Day Guide for Wednesday September 16th 2020 What are the holidays on September 16th 2020?

This is our day guide for Wednesday September 16th 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 September 16th 2020

Cambodia: Ancestors' Day

Pchum Ben, also known as Ancestors' Day, is a Cambodian religious festival which culminates on the 15th day of the tenth month in the Khmer calendar, marking the end of the Buddhist lent

Libya: Martyrs' Day

Remembers Libyans killed or exiled under Italian rule on the date of the execution of a notable resistance fighter.

Malaysia: Malaysia Day

In 1963, the former British colony of Singapore and the East Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak, joined the Federation of Malaya

Mexico: Independence Day

Commemorates the start of the Mexican War of Independence against Spain on September 16th 1810

Papua New Guinea: Independence Day

Commemorates the day Papua New Guinea gained its indepence from Australia in 1975

Saint Kitts and Nevis: National Heroes Day

Honours distinguished individuals for significant contributions to the nation

Observances on September 16th 2020

USA: Anne Bradstreet Day

On the anniversary of her death in 1672, we celebrate the works of this early North American poet.

United Nations: International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 

The ozone layer, a fragile shield of gas, protects the Earth from the harmful portion of the rays of the sun, thus helping preserve life on the planet.

USA: Mayflower Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Mayflower Day

USA: National Cinnamon Raisin Bread Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Cinnamon Raisin Bread Day

United Kingdom: National Guacamole Day

A day to dip into this tasty Mexican Dip on Mexico's National Day

USA: World Play-Doh Day

Play-Doh Compound is the #1 reusable modeling compound, with over 100 million cans produced each year.

USA: National Step Family Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Step Family Day

USA: Trail of Tears Commemoration Day

The Trail of Tears was a series of forced relocations of approximately 60,000 Native Americans.

USA: National Guacamole Day

A day to dip into this tasty Mexican Dip on Mexico's National Day

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General Information for September 16th 2020
There are 6 public holidays today.
Day 260 of 2020
106 days left in 2020
Week 38 of the year
On this Day in History
1992 - Black Wednesday: the Pound Sterling is forced out of the European Exchange Rate Mechanism by currency speculators and is forced to devalue against the German mark.
1975 - Papua New Guinea gains its independence from Australia.
1959 - The first successful photocopier, the Xerox 914, is introduced in a demonstration on live television from New York City.
1920 - The Wall Street bombing: a bomb in a horse wagon explodes in front of the J. P. Morgan building in New York City - 38 are killed and 400 injured.