Every day a reason for celebrating... National holidays

Source: Fischer Weltalmanach, 2004


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1.HaitiIndependence day
1.CubaDay of the liberation
1.SamoaIndependence day
1.SlovakiaFoundation of the republic
1.SudanIndependence day
4.MyanmarIndependence day
7.Maledive Islands
11.NepalDay of the unity
26.AustraliaArrive of the first white settlers 1788
26.IndiaDay of the republic
31.NauruIndependence day


4.Sri LankaIndependence day
6.New ZealandWaitangi-day, Contract of 1840
7.GrenadaIndependence day
11.IranDay of the revolution of 1979
11.JapanDay of the state foundation
16.LithuaniaRestoration of the Lithuanian state of 1918
18.The GambiaIndependence day
20.TyrolAndrew Hofer commemoration day
21.BangladeshDay of the martyrs
22.St. LuciaIndependence day
23.EstoniaDay of the republic of 1970
24.EstlandFoundation of the Republic of Estonia 1918
27.Dominican RepublicIndependence day
27.SaharaProclamation of the independence


1.Bosnia-HerzegovinaIndependence referendum 1992
1.WalesHoly David
6.GabonIndependence day
12.GabunDay of the renewal of 1968
12.MauritiusIndependence day
15.HungaryRebellion against Habsburg 1848
17.IrelandSt. Patrick’s Day
20.TunisiaIndependence day
21.NamibiaIndependence day
23.PakistanProclamation of the republic 1956
25.GreeceThe beginning of the fight for liberation against Turkey 1921
26.BangladeshIndependence day


1.IranFoundation of the Islamistischen republic of Iran
2.Russian FederationDay of the people unity
4.SenegalIndependence day
17.SyriaIndependence day
18.ZimbabweIndependence day
19.SwazilandBirthday of the king
19.VenezuelaDeclaration of independence
23.EnglandHoly George
25.ItalyDay of the liberation
26.TanzaniaDay of the union
27.AfghanistanDay of the revolution of 1978
27.Sierra LeoneDay of the republic
27.South AfricaLiberty day
27.TogoIndependence day
30.NetherlandsQueen day
30.SwedenBirthday of the king


1.Marshall IslandsConstitution day
1.AustriaDay of the work
3.JapanConstitution day
3.PolandConstitution day von 1791
5.NetherlandsNational liberation day
9.Russian FederationDay of the victory against the fascism 1945
10.MicronesiaConstitution day
14.IsraelIndependence day
15.ParaguayIndependence day
17.NauruConstitution day
17.NorwayConstitution day
20.CameroonConstitution day
22.YemenDay of the republic of 1990
24.EritreaIndependence day
25.ArgentinaDay of the revolution of 1810
25.JordanIndependence day
26.GeorgiaIndependence day
28.AzerbaijanDay of the republic
28.EthiopiaDefeat of the Mengistu regime 1991
30.CroatiaIndependence day


1. SonntagItalyFoundation of the republic 1946
2. SamstagGreat BritainQueen’s Birthday
1.KenyaMadaraka Day
1.SamoaConstitution day
4.TongaIndependence day
5.DenmarkConstitution day of 1953
5.SeychellesDay of the liberation: Seizure of power of René 1977
6.SwedenFlag day of the Wasa Dynasty 1523
10.PortugalDay of death of the national poet Luiz de Camões 1580
12.PhilippinesIndependence proclamation toward Spain 1898
12.Russian FederationIndependence day
16.South AfricaPupil rebellion of Soweto 1976
17.IcelandDay of the republic
23.LuxembourgOfficial celebration of the birthday of grand duke Jean (5th of January)
24.VenezuelaSlaughter of Carabobo
25.MozambiqueIndependence day
25.SloveniaSovereignty day
26.MadagascarIndependence day
26.SomaliaIndependence day
27.DjiboutiIndependence day
28.UkraineConstitution day
29.SeychellesIndependence day
30.Congo (Dem. Rep.)Independence day


1.BurundiIndependence day
1.RwandaIndependence day
1.SomaliaFoundation of the republic
4.TongaBirthday of the king
4.U.S.A.Independence day
5.AlgeriaIndependence day
5.Cape VerdeIndependence day
5.VenezuelaIndependence day
6.ComorosIndependence day
6.MalawiDay of the republic
7.NepalBirthday of the king
7.SalomonenIndependence day
9.ArgentinaIndependence day
10.BahamasIndependence day
12.KiribatiIndependence day
12.São Tomé and PríncipeIndependence day
14.FranceStorm on the Bastille 1789
15.BruneiBirthday of the sultan
17.IraqDay of the revolution of 1968
18.UruguayConstitution day
19.NicaraguaDay of the liberation
20.ColombiaIndependence day
21.BelgiumOath of the 1st King Leopold I., 1831
23.EgyptDay of the revolution of 1952
24.VenezuelaBirthday of Simón Bolívar
25.-27.CubaRevolution 1953
25.TunisiaDay of the republic
26.LiberiaIndependence day
26.Maledive IslandsIndependence day
27.White RussiaSovereignty day
28.PeruIndependence day
30.MoroccoAccession to the throne of King Mohammed VI. 1999
30.VanuatuIndependence day


1. MontagJamaicaIndependence day
1.BeninIndependence day
1.SwitzerlandOath of Rütli in the year 1291
2.MacedoniaDay of the rebellion 1903
3.NigerIndependence day
5.Burkina FasoIndependence day
6.BoliviaIndependence day
7.Ivory Coast
9.SingaporeIndependence day
10.EcuadorIndependence day
11.ChadIndependence day
14.PakistanIndependence day
15.IndiaIndependence day
15.Korea (Rep.)Independence day
17.GabonIndependence day
17.IndonesiaIndependence day
18.AfghanistanIndependence day
20.HungaryConstitution day
22.Russian FederationDay of the national flag
24.UkraineIndependence day
25.ParaguayConstitution day
25.UruguayIndependence day
27.MoldaviaIndependence day
29.SlovakiaDay of the Slovakian national rebellion
31.KyrgyzstanIndependence day
31.MalaysiaIndependence day
31.Trinidad und TobagoIndependence day


1.LibyaDay of the revolution of 1969
1.SlovakiaConstitution day
1.UzbekistanIndependence day
2.VietnamIndependence day
3.QatarIndependence day
3.San MarinoLegendary foundation in the year 301 by Eremiten Marino
6.SwazilandSomhlolo-Independence day
7.BrazilIndependence day
8.MacedoniaIndependence day
9.Korea (Dem. PR)
9.TadzhikistanIndependence day
10.BelizeBattle of St. George
11.ChileMilitary putsch of 1973
12.IsraelNew Year
15.Costa RicaIndependence day
15.El SalvadorIndependence day
15.GuatemalaIndependence day
15.HondurasIndependence day
15.NicaraguaIndependence day
16.MexikoIndependence day
16.Papua New GuineaIndependence day
17.Marshall Islands
18.ChileIndependence day
19.St. Kitts and NevisIndependence day
21.BelizeIndependence day
21.MaltaIndependence day
22.MaliDay of the republic
23.Saudi ArabiaDay of the union
24.Guinea Bissau
24.Trinidad and TobagoDay of the republic
30.BotswanaIndependence day


1.China (PR)
1.NigeriaIndependence day
1./2.PalauIndependence days
1.SalomonenSolomon Islands Day
1.TuvaluIndependence day
2.GuineaDay of the republic
3.GermanyDay of the German Unification
4.LesothoIndependence day
5.PortugalProclamation of the republic
5.VanuatuConstitution day
6.EgyptDay of the forces
9.UgandaIndependence day
10.China (Rep.)Day of the rebellion of Wutschang 1911
10.FijiIndependence day
10.CubaWars of independence
11.MacedoniaDay of the national struggle for liberation 1941
12.SpainDiscovery of America by Columbus 1492
12.Equatorial GuineaIndependence day
20.KenyaKenyatta Day
22.VaticanInstallment of Joh. Paul II. 1978
23.HungaryProclamation of the republic 1989
24.MicronesiaUnited Nations Day
24.ZambiaIndependence day
25.KazakstanDay of the republic
26.AustriaAdoption of the neutrality law 1955
27.St. Vincent and the GrenadinesIndependence day
27./28.TurkmenistanIndependence day
28.GreeceRejection of the Italian ultimatum 1940
28.Czech Republic Republik
29.TurkeyDay of the republic


1.AlgeriaDay of the revolution of 1954
1.Antigua and BarbaduIndependence day
3.DominicaIndependence day
3.MicronesiaIndependence day
3.PanamaIndependence day
4.TongaConstitution day
7.Russian FederationDay of the socialist revolution
9.CambodiaIndependence day
9.NepalConstitution day
11.AngolaIndependence day
11.BhutanBirthday of the king
11.PolandFoundation of the independent state 1918
15.BrazilProclamation of the republic 1889
15.CyprusIndependence day
18.LatviaProclamation of the republic 1918
18.MoroccoIndependence day
18.OmanFoundation of the sultanate Oman 1970
19.MonacoFête du Prince
19.OmanBirthday of the sultan
22.LebanonIndependence day
24.Congo (Dem. Rep.)Foundation of the 2nd Republic
25.SurinameIndependence day
26.MongoliaDay of the republic
28.AlbaniaIndependence day and Day of the liberation 1944
28.MauritaniaIndependence day
28.Timor-LesteDeclaration of independence 1975
29.Serbia and MontenegroDay of the republic (former holiday of Yugoslavia)
30.BarbadosIndependence day
30.ScotlandHoly Andreas


1.Central African Republic
2.LaosProclamation of the people's republic 1975
2.United Arab Emirates
5.ThailandBirthday of the king
6.FinlandIndependence day
9.TanzaniaIndependence day
10.CameroonDay of the reunification
10.ThailandConstitution day
11.Burkina FasoProclamation of the republic
12.KenyaIndependence day
13.St. LuciaSt. Lucia-Day
16.BahrainIndependence day
16.BangladeshConstitution day
16.KazakstanIndependence day
16.South AfricaDay of the reconciliation
17.BhutanAccession to the throne of King Ugyen Wangchuk 1907
18.NigerDay of the republic
23.JapanBirthday of the emperor
26.SloveniaIndependence day

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