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Holidays and Observations News

News about holidays and observations around the world are reported here.

Updates in 2009

6-May-2008
6-Feb-2009
French Government Restored A Holiday

The French government reinstated the Whit Monday holiday, which fell on May 12 in 2008, while maintaining the principle of the Day of Solidarity.

Updates in 2008

17-Mar-2008
18-Dec-2008
The March Equinox

The March equinox, which marks the beginning of spring in the northern hemisphere, will be on March 20 in 2009.

17-Mar-2008
6-Feb-2009
March Equinox Traditions and Events

The March equinox coincides with a variety of cultural events, religious observances or customs.

14-Mar-2008Easter 2008 is the Earliest in Nearly a Century