When is Mother's Day?


When is Mother's Day in 2016/2016?


A:-Mother's Day 2016 is on May 11, Sunday


Origin / History of Mother's Day!


Mothers Day is celebrated in several country across the globe though the month and date on which Mother's Day is celebrated in different countries varies. Most countries celebrate Mothers Day on second Sunday in the Month of May. This Mother's Day date was declared by US President Woodrow Wilson on May 8, 1914 when he signed a Joint Resolution designating the second Sunday in May as Mother's Day. This US tradition of celebrating Mothers Day and paying tribute to mothers spread across several countries over the years and these countries too adopted second Sunday of May as Mother's Day. However, in many countries the way Mothers Day is celebrated varies and is quite different from the manner in which Mothers Day is celebrated in US. But what is more important than the date and fashion of celebration is the feeling behind the festival. The idea of celebrating Mother's Day the world over is to pay tribute to mothers for all their love and support and to make them feel special.

Mother's Day Date in Different Countries

Mother's Day in United States: Second Sunday in the month of May.

Mother's Day in Australia: Second Sunday in the month of May.

Mother's Day in Belgium: Second Sunday in the month of May.

Mother's Day in Brazil: Second Sunday in the month of May.

Mother's Day in Canada: Second Sunday in the month of May.

Mother's Day in Denmark: Second Sunday in the month of May.

Mother's Day in Finland: Second Sunday in the month of May.

Mother's Day in Germany: Second Sunday in the month of May.

Mother's Day in Greece: Second Sunday in the month of May.

Mother's Day in India: Second Sunday in the month of May.

Mother's Day in Italy: Second Sunday in the month of May.

Mother's Day in Japan: Second Sunday in the month of May.

Mother's Day in New Zealand: Second Sunday in the month of May.

Mother's Day in Singapore: Second Sunday in the month of May.

Mother's Day in Turkey: Second Sunday in the month of May.

Mother's Day in United Kingdom/England: Mother's Day is called Mothering Sunday and falls on the fourth Sunday in Lent.

Mother's Day in France: First Sunday in June or last Sunday in May

Mother's Day in Much of South America (as well as Mexico), Bahrain, Malaysia, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates: May 10

Mother's Day in Mexico: - May 8

Mother's Day in Albania: - March 8

Mother's Day in Russia: - November 28

Mother's Day in Poland: - May 26

Mother's Day in Indonesia: - December 22

Mother's Day in Egypt: - March 21

Mother's Day in Norway: - February 13

Mother's Day in Thailand: Birthday of Queen Sirikit Kitiyakara - August 12

Mother's Day in Sweden: Last Sunday in May

Mother's Day in Lebanon: First day of Spring

Mother's Day in Norway: The second Sunday in February

Mother's Day in Austria, Hong Kong, Netherlands, Taiwan, Hungary, Portugal, South Africa, Spain: First Sunday in May

Mother's Day in Antwerp (Belgium), Costa Rica: Assumption day - August 15

Mother's Day in Argentina: The Da de la Madre - The second or third Sunday in October