Holidays Calendar for June 17, 2016


National Day in Iceland

June 17 is National Day in Iceland. This holiday celebrates the foundation day of the Republic of Iceland.

Occupation of the Latvian Republic Day in Latvia

The Soviet troops invaded Latvia on June 17, 1940. This date is commemorated in Latvia asOccupation of the Latvian Republic Day (or Soviet Occupation Day).

National Apple Strudel Day

The best apple strudels come from Austria, where they originated. Strudels sold in supermarkets are even not similar to real strudels. Celebrate National Apple Strudel Day, that falls annually on June 17.

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

The United Nations General Assembly declared June 17 as World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. This observance was established in 1995.

Honor America Days

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

Father's Day in El Salvador and Guatemala

El Salvador and Guatemala annually celebrate Father’s Day on June 17. Although this holiday has American roots, it’s observed almost in every country.

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