Notable Secular Annual Days

DateEventComment
November - 4th ThursdayThanksgiving DayUSA
11 NovemberVeterans DayUSA
11 NovemberRemembrance DayHalf muffled
October - 2nd MondayThanksgiving DayCanada
October - 2nd MondayColumbus DayUSA
21 SeptemberInternational Day of PeacePromoted by United Nations
September - 2nd weekendHeritage Open DaysChurch towers open to the public and/or public ringing
September - 1st MondayLabor DayUSA
4 JulyIndependence DayUSA
1 JulyCanada DayCanada
June - 2nd or 3rd SaturdayQueen’s official birthdayTrooping the Colour
14 JuneFlag DayUSA
June - 2nd MondayCommonwealth Day
June - 2nd MondayQueen’s birthdayAustralia (except WA)
May - last MondayMemorial DayUSA
May - Monday preceding 25thVictoria DayCanada (Monarch’s official birthday)
May - 1st MondayQueen’s birthdayNew Zealand
1 MayMay DayCoordinate with other local customs
25 AprilANZAC DayAustralia & New Zealand
23 AprilSt George’s DayRing for England
21 AprilQueen Elizabeth’s (real) birthday
18 AprilIndependence DayZimbabwe
February - 3rd MondayPresidents’ DayUSA
14 FebruaryValentine’s Day
6 FebruaryWaitingi DayNew Zealand
28 JanuaryAustralia DayAustralia
25 JanuaryBurns NightScotland
January - 3rd MondayMartin Luther King DayUSA
1 JanuaryNew Year’s DayOften marked with a date touch
27 JanuaryHolocaust Memorial DayAnniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp