international days

History of April fools day

April Fools Day ( April 1st) is celebrated throughout the world as a day of fun and foolishness, where people play all kinds of practical jokes to each other.
The history of April fools tradition was well established during the 17th century in northern Europe. Every year on April 1st, people in London were invited to go to the Tower of London to see the "Lions washing". Of course there was no such event, but it is reported in newspapers of the time, that many would gather each year, waiting for it.

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0 March 15, 2016

What is womens day

International Women’s Day is the global celebration of women and women's rights. It is celebrated on the 8th of March every year.

International Women’s Day is originally called International Working Women’s Day. The main focus of the celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women to a celebration for women’s economic, political and social achievements.

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0 March 05, 2016

When is womens day

International Women's Day is celebrated on 8 March each year.

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0 March 05, 2016

World health day

World health day is an international day celebrated on April 7 of each year. The day marks the World Health Organizations' founding, and was first celebrated on April 7 1950.

Each year the world health day has a theme, related to a subject of major importance to global health. For this, a number of regional and local events are organized from the World health Organization, to draw public attention to the problem.

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0 February 22, 2016

Mother's day

Mother's Day is a day that honours mothers and motherhood. The celebration of mother's day is usually on May, although it is not an actual international day, and each country has its own date. Furthermore, for most countries it is a moving holiday, as for example in US where it is celebrated on the second Sunday of May each year.

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0 February 22, 2016

Mothers day 2012

Mothers day is celebrated on the second Sunday of May in most Western Countries. Mothers day 2012 is on May 13 2012 in United States, Canada, Australia, Germany, most countries of Europem etc. It is a celebration of motherhood, and a day to present your mother with a gift, showing your love and respect.

United Kingdom and Ireland is an exception, as the mothers day or "Mothering Sunday" as it's called, is celebrated on the fourth Sunday of Lent. So Mothers day is on March 18 2012.

Most Arab Countries (Egypt, Libya, Saudi Arabia etc) celebrate mothers day on 21st of March each year.

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0 March 31, 2012

World health day 2012

The topic for World health day 2012 will be "Ageing and health". "Good health adds life to years" is the theme of the day.

Each year the world health day has a topic, related to a subject of major importance to global health. For 2012 the topic that will be highlighted during the campaign is "Ageing and health".
The focus is how good health throughout life can help older men and women lead full and productive lives and be a resource for their families and communities. Ageing concerns each and every one of us – whether young or old, male or female, rich or poor – no matter where we live

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0 March 22, 2012

International Women's Day

International Women's Day or "world women's day" is celebrated throughout the world on March 8 every year. Although the International womens day (IWD) started as a political event, for the working women, it has become in many regions a celebration of respect and love towards women. Still, the original political meaning of the women's day is very relevant today in many -even supposedly advanced- cultures.

According to wikipedia, the original protests were mainly for the right to vote and to ban sex discrimination :

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0 January 31, 2012

World Environment day

World Environment Day is celebrated all over the world on 5th of June every year. The purpose of this world day is to increase awareness on environmental issues around the world, and encourage people and governments to act on them. Unfortunately, up to now, the World Environment Day has not changed the way the world reacts to environmental problems, and needs more attention from everyone.

According to the United Nations website:

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0 January 30, 2012