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September 27

2009 – German Parliamentary Election: Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel of the CDU is allowed to serve a second term in office, after defeating SPD candidate Frank-Walter Steinmeier. She enters into a coalition with the Free Democrats under Gui ...

                                               

September 28

2003 – A widespread power outage affects Italy. 2016 - International investigators conclude that Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down by a Buk missile that came from Russia. 2012 - A plane crashes shortly after take-off from Kathmandu and bu ...

                                               

September 29

2002 – The 14th Asian Games begin in Busan, South Korea. 2009 – A magnitude 8.1 earthquake causes a tsunami near Samoa and American Samoa, killing at least 189 people, including 9 in Tonga. 2008 – The Dow Jones Industrial Average index falls by 7 ...

                                               

September 30

2005 – The Parliament of Catalonia passes with 120 plus votes and 15 against, the Project of New Catalan Statute of Autonomy, proclaiming in its article 1, "Catalonia is a nation". 2012 – British entertainer Jimmy Savile, who had died in October ...

                                               

Holiday

A holiday is a regularly reoccurring festive day. Usually, but not always, the festive day is observed every year. The word "holiday" is derived from the words "holy" and "day." In British English, the word "holiday" is used to refer to a Vacatio ...

                                               

ANZAC Day

Anzac Day is a day that happens once a year in Australia and New Zealand. It is celebrated by both countries on 25th April every year. It was to commemorate the members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps who fought at Gallipoli in the O ...

                                               

April Fools Day

April Fools Day is celebrated in many countries on April 1 every year. On this day, practical jokes are played on friends and family. The jokes are done to embarrass them. In some countries, April Fools only last until noon, and if someone plays ...

                                               

Black Awareness Day

In Brazil, Black Awareness Day or Black Consciousness Day is held every year on November 20. It is a day "to celebrate a regained awareness by the black community about their great worth and things they have done for the country". The date is an ...

                                               

Boxing Day

Boxing Day is a public holiday in the United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand and Australia. It is also a holiday in many other countries in the Commonwealth of Nations. It is based on a long custom of giving gifts to poor people. It is usually celeb ...

                                               

Cesar Chavez Day

Cesar Chavez Day is a state holiday in California, Colorado and Texas observed on March 31. The holiday is to remember the life of Cesar Chavez and his civic involvement. All state government offices, community colleges, and libraries are closed, ...

                                               

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is a holiday celebrating Mexican heritage inkling and pride, and is held on May 5. It is celebrated in the United States and in some parts of Mexico, mostly in the state of Puebla. Cinco de Mayo is not Mexicos Independence Day, the ...

                                               

Daeboreum

Daeboreum is the 15th day of the first lunar month of the Korean calendar. This is a traditional holiday in Korea. The moonlight is the symbol of light which sends away the dark, disease and misfortune. When full moon rises to the sky at Daeboreu ...

                                               

Earth Day

Earth Day is a day that is supposed to inspire more awareness and appreciation for the Earths natural environment. It takes place each year on April 22. It now takes place in more than 193 countries around the world. During Earth Day, the world e ...

                                               

Fathers day

Fathers Day is a celebration honoring fathers. It celebrates fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. Many countries celebrate it on the third Sunday of June, but it is also celebrated widely on other days. Fathers Day ...

                                               

Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day is a holiday on February 2. It is usually celebrated in North America. It marks about six weeks before the end of winter. It began in the year 1886. This holiday celebrates "Punxsutawney Phil", a groundhog who can supposedly forecas ...

                                               

Halloween

Halloween is a celebration on the night of October 31. It is most practised in the United States and Canada. Children wear costumes and go to peoples homes saying "Trick or treat!" to ask for candy and people give it to them. The suggestion is: " ...

                                               

International Friendship Day

International Friendship Day celebrations take place on the 4 January every year. On this day, people spend time with their friends and express love for them. The exchange of Friendship Day gifts like flowers, cards, and wrist bands is a popular ...

                                               

International Mountain Day

International Mountain Day is a day to show the need for sustainable use of mountains. It is held on 11 December of every year. The day was set up by the United Nations in 1992. It was then celebrated for the first time in 2003.

                                               

International Womens Day

International Womens Day is celebrated every year on March 8. International Womens Day has been observed since 1909 in the United States. After a while the people of United States stopped celebrating this holiday. In the 1920s Soviet Union, and t ...

                                               

Jeffersons Birthday

Jeffersons Birthday is a holiday in the United States. It celebrates the birth of Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States. It is celebrated every April 13.

                                               

Leif Erikson Day

Leif Erikson Day is a holiday that happens on October 9. It honors Leif Ericson, the Norse explorer who brought the first Europeans known to be in North America.

                                               

Maslenitsa

Maslenitsa is one of the most popular and cheerful religious holidays in Russia. It originated from pagan times before Russia was converted to Christianity. At first, this holiday was a symbol of the spring solstice but nowadays it is considered ...

                                               

May Day

May 1 is known in many countries as May Day or International Labor Day for human rights of workers. This day is a holiday in most countries, including UK,China, Cuba, Czech republic, France, Russia, Brazil, Austria, Germany, Serbia, Hungary, Nort ...

                                               

Mothers Day

Mothers Day is a holiday that is celebrated on the second Sunday of May every year. It started in the United States. The holiday was founded in 1908 by Anna Jarvis. Mothers Day was first made to celebrate a persons own mother. Now it is made to c ...

                                               

National Day

National days are the days which are very special and important for a nation.A National Day is a special day where people celebrate their country or nation each year. Most countries have national days and they are usually a national holiday, wher ...

                                               

National deep fried clams day

National Deep Fried Clams Day is a national holiday celebrating the process of deep frying and consuming clams. The holiday is observed on November 1st every year. It is common for people to cook and serve clams on this day.

                                               

National Holiday (Quebec)

National Holiday of Quebec is the official national holiday in the Canadian province of Quebec celebrating its national culture and language. It takes place annually on June 24th.

                                               

National Maritime Day

In the United States, National Maritime Day is held every May 22 to honor people who have served in the United States Merchant Marine service. The first National Maritime Day was May 22, 1933, based on a joint resolution passed by the United Stat ...

                                               

New Years Eve

New Years Eve is the holiday before New Years Day, on December 31, the last day of the current year. Today, Western countries usually celebrate this day with a party which ends with a group countdown to midnight. Party hats, noisemakers, fire cra ...

                                               

Nochebuena

Nochebuena is the Spanish word for Christmas Eve. In Spain, Latin America, and the Philippines, the evening consists of a traditional family dinner. Roasted pig is often the center of Nochebuena for feasts around the world.

                                               

Nowruz

Nowruz is the name of the Iranian New Year. Nowruz is the day of the spring equinox, when the amount of light and dark is the same during the day. It is the beginning of the year in the Persian calendar. It is usually celebrated on March 21.On Se ...

                                               

Pakistan Day

Pakistan Day or Pakistan Resolution Day, also Republic Day, is a national holiday in Pakistan. It is celebrated on 23 March each year. It is the anniversary of the commemoration of the choosing the name "Pakistan" by Choudhary Rahmat Ali.

                                               

Patriot Day

Patriot Day is a day of remembrance in the United States. It happens on September 11 of each year. It remembers the 2.977 killed in the September 11, 2001 attacks. Most Americans call this day "Nine-Eleven," "September Eleventh," or something sim ...

                                               

Patriots Day

Patriots Day is a legal holiday in Massachusetts. The holiday remembers the American men and women who fought during the Revolutionary War. In the past, Patriots Day was on April 19. This was done in honor of Lexington and Concord. These were the ...

                                               

Pontins

Pontins is a holiday company which was founded by Fred Pontin in 1946. It is now owned by Trevor Hemmings and has eight centres in England and Wales.

                                               

Qi Xi

Qi Xi, sometimes called Chinese Valentines Day, Magpie Festival, or the Double Seventh Festival is a traditional romantic festival in China. It take places on the 7th day of the 7th lunar month and often goes into August on the Gregorian calendar.

                                               

Racial Harmony Day

Racial Harmony Day is a special day celebrated on 21st July every year in Singapore. This special event is to remember the race riots which happened on 21 July 1964. Schools celebrate Racial Harmony Day by getting the students to wear their races ...

                                               

Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day is a day to remember people who fought and died in wars. It is on November 11. On that day in 1918 came the end of World War I with Armistice with Germany. Remembrance Day was started in 1919 by King George V of the United Kingdom ...

                                               

Ronald Reagan Day

Ronald Reagan Day is a state holiday in California, Illinois and Wisconsin. It is celebrated on February 6 each year. The holiday is to remember the life of Ronald Reagan. All state government offices, community colleges, schools, and libraries a ...

                                               

Valentines Day

Valentines Day is a celebration that happens on February 14. It is the day of the year when lovers celebrate their love. This can be done by giving flowers, chocolates, Valentines cards or just a nice gift. Love notes can be given to one another. ...

                                               

Victory Day

Victory Day is a common name of many different public holidays in various countries. In most cases it is to commemorate victories in important battles or wars in the countries history. For example, in Russia, it is celebrated on May 9th for the d ...

                                               

Vivaha Panchami

Vivah Panchami is a Hindu festival celebrating the wedding of Rama and Sita. It is observed on the fifth day of the Shukla paksha or waxing phase of moon in the Agrahayana month as per Maithili calendar. The day is observed as the Vivah Utsav of ...

                                               

Evening

                                               

Midnight

Time period 00:00-00:00 is midnight. On computer clocks, the day changes to the next day the minute after midnight. Solar midnight is the opposite of solar noon, which is when the sun is highest in the sky

                                               

Morning

Many people use the morning as a time to get ready for the day. This includes things like taking a shower, eating a meal called breakfast, because you break the fast of the night and getting dressed. Then many people go to work or school. Many pe ...

                                               

Night

Night or nighttime is the time when the Sun is not in the sky. Night happens after dusk and before dawn. The opposite of night is day. The start and end times of night are different in different geographic locations. It varies on season, latitude ...

                                               

Noon

Noon is the time exactly halfway through the day. Midday also means noon, although this also means around noon, or very early afternoon. Solar noon is when the sun appears the highest in the sky, compared to its positions during the rest of the d ...

                                               

Twilight

Twilight means either dawn or dusk. In the morning, dawn is when it is not dark any more, and the light of the sun is just starting to appear. In the evening, it is the other way around and that phenomenon is called dusk. The sun has disappeared, ...

                                               

40s

                                               

42

42 is a year in the 1st century. It was a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Caesar and Piso.