 25th January
  • Father’s Day: 13th June
  • Mother’s Day: 6th March
  • Trooping The Colour: 11th June
  • International Day Of Peace: 21st September
  • International Womens Day: 11th October
  • International Mens Day: 19th November
  • International Civil Aviation Day: add
  • Cosmonautics Day: add
  • International Dance Day: add
  • World Day Of Social Justice: add
  • International Animation Day: 28th October
  • International Day Of Disaster Reduction: add
  • International Disabilities Day: add
  • International Elimination Of Racial Discrimination Day: add
  • International Eradication Of Poverty Day: add
  • World Food Day: add
  • Global Handwashing Day: add
  • World Health Day: add

Holiday Facts

  • Christmas: 1st December - 25th December | Observed By: Christian People | Origin: Mas means Festival, a type of gathering of the masses/peoples. Celebrating the birth of the prophet Jesus Harold Christ, born on the 25th December 1 AD (AD is no longer used because some religious groups and festivals follow different beliefs, instead the term CE is now used. CE is abbreviated from the term Common Era. AD is abbreviated from the Latin term Anno Domini which translates as "In The Year Of Our Lord". BC is abbreviated from the term Before Christ, however the term BCE known as Before Common Era is now used instead. BC is derived from the Latin term a.C.n. which is the abbreviation of the Latin term Ante Christum Natum which translates as "Before The Birth Of Christ".).
  • Chanukkah: 31st November - 2nd December (2nd Tevet) then 2nd December - 10th December | Observed By: Jewish People | Origin: Chanukkah is a Jewish holiday celebrating the building of the Second Temple in Jerusalem, Israel. at the time of the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire.
  • Lent: last week of March and ends 6 weeks later before Easter Sunday. | Observed By: Christian People | Origin: The Tuesday before Ash Wednesday. It's a day of penitence which is when you clean the soul and a day of celebration as the last chance to feast before Lent begins. Lent comes from Latin for Fasting.

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