Saturday September 17, 2022
Culture : Commemorates the declaration of the Constitution in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787
Saturday September 17, 2022
Culture : Since 2004, celebrates the ratification of the U.S. constitution and persons who have become U.S. citizens.
Monday September 26, 2022
cards/flowers : Jewish New Year NOT a public holiday
Sunday October 16, 2022
Culture : Employees thank their bosses for being kind and fair throughout the year
Monday October 24, 2022
cards/flowers : The Light festival starts with festivities. The week celebrates 1.Dhanteras, 2.Kali Chaudas, 3.Deepavali, 4.Navu-Varsha (new year), 5.Bhai-beej. The Vai cast is mainly concerned. May last several days. NOT a public holiday
Monday October 31, 2022
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.
National Adoption Day
Saturday November 19, 2022
Culture : National day of celebration of adoptive families and an opportunity for courts to open their doors and finalize the adoptions of children from foster care.
Thursday November 24, 2022
Secular holiday : Many Americans take the following day off and enjoy a four-day holiday. The first formal celebration was held by an English explorer, Martin Frobisher, who attempted to establish a settlement on Baffin Island, after failing to discover a northern passage to the Orient in 1576. The Pilgrims of Plymouth Rock held their Thanksgiving in 1621 as a three-day thank you celebration to the leaders of the Wampanoag Indian tribe and their families for teaching them the survival skills they needed to make it in the New World. The turkey tradition was introduced by Benjamin Franklin who made it a national symbol: quick runner, wary, sharp eyesight... The one-time holiday was declared by George Washington, whereas Abraham Lincoln elected the 4th Thursday in November.
Friday November 25, 2022
Special Events : Day of sales and bargains
Sunday December 25, 2022
Catholic or protestant :
Monday December 26, 2022
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
Sunday January 1, 2023
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
Sunday January 1, 2023
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.
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
New Year's Day (moved forward to Monday)
Monday January 2, 2023
Secular holiday :
Friday January 6, 2023
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday January 16, 2023
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, Virginia and New Hampshire
called "Robert E. Lee day" in Alabama and Mississipi
called "Human Rights Day" in Idaho
Chinese New Year
Monday January 23, 2023
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. NOT a public holiday
Tuesday February 14, 2023
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 20, 2023
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