Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., civil rights leader, who born on January 15, 1929; combined with other holidays in several states. Some cities and municipalities hold parades.
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25/12/2021 All day
Christmas is observed as a commemoration of the birth of Jesus of Nazareth. Commonly celebrated by Christians and non-Christians alike with various traditions.
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21/02/2022 All day
Washington's Birthday was first declared a federal holiday by an 1879 act of Congress, and now celebrated on the third Monday in February. To make room for MLK Jr Day, President Lincoln's birthday was removed from the federal list of Holidays. This day is sometimes incorrectly referred to as Presidents Day.
30/05/2022 All day
Honors the nation's war dead from the Civil War onwards; marks the unofficial beginning of the summer season.
19/06/2022 All day
Commemorates the anniversary of the date on which Slaves were emancipated
04/07/2022 All day
Celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence from British rule, also called the Fourth of July. Fireworks celebrations are held in many cities throughout the nation. On the day before this holiday, the stock market trading session ends three hours early.
05/09/2022 All day
Honors and recognizes the American labor movement. It is the unofficial last day of Summer
10/10/2022 All day
Honors Christopher Columbus, whose exploration of the Americas (in the years 1492 to 1504) marked the beginning of the European exploration and colonization of the Americas.
11/11/2022 All day
Honors all veterans of the United States armed forces. It is observed on November 11 to recall the end of World War I on that date in 1918 (major hostilities of World War I were formally ended at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918 when the Armistice with Germany went into effect)
28/11/2022 All day
Traditionally celebrates the giving of thanks for the autumn harvest. Traditionally includes the sharing of a turkey dinner. The holiday is observed on the fourth Thursday in November.