This is our day guide for Wednesday April 17th 2019 which shows you at a glance what's happening on this day around the world. Using the calendar on this page, you can look at a day guide for any day. Why not look up your birthday to see which holidays you share it with?

Observances on April 17th 2019

National Espresso Day

National Espresso Day

It's an Italian classic, so no wonder Italy observes National Espresso Day!

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National Bat Appreciation Day

National Bat Appreciation Day

You'd have to be batty not to want to celebrate these amazing, nocturnal animals!

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National Cheeseball Day

National Cheeseball Day

Let's be honest, most holidays are cheesy, at least this one is upfront about it!

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National Ellis Island Family History Day

National Ellis Island Family History Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Ellis Island Family History Day

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National Haiku Poetry Day

National Haiku Poetry Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Haiku Poetry Day

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Malbec Day

Malbec Day

Malbec is one of the six grapes allowed in the blend of red Bordeaux wine.

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Public Holidays on April 17th 2019

Costa Rica Holy Week Holiday

Costa Rica Holy Week Holiday

Public sector workers have been given all of Holy week as a holiday to encourage domestic tourism

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Women's Day

Women's Day

Marks the appointment of the first female to the Government in Gabon

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Mahavir Jayanti

Mahavir Jayanti

Mahavir Jayanti celebrates the birth of Mahavira, the last Tirthankara (24 great sages)

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Thingyan

Thingyan

The Water Festival holidays precede the New Year

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Tourism Week Holiday

Tourism Week Holiday

Tourism week is the name for the five days of Easter week holidays in Uruguay

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Venezuela Holy Week Holiday

Venezuela Holy Week Holiday

Public sector holiday in the run up to Easter

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