Holidays Calendar for July 10, 2016


Independence Day in the Bahamas

The Commonwealth of The Bahamas celebrates its Independence Day on July 10. On that day in 1973, the Bahamas gained independence from the United Kingdom.

Day of the Russian Post

Day of the Russian Post is an annual professional holiday of Russian postal workers celebrated on the second Sunday in July. It was officially established by President Boris Yeltsin in 1994 to recognize the contribution of the postal service to the development of the Russian state.

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Fisherman’s Day in Russia and Ukraine

Fisherman’s Day is a holiday celebrated in Russia and Ukraine on the second Sunday in July. If was officially established during the Soviet era, but after the dissolution of the Soviet Union only Ukraine and Russia continued to celebrate it officially.

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Day of Tax Office Workers in Belarus

Day of Tax Office Workers is a professional holiday in Belarus celebrated on the second Sunday in July each year. It was officially established in 1998 by President Alexander Lukashenko.

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Armed Forces Day in Mauritania

July 10 is Armed Forces Day in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania. This holiday honors the country’s military that comprises above 15,000 active personnel and 5,000 paramilitary.

Battle of Poltava Day in Russia

Day of Military Honor in the Russian Armed Forces are memorable dates dedicated to the country’s most outstanding military victories. For example, July 10 is Battle of Poltava Day. It celebrates the victory of Russia over Sweden in 1709.

National Day of Commemoration in Ireland

The nearest Sunday to July 11 isNational Day of Commemoration in Ireland. All Irish soldiers, who died in past wars or the United Nations peacekeeping missions, are commemorated on this day.

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National Piña Colada Day

July 10 is National Piña Colada Dayin Puerto Rico and the United States. This sweet fruity cocktail is a perfect drink for a hot summer day. By the way, did you know that piña colada is the national drink of Puerto Rico?

Nikola Tesla Day

On July 10, some organizations throughout the world informally celebrate Nikola Tesla Day, also known as World Tesla Day. It commemorates the birthday of Nikola Tesla, renowned Serbian-American inventor and engineer.

Father's Day in Uruguay

Father’s Day in Uruguay is celebrated on the second Sunday in July. On this day, Uruguayans congratulate their fathers and express their love and gratitude.

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