One of the goals we aspired to when we started Researcher’s Gateway was to provide information about the many holidays around the world If you have been following, you can already tell that we really enjoy holidays and the rich history they bring to our culture. We also do our best to cover a wide gamut of holidays from many cultures and religions as well as as many secular holidays as we are able.
For your benefit, we present our Holidays in this index by Month. We have also included the holidays that we explored in 208 and those we plan to cover during the course of 2019. I hope you are looking as forward to them as we are!
Our Holidays at The Researcher’s Gateway
- International Holocaust Memorial Day (January 27th)
- Black History Month (US) – Amazing Firsts by African American Women
- Chinese New Year (~ February 5th)
- Valentine’s Day (February 14th) – Who was Saint Valentine?
- Mardi Gras (February 25th) – Food, Fun and Fantastic!
- Saint David’s Day (March 1st) – Patron Saint of Wales
- Saint Patrick’s Day (March 17th), Why we wear green on Saint Patrick’s Day.
- Palm Sunday
- Passover (April 18th – 26th) – Memories of Years Past
- Easter (April 21st): The Origins of the Easter Bunny, Easter Traditions Around the World, More Easter Traditions Around the World
- Earth Day (April 22nd)
- Saint George’s Day (April 23rd)
- Beltane – Ancient Traditions and Modern Celebrations#
- Cinco de Mayo – History and Celebration of Cinco de Mayo, Cinco de Mayo Food and Drink, Celebrating Cinco de Mayo with Music and Dance
- Ramadan (April 23-May 23), Celebrating Ramadan
- Eid al-Fitr
- Mother’s Day (May 9th)
- Victoria Day (May 20th, 2019)
- Memorial Day (May 27th)
- Eid (this moves each year)
- Father’s Day
- Independence Day (July 4th, United States)
- Día de Muertos, the Day of the Dead; Why I love the Day of the Dead Celebrations
Guy Fawkes Day
Remembrance Day (Canada)
Veteran’s Day (U.S.)
Thanksgiving: Post One, Post Two
- Hanukkah: A Brief History of Hanukkah, The Dreidel: History and How to Play
- Saint Nicholas: Who was Santa Claus (December 6th)
- Saint Lucia’s Day (December 13th)
- Yuletide: Midwinter Yule
- The History of the Yule Log
- Christmas Tinsel: The Legend of the Christmas Spider
- The Christmas Tree: Olde Tannenbaum
- Christmas Stockings: A Brief History
- The 12 Days of Christmas (in 12 Parts) – (December 25th – January 5th)
- New Years Eve (December 31st)