Day also known as the Feast of Saint George. This is the Feast of Saint George that is celebrated by various Christian churches and by several cities, countries, kingdoms and different nations of which Saint George is the patron saint.
The day of Saint George is celebrated on April 23, a date that traditionally corresponds to the death of Saint George during the period of the Persecution of Diocletian AD 303. This date currently falls on May 6 according to the Gregorian calendar, but that date differs for Eastern Orthodox Churches that use the Julian calendar. This day used to fall on May 5 in the 19th century.