Day Guide for Tuesday February 13th 2024 What are the holidays on February 13th 2024?

This is our day guide for Tuesday February 13th 2024 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 February 13th 2024

International: Lunar New Year's Day

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.

International: Shrove Tuesday

In Ireland and UK it is a popular custom to make pancakes on Shrove Tuesday. Not a Public Holiday

International: Carnival Tuesday

Carnival Tuesday, also known as Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday, takes place on the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent

Argentina: Carnival Tuesday

The Carnival is an annual festival in Argentina held on the days before Ash Wednesday.

Brazil: Carnival

Second day of Carnival. The streets of Rio de Janeiro erupt with colour and noise as Carnival ushers in the Easter period.

Qatar: National Sports Day

This public holiday is celebrated annually on the second Tuesday in February. The main objective of the holiday is to promote a healthy lifestyle among Qatar's population

Not a Public Holiday

Trinidad and Tobago: Carnival Tuesday

Carnival takes place in Trinidad and Tobago on the Monday and Tuesday before Ash Wednesday

Public sector only

USA (regional): Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras, the Tuesday before the start of Lent, came to North America as a French Catholic tradition

Vietnam: Tet Holiday

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

Observances on February 13th 2024

USA: Galentines Day

Started as a joke on the TV show Parks and Recreation, Galentine's Day is a day for 'ladies celebrating ladies' a day before Valentine's Day.

USA: National Tortellini Day

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

United Nations: World Radio Day

A day to raise greater awareness among the public and the media on the importance of radio.

Australia: National Apology Day

Marks the day when the Australian govt. formally apologised for their impact on the First Nations Peoples.

USA: National Pancake Day – IHOP

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Pancake Day – IHOP

United Kingdom: Pancake Tuesday

In Ireland and UK it is a popular custom to make pancakes on Shrove Tuesday.

International: Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras falls on the day before the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday.

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General Information for February 13th 2024
There are 9 public holidays today.
Day 44 of 2024
322 days left in 2024
Week 07 of the year
On this Day in History
1974 - Entertainer and former member of boy band Take That, Robbie Williams is born in Stoke-on-Trent.
1970 - Heavy Metal band Black Sabbath release their eponymous debut album.
1926 - Fires devastate the central highlands of Victoria, claiming 31 lives - just one of many tragic incidents in the history of bushfires in Victoria, Australia. The day became known as 'Black Sunday'.
1692 - About 78 of the Macdonalds glan at Glen Coe, Scotland, are killed for not promptly pledging allegiance to the new king, William of Orange. It becomes known as the Massacre of Glencoe.