Pan American Day
April 14, Friday
Pan American Day is a holiday observed by several countries in North and South America. It commemorates the First International Conference of American States which concluded on April 14, 1890, creating the International Union of American Republics, the forerunner to the Organization of American States (OAS). The holiday was originally proposed by the organization in 1930, and was first observed on April 14, 1930.
Parades are held, some schools put on plays, the orchestra plays music, people set up exhibits, and pageants are sometimes held.