Day Guide for Sunday February 11th 2024 What are the holidays on February 11th 2024?

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Holidays on February 11th 2024

International: Chinese New Year Holiday

The Chinese New Year marks the start of the lunar new year, which occurs sometime between Jan. 21 and Feb. 20. Also known as the Spring Festival, it is considered one of China’s most important celebrations, with each year being named after one of the 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac. Festivities include fireworks, parades, and performances. The holiday closes with a lantern festival.

Bhutan: Losar Holiday

Second day of public holidays to mark the lunar new year

Cameroon: Youth Day

A public holiday to recognise and honour the role of young people to the future of Cameroon

Iran: Islamic Revolution Day

Islamic Revolution Day is a public holiday in Iran observed on the 22nd day of the Persian month of Bhaman(February 11th). It is the National Day of Iran and marks the Islamic Revolution of 1979.

Japan: National Foundation Day

Japan's National Day marks the traditional date on which according to legend Emperor Jimmu founded Japan in 660 BC

Liberia: Armed Forces Day

In 1957 an Act of National Legislature, declared February 11th as Armed Forces Day to be observed as a National Holiday

Mongolia: Tsagaan Sar Holiday

Mongol New Year is celebrated over the first three days of the lunar year

Not a Public Holiday

Norway: Mother's Day

Mother's Day is celebrated across the world, in more than 50 countries, though not all countries celebrate it on the same day

South Korea: Korean New Year Holiday

Known as Seollal, Korean New Year is the first day of the lunar Korean calendar. It is the most important of the traditional Korean holidays

Vatican City: Lateran Treaty Day

Lateran Treaty Day is a public holiday observed in Vatican City on February 11th. It marks the 1929 signing of the Lateran Treaty, which established Vatican City as a sovereign state.

Vietnam: Tet Holiday

Tet is Vietnamese New Year and is the most important festival and public holiday in Vietnam

Observances on February 11th 2024

United Nations: International Day of Women and Girls in Science 

Celebrates the achievements of women in science and also promotes equal access for women and girls into the science fields.

International: Inventors Day

You don't need a lighbulb moment to realize that Inventors Day also honors Thomas Edison.

USA: National Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk day

Finland: National Emergency Number Day

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USA: National Make a Friend Day

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USA: National Peppermint Patty Day

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USA: National Shut-In Visitation Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Shut-In Visitation Day

USA: National White Shirt Day

This observance marks the end of an autoworker strike at General Motors that led to the formation of the UAW union in 1937.

USA: Super Bowl Sunday

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Super Bowl Sunday

Denmark: Fastelavn

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General Information for February 11th 2024
There are 11 public holidays today.
Day 42 of 2024
324 days left in 2024
Week 06 of the year
On this Day in History
1990 - Having served 27 years in prison, largely on account of trumped-up charges, civil rights activist and humanitarian hero Nelson Mandela is freed.
1976 - Margaret Thatcher becomes the leader of the Conservative Party, four years prior to her election as Prime Minister.
1963 - Most of the Beatles' first album 'Please Please Me' is recorded on this single day.
1956 - The Cambridge Spies are found in Moscow, bringing disgrace to the doorstep of England's revered educational establishment.