Public Holidays in United States - 2018

  • Dec 25, 2018

    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 22, 2018


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

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  • Nov 12, 2018

    Veterans Day

    Veterans Day honours all veterans of the United States armed forces. The date commemorates the cease-fire in the 1918 armistice which was scheduled for the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month.

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  • Sep 3, 2018

    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, 2018

    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 28, 2018

    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 15, 2018

    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 1, 2018

    New Year's Day

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

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