Days and Weeks observed globally.

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The days, weeks and months in bold are observed globally.

Black Lives Matter Month

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Black Monday

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Black Tuesday

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Black Wednesday

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Black Thursday

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Black Friday

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Black Saturday

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Black Sunday

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International Inventor's Day

2nd February

International Talk Like A Pirate Day

19th September

New Year’s Eve

31st December | Observed By: Christian People | Calendar: Christian Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse

New Year’s Day

1st January | Observed By: Christian People | Calendar: Christian Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse

Easter Sunday

Easter Eve

Day After Lent

16th April -OR- 17th April | Observed By: Christian People | Calendar: Christian Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse

Easter Monday

Easter Day

17th April -OR- 18th April | Observed By: Christian People | Calendar: Christian Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse

Day Before Lent

Shrove Tuesday

Pancake Day

Mardi Gras

47 days before Easter. In any given year, Mardi Gras will fall on any Tuesday between 3rd February and 9th March. (Tuesday on the last week of February) | Observed By: Christian People | Calendar: Christian Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse

Lent

begins on Ash Wednesday (Tuesday on the first week of March) and ends 6 weeks later before Easter Sunday. | Observed By: Christian People | Calendar: Christian Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse

Fat Thursday

Thursday on the last week of February | Observed By: Christian People | Calendar: Christian Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse

Oktoberfest

add | Observed By: Christian People | Calendar: Christian Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse

Guy Fawkes Day

5th November | Observed By: Christian People | Calendar: Christian Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse

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 | Observed By: Christian People | Calendar: Christian Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse

9/11 Remembrance Day

11th September | Observed By: Those who have lost loved ones that died | Since: 11th September 2001 | Observed By: Christian People | Calendar: Christian Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse

Remembrance Sunday

Armistice Day

11th November 1918, repeats every year on the 11th November | Observed By: Christian People | Calendar: Christian Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse

Hallowe

All Hallows Day

Hallowe/All Hallows Day: 31st October | Observed By: Christian People | Calendar: Christian Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse

Hallowe’en

All Hallows Eve

Hallowe‘en/All Hallows Eve: Evening on 31st October | Observed By: Christian People | Calendar: Christian Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse

All Saints Day

All Hallows Feast

All Saints Day: 1st November / All Hallows Feast: Evening on 1st November | Observed By: Christian People | Calendar: Christian Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse

Pagan Holiday

April Fools Day

1st April | Observed By: Christian People | Calendar: Christian Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse

Lammas Festival

Loaf Mass Day

1st August | Observed By: Christian People | Calendar: Christian Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse

World Autism Awareness Day

2nd April | Observed By: Organisations who support people affected by ASD, people who support those affected by ASD and people who are affected by any form of ASD (ASD is Autistic Spectrum Disorder: Autism, Down Syndrome, Fragile X Syndrome, Asperger's Syndrome, ADD - Attention Deficit Disorder, ADHD - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Tourette's Syndrome, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Anxiety and other unnamed or unheard of Autistic disorders)

World Autism Awareness Week

1st week of April | Observed By: Organisations who support people affected by ASD, people who support those affected by ASD and people who are affected by any form of ASD (ASD is Autistic Spectrum Disorder: Autism, Down Syndrome, Fragile X Syndrome, Asperger's Syndrome, ADD - Attention Deficit Disorder, ADHD - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Tourette's Syndrome, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Anxiety and other unnamed or unheard of Autistic disorders)

World Autism Awareness Month

April | Observed By: Organisations who support people affected by ASD, people who support those affected by ASD and people who are affected by any form of ASD (ASD is Autistic Spectrum Disorder: Autism, Down Syndrome, Fragile X Syndrome, Asperger's Syndrome, ADD - Attention Deficit Disorder, ADHD - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Tourette's Syndrome, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Anxiety and other unnamed or unheard of Autistic disorders)

World Toilet Day

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World Book Day

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World Mental Health Awareness Week

1st week of October

Anti-Bullying Day

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African World Heritage Day

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World Heritage Day

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International Day Of Biological Diversity

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Children’s Day

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N7 Day

7th November | Observed By: Video Gamers who play on the Mass Effect series of games

Ash Wednesday

1st March -OR- 5th March | Observed By: Christian People | Calendar: Christian Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse

St. Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day

14th February | Observed By: Christian People | Calendar: Christian Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse

World Friendship Day

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World Disability Access Day

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Daylight Savings Establishment Day

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Dia Di Los Murertas

Day Of The Dead

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St. Andrew’s Day

30th November | Observed By: Christian People | Calendar: Christian Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse

Boxing Day

26th December | Observed By: Christian People | Calendar: Christian Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse

Hanukkah

Chanukkah

2nd December - 10th December | Observed By: Jewish People | Calendar: Hebrew Jewish Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse | Calendar Creator & Calendar Calculator: Hebrew Jewish Calendar - Hebcal

Christmas

1st December - 25th December | Observed By: Christian People | Calendar: Christian Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse

Christmas Eve

24th December | Observed By: Christian People | Calendar: Christian Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse

Christmas Day

25th December | Observed By: Christian People | Calendar: Christian Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse

St. Patrick’s Day

17th March | Observed By: Christian People | Calendar: Christian Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse

St. George’s Day

23rd April | Observed By: Christian People | Calendar: Christian Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse

World Earth Day

22nd April | Observed By: Environmentalist People | Calendar: World Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse

World Earth Week

22nd April to the 29th April | Observed By: Environmentalist People | Calendar: World Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse

St. David’s Day

1st March | Observed By: Christian People | Calendar: Christian Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse

Good Friday

14th April | Observed By: Christian People | Calendar: Christian Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse

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

8th March 1910-8th March annually | Founding Date: 28th February 1909 | Founded By: The Socialist Party of America

International Mens Day

19th November

International Civil Aviation Day

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Cosmonautics Day

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International Dance Day

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International Day of Social Justice

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International Animation Day

28th October

International Day of Disaster Reduction

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International Disabilities Day

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International Elimination of Racial Discrimination Day

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International Eradication of Poverty Day

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World Food Day

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Global Handwashing Day

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World Health Day

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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.


  • Mardi Gras: The day before the Day of Lent is called Fat Tuesday or as it’s called in French territories and former French colonies - Mardi Gras, which literally means Fat Tuesday. This day is sometimes called Shrove Tuesday as well. It falls before the Day of Lent and is when you feast on fatty foods before Fasting (Lent comes from Latin for Fasting).


  • Day of 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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