Holidays Calendar for July 4, 2016

Independence Day in the USA

Independence Day is an important federal holiday in the United States that commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. The declaration was adopted on July 4, 1776 therefore the holiday is commonly referred to as the Fourth of July or July Fourth.

Liberation Day in Rwanda

Liberation Day is a Rwandan public holiday that commemorates the defeat of the genocide regime by the Rwandan Patriotic Front in 1994. It is celebrated on July 4.

Constitution Day in the Cayman Islands

The first Monday in July isConstitution Day in the Cayman Islands. This holiday celebrates the day of adoption of the first constitution of the islands in 1959.

CARICOM Day in Guyana

CARICOM Day is a common holiday for many countries of the Caribbean Community. For instance, Guyana annually celebrates this holiday on the first Monday in July.

Heroes' Day in Zambia

The first Monday in July is Heroes’ Day in Zambia. This is a public holiday, that is why all Zambians have a day off to observe this day.

Birthday of King Tupou VI in Tonga

In the Kingdom of Tonga, the sovereign’s birthday is a public holiday. The birthday of King Tupou VI is officially celebrated on July 4, although the king’s real birthday falls on July 12.

Carnival in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

An annual carnival is the most popular event in the countries of the Caribbean. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines makes no exception of the rule, that is why an annual festival is organized on the island. Carnival Monday and Tuesday are organized in the end of June – the beginning of July.

Forensic Expert Day in Ukraine

Forensic Expert Day is a Ukrainian professional holiday celebrated on July 4 each year. It was established in 2009 by President Viktor Yushchenko.

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 Tom Sawyer Days

National Tom Sawyer Days is an annual event held in the city of Hannibal, Missouri. Hannibal is the hometown of Mark Twain. It served as inspiration for the fictional town of St. Petersburg, where Twain’s stories about Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn are set.

Day of Remembrance of Jewish Genocide in Latvia

July 4 is Day of Remembrance of Jewish Genocide in Latvia. It marks the anniversary of the burning of the Great Choral Synagogue in Riga in 1941.

Birthday of Queen Sonja of Norway

Birthdays of the members of the Royal House are official flag flying days in Norway. The birthday of Queen Sonja is one of them. It is celebrated on July 4.

Filipino-American Friendship Day

Filipino-American Friendship Day, previously known as Philippine Republic Day, is a holiday in the Philippines observed on July 4. It used to be celebrated as the country’s Independence Day, but now it is a working holiday not linked to the independence of the Philippines.

National Barbecued Spareribs Day

July 4 is a great day for a barbecue. And today is National Barbecued Spareribs Day, that all Americans across country celebrate.

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.

Mother's Day in South Sudan

Most countries in the Arab world celebrate Mother’s Day on March 21 (the spring equinox). However, South Sudan is an exception. Mother’s Day in South Sudan is celebrated on the first Monday in July.


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