There is a Day for That! provides you with a list of observances and national days related to History.

Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Memorial Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust 

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National Apology Day

National Apology Day

Marks the day when the Australian govt. formally apologised for their impact on the First Nations Peoples.

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Soviet Occupation Day

Soviet Occupation Day

Soviet Occupation Day is a holiday in the country of Georgia, observed on 25 February, to commemorate the Red Army invasion in 1921.

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Idaho Day

Idaho Day

Idaho Day was created in 2014 celebrate the rich history, cultural diversity and boundless resources of the State of Idaho.

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National Day of Unity

National Day of Unity

The Kingdom of Italy was officially founded on March 17th 1861, so today the date is known as the Day of Unity or Unification.

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Day of the Union of Bessarabia with Romania

Day of the Union of Bessarabia with Romania

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Day of the Union of Bessarabia with Romania.

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Cesar Chavez Day

Cesar Chavez Day

Honors Cesar Chavez, an American labor leader and civil rights activist who co-founded the National Farm Workers Association in 1962

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Eiffel Tower Day

Eiffel Tower Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Eiffel Tower Day.

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Vimy Ridge Day

Vimy Ridge Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Vimy Ridge Day.

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National Pan American Day

National Pan American Day

Commemorates the First International Conference of American States which ended on 14 April 1890.

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National Titanic Remembrance Day

National Titanic Remembrance Day

Arguably, the most famous ever ship sank this day in 1912.

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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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World Heritage Day

World Heritage Day

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

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National Oklahoma City Bombing Commemoration Day

National Oklahoma City Bombing Commemoration Day

The bombing of the Federal Building in Oklahoma City in 1995, killed 168 people and is the worst act of homegrown terrorism in the nation’s history.

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National East Meets West Day

National East Meets West Day

Also known as Elbe Day this day commemorates an important date in the second world war.

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Day of Remembrance of the Chernobyl tragedy

Day of Remembrance of the Chernobyl tragedy

A day to remember those affected by the world's worst nuclear accident, that took place in 1986.

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International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day 

International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day 

Find out the dates, history and traditions of International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day 

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Lapu Lapu Day

Lapu Lapu Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Lapu Lapu Day.

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Yom HaShoah

Yom HaShoah

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Yom HaShoah.

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day

Israel's official remembrance day is commemorated on the day before Independence day

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National Remembrance Day

National Remembrance Day

May 4th is the day on which the Netherlands commemorates all Dutch victims of war

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Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is one of two days, which mark Mexico's independence from foreign rulers

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Europe Day and Victory over Fascism Day

Europe Day and Victory over Fascism Day

Find out the dates and history of Europe Day and Victory over Fascism Day

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National Maritime Day

National Maritime Day

Maritime Day honors the SS Savannah which made the first trans-Atlantic crossing under steam power in 1819.

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Treaty of Trianon

Treaty of Trianon

Marks the signing of a peace treaty in 1920 that formally ended World War I between the Allies and the Kingdom of Hungary

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Juneteenth

Juneteenth

Juneteenth commemorates the date in 1865 when news of the emancipation of African American slaves reached Galveston, Texas.

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Anne & Samantha Day

Anne & Samantha Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Anne & Samantha Day

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Keti Koti

Keti Koti

Keti Koti is a national commemoration in the Netherlands to mark the abolition of slavery in the Dutch Antilles on July 1st 1863.

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National Maritime Day

National Maritime Day

Marking the day in 1405 when Ming Dynasty navigator 'Zheng He' started his seven voyages.

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Wrong Way Corrigan Day

Wrong Way Corrigan Day

On July 17, 1938, Douglas Corrigan began his "wrong way" transatlantic flight from New York to Dublin instead of California.

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Buffalo Soldiers Day

Buffalo Soldiers Day

Buffalo Soldiers originally were members of the 10th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army

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Emancipation Day

Emancipation Day

Marks the end of Slavery across the British Empire on August 1st 1834

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International Traffic Light Day

International Traffic Light Day

Ready, Steady, Go! This day highlights the importance of Traffic Lights.

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National Navajo Code Talkers Day

National Navajo Code Talkers Day

Honoring the courage of the Code Talkers and their critical role in the Allied victory of WWII.

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Partition Horrors Remembrance Day

Partition Horrors Remembrance Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Partition Horrors Remembrance Day.

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Falklands Day

Falklands Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Falklands Day

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National V-J Day

National V-J Day

Commemorates the end of second world war when Japan's surrender was announced on August 14th 1945.

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August Revolution Commemoration Day

August Revolution Commemoration Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of August Revolution Commemoration Day

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National Aviation Day

National Aviation Day

The National Aviation Day (August 19) is a United States national observation that celebrates the development of aviation.

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National Heritage Week

National Heritage Week

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Heritage Week in Ireland.

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Day of Memory

Day of Memory

A state holiday that commemorates those who lost their lives during the occupation of Czechoslovakia by Warsaw Pact troops that began in August 1968.

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Victory Day

Victory Day

Commemorates the anniversary of the victory over Japan in the second world war.

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