Holidays Calendar for May 28, 2016

Republic Day is a public holiday in Azerbaijan that commemorates the establishment of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic in 1918. It is celebrated annually on May 28.

First Republic Day is an Armenian public holiday that commemorates the establishment of the Republic of Armenia on May 28, 1918.

On May 28 each year, Ethiopia celebrates Derg Downfall Day. This public holiday commemorates the end of the Marxist junta that ruled the country from 1974 to 1991. It is in fact the national day of Ethiopia.

Republic Day is a public holiday in Nepal that commemorates the creation of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal on May 28, 2008. The establishment of the republic put an end to civil strife that had lasted for years.

International Day of Action for Women’s Health is annually observed on May 28 since 1987. This observance reminds all governments around the world, that women’s health matters for the future of the nation.

Spanish Armed Forces Day (Día de las Fuerzas Armadas) falls on the Saturday nearest to May 30. The holiday has been observed since 1978. Although it is not a public holiday, it is widely celebrated across the country.

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Border Guards Day is an annual professional observance celebrated in some former Soviet republics (namely Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kyrgyzstan) on May 28. It commemorates the establishment of Soviet Border Troops in 1918.

The last Saturday in May isPublishing, Printing and Book Distribution Workers’ Day in Ukraine. This professional holiday was established by President Leonid Kuchma in 1999.

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In Croatia, Armed Forces Day is celebrated on May 28. It is typically marked with a solemn ceremony attended by the country’s President, Minister of Defense, Chief of the General Staff, representatives of the government, parliament, and diplomatic corps as well as present and former members of the Armed Forces.

National Flag Day in the Philippines is celebrated on May 28. It commemorates the first use of the Philippine flag after the victory in the Battle of Alapan in 1898.

May 28 is National Brisket Day. Although brisket belongs to tough meat, you can make it fork tender and delightfully tasty.

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