Remembrance Day is celebrated slightly differently depending on the country in which it is celebrated, but its purpose is always to commemorate the members of a country's armed forces. Remembrance Day is mainly a Canadian holiday, but the United States has Veterans Day, which has the same purpose.
Remembrance Day in Canada and Veterans Day in the United States are always celebrated on November 11th. There is usually a moment of silence at 11:11am on the 11th day of the 11th month to respect and remember all the men and women who have died in service of their countries and for all those who have served.Learn More
Human Rights Day is celebrated every year on Dec. 10 to commemorate the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and ensure its continued remembrance as a common standard for all nations. The United Nations General Assembly adopted the declaration on Dec. 10, 1948, and it announced the establishment of an annual Human Rights Day on Dec. 4, 1950.Full Answer >
Mother's Day in 2014 was celebrated on Sunday, May 11 and is scheduled to fall on May 10 in 2015. Mother's Day is a celebration that falls on the second Sunday of May, meaning it potentially occurs as early as May 8 or as late as May 14.Full Answer >
Mexican Mother's Day is celebrated on May 10 each year. The celebration was first held in 1922 and is commemorated by a special mass in some Mexican churches.Full Answer >
Independence Day is celebrated in the United States to honor the Declaration of Independence, which is dated July 4, 1776. Alt hough the U.S. declared independence on July 2, July 4 is the date list ed on the Declaration, thus American Independence Day.Full Answer >