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Guinea Independence Day

Independence Day is a national holiday in Guinea.

Guinea Independence Day: October 2

Guinea celebrates Independence Day as a public holiday.

Every year on October 2, Guinea celebrates the anniversary of its independence from France in 1958.

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Captains Regents Day in San Marino

Captains Regent Day in San Marino is a public holiday.

San Marino Captains Regent Day: October 1

Captains Regent Day is a public holiday in San Marino.

The Investiture of the Regent Captains ceremony is rich and elaborate and has followed the same protocol for centuries. San Marino’s heads of state, the two “Regent Captains”, are invested with their powers in Piazza Liberta twice a year.

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Palau Celebrates United Nations Day

United Nations Day in Palau is a public holiday.

Palau United Nations Day Date: October 1

Palau celebrates United Nations Day as a national holiday. Since 1948, the anniversary of the United Nations Charter coming into force on October 24, 1945 has been celebrated as United Nations Day. Palau’s President, Johnson Toribiong, decreed that the United Nations’ Day national public holiday be moved from its usual date of October 24 to Friday, October 2, 2009. In the years to follow, it will be celebrated on the first Friday of October. Read the rest of this entry »

Nigeria celebrates Independence Day

Independence Day is a public holiday in Nigeria.

Nigeria Independence Day: October 1

Independence Day is a public holiday in Nigeria.

Nigeria was a colony of Great Britain until it became an independent nation on 1st October, 1960. At present Nigeria is a fast growing nation with impressive foreign exchange earnings from petroleum industry.

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Gandhi is Remembered in India on his Birthday

Gandhi’s Birthday in India is a national holiday.

Gandhi’s Birthday Date: October 2

India celebrates Gandhi’s Birthday as a public holiday.

On October 2nd India celebrates the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi as Gandhi Jayanti. Gandhi‘s Birthday, or popularly known as Gandhi Jayanti, is a National Holiday in India.

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