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International Days April 23 2013 (United Nations)

The following is an overview of the days and the corresponding celebration declared by the United Nations that apply to Tuesday, 2013-04-23:

  • World Book and Copyright Day:

    [UNESCO] In order to yield a universal tribute to books and authors on this date, encouraging everyone, and in particular young people, to discover the pleasure of reading and the irreplaceable contributions of those who have furthered the social and cultural progress of humanity, UNESCO created the World Book and Copyright Day to be held on April 23, a symbolic date for world literature since that day conincide with the birth or death of prominent writers as Cervantes, Shakespeare, Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, Manuel Mejía Vallejo, Maurice Druon, Haldor K.Laxness, Vladimir Nabokov, Josep Pla, among others.

Notes:

[UNESCO] Day observed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

Content last updated on 2016-08-23T15:26:00Z