2020 Holidays

January 2020

January-01New Year's Day Why we celebrate New Year's Day? New Year's Day is celebrated in many countries around the world on January 1, the first day of the year accordi...
January-06Epiphany Why we celebrate Epiphany? Epiphany - a Christian holiday, which is associated with the visit of the Magi baby Christ. Epiphany in the West init...
January-07Orthodox Christmas Day Why we celebrate Orthodox Christmas Day? Orthodox Christmas Day is an Orthodox holiday, celebrated annually on January 7. On this day, remember ...
January-14Makar Sankranthi Why we celebrate Makar Sankranthi? Makar Sankranthi - Hindu holiday in honor of the sun god Surya. It is celebrated annually on January 14. The ...
January-14Orthodox New Year Why we celebrate Orthodox New Year? In 1582 some European countries switched to the Gregorian calendar. According to him, the Orthodox New Year ...
January-19Orthodox Epiphany Orthodox Epiphany Observances List of dates for other years [table_holiday/] Orthodox Epiphany Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l...
January-20Martin Luther King Jr. Day Why We Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day? Martin Luther King Jr. Day is considered an American federal holiday, which is dedicated to Martin'...
January-25Chinese New Year Why we celebrate Chinese New Year Chinese New Year is a spring festival that begins on the 23rd day of the 12th lunar month on the Chinese calen...

February 2020

February-01National Freedom Day Why we celebrate National Freedom Day? In 1948, June 30, President Harry Truman signed a bill proclaiming February 1 as the first official natio...
February-02Groundhog Day Why We Celebrate Groundhog Day? Groundhog Day is considered a traditional national holiday in Canada and the United States. It is celebrated eve...
February-07National Wear Red Day Why we celebrate National Wear Red Day? According to statistics, in the US, ischemia is the first disease from which people in the US die. To dr...
February-09National Pizza Day Why we celebrate National Pizza Day? National Pizza Day is celebrated on February 9 every year. On this day, bake pizza with sauce and cheese. T...
February-10Tu BiShvat Why We Celebrate Tu BiShvat? Tu BiShvat is considered a Jewish pradnik, celebrated on the 15th day of the Jewish month of Shvat. In 2019 this ho...
February-12Lincoln's Birthday Why we celebrate Lincoln's Birthday Lincoln's Birthday is a popular president in the history of the United States. This state holiday is celebra...
February-14Valentine's Day Why we celebrate Valentine's Day Valentine's Day is a day dedicated to the feeling of love and friendship. It is celebrated in many countries of...
February-17Presidents' Day Why we celebrate Presidents' Day? It was in 1880 the first time this holiday was celebrated and it was the first federal holiday to honor an Ame...
February-21Maha Shivaratri Why we celebrate Maha Shivaratri Maha Shivaratri is considered a holiday of the god Shiva. It is celebrated at night before the new moon of the ...
February-25Mardi Gras [sc name="ad_on_top"]  Why we celebrate Mardi Gras? Mardi Gras is a holiday that is tied to the cycles of the moon, so its date changes ...
February-25National Pancake Day Why we celebrate National Pancake Day National Pancake Day - a carnival festival, which is held on the eve of Ash Wednesday. National Pancake Da...
February-26Ash Wednesday Why we celebrate Ash Wednesday Ash Wednesday is considered a Christian holy day of prayer, repentance and fasting. This day is preceded by Masle...
February-26Lent Why we celebrate Lent? Lent - the period of Christian worship, which precedes Easter. Its dates depend on the date of Easter. The beginning of L...
February-26When is Lent this year?Why We Celebrate? Lent consists of 40 days. He is associated with the wandering of Jesus through the wilderness, which at that time was praying ...

March 2020

March-02Read Across America Day Why we celebrate Read Across America Day? In 1997, the National Education Association (NEA), which represents the interests of more than 3 milli...
March-06Employee Appreciation Day [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate Employee Appreciation Day? In 1995 Bob Nelson, chairman of the National Employee Recognition Associati...
March-08Daylight Saving Time - ends [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate Daylight Saving Time - ends? The end of summer time is the period when the hand of the clock is moved ...
March-08Daylight Saving Time Why we celebrate Daylight Saving Time? For better and more efficient use of natural daylight, it was decided to convert the clock to summer time...
March-10Purim Why we celebrate Purim Purim is considered a Jewish holiday, celebrated according to the biblical book of Esther in memory of the salvation of t...
March-10Holi Why we celebrate Holi Holi is considered a famous flower festival. This spring holiday is celebrated in the Indian subcontinent, and in coun...
March-17St. Patrick's Day Why we celebrate St. Patrick's Day St. Patrick's Day is considered a cultural and religious holiday, which is celebrated every year on March 17....
March-20Spring/Fall - March equinox Why we celebrate Spring/Fall - March equinox? The March or spring equinox is a period in which the Sun stands directly above the equator, day an...
March-22Isra and Mi'raj Why we celebrate Isra and Mi'raj Isra and Mi'raj - a holiday of Islam, dedicated to Muhammad. Written many essays in the Quran about Isra and Mi...
March-22Isra and Mi'raj Why we celebrate Isra and Mi'raj? Isra and Mi'raj commemorates the journey of the Prophet Mohammed from Mecca to Jerusalem and his ascent to hea...

April 2020

April-01April Fools' Day Why we celebrate April Fools’Day? April Fools ’Day is dedicated to laughter, jokes and fools. The holiday falls on April 1st. It is celebrated b...
April-02Sri Rama Navami Why we celebrate Sri Rama Navami Sri Rama Navami is a Hindu holiday, celebrated on the day of Rama - the famous ancient Indian prince Ayodhya. H...
April-05Palm Sunday Why we celebrate Palm Sunday? Palm Sunday is celebrated since the beginning of the eighth century. This procession originated in the Frankish ki...
April-09Maundy Thursday Why we celebrate Maundy Thursday Maundy Thursday is considered a great Christian holiday, which falls on Thursday before Easter. It symbolizes t...
April-09Laylat al Bara'at Why we celebrate Laylat al Bara’at ? Laylat al Bara’at is a Muslim holiday celebrated at night, which is associated with the descent of God from...
April-09Passover - Final Day Why we celebrate Passover - Final Day? Passover - Final Day - the last day of the eight-day Jewish holiday, which recalls the exodus of the Isra...
April-09Passover Why we celebrate Passover Passover is one of the important Jewish holidays associated with the memory of their liberation by God from slavery in...
April-10Good Friday Why we celebrate Good Friday Good Friday is considered a Christian holiday, which is dedicated to the crucifixion of Jesus and his death on Calv...
April-11Holy Saturday Why we celebrate Holy Saturday Holy Saturday falls on a passionate week. This holiday is also called the Great and Holy Saturday. Holy Saturday ...
April-11National Pet Day Why we celebrate National Pet Day National Pet Day is dedicated to pets, who aren’t given proper attention. On this day there is different assis...
April-12Easter Why we celebrate Easter Easter is Greek and Latin Easter, which is considered the main holiday in the Christian faith. On this day celebrate the...
April-13Thomas Jefferson Birthday Why we celebrate Thomas Jefferson Birthday? Thomas Jefferson was born April 13, 1743 in Virginia. He drafted the United States Declaration of In...
April-13Easter Monday Why we celebrate Easter Monday? Easter Monday comes after Easter Sunday and is celebrated as the second day of Easter in Christianity. In the Ro...
April-15Tax Day Why we celebrate Tax Day? In the US, tax day is celebrated by Americans as the last day for submitting their data onincome tax to the Internal R...
April-17Orthodox Good Friday Why we celebrate Orthodox Good Friday? Orthodox Good Friday comes on Friday before Orthodox Easter Sunday. The first ceremony is held on Good Fr...
April-19Orthodox Easter Why we celebrate Orthodox Easter Orthodox Easter is a holiday that originates from the March equinox. Orthodox Easter is celebrated later for 1 ...
April-21National Library Workers Day Why we celebrate National Library Workers Day? Despite technological advances, modern people often visit libraries. The value of the books of th...
April-21Yom Hashoah Why we celebrate Yom Hashoah? Yom Hashoah is celebrated in the United States as Holocaust Remembrance Day. It commemorates the life and heroism ...
April-22Earth Day Why we celebrate Earth Day? In 1969, peace activist John McConnell proposed to mark the day in honor of the Earth on the first day of spring in ...
April-22Administrative Professionals Day Why we celebrate Administrative Professionals Day? During World War II, the need for skilled administrative personnel increased, especially in t...
April-23Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day Why we celebrate Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day? Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day is celebrated annually on the fourth Thursday ...
April-24Ramadan Why we celebrate Ramadan Ramadan or Ramazan from the Turkish language - the month of Saum, which Muslims are associated with fasting. This is on...
April-24Arbor Day Why we celebrate Arbor Day Arbor Day is celebrated in the US for a long time. As early as 1854, Sterling Morton moved from Detroit to the area, ...

May 2020

May-01May Day Why we celebrate May Day? May Day - an official public holiday, which is celebrated in different countries of the world in May, but on different...
May-05Cinco de Mayo Why we celebrate Cinco de Mayo Cinco de Mayo - translated from Spanish means the fifth of May. This is the national holiday of Mexico, associate...
May-06Nurses Day Why we celebrate Nurses Day Nurses Day is a national holiday, celebrated annually on May 6. On this day, raise awareness of the important genus ...
May-07National Day of Prayer Why we celebrate National Day of Prayer? National Day of Prayer is celebrated annually on the first Thursday of May. On this day, Americans than...
May-10Mother's Day Why we celebrate Mother's Day Mother's Day is an annual holiday, which is celebrated on different days in each country. Mother's Day expresses g...
May-12Lag BaOmer Why we celebrate Lag BaOmer? On the 18th day of the month of Iyar on the Jewish calendar, is celebrated the holiday of Lag BaOmer. The name of t...
May-15Peace Officers Memorial Day Why we celebrate Peace Officers Memorial Day? Peace Officers Memorial Day is held annually in the United States on May 15th. The holiday is dedi...
May-16Armed Forces Day Why we celebrate Armed Forces Day[sc name="this_year"] ? Armed Forces Day is celebrated on the third Saturday of May. In [sc name="this_year"] ,...
May-17World Baking Day Why we celebrate World Baking Day World Baking Day is created by people to spread the joy of baking around the world. On this day, people prepar...
May-20Lailat al-Qadr Why we celebrate Lailat al-Qadr Lailat al-Qadr is an Islamic holiday, on the night of which the anniversary of Mohammad is celebrated. The Proph...
May-21Ascension Day Why we celebrate Ascension Day? Ascension Day is a Christian holiday celebrated according to the New Testament, when Jesus Christ preached to hi...
May-22National Maritime Day Why we celebrate National Maritime Day? National Maritime Day is celebrated in the United States on May 22. On this day, the American people are...
May-24Eid al-Fitr Why we celebrate Eid al-Fitr Eid al-Fitr is the first day of the Islamic month of Shauval. This is the end of Ramadan, which is considered the m...
May-25Memorial Day Why we celebrate Memorial Day Memorial Day is considered a federal holiday in the United States. It was created in honor of the memory of people...
May-29Shavuot Why we celebrate Shavuot Shavuot - in Hebrew means "week". The Ancient Greek language is translated as Pentecost. Shavuot is a Jewish holiday, w...
May-31Pentecost Why we celebrate Pentecost? Pentecost is an annual Christian festival dedicated to the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the disciples of Jesus af...

June 2020

June-01Whit Monday Why we celebrate Whit Monday? Whit Monday got its name from the English word "Whitsun". The concept of "Whitsunday" in modern society is associa...
June-06D-Day Why we celebrate D-Day? D-Day is celebrated in the USA as a memory of the military landing in Normandy on June 6, 1944. American soldiers and ot...
June-07Trinity Sunday Why we celebrate Trinity Sunday Trinity Sunday is the Trinity Sunday and the first Sunday after Pentecost. It is celebrated by Christians in the...
June-08National Best Friend Day Why we celebrate National Best Friend Day National Best Friend Day is dedicated to the best friends with whom you can share your joy and grief. ...
June-11Corpus Christi Why we celebrate Corpus Christi? Corpus Christi is a Catholic holiday celebrated on the second Thursday after Whitsun. Corpus Christi is also ca...
June-14Flag Day Why we celebrate Flag Day Flag Day is celebrated in the US on June 14 every day. Flag Day is the day the US flag is adopted. On the same day, th...
June-19Juneteenth Why we celebrate Juneteenth? Juneteenth is the oldest holiday in the United States, dedicated to the end of slavery. In 1865 June 19, soldiers o...
June-20Winter/Summer Solstice [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate Winter/Summer Solstice? Winter/Summer Solstice is known as the winter and southern solstice. During th...
June-20American Eagle Day Why we celebrate American Eagle Day? American Eagle Day is considered a famous holiday in the US. This is an American national symbol, once thre...
June-21Father's Day Why we celebrate Father's Day Father's Day in the US is celebrated on the third Sunday of June. Father's Day - the contribution that fathers mad...
June-23Rath Yatra Why we celebrate Rath Yatra? Rath Yatra is a regional holiday celebrated in India, Odishe. The celebration falls on the second day after the new...

July 2020

July-04Independence Day Why we celebrate Independence Day? In 1775 New Englanders fought with the British for their independence. It is known, on July 2 in 1776 Congres...
July-23National Hot Dog Day [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate National Hot Dog Day? The National Hot Dog Day is an international holiday sponsored by the US in each...
July-26Parents Day Why we celebrate Parents Day? Parents Day has been celebrated in the United States since 1994. The resolution to celebrate parenting day on the ...
July-30Day of Arafat Why we celebrate Day of Arafat? Day of Arafat is the second day of pilgrimage, which precedes the main Islamic holiday, Eid ul-Adha. The holiday...
July-30Tisha B'Av [sc name="ad_on_top"]  Why we celebrate Tisha B'Av? Tisha B'Av - Jewish post Av, during which they pray, mourn and remember the destruct...
July-31Eid al-Adha Why we celebrate Eid al-Adha? Eid al-Adha is an Islamic festival dedicated to Ibrahim, an investigator for the command of Allah. This event is m...
July-31Eid al-Adha [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate Eid al-Adha? Eid al-Adha is a Muslim holiday that starts at the sunset of the previous day. The date o...

August 2020

August-01National Girlfriend Day Why we celebrate National Girlfriend Day? The National Day of the Girlfriend is celebrated annually on August 1. On this day the girlfriends gat...
August-02Friendship Day Why we celebrate Friendship Day? Friendship Day was first celebrated in the 1920s. The founder of the holiday is Joyce Hall. By 1940, the popula...
August-03Raksha Bandhan [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate Raksha Bandhan? The name of the holiday comes from two words: Raksha means “protection”, and bandhan m...
August-08International Cat Day Why we celebrate International Cat Day? International Cat Day is celebrated on August 8 every year. The International Fund for Animal Welfare ha...
August-11Krishna Janmashtami Why we celebrate Krishna Janmashtami? Krishna Janmashtami - Hindu festival, which is celebrated in many regions of India. In some regions of t...
August-11Janmashtami Why we celebrate Janmashtami? Janmashtami is a Hindu festival, which is celebrated by many regions of India. In some places of the country Janma...
August-15Assumption of Mary [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate Assumption of Mary? On the day of the Assumption of Mary, the following events are celebrated: the dea...
August-19National Aviation Day [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate National Aviation Day? In 1939, President Franklin Roosevelt announced on August 19th National Aviatio...
August-20Muharram Why we celebrate Muharram? Muharram is the month from which the Muslims begin the lunar calendar of the Hijra. This month, as well as other sacr...
August-20Muharram [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate Muharram? Aval Muharram or Hijra is a new year for Muslims, which symbolizes two important events in t...
August-21Senior Citizens Day [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate Senior Citizens Day? Senior Citizens Day has been celebrated in the United States since 1935, when Pre...
August-21Ganesh Chaturthi Why we celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi? Ganesh Chaturthi is a festival dedicated to the birth of the Hindu god of the elephant, Lord Ganesha. Accordi...
August-26Women's Equality Day [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate Women's Equality Day? In the United States since 1830, Americans are fighting for their rights. Since ...
August-29Ashura [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate Ashura? Ashura - 10th day of Muharram in the Islamic calendar. The holiday is connected with the memor...

September 2020

September-07Labor Day Why we celebrate Labor Day? Labor Day in Canada and in the US is celebrated on the first Monday of September. This day is considered the unoffic...
September-11Patriot Day [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate Patriot Day? In 2001, September 11, hijacked 4 aircraft. The hijackers deliberately flew on three plan...
September-13National Grandparents Day [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate National Grandparents Day? National Grandparents Day has been celebrated in the United States since 19...
September-17Constitution Day and Citizenship Day Why we celebrate Constitution Day - Citizenship Day? The Constitution Day and the Day of Citizenship are celebrated on September 17. This day is...
September-19Rosh Hashana [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate Rosh Hashana? According to the Jewish calendar, the year begins on the first day of Nisan. This month ...
September-22Fall/ Spring - September equinox [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate Fall/ Spring - September equinox? The word "equinox" comes from Latin and means "equal night." The aut...
September-28Yom Kippur [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate Yom Kippur? Yom Kippur - the day of repentance among the Jews. It falls on the tenth day of the sevent...

October 2020

October-03Sukkot [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate Sukkot? Sukkot is one of the three major festivals of Judaism. The Jewish Feast of Tabernacles begins ...
October-03National Boyfriend Day Why we celebrate National Boyfriend Day? The National Boyfriend Day, boyfriend appreciation day and boyfriend day is celebrated on 3rd October e...
October-05Child Health Day [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate Child Health Day? The first Child Health Day was celebrated in the USA in 1928. The holiday was approv...
October-05Teacher's Day Why we celebrate Teacher's Day? It is known that on 7th March, 1980 in the United States, Congress registered the first Teachers' Day. The origi...
October-09Leif Erikson [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate Leif Erikson? Leif Erikson was born in Iceland around 970 AD. His father founded 2 settlements in Gree...
October-10Shemini Atzeret [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate Shemini Atzeret? The holiday Shemini Atzeret accounts for 8 additional days of Sukkot. Shemini Atzeret...
October-11Simchat Torah [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate Simchat Torah? Simchat Torah - Hebrew, which means "rejoicing the Torah." Previously, the holiday was ...
October-12Columbus Day Why we celebrate Columbus Day? Columbus Day is associated with the date when Christopher Columbus sailed to America - October 12, 1492. The holi...
October-13National No Bra Day Why we celebrate No Bra Day? No Bra Day is created to raise awareness among people about breast cancer. Also this day is necessary for raising f...
October-16Boss’s Day [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate Boss's Day? Boss's Day is celebrated by many companies on 16th of October. In some states, the holi...
October-17Sweetest Day [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate Sweetest Day? In the US, the third Saturday of October is celebrated as the Sweetest Day. This uno...
October-17Navratri Why we celebrate Navratri? Navratri is considered in Hinduism a major festival held in honor of the deities. The holiday consists of 2 parts, wh...
October-25Dussehra (Maha Navami) [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate Dussehra (Maha Navami)? Dussehra is a Hindu festival that symbolizes the victory of good over e...
October-29Prophet Muhammad's Birthday year/] [sc name="ad_on_top"] Prophet Muhammad’s birthday is commemorated by Muslims during the month of Rabi’ al-awwal, the third month o...
October-31Halloween [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate Halloween? Halloween is a holiday that is celebrated annually on October 31. Its cause is the festival...

November 2020

November-01All Saints' Day [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate All Saints' Day? All Saints' Day is a Christian holiday, which is important for the English, Prote...
November-02All Souls Day [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate All Souls Day? All Souls Day was approved in 993 at the monastery in Cluny. On this day in the monaste...
November-11Veterans Day [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate Veterans Day? November 11, 1919, US President Woodrow Wilson invited US citizens on the first day ...
November-14Diwali / Deepawali [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate Diwali? Diwali is a religious holiday in Hinduism. Diwali is also known as Deepavali, Dipavali, Dewali...
November-26Thanksgiving Day [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate Thanksgiving Day? Thanksgiving Day in the US precedes Black Friday. This day is an annual holiday,...
November-27Black Friday [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate Black Friday? Black Friday is considered an unofficial day after Thanksgiving in the US. It is celebra...
November-29Advent [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate Advent? Advent - a period during which Christians are preparing for the Nativity of Christ. The word A...
November-30Cyber Monday [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why We Celebrate Cyber Monday? Cyber Monday or black Monday is a term in e-commerce. Online stores offer their disc...

December 2020

December-06St Nicholas' Day [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why We Celebrate St Nicholas' Day? St Nicholas' Day is celebrated on December 6 in many Western Christian countries, in...
December-07Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why We Celebrate Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day? Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day - is considered a national memory day, ...
December-10Hanukkah/Chanukah - Final Day [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate Hanukkah/Chanukah - Final Day? Hanukkah / Chanukah - Final Day is dedicated to the ritual purification...
December-11Hanukkah [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why We Celebrate Hanukkah? Hanukkah is considered a European 8-day holiday, marked by night illumination of the menorah...
December-17Wright Brothers Day [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why we celebrate Wright Brothers Day? The first successful aircraft made a pallet for 12 seconds and was able to fly 37...
December-21Summer/Winter Solstice Why we celebrate Summer/Winter Solstice? In the USA and some other areas of the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice is celebrated on the fi...
December-24Christmas Eve [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why We Celebrate Christmas Eve? Christmas Eve is celebrated in many countries of the world. This holiday on the eve...
December-25Christmas Day [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why We Celebrate Christmas Day? Christmas Day - Christmas, which is celebrated in many countries around the world o...
December-26Kwanzaa [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why We Celebrate Kwanzaa? Maulan Karenga is professor and chairman of Black Studies at California State University, Lon...
December-31New Year's Eve [sc name="ad_on_top"] Why We Celebrate New Year's Eve? New Year's Eve is a world celebration that is celebrated annually in many countrie...