When is Armed Forces Day? Marked on the third Saturday of May every year, the Armed Forces Day in 2018 will fall on 19th May in the USA. President Truman initiated this day on 26th July 1947. The main focus of creating an Armed Forces Day was to unite all the five military wings
When is Columbus Day? Columbus Day is celebrated every year on second Monday of May. Columbus Day 2018 is to fall on October 8. The Columbus Day is a celebration in the USA and also Spain to commemorate the day that the famous voyager cum explorer Christopher Columbus landed in America in 1492
Celebrated on the 11 of November every year, Veterans Day is a public holiday in the US and a day dedicated to honouring all the military people who have served or are currently serving in the army. Veterans Day in 2018 will fall on November 11 which is a Sunday. In Canada, November 11 is marked at Remembrance Day which is like Memorial Day.
Today Valentine’s Day is celebrated to spread and confess love especially one between lovers. Valentine’s Day is celebrated on the 14th of February each year. Valentine’s Day in 2018 fell on 14th February which was a Wednesday. Though not a federal holiday, the celebration is no less grand than any other. Valentine's Day is said to have been adopted from both Christian and Roman roots.
Good Friday is a holy day celebrated by the Christians all over the world to pay tribute to Jesus Christ getting crucified to pay for the sins of man. This day is celebrated on a Friday two days before Easter. It is a day of prayer and mourning to remember Christ’s great sacrifice. The ‘Good’ in Good Friday means Holy according to old English. Good Friday in 2018 was observed on 30 March.
Saint Patrick’s Day is a celebration in memory of the death of the Irish saint St Patrick. This day is celebrated on the 17th of March every year. St Patrick’s Day in 2018 fell on 17th March which was a Saturday. Saint Patrick’s Day started as a feast, a religious one but has now turned into something bigger. People all over the world celebrate the culture of Ireland with dance, music, parades and not to forget splurges of the colour green.