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There are two holidays celebrated in October in the United States: Columbus Day and Halloween. Columbus Day is on October 12, although it is celebrated on the second Monday of the month. Halloween is on October 31.


Bank holidays originally referred to the official holidays in the United Kingdom Bank Holiday Act of 1871. This act has changed over the years, but it still remains the origin of the name.


Labor Day, celebrated on the first Monday of September, is the only federally recognized holiday in September. Patriot Day and the National Day of Service and Remembrance occur on Sept. 11. Certain Jewish and Muslim holidays are also celebrated in September, depending on the respective religious cal


Some traditional Jewish holidays are Purim, Pesach (or Passover), Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Hanukkah. Some modern Jewish holidays include Yom Ha-Shoah, or Holocaust Day and Yom HaAtzmaut, or Israel's Independence Day. Yom Ha-Shoah and Yom HaAtzmaut are both celebrated during the spring, with dat


Floating holidays are flexible paid days off which are sometimes granted by employers. Although employees in salaried positions are often granted days off in observance of common religious and civic holidays, there may be employees who do not celebrate the same holidays as the majority of their coll


New Years is said to be the oldest holiday in the world, and it is the most universally celebrated. It has been observed for nearly 4,000 years.


American holidays that are not considered to be federal holidays include Valentine's Day, Mardi Gras, St. Patrick's Day, Mother's Day and Halloween. The Christian holiday observances of Epiphany, Ash Wednesday, Palm Sunday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday are also not considered to be federal holidays


No specific holiday honors cooking. However, nearly every holiday, cultural celebration and religious observance is accompanied by a traditional meal or specific offering of food.


Candy cane cocktail and eggnog martini are some holiday cocktails. The first recipe is from Sandra Lee and makes 1 serving. The second recipe is from Martha Stewart and makes 8 servings.


In the United States of America, Easter is not a federal holiday. Easter is a holiday celebrated primarily by Christians, the largest religious group in the United States. Therefore, although it is not legally recognized, it is celebrated by the vast majority of Americans.