Holidays Calendar for July 24, 2016

Children’s Day is a public holiday in Vanuatu. This holiday was established under initiative of the Committee on the Rights of the Child and it’s annually celebrated on July 24.

Simón Bolívar Day

Simón Bolívar was a very influential Venezuelan statesman and military leader during the Latin American Wars of Independence. His birthday is annually commemorated in Venezuela, Ecuador, Colombia and Bolivia on July 24. The holiday is known as Simón Bolívar Day.

Navy Day in Venezuela

Venezuela celebrates two holidays on July 24. The first one is Simón Bolívar Day, and the second one is Navy Day. This holiday honors the Battle of Lake Maracaibo, that took place in 1823.

National Tequila Day

July 24 is celebrated as National Tequila Day. It is devoted to a popular distilled beverage made from the blue agave. Spirits called “tequila” can only be produced in Mexico. According to Mexican laws, tequila can be produced only in the state of Jalisco.

Parents' Day in the USA

The fourth Sunday in July is Parents’ Day in the USA. This holiday is a kind of combination of Father’s Day and Mother’s Day.


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