Events in October–December 2017
- Armistice Day
Armistice Day (also known as Remembrance Day) is on November 11 and commemorates the armistice signed between the Allies of World War I and Germany at Compiègne, France, for the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front, which took effect at eleven o'clock in the morning—the "eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month" of 1918.
- UK Remembrance Sunday
UK Remembrance Sunday
In the United Kingdom, Remembrance Sunday is held on the second Sunday in November, the Sunday nearest to 11 November (Armistice Day), which is the anniversary of the end of the hostilities of the First World War at 11 a.m. in 1918, "to commemorate the contribution of British and Commonwealth military and civilian servicemen and women in the two World Wars and later conflicts".
- Bangladesh V Day
Bangladesh V Day
The Anniversary of the end of the Bangladesh War of Independence in 1971 when the Pakistani Army surrendered to the Indo-Bangladeshi High Command in Dhaka.
- Martyred Intellectuals' Day in Bangladesh
Martyred Intellectuals' Day in Bangladesh
Today we remember the Intellectuals murdered by the occupying anti-independence forces in 1971
- Xmas day
- Kwanzaa 26th Dec - 1st Jan
Kwanzaa 26th Dec - 1st Jan
Kwanzaa is a celebration that has its roots in the black nationalist movement of the 1960s, and was established as a means to help African Americans reconnect with their African cultural and historical heritage by uniting in meditation and study of African traditions and Nguzu Saba, the "seven principles of African Heritage" which Karenga said "is a communitarian African philosophy".
- New Year's Eve
New Year's Eve
New year begins at Midnight!