Japan Holiday On March 11 2014?

The following is a compilation of Japanese national holidays, national observances, patriotic commemorations and important secular events that apply during Tuesday, 2014-03-11:

  • Fukushima Tsunami Remembrance Day:

    [ob] Today is the 3rd anniversary of 9.0 magnitude earthquake that struck off Japan's northeastern coast near Fukushima that sparked a tsunami that swept away thousands of people and caused a nuclear disaster that continues to wreak misery for many. On this day in Japan, people offer a silent prayer for tsunami victims at the time of the earthquake (2:46pm) during memorial services in Fukushima and other cities across Japan.

Notes:

[ob] Not a national holiday, but an observance nationwide.

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