World Holocaust Victims Remembrance Day is an international Memorial Day. The day is to remember those people who died in the world war II by the Nazi. The holocaust resulted in around 6 million Jews death and 11 million other peoples. The day is also known as the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust.
The World Holocaust Victims Remembrance Day is an international holiday but it is not a public holiday. The public life is the same. This day is a national holiday in the UK and in Italy. Every year peoples around the world celebrate it.
When is World Holocaust Remembrance Day in 2020?
January 27 is marked as the World Holocaust Victims Remembrance Day. In 2020, on Monday the 27th of January will be held. Each year peoples remember this memorial and share their speech about that day. The Holocaust Remembrance Day was organized by the Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme.
The History of the World Holocaust Remembrance Day
In the Holocaust, around 17 million peoples were killed by the Germans in their occupied areas. Peoples such as Soviet civilizations, religious opponents, political persons, war prisoners, Jews, etc. were killed. On November 1, 2005, the UN general assembly adopted this day and it was first observed on January 27, 2006.
What do People do on World Holocaust Victims Remembrance Day?
Holocaust survivors and many leaders give a lecture about the day. They give speeches to teach future generations about the holocaust to prevent such work in the future. It is a global observance day, not a public holiday. Peoples get attention to it on the Internet, TV, Radio, Social Media, etc.