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Germany (Rhine- Land Palatinate) - bank and public holidays of the world - 1970-2070

full calendar of public and bank holidays of the world (and banks closures), from 1970 until 2070 for Germany (Rhine- Land Palatinate)



Internet domain: .de - Telephone code: +49 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +1 (DST: yes)
European Truck Ban: 00:00 to 22:00 on Sundays, public holidays & vacations departures/returns; 07:00 to 20:00 in August
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Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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Labor Day/May Day*Thursday May 1, 2014Secular holiday 
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Ascension*Monday May 5, 2014Catholic or protestant 
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Gutenberg Marathon*Thursday May 8, 2014Sports events 
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Whit Monday*Friday May 16, 2014Catholic or protestant 
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Corpus Christi**Monday May 26, 2014Catholic 
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Labor Day/May Day -
Sunday May 1, 2016

Secular holiday : Chicago, Saturday May 1st, 1886: 350,000 workers go on strike to call for an 8-hour working day. Industries are paralyzed nationwide. On Monday, as demonstrations go on, the police open fire. On Tuesday, Chicago is again on strike. Following a bomb launched against them, the police shoot again. 12 dead, of which 7 policemen. 8 anarchists will be condemned and executed. In 1889, the Socialist International Movement met in Paris and declared this day international workers' day . The Soviets will follow suit, just as the Nazis. In France, under the Vichy regime (1940-1944), the celebration is renamed Labour Day .


Ascension -
Thursday May 5, 2016

Catholic or protestant : Forty days after Easter, always on a Thursday. After his resurrection, Jesus appeared before his disciples and gathered them to tell them to baptize and spread the good word. He then ascended to heaven on a cloud.


Gutenberg Marathon -
Sunday May 8, 2016

Sports events : Http://www.marathon.mainz.de/


Whit Monday -
Monday May 16, 2016

Catholic or protestant : Seven weeks after Easter Monday -Marking the day the Holy Spirit entered the disciples left behind and the beginning of their ministry.


Corpus Christi -
Thursday May 26, 2016

Catholic : For six hundred years that feast was observed on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday, but in 1970 the new Roman Missal, while retaining that day for some countries, provided that in others the feast be observed on the Sunday after Trinity. Commemorates the Last supper. Pope Urban IV ordered the observance of such a feast in 1264, and in the following century it became universal in the Western Church. In Germany: only in Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Hesse, Nordrhein Westfalen, Saarland, Saxony (only several townships), Thüringen (preponderating catholic population).
In Spain: only Sevilla & Granada.