Independence Day (India) – 15th August

Viewer RatingIndependence Day is annually celebrated on 15th August, as a national holiday in India commemorating the nation’s independence from the United Kingdom on 15th August 1947. The UK Parliament passed the Indian Independence Act 1947 transferring legislative sovereignty to the Indian Constituent Assembly. India still retained King George VI as head of state until … Read more

Independence Day (United States) – The 4th of July

Viewer RatingThe American Independence Day, also referred to as the Fourth of July or July Fourth, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, drafted by Thomas Jefferson, on the 4th of July, 1776. The Continental Congress declared that the thirteen American colonies regarded themselves as a … Read more

Memorial Day (United States) – What and When?

Viewer RatingMemorial Day or Decoration Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. The holiday is observed every year … Read more