July 2024

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Sarcoma Awareness Month

International Women with Alopecia Month

Muharram (New Year) | Islam


Martyrdom of the Bab | Baha’i


St Benedict Patron Saint of Europe |  Catholic Christian


International Non-binary People's Day


St. Vladimir the Great Day |  Orthodox Christian


Ethiopian Constitution Day

Commemorates the implementation of Ethiopia's first constitution by Haile Selassie in 1931. The constitution instigated a Parliament and resulted in the appointment of a number of deputies, although Emperor Haile Selassie I retained supreme power and authority. Rastafarians remember the history of Ethiopia and the events that led up to the birth of the Rastafari religion. A Nyabingi session also occurs to honour the importance of Ethiopia







Ashura | Muharram 10 | Islam

For Muslims, Ashura marks the day that Musa (Moses) and the Israelites were saved from Pharaoh by Allah creating a path in the Sea.  Also Ashura marks the day that Husayn ibn Ali, the grandson of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, was martyred in the Battle of Karbala. Ashura is a major holy day for Muslims, as well as a recommended but non-obligatory day of fasting






World Day for International Justice

Each year, people around the world use this day to host events to promote international criminal justice, especially support for the International Criminal Court





Nelson Mandela International Day


Asalha Puja Day | Buddhist


Emperor Haile Selassie birthday |  Rastafaria

Observes the day on which Emperor Haile Selassie I was born in 1892. Nyabingi sessions are held to honour the date





Pioneer Day | Mormon Christian


Feast of St. James Apostle | Christian


World Hepatitis Day 

World Hepatitis Day is observed each year on 28 July to raise awareness of viral hepatitis, an inflammation of the liver that causes severe liver disease and hepatocellular cancer. With a person dying every 30 seconds from a hepatitis related illness – even in the current COVID-19 crisis – we can't wait to act on viral hepatitis

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