Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day is annually observed in Turkey on May 19. This holiday commemorates the day, when Mustafa Atatürk landed at the city of Samsun in 1919, and the day, when the Turkish War of Independence began.
The Vietnamese annually celebrate Hồ Chí Minh's Birthday on May 19. He was an outstanding politician of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam and its first president. The birthday of Hồ Chí Minh is a very important holiday for the country.