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Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission


The Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission (THGAAC) has compiled a list of commemorative dates and events that will take place throughout the course of the year. These events commemorate the Holocaust and various genocides. While some events are available to attend virtually, as we move through the COVID-19 pandemic, many events are now only being held in-person.

Please take a moment to browse our calendar for various events taking place in your community.

Should you or an organization with which you are affiliated like your commemorative/educational event listed, please contact the THGAAC via e-mail.

January 2024

Monday, January 22 - Friday, January 26, 2024
Texas Holocaust Remembrance Week

Saturday, January 27, 2024
International Holocaust Remembrance Day

April 2024

Sunday, April 7, 2024
Anniversary of the Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda

Monday, April 8, 2024
International Romani

Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Anniversary of the Fall of Phnom Penh and Memorial for the Cambodian Genocide

Wednesday, April 24, 2024
rmenian Genocide Remembrance Day

Monday, April 29, 2024
Kwibuka 29
April marks Genocide Awareness Month, a time to remember mass atrocities committed around the world, honor victims and survivors, and educate about the consequences of prejudice, hatred, and indifference. In honor of Genocide Awareness Month, hear from three genocide survivors who endured the worst of humanity but now share their stories to inspire hope for a world where every human life is valued.

Sunday, May 5, 2024
Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) begins at sundown

July 2024

Thursday, July 11, 2024
Anniversary of the Beginning of the Srebrenica Massacre/Bosnian Genocide

November 2024

Saturday, November 9, 2024
Anniversary of the 1938 November Pogrom (Kristallnacht)

Sunday, November 10, 2024
Anniversary of the 1938 November Pogrom (Kristallnacht)