Holidays Calendar for July 22, 2016

Birthday of King Sobhuza II in Swaziland

On July 22, the Swazi celebrate thebirthday of King Sobhuza II, the first king of independent Swaziland. The birth anniversary of the late monarch is one of the public holidays in the Kingdom of Swaziland.

Revolution Day in the Gambia

Revolution Day is one of the public holidays in the Gambia. It is celebrated on July 22 to commemorate the 1994 coup d’état led by Yahya Jammeh.

World Brain Day

World Brain Day is an annual observance celebrated on July 22. It was instituted by the World Federation of Neurology to raise awareness of the importance of brain health.

National Press Day in Azerbaijan

National Press Day in Azerbaijan is celebrated on June 22 each year. This professional holiday commemorates the anniversary of the first publication of Akinchi (Ekinchi), the first newspaper fully printed in the Azerbaijani language in the Russian Empire.

National Penuche Fudge Day

July 22 is National Penuche Fudge Day in the United States. Penuche is a type of fudge made with butter, milk, and brown sugar and flavored with vanilla. It has a lighter texture than regular fudge and often has a tannish color due to the caramelization of brown sugar.

Rat Catcher's Day

Rat Catcher’s Day (also spelled Rat-catcher’s Day and Ratcatcher’s Day) is an informal holiday that commemorates the legend of the Pied Piper of Hamelin. It has two possible dates: June 26 or July 22.

Pi Approximation Day

The mathematical constant π (pi) is special for a number of reasons. One of them is that there are at least two holidays dedicated to pi: Pi Daycelebrated on March 14 and Pi Approximation Day observed on July 22.


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