Day Guide for Wednesday September 20th 2023 What are the holidays on September 20th 2023?

This is our day guide for Wednesday September 20th 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 September 20th 2023

International: Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi is the day when all Hindus celebrate one of the most popular deities, Lord Ganesh

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Bhutan (regional): Thimphu Drubchen

Celebrated three days before Thimphu Tshechu, this festival dates back to the early 18th century.

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Brazil (regional): Ragamuffin War Anniversary

Rio Grande do Sul. Marks the start of the Ragamuffin War in 1835.

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Germany (regional): World Children's Day

The World Conference for the Well-being of Children in Geneva, Switzerland, proclaimed June 1st to be International Children's Day in 1925

Haiti: Dessalines Birthday

Commemorates the birth of Jean-Jacques Dessalines, Haiti's first ruler, in 1758.

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India (regional): Nuakhai

Nuakhai is an agricultural festival observed by people of western Odisha to welcome the new rice of the season

Nepal: Nepali Constitution Day

Nepal is governed according to the Constitution which came into effect on September 20th 2015, replacing the Interim Constitution of 2007

Observances on September 20th 2023

USA: National Punch Day

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

USA: National Gibberish Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Gibberish Day.

USA: National Pepperoni Pizza Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Pepperoni Pizza Day.

International: International Day of University Sport

International Day of University Sport (IDUS) is celebrated on 20 September and was officially proclaimed by the United Nations Education, Science and Culture Organisation (UNESCO).

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General Information for September 20th 2023
There are 7 public holidays today.
Day 263 of 2023
102 days left in 2023
Week 38 of the year
On this Day in History
1979 - A coup d'état in the Central African Empire overthrows Emperor Bokasa I.
1920 - Elgar's 'Pomp and Circumstance' is first performed at the Queen Elizabeth II Hall.
1498 - The 1498 Meio Nankaido earthquake generates a tsunami that washes away the building housing the statue of the Great Buddha at Kotoku-in in Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan; since then the Buddha has sat in the open air.
1378 - Cardinal Robert of Geneva, called by some the "Butcher of Cesena", is elected as Avignon Pope Clement VII, beginning the Papal schism.