Name : Zehan Hawa

Date : June 13, 2015

Federal Holiday in 2015 in USA
In the United States, a federal holiday is an authorized holiday which has been
recognized by the US government. Every year on a US federal holiday, non-essential
federal government offices are closed, and every federal employee is paid for the
holiday. Private-sector employees required to work on a legal holiday may receive
holiday pay in addition to their ordinary wages.
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Jan
New Year's
Thursday
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Day

Holiday type
New Year's Day falls on January 1 and marks the start
of a new year according to the Gregorian calendar. It
marks the end of New Year's Eve celebrations in the
United States and gives many Americans a chance to
remember the previous year.

Martin Luther King Day is a federal holiday held on
the third Monday of January. It celebrates the life and
Jan
Martin Luther achievements of Martin Luther King Jr., an influential
Monday
19
King Day
American civil rights leader. He is most well-known
for his campaigns to end racial segregation on public
transport and for racial equality in the United States.
Washington's Birthday, also known as Presidents'
Presidents'
Day, is a federal holiday held on the third Monday of
Feb
Day
Monday
February. The day honors presidents of the United
16
(Washington's
States, including George Washington, the USA's first
Birthday)
president.
Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May.
It was formerly known as Decoration Day and
commemorates all men and women, who have died
May
Monday Memorial Day in military service for the United States. Many people
25
visit cemeteries and memorials on Memorial Day and
it is traditionally seen as the start of the summer
season.
Jul
Independence
Friday
National holiday
3
Day observed
Jul Saturday Independence Independence Day is annually celebrated on July 4
4
Day
and is often known as "the Fourth of July". It is the
anniversary of the publication of the declaration of
independence from Great Britain in 1776. Patriotic
displays and family events are organized throughout
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It is often combined with customs Dec from pre-Christian winter celebrations. private businesses will give employees the day of Dat Weekda Where it is Holiday name Holiday type e y observed Jan Friday Lee Jackson Lee-Jackson Day is a state holiday in Virginia 16 Day Virginia. Thanksgiving Day in the United States is a holiday on Nov Thanksgiving the fourth or the last Thursday of November. This day is the anniversary of the signing of the Nov Wednesd armistice. Sep Monday 7 Labor Day Oct Monday 12 Columbus Day. Labor Day is annually held on the first Monday of September. decorate their homes. visit family or friends and exchange gifts. The day celebrates Jesus Christ's birth. which is on the second Monday of October. but not all. It is largely a day of rest in modern times. Thursday 26 Day Traditionally. this holiday celebrates the giving of thanks for the autumn harvest. Veterans are thanked for their services to the United States on Veterans Day. to 2 .Dat Weekda e y Holiday name Holiday type the United States. remembers Christopher Columbus' arrival to the Americas on October 12. Many people in the United States celebrate Christmas Day on December 25. This holiday is Columbus Day controversial because the European settlement in the Americas led to the demise of the history and culture of the indigenous peoples. which ended the World War I hostilities Veterans Day 11 ay between the Allied nations and Germany in 1918. 25 December will be a public holiday in most countries around the world States Holiday in 2015 in USA State holidays are holidays for the government and public sector in that state and many. It was originally organized to celebrate various labor associations' strengths of and contributions to the United States economy. In the USA. the United States. Veterans Day annually falls on November 11. Many people mark Labor Day as the end of the summer season and a last chance to make trips or hold outdoor events. 1492. Many people Friday Christmas Day 25 erect Christmas trees.

Jan Idaho Human Monday on the third Monday of January. who was known Feb Wednesd Rosa Parks Day for refusing to give up her seat on a California. In some states it is an annual 19 Birthday shared state holiday with Martin Florida . also known Alabama. the United States. MO. Idaho Human Rights Day. is a state Arkansas. one of the most popular presidents in United States history. It honors civil rights Hampshire activists and is combined with Martin Luther King Day Rosa Parks Day is an American observance to honor civil rights activist Rosa Parks. is a state holiday in Idaho. Ohio 4 ay bus. Feb Thursday Lincoln's Lincoln’s Birthday celebrates the CT. It's also known as 3 . Jan Robert E Lee's Monday States. Robert E. NY 12 Birthday birthday of Abraham Lincoln. an American civil rights leader. in the Jan United States.Dat Weekda Holiday name e y Holiday type Where it is observed remember two of the Civil War's Confederate leaders – Robert E Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson. Lee’s birthday. It gives people a chance to Jan Confederate Monday honor and remember the Texas 19 Memorial Day Confederate soldiers who died or were wounded during the American Civil War during the 1860s. It is a state holiday in some states on or around February 12. IL. It is a legal observance in California on February 4 and Ohio on December 1. It also honors Martin Luther King Jr. It is annually celebrated on the Friday before Martin Luther King Day. Civil Rights Day is a state holiday in Arizona and New Hampshire. holiday in some parts of the United Missouri. It Idaho 19 Rights Day focuses on human rights while embracing diversity. always Luther King’s birthday on the third celebrate on Monday of January. 19 January Confederate Memorial Day is a state holiday in some states in the United States. also known as Martin Luther King Jr – Idaho Human Rights Day. New Monday Civil Rights Day 19 of January. as Robert E. on the third Monday Arizona. Lee Day.

Vermont's Town Meeting Day gives the state's residents the chance to speak their minds in a public forum Town Meeting on the first Tuesday of March. Daisy Arkansas Bates Day Gatson Bates Day is a state holiday in Arkansas. although these are special observances rather than legal holidays. as it is the last day before the long fast for Lent in many Christian churches. This Vermont Day Vermont event is also the anniversary of Vermont’s admission to the union as the 14th state in 1791. Evacuation Day Evacuation Day is a public holiday in Massachusetts Sufolk County (including Boston). together with Washington’s Birthday. in the Independence United States. Massachusetts. Abraham Lincoln Day or Lincoln Day. It is an Texas annual legal holiday in Texas. It is Louisiana Gras also known as Shrove Tuesday. on March 2.Dat Weekda Holiday name e y Feb Monday 16 Feb Tuesday 17 Mar Monday 2 Mar Monday 2 Mar Tuesday 3 Mar Tuesday 17 Holiday type Where it is observed Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday. Texas Independence Day celebrates the adoption of the state’s independence declaration. It celebrates the date when the British troops 4 . on the first Monday of March. a Polish born soldier who contributed to the United States' independence. Casimir Pulaski It celebrates the birthday of Casimir Illinois Day Pulaski. the United States. Tuesday/Mardi featuring large celebrations. Casimir Pulaski Day is a legal holiday in Illinois. a civil rights activist who played a key role in an integration crisis at Little Rock Daisy Gatson Central High School in 1957. on the third Monday of February. Daisy Gatson Bates Day honors the life of Daisy Gatson Bates. Mardi Gras is a holiday in some parts of the United States and often Shrove serves as a festive occasion Alabama. March 2 Texas Day also marks Texas Flag Day and Sam Houston Day. in the United States on March 17 each year. in the United States.

CO*. Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day. one of the best-known leaders in Hawaii’s history. is a state holiday in Hawaii in Mar Kuhio the United States. held on September 11 to mark the anniversary of terrorist attacks in the USA in 2001 Apr Tuesday San Jacinto Day San Jacinto Day is a day of state Texas 21 pride for Texans in the United States on April 21 each year. Monday Patriot's Day 20 Monday of April. the United States. Boston is the seat of Sufolk County. This state holiday is Alaska 30 annually held on the last Monday of March. Seward’s Day is a holiday in Alaska. It is annually held on April 16. which were fought near Boston in 1775. It is observed on Thursday Hawaii 26 Kalanianaole March 26 every year and honors Day Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole. TX* 31 Day as a tribute to his commitment to social justice and respect for human dignity. also known as Prince Kuhio Prince Jonah Day. Patriot's Apr Day is annually held on the third Maine. It celebrates the birthday of Mar César Chávez Tuesday César Estrada Chávez and it serves CA. where various activities are held each year to remember this event. to commemorate the US purchase of Alaska from Mar Monday Seward's Day Russia in 1867. 1862. Patriot's Day (or Patriots' Day) commemorates the battles of Lexington and Concord. Emancipation Day is a holiday in Washington DC to mark the anniversary of the signing of the Apr Emancipation District of Thursday Compensated Emancipation Act. César Chávez Day is observed in the United States on March 31 each year. It should not be Massachusetts confused with Patriot Day.Dat Weekda Holiday name e y Holiday type Where it is observed evacuated Boston during the American Revolutionary War. It should not be confused with Alaska Day. It 5 . 16 Day Columbia which president Abraham Lincoln signed on April 16.

Jeferson Davis’ Birthday. also known as Jeferson Davis Day. FL. It gives people a chance to Apr Confederate Mississippi Monday honor and remember the 27 Memorial Day AL. which took place on April 21. Truman Day is a state holiday in Missouri. It is a state holiday in Alabama on the first Monday of June each year. The battle was a turning point for Texas' independence from Mexico. a United States president who was born in Missouri. He is well-known and 6 . It is the first Tuesday after the first Monday of May and every two years thereafter. commemorates the birthday of Jun Jeferson Davis Jeferson Davis. a Confederate Monday Alabama 1 Birthday leader during the American Civil War in the 1860s. GA Confederate soldiers who died or were wounded during the American Civil War during the 1860s. on or May Friday Truman Day around May 8 each year. Indiana’s primary election. Jun Thursday Kamehameha Kamehameha the Great was the Hawaii 11 Day monarch of Hawaii between 1782 and 1819. It gives people a chance to May Confederate Sunday honor and remember the South Carolina 10 Memorial Day Confederate soldiers who died or were wounded during the American Civil War during the 1860s. 1836. Confederate Memorial Day is a state holiday in some states in the United States.Dat Weekda Holiday name e y Holiday type Where it is observed commemorates the Battle of San Jacinto between the Texan army and Mexican forces. Confederate Memorial Day is a state holiday in some states in the United States. is Primary listed as a state holiday in which May Tuesday Election Day state government offices in Indiana Indiana 5 Indiana are closed. Arbor Day is a state holiday to Apr promote tree planting in Nebraska Friday Arbor Day Nebraska 24 and is held on the last Friday of April. the United States. It honors Missouri 8 Harry S Truman. also known as primary election day.

which occurred in 1775. when it is observed on the following Monday. Rhode Island 10 marks the anniversary the Allies’ victory over Japan during World War II. Kamehameha Day is held in his honor on June 11 each year. which is also known as the American War of Independence.Dat Weekda Holiday name e y Holiday type Where it is observed respected for uniting and establishing the Kingdom of Hawaii in 1810. Bunker Hill Day Massachusetts 17 ay was part of the Siege of Boston. Juneteenth. is a holiday or observance in many US states to celebrate the anniversary Jun Emancipation Friday of the abolition of slavery in Texas Texas 19 Day on June 19. Bunker Hill Day marks the anniversary of the Battle of Bunker Hill. Jun Wednesd This battle. on June 17 each year. It is usually held on June 20 each year held unless it falls on a Sunday. also known as VJ Day. Aug Monday Victory Day Victory Day. This siege took place during the American Revolutionary War. also known as Freedom Day and Emancipation Day. when Union soldiers enforced the Emancipation Proclamation and freed all remaining slaves in Texas West Virginia Day or WV Day commemorates the date that West Virginia was admitted to the Union Jun West Virginia and became a member of the United Saturday West Virginia 20 Day States. also known as the Battle of Breed's Hill. This day celebrates the bravery of the original settlers and their strength of character and physical endurance. It followed the dropping of the devastating atomic bomb on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima on 7 . 1865. It is celebrated on July 24 each year to commemorate the entry of Brigham Jul Young and the first group of Mormon Friday Pioneer Day Utah 24 pioneers into Utah’s Salt Lake Valley in 1847. Pioneer Day is a state holiday in Utah in the United States.

Hawaii’s Statehood Day is an annual state holiday on the third Friday of August. Victory Day is a state holiday in Rhode Island in the United States on the second Monday each year. It Aug Lyndon Baines Thursday celebrates the birthday of Lyndon Texas 27 Johnson Day Baines Johnson. Any legal holiday that falls on a Saturday in Vermont is celebrated the preceding Friday. The day is Vermont 16 Battle Day usually celebrated annually on August 16. which is also known as the Jewish New Year.Dat Weekda Holiday name e y Holiday type Where it is observed August 6 and Nagasaki on August 9. Monday Rosh Hashana Texas 14 which is the seventh month in the Jewish calendar. 1945. Bennington Battle Day is a state holiday in Vermont to honor of the Battle of Bennington. Yom Kippur is on the 10th day of the month of Tishrei (or Tishri) in the Jewish calendar. Rosh Hashana starts on Sep the first day of Tishrei (or Tishri). It commemorates the Aug Statehood Day Friday anniversary Hawaii’s statehood . Oct Sunday Alaska Day Alaska Day marks the anniversary of Alaska 8 . who was the 36th president of the United States. Hawaii 21 in Hawaii This holiday is not to be confused with Statehood Day in Kentucky or Tennessee. USA. popularly known as “LBJ”. Many people of Jewish faith in the United States spend the day fasting Sep Wednesd Yom Kippur and praying. which took place during the Revolutionary War Aug Bennington Sunday in north America in 1777. Yom Kippur is a Jewish holiday known as the Day of Atonement. Lyndon Baines Johnson Day is an annual state holiday in Texas in the United States on August 27. It is sometimes called the Day of Remembrance or the Day of Blowing the Shofar. Many Jewish Americans celebrate Rosh Hashana (or Rosh Hashanah). Its theme centers on Texas 23 ay atonement and repentance. and may last for two days.

It is a state November 27. Presidents' Day holiday in some states on or around 2015 (local in February 12. In some states it is an annual Birthday 2015 (local in shared state holiday with Martin Georgia) Luther King’s birthday on the third Monday of January. Lee Day. States. It can fall on or between November 2 and November 8. holiday in some parts of the United Robert E Lee's November 27. These include national. West Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday. one of the most popular presidents in Friday. It's also known as New Mexico) Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday. United States history. Birthday/Lincol holiday in some states on or around 2015 (local in n's Day February 12. It is usually celebrated on October 18 each year. Nevada Day is a state holiday in Nevada in the United States. Abraham Lincoln Day or Lincoln Day Lincoln’s Birthday celebrates the birthday of Abraham Lincoln. Robert E. state and local government representatives at all levels up to the president. It is celebrated on the last Friday of October each year. It's also known as Indiana. 1867. Lee’s birthday. It Nevada Day Nevada commemorates Nevada’s frontier legacy and its entry into the Union as the 36th state on October 31 in 1864. is a state Friday. also known as Robert E. Election Day in the United States of America is the Tuesday following the first Monday in November. Lincoln's United States history. It is the day when Indiana. Lincoln’s Birthday celebrates the birthday of Abraham Lincoln.Dat Weekda Holiday name e y 18 Oct Friday 30 Nov Tuesday 3 Nov Friday 27 Nov Friday 27 Nov Friday 27 Holiday type Where it is observed the formal transfer of the territory from Russia to the United States and the raising of the United States flag at Sitka on October 18. one of the most popular presidents in Friday. It is a state November 27. Virginia) Abraham Lincoln Day or Lincoln Day 9 . New Election Day popular ballots are held to select York public officials.

also known as Native American Heritage Day.com/holidays/us https://en. OK. The day honors presidents 2015 (local in Birthday of the United States. WI major social observance and many parties are held. NC.php?year=2015 http://www. period for most schools in the United Christmas Day SC. New Year's Eve. VA*.wikipedia. Indian Heritage Maryland It's the Friday after Thanksgiving Day Day in the United States.Dat Weekda Holiday name e y Nov Friday 27 Nov Friday 27 Dec Thursday 24 Dec Thursday 24 Dec Saturday 26 Dec Thursday 31 Holiday type Where it is observed Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving Day and the Friday Black Friday before Cyber Monday in the United 24 states States. the USA's first Indiana) president. particularly in the evening. including Georgia. WI presents and visit friends or relatives. which is on December 31.timeanddate. history and contributions. MI. is a federal Thursday. also known as Presidents' Day. recognizes the native American American heritage. NC. which is annually on December 24. George Washington. MI. KY. is the day before Christmas Day. NH. Some states recognize this day as a legal holiday or observance.org/wiki/Federal_holidays_in_the_United_States 10 . Washington's February. Christmas Eve falls within the Christmas season.officeholidays. is the last day of the year in the United States. LA. Christmas Eve in the United States. Reference : http://www. ND. TX States and is a public holiday in some states on December 26. TX. The Day after Christmas Day occurs during the Christmas vacation Day After KS. holiday held on the third Monday of December 24. American Indian Heritage Day. Washington's Birthday. It is a New Year's Eve LA.com/countries/usa/all. It is a busy shopping day and is a holiday in some states. which is a time for people to buy SC. It KS*.

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