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Engineer's Day


Engineer's Day is observed in several countries on various dates of the year.


Country Date Notes
Argentina June 16 Not to be confused with "Argentina's engineering day" which is on June 6. The reason being that in 1870 Luis Augusto Huergo became the first Engineer in Argentina.
Australia Week of 4 to 10 August in 2014
Bangladesh May 7
Bahrain July 1
Belgium March 20
Bolivia October 16
Brazil 11 December 1933 Day that the Law 23.659 regulated the Engineer, Architect and Surveyor professions.
Bulgaria Week of 17 to 23 February in 2014
Canada Month of March
Chile May 14
Colombia August 17
Costa Rica July 20 Corresponds to the date of Panamerican engineer's day
Croatia March 2 Engineer's Day is celebrated on 2 March as a tribute to the date in 1878 on which first associatian of engineers was established in Croatia.
Dominican Republic August 14 in 2014
Ecuador June 29
Egypt September, date variable
France April 3 in 2014
Greece March 10 Known in the across the engineering student community as "Hemera Mihanikou"
Honduras July 16
Iceland April 10
India 15 Sep The Engineering Community across India is celebrating Engineers Day on 15 September every year as a remarkable tribute to the greatest Indian Engineer Bharat Ratna Visvesvaraya. He is held in high regard as a pre-eminent engineer of India. "Engineering Challenges for Knowledge Era" is the theme of Engineers Day 2015.
Iran Week of 19 to 25 February - (23 February every year) This day is celebrated to respect Nasir al-Din al-Tusi, Iranian great scientist.
Ireland 9 to 15 February in 2014
Italy 15 June
Korea March 30 in 2014
Luxembourg February 8 in 2014
Malaysia 7 to 15 September in 2014
Mauritius September 13
Mexico July 1
Nepal Shrawan 3, (Vikram Samvat calendar) Nepali Students and Groups affiliated with NOSK Celebrates Engineer's Day on Software Freedom Day
Netherlands Third Wednesday of March (e.g. 19 March 2014).
Pakistan 10 January in 2014 When Pakistan Engineering Council came into being for the regulation of engineering profession and education in Pakistan. Only celebrated in 2014
Panama January 26
Perú June 8
Poland August 14 in 2014
Portugal November 23 in 2014
Puerto Rico 13 to 19 May in 2014 Engineer's & Geometer's week
Romania September 14
Russia December 22 Power Engineer's day
Singapore 23 to 24 July 2016 Organised by The Institution of Engineers, Singapore (IES)
Slovakia March 16 in 2014
Slovenia September
Spain March 19
Sri Lanka September 15
Taiwan June 6
Tanzania 15 September
Tunisia October 26 in 2013
United Kingdom Week of 14 to 23 March in 2014
United States of America Week of February 22 Always the week in February that encompasses George Washington's birthday
Uruguay October 12
Venezuela October 28 In commemoration of the installment of the Engineers College on October 28, 1861

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