Monday september 25, 2023
Tuesday october 31, 2023
cards/flowers : Halloween originated from a Celtic festival called Samhain, which was celebrated 2,000 years ago and revolved around lighting bonfires and wearing costumes to ward off spirits and fairies yes, Halloween began because people truly believed that it was a time when dead spirits would rise again, and walk among them. Back then, costumes acted as protection, not just an excuse to show off your Pinterest skills.
Not much is known about the ancient holiday since there are no written records, though per Encyclopedia Britannica, it was a time fraught with danger, charged with fear, and full of supernatural episodes.
Friday november 24, 2023
Special Events : Day of sales and bargains
Monday december 25, 2023
Catholic or protestant :
Tuesday december 26, 2023
Culture : first time in Swahili. A celebration of the African heritage. Observed by part of the African-American community.
Lasts a week.
New Year's Day
Monday january 1, 2024
Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday
Monday january 1, 2024
School holidays : Https://www.k12.com/
Summer vacations in the United States last two or three months.
The date of this holiday depends on the location of the school districts.
Average class size: more than 26
In most northern states, summer holidays last from late June (early July) to early September (early September)
in most southern and western states from late May (early June) to mid-August (late August).
The number of study days in this country is about 180 days per year
Please note that there are some variations between the counties
Saturday january 6, 2024
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday january 15, 2024
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.
Sunday february 4, 2024
Culture : In Los Angeles - www.grammy.com/ 2024 edition confirmed
Chinese New Year
Saturday february 10, 2024
cards/flowers : At New Year during the night, the Jade Emperor conveyed all animals. Only 12 showed up. To thank them, Buddha dedicated one symbolic year per visitor. Each new born would inherit the relevant animal's characteristics.
Sunday february 11, 2024
Sports events : in Paradise 2024 edition confirmed
Wednesday february 14, 2024
cards/flowers : Introduced by Pope Gelasus in 498, perhaps in response to a local Roman tradition of lovers writing their names on an urn in February
Monday february 19, 2024
Banks only : Commemorates the births of George Washington (22.2.1732) and Abraham Lincoln (12.2.1809). The memory of Americas 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. These banks remain open: Chase Bank, TD Bank, Wells Fargo
Daylight Saving Time
Sunday march 10, 2024
Special Events : At 2:00 a.m. local times Except in Arizona (USA)
Except in Saskatchewan (Canada)
St Patrick's Day
Sunday march 17, 2024
Vietnam Veterans Day
Friday march 29, 2024
Culture : Coincides with March 29, 1973, the day the United States Armed Forces completed the withdrawal of the combat units from South Vietnam.
U.S. involvement in Vietnam Conflict lasted 5,569 days (1960 1975);
There were 58,267 American killed in action (KIA), including 11,465 teenagers;
One out of every 11 Americans who served in Vietnam was a casualty, with 303,644 wounded in action;
It is estimated that more than 1,800 American service members are still designated as missing in action in Vietnam;
At the peak of the Vietnam Conflict that was never officially designated as a war, 543,000 troops were serving there at one period of time.
Cesar Chavez Day
Sunday march 31, 2024
cards/flowers : Labor leader Cesar Chavez (1927-1993) founded the National Farm Workers Association in 1962. Proclaimed a national commemorative holiday in 2014 by President Barack Obama.