Wednesday December 13, 2017

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Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day in Egypt falls on October 6 each year and celebrates the October War in 1973 when Egyptian and Syrian armies launched a joint attack to retake their territories.

Celebration\ Observance

This day is to remind the people of the bravery and sacrifices made by the military to recapture their land that taken by Israel. People will attend military parades, firework shows and other patriotic celebrations.

History

October 6, 1973 started the October War that lasted 19 days in total. Egypt and Syria both launched a surprise attack on Israel occupied territory and both had initial gains but later Israel forces came back and won the war on October 25, 1973.

Yearly Calendars

Provides calendars for the calendar year for Egypt.


Holiday Dates for the Year

Provides the dates for holidays for the calendar year for Egypt.


Holiday Countdown for the Year

For a count of the number of days for upcoming and past holiday dates for the calendar year for Egypt.


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