The solar eclipse has inspired many mythical stories and influenced human behavior. Even today, eclipses of the Sun are considered bad omens in many cultures. more
Many Christians around the world observe Good Friday on the Friday before Easter Sunday. It commemorates Jesus Christ’s Passion, crucifixion, and death, which is told in the Christian Bible. It is the day after Maundy Thursday.
Is Good Friday a Public Holiday?
Good Friday is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.
About Good FridayRead more about Good Friday.
Good Friday Observances
|2010||Fri||Apr 2||Good Friday||Public Holiday|
|2011||Fri||Apr 22||Good Friday||Public Holiday|
|2012||Fri||Apr 6||Good Friday||Public Holiday|
|2013||Fri||Mar 29||Good Friday||Public Holiday|
|2014||Fri||Apr 18||Good Friday||Public Holiday|
|2015||Fri||Apr 3||Good Friday||Public Holiday|
|2016||Fri||Mar 25||Good Friday||Public Holiday|
|2017||Fri||Apr 14||Good Friday||Public Holiday|
|2018||Fri||Mar 30||Good Friday||Public Holiday|
|2019||Fri||Apr 19||Good Friday||Public Holiday|
|2020||Fri||Apr 10||Good Friday||Public Holiday|
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