Holidays Calendar for June 27, 2016


National Unity Day in Tajikistan

National Unity Day, also known as Day of National Reconciliation, is a public holiday in Tajikistan celebrated on June 27. It commemorates the end of the Civil War in Tajikistan that lasted for five years and officially ended on June 27, 1997.

Independence Day in Djibouti

Independence Day in Djibouti is celebrated on June 27. This public holiday commemorates the day that the Republic of Djibouti proclaimed its independence from France in 1977.

Martyrdom of Imam Ali in Iran

The 21st day of the Islamic month of Ramadan is the day of death of Imam Ali, the cousin and son-in-law of prophet Muhammad. This day is highly honored in Iran and it’s observed as Martyrdom of Imam Ali.

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Press and Media Workers Day in Uzbekistan

On June 27, the Republic of Uzbekistan celebrates Press and Media Workers Day. This professional holiday was officially established in 1993 by President Islam Karimov. The first celebration took place in 1994.

Day of Workers of Culture and Art in Turkmenistan

Day of Workers of Culture and Artis an official professional holiday in Turkmenistan celebrated on June 27 each year. It was established by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow in 2008, and the first celebration took place on June 27, 2009.

Canadian Multiculturalism Day

June 27 is Canadian Multiculturalism Day. This day honors racial, religious and cultural backgrounds of Canada.

Mixed Race Day in Brazil

June 27 is Mixed Race Day in Brazil. It honors all citizens that possess multi-ethnic origins. According to the 2013 official census, above 43% Brazilians consider themselves multiracial.

Commemoration Day for the Victims of the Communist Regime in the Czech Republic

Commemoration Day for the Victims of the Communist Regime (Den památky obětí komunistického režimu) is observed in the Czech Republic on June 27. This remembrance day honors all those who died under the Communist regime in Czechoslovakia.

National HIV Testing Day in the USA

The Department of Health and Human Service’s annually organizes National HIV Testing Day in the USA. This day falls on June 27.

Helen Keller Day in the USA

In Pennsylvania, June 27 is commemorated as Helen Keller Day. Helen Keller was an American author, lecturer and political activist. She is noted for being the first deafblind person to earn a B.A. degree.

National Orange Blossom Day

Everyday is a food holiday and June 27 is National Orange Blossom Day. Orange blossoms are not used directly as food, but they found their place in culinary dishes.

Seven Sleepers Day in Germany

Seven Sleepers Day(Siebenschläfertag) is a feast day observed in Germany on June 27 each year. It commemorates the Christian legend about the Seven Sleepers of Ephesus.

National PTSD Awareness Day in the USA

National PTSD Awareness Day is celebrated annually on June 27. It aims to raise awareness of posttraumatic stress disorder, a mental health problem that may develop after a person has been exposed to one or more traumatic events.

Youth Day in Russia

Youth Day in Russia is celebrated on June 27. This holiday was established by President Boris Yeltsin in 1993. Despite its official status, Youth Day is not recognized as a public holiday.

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.

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