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United States
has many observances.


Days

* January 13 - Stephen Foster Memorial Day * February 1 -
National Freedom Day National Freedom Day is a United States observance on February 1 Events Pre-1600 *1327 Year 1327 (Roman numerals, MCCCXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. Events ...
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* April 13 -
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* May 1 - Law Daybr>
* May 1 -
Loyalty Day Loyalty Day is observed on May 1 in the United States. It is a day set aside "for the reaffirmation of loyalty to the United States and for the recognition of the heritage of American freedom". The date, May 1, was set in order to counter Intern ...
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* 1st Thu. in May -
National Day of Prayer The National Day of Prayer is an annual day of observance held on the first Thursday of May, designated by the United States Congress, when people are asked "to turn to God in prayer and meditation". The President of the United States, president ...
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* 2nd Sun. in May - Mother's day (USA)br>
* 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 - Citizenship Day]

* last Sun. in September - Gold Star Mother's Day]

* 1st Mon. in October - Child Health Day]

* October 9 - Leif Erikson Day]

* 2nd Mon. in October - Columbus Day]

* October 15 - White Cane Safety Day]

* December 7 - National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day]

* December 17 - Pan American Aviation Day]

* December 17 - Wright Brothers Day]


Weeks

* 1st in March - Save Your Vision Week]

* 3rd in March - National Poison Prevention Week]

* week of May 15 - Police Week]

* week ending Fri. before Memorial Day - National Safe Boating Week]

* week of 3rd Fri. in May - National Transportation Week]

* week of June 14 - National Flag Week]

* June 14 (Flag Day) to July 4 (Independence Day) - Honor America Days]

* September 17 to September 23 - Constitution Week]

* 2nd Sun. in October - National School Lunch Week]

* 3rd Sun. in October - National Forest Products Week]


Months

* February - American Heart Month]

* April - Cancer Control Month]

* May - Asian/Pacific Islander American Heritage Month]

* May - Steelmark Month]

* September 15 to October 15 - National Hispanic Heritage Month]

* October - National Disability Employment Awareness Month (US


See also

*Title 36 of the United States Code * International observance * List of observances in the United States by presidential proclamation


External links


List of presidential proclamations







References

{{reflist United States-related lists Public holidays in the United States Unofficial observances