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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 | 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 (International Countries: Shrove Tuesday) (Commonwealth Countries: Pancake Day) (French Countries: 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: add | Observed By: Christian People | Calendar: Christian Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse
  • Hallowe (All Hallows Day): 31st October | Observed By: Christian People | Calendar: Christian Calendar - Calendar - Warren Woodhouse
  • Hallowe’en (All Hallows Eve): 31st October | 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
  • 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: 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 | 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: 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 | 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
  • 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 | Founding Date: 28th February 1909 | Founded By: The Socialist Party Of America
  • 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.
  • 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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