Celebrating Diversity – April 23

St. George’s Day (Christian) – He is their patron saint.  The Bulgarians and Macedonians celebrate it on May 6. The red cross on St. George’s armour and white tunic is now the symbol of the International Red Cross and forms part of the Union Jack of UK and Northern Ireland.

Guelph was founded on April 23, 1827 by John Galt and Tiger Dunlop.

Administrtive Professionals Day (Canada, USA) – On this day, workplaces all over the country acknowledge secretaries, administrative staff and other support personnel.

Source: www.multiculturalcalendars.com

Part of a posting series on multicultural events for 2009.

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