Holidays Calendar for June 19, 2016

King Jong-il's entry to the WPK Central Committee in North Korea

In 2015, a new public holiday was added to the official calendar of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. On June 19, North Koreans celebrate King Jong-il’s entry to the WPK (Worker’s Party of Korea) Central Committee in 1964.

Labor Day in Trinidad and Tobago

In Trinidad and Tobago, Labor Day is celebrated on June 19 each year. This public holiday commemorates the labor riots of 1937, which launched the country’s modern trade union movement.

Birthday of José Artigas and Never Again Day in Uruguay

On June 19, Uruguayans celebrate thebirthday of José Artigas, country’s national hero referred to as the “father of Uruguayan nationhood”. This public holiday is also known as Never Again Day (Día del nunca más).

Pentecost in Eastern Christianity

Eastern Christianity celebrates Pentecost fifty days after Easter. This feast commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles and the followers of Jesus Christ.

World Sickle Cell Day

World Sickle Cell Day (World Sickle Cell Awareness Day) is an annual global public health campaign held on June 19. It focuses on raising awareness of sickle-cell disease, also known as sickle-cell anemia, which is the most frequent genetic disorder worldwide.

Health Worker's Day

Health Worker’s Day is a professional holiday, that is annually observed in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Armenia, Kazakhstan and Moldova on the third Sunday in June.

Aviation Day in Armenia

The third Sunday in June is Aviation Day in Armenia. This professional holiday was established to commemorate completion of formation of the aviation units of the Armenian Air Force in 1992.

Water Industry Worker's Day in Kyrgyzstan

Water Industry Worker’s Day is a professional holiday, that is annually celebrated in Kyrgyzstan on the third Sunday in June. The holiday was established on June 5, 1995.

Arbor Day in Paraguay

Arbor Day (Tree Planting Day) is celebrated in many countries, but each country has chosen its own date for the holiday. For example, Arbor Day in Paraguay is celebrated on June 19.

Day of Independent Hungary

Day of Independent Hungary is an official remembrance day in the Republic of Hungary observed on June 19. It commemorates the end of the Soviet occupation of Hungary and honors the martyrs of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956.

National Kissing Day in the UK

According to,National Kissing Day in the United Kingdom is celebrated in June 19. This annual event was launched over a decade ago, and has been growing in popularity ever since.

National Martini Day

June 19 is National Martini Day. Today all adults can gather together and enjoy their favorite martinis as a part of celebration.

World Sauntering Day

World Sauntering Day is an unofficial holiday observed on June 19 each year. It focuses on encouraging people to slow down and enjoy life rather than blindly rush through it.

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.

Juneteenth in the USA

June 19 is Juneteenth in the USA. This holiday is also known as Juneteenth Independence Day, Freedom Day and Emancipation Day.


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