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Mother's Day

Dates Around the World

Oct, 2019

Occurrence: Third Sunday of October Dates: Oct 21, 2018 / Oct 20, 2019 / Oct 18, 2020 Country: Argentina (Día de la Madre) In Argentina, Mother's Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of October. The holiday was originally celebrated on 11 October, the old liturgical date for the celebration of the Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary but after the Second Vatican Council, which moved the Virgin Mary festivity to 1 January, the Mother's Day started to be celebrated the third Sunday of October because of popular tradition.