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November 25, 2020

According to the Julian calendar, Orthodox Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ the Monday after Easter through relaxation, reflection, and liturgy services. The exact date varies but takes place…

November 25, 2020

Orthodox Christmas Day, also called Old Christmas, is celebrated on January 7th, corresponding to the Gregorian calendar observance of December 25th. Even though the United States and some other cultures…

November 25, 2020

Tisha B'Av is a feast celebrated annually. It takes place on the ninth day of the month of Av on the Jewish calendar, which is in July or August. The…

November 25, 2020

Town Meeting Day in Vermont requires most towns to hold town meetings in which residents are allowed a public forum, and where issues such as officer elections are decided and…

November 25, 2020

Truman Day is celebrated on May 8th in honor of President Harry S. Truman in Missouri, his birth state. Events include commemoration ceremonies, educational activities, school visits from Democrat officials,…

November 24, 2020

Tu B'Shevat is a Jewish holiday celebrating trees, similar to Arbor Day. The holiday is also called the "New Year for Trees." The exact date of celebration varies, but it…

November 24, 2020

Valentine's Day is a festival of romance that celebrates love and relationships. Celebrated on February 14th, it is often marked by giving gifts to and spending time with loved ones.…

November 24, 2020

The state of Rhode Island celebrates Victory Day, or V Day, on August's second Monday every year. This day celebrates the World War II victory over Japan, marked with ceremonies…

November 24, 2020

Citizens of West Virginia celebrate their statehood on June 20th annually. When the holiday falls on a Sunday, observance moves to the next day. Many festivities occur at the State…

November 24, 2020

Sometimes called Pentecost Monday, this Christian holiday takes place the Monday after Pentecost, the date of which is determined by Easter and the March equinox. The name originates from traditional…

November 24, 2020

On October 15th annually, Americans celebrate White Cane Safety Day. This day celebrates the lives of the blind and visually impaired. It also serves as an awareness and appreciation day…

November 24, 2020

Wright Brothers Day celebrates the innovations of aviation developers Orville and Wilbur Wright every December 17th. On this day in 1903, the brothers achieved the first successful flight of a…

November 24, 2020

Yom Ha’atzmaut is the celebration of Israel’s Independence Day on the fifth of the Jewish month of Iyar, which is sometime during March or April. Jewish-American events typically celebrate at…

November 19, 2020

This holiday honors the struggles of the Jewish victims of the Holocaust, a mass genocide of the Jewish people that took place between 1933 and 1945 by the Nazis during…

November 19, 2020

The Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, sometimes called the Day of Atonement or Sabbath of Sabbaths, is one of the most highly regarded for the Jewish people. This day of…

November 15, 2020

Christmas Day is one of the most significant festivals of both religious and secular tradition. On December 25th each year, many people celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ and others…

March 31, 2018

Chinese New Year Celebration There are many holidays throughout the year that we celebrate in the United States. From Christmas to Easter and all the weird ones that come in…

March 25, 2018

Popular Holidays: National Hugging Day The act of a hug brings immense amounts of joy, happiness, and comfort. In fact, as children we love hugs because they are simple acts…