Italians celebrate many holidays, including international, national and religious holidays. The major holidays include New Year's Day (January 1), Epiphany (January 6), Easter/Liberation Day (April 25), Labor Day (May 1)... More » Geography Europe Italy

Christmas was formally recognized as a national U.S. holiday in 1870. Although it wasn't formally recognized until 1870, the holiday was celebrated by many states before that and has been celebrated by many other countri... More » Holidays & Celebrations Holidays Christmas

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... More » Holidays & Celebrations Holidays Easter
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