February
23
Tuesday
Defender of the Fatherland Day
Defender of the Fatherland Day
Many Russians celebrate Defender of the Fatherland Day on February 23, when they honor military forces and veterans.
March
11
Monday
Ramadan begins
Ramadan begins
Ramadan is a period of prayer, reflection and fasting for many Muslims worldwide. It is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar.
January
01
Sunday
New Year's Day
New Year's Day
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.