Jump to Dyngus Day in the United States - Śmigus-dyngus (Polish pronunciation: [ˈɕmigus ˈdɨŋɡus]; also known as lany poniedziałek, meaning "Wet Monday" in Polish; Ukrainian: Поливаний понеділок) is a celebration held on Easter Monday in Poland and Ukraine.
La Tomatina is a festival that is held in the Valencian town of Buñol, a town located in the East ... The tomato fight (or La Tomatina) has been a strong tradition in Buñol since 1944 or 1945. This event was created after two men, in political ...
Congress then disallowed any further observances of this day. In response, the Military Order of the World War under Colonel Thatcher Luquer established Army Day. Army Day was first celebrated on May 1, 1928. That date was chosen in hopes of dampening Communists' celebration of Workers' Day, which also occurs on May 1.
In Nigeria, Armed Forces Day, also known as Remembrance Day, is celebrated on 15 January. It was formerly celebrated on 11 November of every year to coincide with the Remembrance Day (Poppy Day) for the World War II veterans in the British Commonwealth of Nations.
Tartan Day is a celebration of Scottish heritage on 6 April, the date on which the Declaration of Arbroath was signed in 1320. An ad hoc event was held in New York City in 1982, but the current format originated in Canada in the mid-1980s.
National Tartan Day is a US observance on April 6 each year. It commemorates the Scottish Declaration of Independence, from which the American Declaration of Independence was modelled on. It also recognizes achievements of Americans of Scottish descent.