Days Until Columbus Day:

Mon, Oct 14, 2024 Interesting Facts Columbus Day, observed on the second Monday of October in the United States, commemorates the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the Americas on October 12, 1492, marking a pivotal moment in world history that led to the widespread awareness and eventual colonization of the Americas by Europeans. Initially celebrated … Read more

Days Until US Independence:

Thu, Jul 4, 2024 Interesting Facts Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July in the United States, celebrates the country’s declaration of independence from Great Britain in 1776, specifically marked by the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4th. This day is symbolized by nationwide festivities that include fireworks, parades, concerts, … Read more

Days Until Martin Luther King Day:

Mon, Jan 20, 2025 Interesting Facts Martin Luther King Jr. Day, celebrated on the third Monday of January each year, honors the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a central figure in the American civil rights movement and the youngest person at the time to receive the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 for his … Read more

Days Until Washington’s Birthday:

Mon,  February 17, 2025 Interesting Facts Presidents’ Day, observed on the third Monday in February in the United States, originally began as a celebration of George Washington’s birthday (February 22nd) but has since evolved to honor all U.S. presidents. The holiday was shifted from Washington’s actual birthday to the third Monday in February as part … Read more

Days Until US Labor Day:

Mon, September 2, 2024 Interesting Facts Labor Day, celebrated on the first Monday in September in the United States, honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of the country. Originating in the late 19th century, at the height of the Industrial Revolution, it was … Read more

Days Until US Memorial Day:

Mon, May 27, 2024 Interesting Facts Memorial Day, observed on the last Monday of May in the United States, was originally established to honor the soldiers who died in the Civil War and has since been extended to commemorate all American military personnel who have died in all wars. It was first widely observed in … Read more

Days Until Juneteenth National Independence Day:

Wed, June 19, 2024 Interesting Facts Juneteenth, celebrated on June 19th each year, marks a significant moment in American history, commemorating the day in 1865 when Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas, with news that the Civil War had ended and that the enslaved were now free.  This was … Read more

Days Until US Veterans Day:

Mon, Nov 11, 2024 Interesting Facts Veterans Day, observed annually on November 11th in the United States, was originally known as Armistice Day to commemorate the end of World War I, which officially took place on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918. The holiday was renamed Veterans Day … Read more

Days Until Halloween:

Thu, Oct 31, 2024 12:00 AM Interesting Facts Halloween, celebrated annually on October 31st, has origins that date back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts, a tradition that marked the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter. This day … Read more

Days Until Easter Sunday:

Sun, Mar 31, 2025 12:00 AM Interesting Facts Easter Sunday, a pivotal holiday for Christians worldwide, commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, an event that is foundational to Christian faith and celebrated on the first Sunday following the first full moon after the vernal equinox, making its date variable between March 22nd … Read more