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Thanksgiving Day (Fourth Thursday in November)

Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States and on the second Monday of October in Canada. In the USA, it commemorates the feast held by the Pilgrims in 1621 who were thankful for the harvest and for the help of the Wampanoag people in teaching them to hunt, fish and grow crops during their first year in America. Read more  

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Martin Luther King

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY (3rd Monday of January) Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a federal holiday observed on the third Monday of January in the United States. On this day Americans celebrate the birth, the life and the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., an American civil rights leader, who fought for the freedom, equality and dignity of all races and peoples. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 and assassinated in 1968.   Read more...

Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day is a traditional festival celebrated in the United States and Canada on February 2. It is said that if a groundhog emerges from its burrow on this day and cannot see its shadow because the weather is cloudy, winter will soon end. If the groundhog sees its shadow because the weather is bright and clear, it will be frightened and run back into its hole, and the winter will continue for six more weeks. America´s most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, live in Punxsutawn, Pennsylvania, USA. Read more...

 

President's Day (3rd Monday in February)

Presidents´ Day (also known as Washington´s birthday) is a United States National Holiday celebrated on the third Monday of February to honor two of the most important presidents in the history of this country, George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, whose birthdays are Feb.22 and Feb.12 respectively.

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International Women's Day (March 8th)

This day  is observed worldwide on March 8th to celebrate the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. The first IWD was run in 1911 in Austria, Denmark, Germany ad Switzerland. The theme for International Women’s Day 2011 is Equal access to education, training and science and technology: Pathway to decent work for women. Read more...

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St. Patrick's Day (March 17th)

March 17th is Saint Patrick's Day, the patron saint of Ireland. It´s a day of celebration for Irish people around the world. Read more...

April Fool's Day (April 1st)

April 1st is April Fools’ DayApril 1st is April Fools’ Day, the day on which people play jokes on each other and newspapers include stories that aren’t true!. More...

Independence Day (July 4th)

Independence Day, also known as "The fourth of July" commemorates the birthday of the United States on July 4th, 1776 with the signing of the Declaration of Independence from Great Britain. Read more...              

  

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