Most Commonwealth realms and British overseas territories celebrate the Queen's Official Birthday in June. However, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cuhna is an exception. Here the birthday of Queen Elizabeth II is observed on the third Monday in April which is close to its actual date.
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday which is celebrated as a holiday in some countries populated predominantly by Christians. In Eastern Christianity, it is the first day of the so-called Bright Week.
Pesah, or Passover is one of the most significant Jewish holidays. It commemorates the liberation of the Jewish people from slavery in ancient Egypt and the story of the Exodus. This festival commences on Nisan 15 and lasts for seven days in Israel and for eight days in the diaspora.
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday. This holiday is celebrated by Catholics and Easter Christians.
April 17 is World Hemophilia Day. This international observance was created to raise public awareness of people suffering hemophilia (another spelling is haemophilia) and other bleeding disorders.