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American Heart Month
American Heart Month is a month-long United States observance established by 36 U.S.C. § 101. 2009 edition The President is requested to issue each year a proclamation— :(1) designating February as American Heart Month; :(2) inviting the chief executive officers of the States, territories, and possessions of the United States to issue proclamations designating February as American Heart Month; and :(3) urging the people of the United States to recognize the nationwide problem of heart and blood vessel diseases and to support all essential programs required to solve the problem. See also *Title 36 of the United States Code Parts Subtitle I: Patriotic and National Observances and Ceremonies Part A: Observances and Ceremonies *Chapter 1: Patriotic and National Observances **§ 101. American Heart Month **§ 102. Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month **§ 103. Cance ... References External links 36 U.S.C. § 101from the United States Government Printing Office36 U.S ...
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National Wear Red Day
{{Unreferenced, date=February 2016 National Wear Red Day is a day in February when many people wear red to show their support for the awareness of heart disease. In the US It occurs in America on the first Friday in February each year, where people wear red. ''The Heart Truth''—is a national awareness campaign for women about heart disease sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Designed to warn women of their #1 health threat, ''The Heart Truth'' created and introduced the Red Dress as the national symbol for women and heart disease awareness in 2002 to deliver an urgent wakeup call to American women. In the UK Wear Red Day is held on the first Friday of every February and organised in the United Kingdom by Yorkshire based charity chsf.org.uk, Children's Heart Surgery Fund to raise awareness of congenital heart disease. External links NIH Wear Red Day pageChildre ...
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United States Observance
The United States has many observance (other), observances. Days * January 13 - Stephen Foster Memorial Day * February 1 - National Freedom Day]* April 13 - Thomas Jefferson's birthda* May 1 - Law Day]* May 1 - Loyalty Day]* 1st Thu. in May - National Day of Prayer]* 2nd Sun. in May - Mother's day (USA)]* 3rd Sat. in May - Armed Forces Day * 3rd Fri. in May - National Defense Transportation Day]* May 15 - Peace Officers Memorial Day]* May 22 - National Maritime Day]* last Mon. in May - Memorial Day]* June 14 - Flag Day (United States), Flag Day]* June 14-July 4 - Honor America Days]* 3rd Sun. in June - Father's Day]* July 27 - National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day (expired 2003* 4th Sun. in July - Parent's Day]* August 19 - National Aviation Day]* 1st Sat. aft. 1st Mon. in September (Labor Day) - Carl Garner Federal Lands Cleanup Day]* 1st Sun. aft. 1st Mon. in September (Labor Day) - National Grandparents Day]* September 11 - Patriot Day]* September 17 - Citizenshi ...
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Whitehouse
Whitehouse may refer to: People * Charles S. Whitehouse Charles Sheldon Whitehouse (November 5, 1921 – June 25, 2001) was an American career diplomat. He was United States Ambassador to Laos This is a list of Ambassadors of the United States, United States Ambassadors to Laos. The United States est ..., American diplomat * Cornelius WhitehouseCornelius Whitehouse (22 July 1795 – 7 August 1883) was an English engineer, businessman and inventor of a method of manufacturing tubes cheaply and accurately. Life Whitehouse was born in Oldbury, West Midlands, Oldbury (now in West Midlands (cou ... (1796–1883), English engineer and inventor * Elliott Whitehouse Elliott Mark Whitehouse (born 27 October 1993) is an English professional Association football, footballer who plays as a midfielder for EFL League Two, League Two club Forest Green Rovers F.C., Forest Green Rovers. Whitehouse is a product of Sh ... (born 1993), English footballer * Eula Whitehouse (1892–1974), Ame ...
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Title 36 Of The United States Code
Parts Subtitle I: Patriotic and National Observances and Ceremonies Part A: Observances and Ceremonies *Chapter 1: Patriotic and National Observances **§ 101. American Heart Month American Heart Month is a month-long United States observance established by 36 U.S.C. § 101. 2009 edition The President is requested to issue each year a proclamation— :(1) designating February as American Heart Month; :(2) inviting the chi ... **§ 102. Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (, officially changed from Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month) is a period for the duration of month of May for recognizing the contributions and influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Island ... **§ 103. Cancer Control Month Cancer Control Month is a month-long United States observance established by . 2013 Edition (a) The President is requested to issue each year a proclamation—https://obamawhitehouse.archives.gov/the-press-office/2013/03 ...
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February Observances
February is the second month of the year in the Julian calendar, Julian and Gregorian calendars. The month has 28 days in common years or 29 in leap years, with the 29th day being called the ''leap day''. It is the first of five months not to have 31 days (the other four being April, June, September, and November) and the only one to have fewer than 30 days. February is the third and last month of meteorological winter in the Northern Hemisphere. In the Southern Hemisphere, February is the third and last month of meteorological summer (being the seasonal equivalent of what is August in the Northern Hemisphere). Pronunciation February is pronounced either as or . Many people drop the first "r", replacing it with , as if it were spelled "''Febuary''". This comes about by analogy with "January" (), as well as by a dissimilation effect whereby having two "r"s close to each other causes one to change. History The Roman month was named after the Latin term , which means "pur ...
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