Holidays Calendar for July 12, 2016

Naadam Festival in Mongolia

Naadam is a traditional three-day festival in Mongolia which is celebrated as a public holiday. It is held from July 11 to July 13. In 2010, it was included to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Independence Day in Kiribati

The Republic of Kiribati celebrates itsIndependence Day on July 12. It is the country’s national day that commemorates the independence of Kiribati from the United Kingdom in 1979.

Independence Day in São Tomé and Príncipe

Independence Day of the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe is observed on July 12. On that day in 1975, the country gained independence from Portugal. Independence Day is celebrated as a public holiday.

The Twelfth in Northern Ireland

On July 12, Ulster Protestants celebrate Orangemen’s Day, also referred to as Battle of the Boyne Day or simply the Twelfth. It has the status of a public holiday in Northern Ireland.

National Pecan Pie Day

Pecan pie is a staple of the Southern United States and one of America’s favorite desserts. It surely deserves its own holiday. National Pecan Pie Day is celebrated on July 12.


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