Day Guide for Thursday April 9th 2020

This is our day guide for Thursday April 9th 2020 which shows you at a glance what's happening on this day around the world. Using the calendar on this page, you can look at a day guide for any day. Why not look up your birthday to see which holidays you share it with?

Holidays on April 9th 2020

International: Shab e-Barat

Muslims believe that on the night of Shab-E-Barat God writes the destinies of all men for the coming year by taking into account the deeds committed by them in the past

International: Maundy Thursday

Also Known as Holy Thursday, Maundy Thursday commemorates the last supper and established the ceremony known as the Eucharist

International: Coronavirus Public Holiday

Information about the attempts to tackle the Coronavirus Outbreak by declaring public holidays.

Georgia: Day of National Unity

In 1989 an anti-Soviet demonstration was dispersed by the Soviet Army, resulting in 20 deaths and hundreds of injuries

Iran: Imam Mahdi's Birthday

Commemorates the anniversary of the birth of the 12th and Last Imam of Twelver Shia Islam.

Regional

Iraq (regional): Baghdad Liberation Day

Marks the day of overthrowing the former regime and the removal of Saddam Hussein’s rule from power

Israel: Pesach I

Passover (Pesach), is an eight day Jewish holiday that remembers the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt

Kosovo: Constitution Day

The constitution of Kosovo was ratified on April 9th 2008 and came to effect on June 15th 2008

Philippines: The Day of Valor

Araw ng Kagitingan commemorates the fall of the Bataan peninsula during the second world war.

Tunisia: Martyrs' Day

Remembers the Tunisians who were killed when French troops suppressed nationalist demonstrations in 1938

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General Information for April 9th 2020
There are 10 public holidays today.
Day 100 of 2020
266 days left in 2020
Week 15 of the year
Observances on April 9th 2020
USA: National Cherish an Antique Day
USA: National Name Yourself Day
USA: National Winston Churchill Day
USA: National Chinese Almond Cookie Day
USA: National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day
On this Day in History
2002 - In London, the funeral of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, takes place at Westminster Abbey.
1794 - Theobald Boehm, the German inventor of the modern flute, is born (d. 1881).
1744 - Grace Pett, wife of a fishmonger in Ipswich, ignites in an incident believed to prove the existence of Spontaneous Human Combustion.
1626 - Sir Francis Bacon dies from pneumonia.