This is our day guide for Tuesday February 21st 2023 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 February 21st 2023

Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras falls on the day before the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday.

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National Pancake Day – IHOP

National Pancake Day – IHOP 🥞

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Pancake Day – IHOP

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National Sticky Bun Day

National Sticky Bun Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Sticky Bun Day

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Pancake Tuesday

Pancake Tuesday 🥞

In Ireland and UK it is a popular custom to make pancakes on Shrove Tuesday.

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International Mother Language Day 

International Mother Language Day 

Find out the dates, history and traditions of International Mother Language Day 

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Public Holidays on February 21st 2023

Carnival Tuesday

Carnival Tuesday

Carnival Tuesday, also known as Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday, takes place on the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent

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Argentina Carnival

Argentina Carnival

The Carnival is an annual festival in Argentina held on the days before Ash Wednesday.

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Language Martyrs' Day

Language Martyrs' Day

International Mother Language Day is an observance held on February 21st worldwide to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism.

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Birth Anniversary Of His Majesty the King of Bhutan

Birth Anniversary Of His Majesty the King of Bhutan

The current Druk Gyalpo or "Dragon King" of the Kingdom of Bhutan was born on February 21st 1980. He became King on December 9th 2006.

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Losar

Losar

Tibetan New year, also known as Losar, is the most important festival in the Tibetan calendar

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Brazil Carnival

Brazil Carnival

The streets of Rio de Janeiro erupt with colour and noise as Carnival ushers in the Easter period.

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Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras, the Tuesday before the start of Lent, came to North America as a French Catholic tradition

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Father Lini Day

Father Lini Day

Commemorates Vanuatu's first Prime minister and founder of independence

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National Youth Day

National Youth Day

Marks the birthday of Robert Mugabe, President of Zimbabwe since 1987

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