Pakistanís Independence Day
The day celebrates Pakistanís independence from British rule on that date in 1947.
India Independence Day
India celebrates its independence from British rule, which happened on 15th August 1947.
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
The bodily taking up of the Blessed Virgin Mary into heaven is the significance of this day. It is a dogma of the Roman Catholic faith.
On Zorastrian New Yearís day many fires are lit and there is feasting and celebration.
Independence Day of Afghan
The day is the celebration of the Anglo-Afghan treaty on 19 August. Although Afghanistan was never a part of the British Empire the treaty granted complete independence from Britain.
This Hindu festival celebrates the birth of Krishna, who is the eighth avatar of Vishnu. In parts of India young men form human towers to reach a high-hanging pot of butter and break it.