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World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day is an annual celebration of the principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. It is observed every year on May 8th to remember the world's first recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.
The day is the birth anniversary of the founder of the Red Cross and International Committee of the Red Cross, Henry Dunant. Dunant was born in Geneva on May 8th, 1828.