Holidays Calendar for July 14, 2016

Bastille Day in France

July 14 is annual celebration of Bastille Day in France and French dependencies. This name was given to the French National Day, while in France it’s called La Fête nationale (The National Celebration) or Le quatorze juillet (the fourteenth of July).

Senior Citizens' Day in Kiribati

Various celebrations and events are organized five days before the largest national holiday in Kiribati, Independence Day. One of these holidays is Senior Citizens’ Day (or Unimwane, as it’s called in Kiribati). In Kiribati, senior citizens are treated with respect, that is why they have their own holiday.

Republic Day in Iraq

Republic Day in Iraq is annually observed on July 14. This is one of the Iraqi public holidays. It commemorates the day, when Abd al-Karim Qasim overthrew the Hashemite monarchy and became a new leader of the nation in 1958.

National Tree Day in Mexico

Every year Mexicans observe National Tree Day on the second Thursday in July. This observance was officially established by President of Mexico in 1959.

Birthday of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden

July 14 is birthday of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden. This is not a public holiday in Sweden, but at the same time it’s an official flag day, when the flag of Sweden is flown on all public buildings and poles.

National Grand Marnier Day

On July 14, National Grand Marnier Day is celebrated. Grand Marnier is an orange-flavored cognac liqueur which can be consumed neat as a digestif or a cordial or used in cocktails and desserts.

National Nude Day in the USA

July 14 is National Nude Day in the USA. This unofficial holiday has been celebrated annually since 1976.


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