Public Holidays in United States 2017

  • Dec 25, 2017

    Christmas Day

    Christmas Day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus, the date of which according to tradition took place on 25th December 1 BC. Most countries around the world celebrate this event with a public holiday.

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  • Nov 23, 2017


    When is Thanksgiving 2018 and how is it celebrated in the United States of America?

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  • Sep 4, 2017

    Labor Day

    Labor day is celebrated on the first Monday in September in the United States. It is a day set aside to pay tribute to working men and women and has been celebrated as a national holiday in the United States since 1894.

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  • Jul 4, 2017

    Independence Day

    On July 4, 1776, the United States of America proclaimed its independence from England by signing the Declaration of Independence. By the 1870's, Independence Day had become the most important holiday on the American calendar.

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  • May 29, 2017

    Memorial Day

    Memorial Day is an American federal holiday on the last Monday in May. Originally called Decoration Day, it is a day of remembrance for those who have died in military service for the United States.

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  • Jan 16, 2017

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Find out the dates, history and background of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday celebration observed in the United States of America.

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  • Jan 2, 2017

    New Years Day Holiday

    Background and History on the New Year's Day holiday celebration observed in most countries and regions.

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