International Holocaust Remembrance Day

International Holocaust Remembrance Day – A day to remember the tragic events of the Holocaust that occurred during the Second World War (World War II).

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

This is a day set aside to remember the six million Jews who perished during the Holocaust. The Holocaust was carried out by Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Germany as part of a Jewish resistance. Plus, it also helps to promote Holocaust Education too.

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Many people also visit the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Celebrated the 27th of January

January 27th of each year is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The International one was done by United Nations General Assembly. Which is also celebrated by these countries: United States, European Union, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Italy, Sweden, and the United Kingdom on January 27th.

Celebrated the 27th of Nisan

However, In Israel, Holocaust Remembrance Day, is held on a different day, 27th of Nisan (April/May) in the Hebrew Calendar.  Plus these countries also celebrate it on the 27th of Nisan. Alberta, Manitoba and Nova Scotia, Canada, and many Jewish communities in other countries.

Other Names

Yom Hazikaron laShoah ve-laG’vurah (יום הזיכרון לשואה ולגבורה; “Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day”), known colloquially in Israel and abroad as Yom HaShoah (יום השואה) and in English as Holocaust Remembrance Day, or Holocaust Day

Current Date of 27th Day of Nisan Occurrence

  • 2024 Monday, May 6

Future Dates of 27th Day of Nisan Occurrence

  • 2025 Thursday, April 24
  • 2026 Tuesday, April 14
  • 2027 Tuesday, May 4
  • 2028 Monday, April 24
  • 2029 Thursday, April 12
  • 2030 Tuesday, April 30

Other Countries

  • Austria on May 5
  • Bulgaria March 10
  • France July 16
  • Netherlands May 4
  • Poland April 19
  • Romania October 9
  • Serbia April 22

While you are at it, check out this film documentary by Living Waters called 180. It is a documentary about the Holocaust and Abortion.

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First published January 23, 2018. Last updated or republished May 6, 2024.

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