Holidays Calendar for June 16, 2016


Youth Day in South Africa

June 16 is Youth Day in South Africa. This is a public holiday, that commemorates the events of the Soweto Uprising, that took place on June 16, 1976.

International Day of the African Child

The Organization of the African Unity initiated annual celebration ofInternational Day of African Child. This day is observed every year on June 16 since 1991.

Engineer's Day in Argentina

Engineer’s Day is an Argentinian professional holiday, that is annually observed on June 16. This holiday celebrates the day, when Luis Augusto Huergo became the first engineer in Argentina.

Bloomsday in Ireland

The Irish annually celebrateBloomsday (Lá Bloom, Bloom’s Day) on June 16. This celebration commemorates life of Irish writer James Joyce and events of his novel Ulysses.

 

National Fudge Day

June 16 annually celebrates National Fudge Day. Although different desserts can date back about 5,000 years, fudge is relatively recent invention and has an American origin.

Annually 21 days from Flag Day are Honor America Days. This observance was created with the aim that all Americans could celebrate and honor their country in an appropriate way.

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