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July 4th – USA Independence Day

Flag for the country of the United States of America.

Independence Day: July 4

July 4th is a public holiday in the USA.
Among all the events that are celebrated worldwide, very few of them get as much recognition and respect in the United States of America as the Independence Day does. The fourth of July as it has been termed affectionately by the country’s founding fathers stands as a symbol of American freedom over British rule. This independence occurred in the year 1776, when the Americans finally won their freedom from the Queen’s rule. The festival stands as a high point in American society and it knows no boundaries as the entire nation comes together to celebrate this grand occasion.

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Posted on 04 Jul 2017 in : United States Holidays

Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day is November 27.

USA Thanksgiving Day: November 27

Thanksgiving is celebrated in the USA and its territories. Regarded as a harvest festival, Thanksgiving Day is traditionally a time for giving thanks to the harvest. At the same time, it is the time to express your gratitude. This is a holiday, which gets celebrated mainly in US and Canada. Even though Thanksgiving is religious in origin, it is identified as a secular holiday in the modern world. The location and date of the very first Thanksgiving celebration has been a topic of contention. The earliest attested celebration took place in 1565 at St. Augustine, Florida. However, the traditional one occurred in 1621 at Plymouth Plantation. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 24 Nov 2016 in : Marshall Islands Holidays,November Holidays,Puerto Rico Holidays,United States Holidays,US Virgin Islands Holidays

All Souls Day – “May the Dead Rest in Peace”

All Souls Day is celebrated in Central and South America as a public holiday.

All Souls Day: November 2

All Souls Day is celebrated in Mexica, USA, Latin America, South America and Canada.

All Souls Day is a day celebrated in Mexico, Latin America, South America El Día de los Muertos. The holiday is dedicated for the living persons to visit their dead relatives in their graves and to honor them with those items which they were very fond of. All Souls Day is also known as “The Day of the Dead”.

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USA celebrates Columbus Day

Columbus Day is a National Holiday in USA

Columbus Day: October 14

Columbus Day is a Public Holiday in USA.

Columbus Day is celebrated all over the world conquered by Christopher Columbus. Thought not all of them celebrate it with great vigor as by USA. His arrival in the Americas is dated as 12th October 1492 as per the Julian calendar and as 21st October 1492 as per the modern Georgian Calendar. Most of the countries discovered by him honour this day as a national holiday.

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Posted on 14 Oct 2014 in : October Holidays,United States Holidays

Father’s Day

Father's Day.Father's Day.

Father’s Day: June 16

Father’s Day is celebrated in Canada and the USA.

In a bid to celebrate the efforts put in by our fathers and forefathers, a new event was introduced in the calendar in the form of Father’s day. The idea behind this introduction is simple. Following the introduction of Mothers’ day, the general public thought it only fitting to have an equivalent celebration for the father. It was in 1909 that one Mrs. Sonora Dodd of Washington thought of this novel idea to commemorate the work of a father and the role that he plays in society in bringing up the young ones.

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Posted on 16 Jun 2014 in : Canada Holidays,June Holidays,United States Holidays

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