World Environment Day
World Environment Day is an environmental awareness day dedicated to educating people, protecting the planet, and improving the overall human environment.
D-Day is observed in the U.S. in memory of the Normandy landings in France on June 6, 1944, in which American soldiers and other Allied forces fought to end World War…
World Refugee Day
World Refugee Day is dedicated to bringing global awareness to the difficult situations millions of refugees face on a daily basis. Click HERE for information and activities.
For the Northern Hemisphere, this marks the longest day of the year and the moment when the Sun reaches the Tropic of Cancer, its highest point. For the Southern Hemisphere,…
World Music Day
Make Music is a free celebration of music around the world every June 21st. Launched in 1982 in France as the Fête de la Musique, it is now held on…
Helen Keller Day
Helen Keller Day is celebrated every year on June 27th. As a presidential proclamation in 1980, along with international blind and deaf organizations, this holiday was designated to celebrate the…
Running of the Bulls, Spain
Running of the Bulls, the world’s most exciting bull race, takes place every July in the streets of Pamplona, Spain.
Nelson Mandela International Day
Nelson Mandela International Day is celebrated every year on his birthday - July 18th. “What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what…
National Disability Independence Day
National Disability Independence Day celebrates the 1990 signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act. This act provides individuals with physical and intellectual disabilities protection from employment discrimination, equal opportunity to…
National Women’s Day, South Africa
Women’s Day is celebrated in South Africa every year on August 9th. Learn more.