This is our day guide for Wednesday February 22nd 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 22nd 2023

Founders Day

Founders Day

Marks the birthday of Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of the Scouts movement.

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World Thinking Day

World Thinking Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Thinking Day.

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Single Tasking Day

Single Tasking Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Single Tasking Day.

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Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

Marks the beginning of lent. Marking the forehead with ash represents regret for past sins.

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National Cook a Sweet Potato Day

National Cook a Sweet Potato Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Cook a Sweet Potato Day

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National Margarita Day

National Margarita Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Margarita Day

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Supermarket Employee Day

Supermarket Employee Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Supermarket Employee Day.

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Walking the Dog Day

Walking the Dog Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Walking the Dog Day.

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Public Holidays on February 22nd 2023

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

Marks the beginning of lent. Marking the forehead with ash represents regret for past sins.

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Day of Fraternity and Cohesion

Day of Fraternity and Cohesion

Commemorates the anniversary of the mass demonstrations that would lead to the removal of President Bouteflika from power in April 2019.

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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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Saint Lucia Independence Day

Saint Lucia Independence Day

Marks the island's independence from Great Britain on February 22nd 1979

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Foundation Day

Foundation Day

From 2022, this holiday will mark the foundation of the first Saudi state in 1727 by Imam Mohammed ibn Saud.

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