Holidays Calendar for July 2, 2016

National Flag and Anthem Day in Curaçao

July 2 is a public holiday in the Country of Curaçao, National Flag and Anthem Day. Although Curaçao is part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, it has its own flag and anthem.

World Sports Journalists Day

World Sports Journalists Day is a global professional observance held on July 2. It was established by the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) in 1994 to mark the 70th anniversary of its foundation.

World UFO Day

World UFO Day is an annual awareness day that celebrates the undoubted existence of unidentified flying objects and extraterrestrial life. It is observed on July 2.

Day of the Diplomatic Service in Kazakhstan

Day of the Diplomatic Service, also known as Diplomacy Day, is an official professional holiday in Kazakhstan celebrated on July 2 each year. It was established by President Nursultan Nazarbayev in 2009.

Police Day in Azerbaijan

July 2 is Police Day in Azerbaijan. This is an official professional observance that commemorates the creation of the country’s police force in 1918. It is also referred to as Day of Azerbaijan Police Workers.

Dnieper Day

Dnieper Day is an unofficial ecological observance held on the first Saturday in June each year. It is celebrated in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus because the Dnieper River flows through these three countries.

National Festival of Tree Planting (Van Mahotsav) in India

Millions of trees are annually planted across India during the National Festival of Trees Planting (Van Mahotsav) in India. The festival lasts for one week and it corresponds to the well-known tradition of Arbor Day in other countries.

National Anisette Day

July 2 is National Anisette Day. People across the country celebrate the holiday with a glass of their favorite drink.

International Day of Cooperatives

International Day of Cooperativesis an annual United Nations observance held on the first Saturday of July. It was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1992 to raise public awareness on cooperatives.


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