Holidays   2021

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January

1       Feast day of St. Basil  (Orthodox Christian)

5       Twelfth Night  (Christian)

6       Epiphany and Three Kings Day (Christian)

13      Maghi  (Sikh)

21      World Religion Day  (Baha'i)

22      Vasant Panchami  (Hindu)

27      International Holocaust Remembrance Day

February

1-7     World Interfaith Harmony Week

1-2      Imbolc  (Wiccan)

2       Presentation of Jesus  (Christian)

4       Rosa Parks  birthday 1913

8       Nirvana Day  (Buddhist)

14      Valentine's Day

15      Susan B. Anthony   birthday  1820

16      Shrove Tuesday (Christian)

17      Ash Wednesday  (Christian)

21      First Sunday of Lent (Christian)

26      Purim  (Judaism)

March

8        International Women's Day

17      St. Patrick's Day

19-23    Ostara-Mabon  (Wiccan)

20       International Day of Happiness

20       Spring Equinox

21        Naw-Rux, New Year  (Zoroastrian)

22       World Water Day

27       Passover begins  (Judaism)

28       Palm Sunday  (Christianity)

28       Nineteen day fast begins (Baha'i)

April

1        Holy Thursday or Maundy Thursday (Christianity)

2        Good Friday  (Christianity)

4        Easter  (Christianity)

5        Golden Rule Day

7        World Health Day

12       Ramadan begins  (Islam)

22       Earth Day

30       Orthodox Good Friday

May

1        World Labyrinth Day

1        Beltane  (Wiccan)

2        Orthodox Easter

3        National Day of Prayer

5        Cinco de Mayo

6        National Day of Prayer

8        St. Julian of Norwich birthday 1342

9        Mother's Day

11       Ramadan ends

13       Eid al-Fitr

15       International Day of Families

16-18    Shavout (Judaism)

20       Pentecost  (Christianity)

31       Memorial Day

June

1        Global Day of Parents

8        World Oceans Day

12       World Day Against Child Labor

19       Juneteenth  (Black History)

19-23    Litha  (Wiccan)

20       Father's Day

20       Summer Solstice

24       John the Baptist birthday  (Christianity)

July

6         Dalai Lama birthday  1935  (Buddhism)

22        St. Mary Magdalene day

30        World Day of Friendship

31        St. Ignatius day

August

1          Lughnasadh  (Wiccan)  

9          World Indigenous People's Day

18-19      Ashura  (Islam)

26        Women's Equality day

September

6-8        Rosh Hashannah  (Judaism)

15-16      Yom Kippur  (Judaism)

20-24     Mabon  (Wiccan)

20-27    Sukkot  (Judaism)

22        Fall Equinox

29        Michaelmas Day 

October

4         Blessing of the animals  (Christian)

20        Installation of the Scripturs as Guru Granth (Sikh)

22        Blessing of the dogs  (Hindu)

24        United Nations day

31        Samhain  (Wiccan)

31        All Hallows Eve  (Christian)

November

1         All Saints Day  (Christian)

4         Diwali begins (Sikh, Jain, Hindu)

12        Birthday of Baha'u'llah (Baha'i)

16        World Peace Day   

25        Thanksgiving (USA)

28        First Sunday of Advent (Christian)  

28        First Day of Hanukkah (Judaism)    

December

6         St. Nicholas Day  (Christian)

8         Bodhi Day  (Buddhist)

14        St. John of the Cross birthday  1591

25        Christmas (Christian)