India Independence Day

India Independence Day is observed annually as a national holiday commemorating the nation's independence from British rule on August 15, 1947. India attained freedom following an independence movement noted for […]

Janmashtami

Janmashtami is an annual commemoration of the birth of the Hindu deity Krishna, the eighth avatar of Vishnu. Hindus celebrate Janmashtami by fasting and staying up until midnight, the time […]

Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi is an important Hindu festivals celebrated throughout India with a great devotion. This day is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Ganesh, the elephant-headed son of Lord […]

Labor Day

Labor Day is annually held on the first Monday of September. It was originally organized to celebrate various labor associations' strengths of and contributions to the United States economy. It […]

Patriot Day

Patriot Day is an annual observance on September 11 to remember those who were injured or died during the terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001. Many […]

National Grandparents Day

Many families in the United States observe National Grandparents Day on the first Sunday of September after Labor Day. This day honors grandparents. National Grandparents Day has more than one […]

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated to recognize the achievements and contributions of Hispanic American champions who have inspired others to achieve success. Visit website

International Day of Democracy

The United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Democracy is annually held on September 15 to raise public awareness about democracy. Various activities and events are held around the world to […]

Autumn Equinox

Equinoxes are opposite on either side of the equator, so the autumnal (fall) equinox in the Northern Hemisphere is the spring (vernal) equinox in the Southern Hemisphere and vice versa. […]