Day Guide for Friday April 14th 2023 What are the holidays on April 14th 2023?

This is our day guide for Friday April 14th 2023 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 14th 2023

International: Sinhala and Tamil New Year

Puthandu also known as Tamil New Year, is the celebration of the first day of the Tamil new year

International: Orthodox Good Friday

Easter is the principal festival of Greece and the Orthodox Church

Bangladesh: Bengali New Year

Mughal Emperor Akbar introduced the Bengali calendar in 1556 (Gregorian calendar) to make the collection of land tax easier in 'Subah Bangla', much of which is now in Bangladesh.

Cambodia: Khmer New Year

First day of Cambodian New Year. Known as Maha Songkran, it is a day to welcome the new year

Honduras: Panamerican Day

Commemorates the First International Conference of American States which ended on 14 April 1890

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India (regional): Cheiraoba

Cheiraoba is the Manipur New Year and is celebrated during the month of April.

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India (regional): Biju Festival

Tripura. Biju Festival is a three-day festival that celebrates and showcases the cultural diversity of the Chakma people.

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India (regional): Mahabishuba Sankranti

Odisha. Marks the beginning of the New Year in the traditional Odia calendar

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India (regional): Vaisakhi

The beginning of the harvest season and birth of the Khalsa ☬

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India (regional): Dr Ambedkar Jayanti

Celebrated to mark the birthday of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, an Indian jurist, politician, philosopher, anthropologist, historian and economist

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India (regional): Bohag Bihu Holiday

First day of holidays for the Assamese New Year

Lao: Lao New Year

Celebrated for three days, this is the most important festival in Laos

Liberia: Fast and Prayer Day

A religious holiday dedicated to collective reflection and self-discipline

Myanmar: Thingyan Holiday

Second day of the Water Festival before Burmese New Year

Nepal: Nepali New Year

Bikram Sambat is the official calendar of Nepal. New Year in this calendar usually falls on 14th April.

Thailand: Songkran

Festivities continue on the second day of the holidays to celebrate traditional Thai New Year

Observances on April 14th 2023

USA: National Dolphin Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Dolphin Day

USA: National Ex Spouse Day

A day created to encourage forgiveness and healing after the difficulty of a breakup.

USA: National Pan American Day

Commemorates the First International Conference of American States which ended on 14 April 1890.

USA: National Pecan Day

Pecans are the only major tree nut indigenous to America, so it would be nuts not to give them a national day!

USA: National Reach as High as You Can Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Reach as High as You Can Day

USA: National That Sucks Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National That Sucks Day

South Korea: Black Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Black Day.

USA: National Gardening Day

It's solar new year, so what better time to turn your attention to your garden.

Georgia: Mother Language Day 

Dive into the historic protest of 1978 when Georgians united to safeguard their language, influencing UNESCO's recognition.

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General Information for April 14th 2023
There are 16 public holidays today.
Day 104 of 2023
261 days left in 2023
Week 15 of the year
On this Day in History
1961 - Adolf Eichmann is sentenced to death for crimes against the Jewish people.
1912 - Father of modern journalism William T Stead dies, having been on board the Titanic.
1857 - Queen Victoria's daughter Beatrice is born.
1471 - The battle of Barnet is fought as part of the Second War of the Roses.