Holidays Calendar for June 5, 2016


Yom Yerushalaim (Jerusalem Day)

Yom Yerushalaim (Jerusalem Day) is an Israeli public holiday celebrated on the 28th day of the Hebrew month of Iyar. It commemorates the liberation of the Western Wall and the Old City and reunification of Jerusalem during the Six-Day War.

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Father's Day in Lithuania

Father’s Day is celebrated in many countries, but Lithuania is one of the few states where it is an official public holiday. Lithuanian Father’s Day is observed on the first Sunday in June, a month after Mother’s Day (the first Sunday in May).

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Constitution Day in Denmark

June 5 is Constitution Day in Denmark. This holiday is not much observed, as in other countries. The shops and other institutions are usually closed and people enjoy warm weather and listen to political debates and speeches on the state of the government.

Liberation Day in Seychelles

Liberation Day is annually observed in Seychelles on June 5. This holiday celebrates the events of June 1977, when current head of the state was overthrown by a revolt.

President's Day in Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea annually celebratesPresident’s Day on June 5. This holiday was established to commemorate birthday of current President of Equatorial Guinea Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo.

Khordad Movement Anniversary in Iran

The 1963 Khordad movement was a very important event in the history of Iran. It rose as a protest against Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini imprisonment and lasted for 2 days. Nowadays Iran annually observes Khordad Movement Anniversary (15 Khordad) on June 5.

Ecologist's Day in Russia

Ecologist’s Day is a Russian professional holiday, that annually falls on June 5. This holiday was established by Presidential Decree in 2007. It’s annually observed on the same day as World Environment Day.

Teachers' Day in Hungary

Every first Sunday in June Hungarian teachers and students celebrateTeachers’ Day. This is a special day of appreciation for the teachers for their hard work.

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Ameliorator's Day in Azerbaijan

June 5 is Ameliorator’s Day in Azerbaijan. This professional holiday was established by Presidential Decree on May 24, 2007.

Textile Industry Workers' Day in Turkmenistan

Textile Industry Workers’ Day is an official professional holiday in Turkmenistan observed annually on the first Sunday in June. It was first celebrated in 2006.

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Canadian Forces Day

Canadian Forces Day is a holiday that celebrates the Canadian Armed Forces, their heritage, and their personnel. It is observed annually on the first Sunday in June. Although it is not a public holiday, it is marked with relevant events and activities across the country.

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Ecologist's Day in Kazakhstan

June 5 is Ecologist’s Day in Kazakhstan. This is an official professional holiday of those Kazakhs, who dedicated their lives to protection and reservation of unique Kazakhstan’s nature.

Environment Protection Day in Belarus

June 5 is Environment Protection Day in Belarus. This observance was established by Presidential Decree and its date coincides with observance of World Environment Day, established by the UN in 1972.

Arbor Day in New Zealand

Arbor Day is celebrated in New Zealand annually on June 5. This observation can boast a long history in New Zealand, however the tree planting activities never brought widespread public attention.

Coastal Cleanup Day in Russia

The first Sunday in June is Coastal Cleanup Day in Russia. This local observance is related to International Cleanup Day organized by PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors), the world’s largest recreational diving membership and diver training organization.

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Indian Arrival Day in Suriname

June 5 is Indian Arrival Day in Suriname. This national holiday celebrates the arrival of East Indian immigrants in 1873.

National Gingerbread Day

Most people are familiar with gingerbread house, that is a typical Christmas dish. But gingerbread can come in number of different shapes and forms. June 5 isNational Gingerbread Day, that is celebrated by people across the country.

World Environment Day

June 5 is World Environment Day. This observance was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972, the first celebration took place in 1973.

National Cancer Survivors Day

National Cancer Survivors Day is an annual observance held primarily in the United States on the first Sunday in June. It was inaugurated in November 1987 and has been observed each year ever since.

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Father's Day in Switzerland

Father’s Day in Switzerland(Schweizer Vätertag) is celebrated on the first Sunday in June. It was launched in 2007 by männer.ch, an umbrella association of progressive father’s and men’s organizations incorporating over 20 voluntary and professional organizations.

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Father's Day in Denmark

The Danish fathers annually celebrateFather’s Day on June 5. This holiday was adopted from the American tradition and nowadays it’s very popular in Denmark.

 

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