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WORLD BICYCLE DAY

When is World Bicycle Day in 2019?

World Bicycle Day in 2019 is on the Monday, 3rd of Jun (6/03/2019).

World Bicycle Day is on the 154th day of 2019. There are 211 days left in the year.

World Bicycle Day Facts

  • Date: Jun 03, 2019
  • International
  • Also Called: UN Bicycle Day
  • Celebrations: Participate in events in local area promoting cycling day.
World Bicycle Day iImage Credit: flickr.com/@navfac

United Nations World Bicycle Day

United Nations has assigned 3 June as the World Bicycle Day. It is designated as an official United Nations day to spread consciousness about the benefits of using the bicycle in order to promote health, better environment and sustainable development by bringing people together for a common cause. The declaration for observing 3 June as a designated World Bicycle Day holiday was passed on 12 April 2018 after an agreement by 193 members of The United Nations General Assembly. Therefore, 3 June 2018 was the very first year where this holiday was observed globally. The first year of celebration observing the World Bicycle Day saw a gathering of international leaders at United Nations headquarters in New York City.

Is World Bicycle Day a bank holiday?

World Bicycle Day is not a bank holiday and is business as usual at both private and government offices.

Which countries will celebrate World Bicycle Day?

All countries that are a member of the United Nations, other relevant international, national, regional sports organizations, private and government organizations and other pertinent investors are invited by the United Nations to observe World Bicycle Day and endorse it.

Who was instrumental in creating World Bicycle Day?

World Cycling Alliance and the European Cyclists' Federation are the two international establishments that were instrumental in creating a holiday that recognizes the bicycle. A report was submitted to the United Nations, by these establishments in 2015, highlighting the ways in which cycling promotes and directly impacts the sustainable development goals outlined by the United Nations.

Who designed the logo for World Bicycle Day?

The logo adopted to represent World Bicycle Day has been designed by Issac Feld while the animation that accompanies it has been designed by Professor John E. Swanson. The logo represents various types of bicyclists around the globe and drives home the point that the bicycle belongs to and serves all. The hashtag #June3WorldBicycleDay is placed below the logo.

Why should we celebrate the bicycle?

The bicycle is a mode of transport that is affordable, environment friendly, reliable and is an uncomplicated sustainable means of transport. It can used as a tool to bolster development by helping people with better access to education, health, mobility, social engagement and enable them to be more aware of the environment they live in.

How to celebrate World Bicycle Day?

Your voluntary contributions will help cover the cost and ensure that events related to the World Bicycle Day can be held annually. You can participate in events promoting cycling day, share your best moments on social media, keep abreast about the lasted news and developments related to World Bicycle Day by using the hashtag #June3WorldBicycleDay. As a bicycle fan you can participate by holding a riding gettogether and getting people involved to go for a ride on their bicycles.

Other Bicycle Days

Bicycle Day is celebrated on 19 April. The name is misleading and this day celebrates a historical event and not the bicycle. This was the day Dr. Albert Hofmann deliberately took 250mcg of Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) after an accidental discovery by him. Once the drug was in his system, he felt strange changes in perception and experienced anxiety. He therefore decided to ride his bicycle home. The incidents that occurred during this trip lead to LSD's popularity as a recreational drug. World Naked Bike Day is an annual protest event that is held on 10 June. It is a way to show dissent for oil dependency and car culture. This event also highlights the dangers that cyclists face on the road. World Naked Bike Day is held in over 25 countries like UK, USA, France, Germany, Israel, Australia, Canada, Italy, Spain, Austria. The dates may vary in some countries depending in the weather. The very first Naked Bike ride was held in Zaragoza, Spain in 2001. Although it is known as World Naked Bike Ride, you do not need to be nude in order to participate in the event. Apart from the bicycle, one may use inline skates, roller blades, unicycles, skateboards or any other body -powered conveyance.

World Bicycle Day Observances

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List of National and Regional Public Holidays of International in 2019

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
TuesdayTueJan 01, 2019Jan 01Global Family Day
FridayFriJan 04, 2019Jan 04World Braille Day
FridayFriJan 11, 2019Jan 11International Thank-You Day
WednesdayWedJan 30, 2019Jan 30World Leprosy Day
TuesdayTueFeb 12, 2019Feb 12Darwin Day
ThursdayThuFeb 21, 2019Feb 21International Mother Language Day
FridayFriFeb 22, 2019Feb 22World Thinking Day
FridayFriMar 01, 2019Mar 01International Day of the Seal
FridayFriMar 08, 2019Mar 08International Women's Day
FridayFriMar 15, 2019Mar 15Red Nose Day
WednesdayWedMar 20, 2019Mar 20World Frog Day
ThursdayThuMar 21, 2019Mar 21World Down Syndrome Day
FridayFriMar 22, 2019Mar 22World Water Day
SaturdaySatMar 23, 2019Mar 23World Meteorological Day
SundaySunMar 24, 2019Mar 24World TB Day
SaturdaySatMar 30, 2019Mar 30Earth Hour
TuesdayTueApr 02, 2019Apr 02International Children's Book Day
SundaySunApr 07, 2019Apr 07World Health Day
FridayFriApr 12, 2019Apr 12Yuri's Night
WednesdayWedApr 17, 2019Apr 17International Special Librarian's Day
SundaySunApr 21, 2019Apr 21International Creativity and Innovation Day
MondayMonApr 22, 2019Apr 22Earth Day
TuesdayTueApr 23, 2019Apr 23World Book Day
ThursdayThuApr 25, 2019Apr 25World Malaria Day
ThursdayThuApr 25, 2019Apr 25World Penguin Day
FridayFriMay 03, 2019May 03World Press Freedom Day
SundaySunMay 05, 2019May 05International Midwives Day
WednesdayWedMay 08, 2019May 08World Red Cross Day
FridayFriMay 10, 2019May 10World Lupus Day
SundaySunMay 12, 2019May 12International Nurses Day
MondayMonMay 13, 2019May 13IEEE Global Engineering Day
WednesdayWedMay 15, 2019May 15International Day of Families
SaturdaySatMay 18, 2019May 18International Museum Day
TuesdayTueMay 21, 2019May 21World Day for Cultural Diversity
WednesdayWedMay 22, 2019May 22International Day for Biological Diversity
ThursdayThuMay 23, 2019May 23World Turtle Day
FridayFriMay 24, 2019May 24World Schizophrenia Day
SaturdaySatMay 25, 2019May 25Towel Day
FridayFriMay 31, 2019May 31World No-Tobacco Day
MondayMonJun 03, 2019Jun 03World Bicycle Day
WednesdayWedJun 05, 2019Jun 05World Environment Day
SaturdaySatJun 08, 2019Jun 08World Ocean Day
FridayFriJun 14, 2019Jun 14World Blood Donor Day
SundaySunJun 16, 2019Jun 16International Day of the African Child
MondayMonJun 17, 2019Jun 17World Day to Combat Desertification & Drought
ThursdayThuJun 20, 2019Jun 20World Refugee Day
FridayFriJun 21, 2019Jun 21International Yoga Day
WednesdayWedJun 26, 2019Jun 26International Day Against Drug Abuse and Trafficking
ThursdayThuJul 11, 2019Jul 11World Population Day
TuesdayTueJul 16, 2019Jul 16World Snake Day
SundaySunJul 28, 2019Jul 28World Hepatitis Day
SundaySunAug 04, 2019Aug 04International Friendship Day
ThursdayThuAug 08, 2019Aug 08Universal & International Infinity Day
FridayFriAug 09, 2019Aug 09International Day of the World's Indigenous People
SaturdaySatAug 10, 2019Aug 10International Biodiesel Day
MondayMonAug 12, 2019Aug 12International Youth Day
TuesdayTueAug 13, 2019Aug 13International Lefthanders Day
WednesdayWedAug 14, 2019Aug 14World Lizard Day
FridayFriAug 23, 2019Aug 23International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade & its Abolition
SundaySunSep 08, 2019Sep 08International Literacy Day
FridayFriSep 13, 2019Sep 13International Chocolate Day
SundaySunSep 15, 2019Sep 15International Day of Democracy
SundaySunSep 15, 2019Sep 15Software Freedom Day
MondayMonSep 16, 2019Sep 16International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
ThursdayThuSep 19, 2019Sep 19Talk Like a Pirate Day
SaturdaySatSep 21, 2019Sep 21World Gratitude Day
SundaySunSep 22, 2019Sep 22World Car-Free Day
SundaySunSep 29, 2019Sep 29Inventors Day
TuesdayTueOct 01, 2019Oct 01International Music Day
WednesdayWedOct 02, 2019Oct 02World Farm Animals Day
ThursdayThuOct 03, 2019Oct 03World Temperance Day
FridayFriOct 04, 2019Oct 04World Animal Day
SaturdaySatOct 05, 2019Oct 05World Teacher's Day
ThursdayThuOct 10, 2019Oct 10World Mental Health Day
WednesdayWedOct 16, 2019Oct 16World Food Day
ThursdayThuOct 17, 2019Oct 17International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
ThursdayThuOct 24, 2019Oct 24United Nations Day
TuesdayTueOct 29, 2019Oct 29International Internet Day
FridayFriNov 08, 2019Nov 08World Town Planning Day
ThursdayThuNov 14, 2019Nov 14World Diabetes Day
ThursdayThuNov 14, 2019Nov 14World Philosophy Day
SaturdaySatNov 16, 2019Nov 16International Day for Tolerance
TuesdayTueNov 19, 2019Nov 19World Toilet Day
ThursdayThuNov 21, 2019Nov 21World Television Day
MondayMonNov 25, 2019Nov 25International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
SaturdaySatNov 30, 2019Nov 30International Computer Security Day
SundaySunDec 01, 2019Dec 01World Aids Day
MondayMonDec 02, 2019Dec 02International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
ThursdayThuDec 05, 2019Dec 05International Volunteers Day
SaturdaySatDec 07, 2019Dec 07International Civil Aviation Day
TuesdayTueDec 10, 2019Dec 10Human Rights Day