New Year's Day -
Monday January 1, 2018
Secular holiday : In order to set the calendar right, the Roman senate, in 153 BC, declared January 1 to be the beginning of the new year. But tampering continued until Julius Caesar, in 46 BC, established what has come to be known as the Julian Calendar.
Christmas holiday (end) -
Monday January 2, 2017
School holidays (please double check) : Http://www.laramie1.k12.wy.us - applies to Laramie schools
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day -
Monday January 16, 2017
Secular holiday : Martin Luther King was a U.S civil rights leader and American clergyman. His non-violent demonstrations against racial inequality led to civil rights legislation. He was assassinated in 1968. called "Civil Rights Day" in Arizona and New Hampshire
President's Day -
Monday February 20, 2017
Banks only : Commemorates the births of George Washington (22.2.1732) and Abraham Lincoln (12.2.1809). The memory of America’s first president, George Washington, was once celebrated on his birthday, February 22nd. The date was changed to the third Monday in February to create a three-day weekend Banks, post office and governement close, but businesses, more and more, remain open, as well as universities.