Holidays that are celebrated in Argentina include New Year's Day, Carnival, Shrove Tuesday, Memorial Day, Day of the Veterans, Good Friday, May Day, National Day, Flag Day, Independence Day, San Martin Day, Day of Respect for Cultural Diversity, National Sovereignty Day, Feast of the Immaculate Conception and Christmas. There are also bridge days in case the immovable date of a holiday falls in the middle of the week.Continue Reading
In Argentina, the Day of the Veterans is held to commemorate the veterans and the dead of the Malvinas War, or Falklands War of 1982. Argentina's Independence Day commemorates the Argentine Declaration of Independence from Spain, which the Congress of Tucuman declared in July of 1816.
San Martin Day commemorates José Francisco de San Martín y Matorras, who was an Argentine founding father and liberator. His holiday is celebrated on the third Monday in August, as he died on August 17, 1850.
National Sovereignty Day commemorates the November 20, 1845 Battle of Vuelta de Obligado. This is when the country fought the Anglo-French navy, which had blockaded the Rio de la Plata. The Argentines lost but inflicted such casualties on the British and the French that the victors negotiated a settlement anyway.Learn more about Holidays & Celebrations
The Amish celebrate Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday, Pentecost, Whit Monday (the day after Pentecost), Ascension Day, Saint Michael's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, the day after Christmas and New Year's Day. Most holidays celebrated by the Amish are religious holidays, and the Amish typically do not celebrate other United States public holidays. The holidays are used as a time to fast and focus on the scriptures related to the holiday.Full Answer >
The six Holy Days of Obligation in the Catholic church are Solemnity of Mary - Mother of God, Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, All Saints' Day, Feast of the Immaculate Conception and Christmas. Holy Days of Obligation are days on which followers of the Catholic faith must attend mass and avoid servile work, if able.Full Answer >
Holidays that are observed by the United States Postal Service are New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. To find holiday dates, go to the USPS Events Calendar page on its website.Full Answer >
UPS does not deliver any packages except for UPS Express Critical packages on certain holidays, such as Christmas, Thanksgiving, Labor Day, Memorial Day and Independence Day. On New Year's Eve, the company also sets a business holiday but still delivers and picks up packages for air and international shipping.Full Answer >