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When is Election Day 2018? History, Traditions, and Facts

National Election Day, one of the most important days in the US is celebrated on the first Tuesday which follows the first Monday every November. Election Day in 2018 will fall on the 6th of November. The reason for voting to be held in November is because it is a time when the harvest is coming to an end, and people are less busy comparatively. The very first election for George Washington was held on the 7th of January 1789.

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When is Daylight Savings Time? When does it start and end?

Daylight saving time is a practice carried out in many countries where everyone forward their clock time by one hour to make more use of the sunlight and change the clock back one hour during the fall. This practice starts on the second Sunday in March every year and ends in November on the first Sunday. Daylight savings time in 2018 has already begun on the 11th of March at 2:00 am and will stop on the 4th of November at 2:00 am.

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When is Halloween Day? Why & How is it celebrated?

Halloween is said to have been born from a festival of the Celtics known as the Samhain, a day before Samhain all the ghosts would come back and that night was known as ‘All Hallows Eve’ which later came to be known as Halloween. In the past years, Halloween has been a time where people dress up in evil costumes (Mostly), or other cartoonish costumes and children go house to house for what is known as Trick-or-Treating. Halloween in 2018 is to fall on the 31st of October which is a Wednesday.

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When is Christmas Day? Why is it celebrated? History, Traditions, and Facts

Christmas Day is a day celebrated by people all over the world in remembrance of the birth of Jesus Christ, the only begotten Son of God. It falls on the 25th of December every year and has been this day since nearly the fourth century. The day is a public holiday and a festival known by the whole world. It is a day that the Christians rejoice and honour for God sent his only son to show people the right path and die to wash away their sins.

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When is Father’s Day this year? History, Traditions, & Gift Ideas

Just like Mother’s Day, Father’s Day is a day to celebrate fatherhood and appreciate fathers for their roles in our lives. This day is celebrated by almost everyone on the third Sunday every June while some Catholic parts of Europe and Latin America celebrate it on 19 March. Australia celebrates this day on the first Sunday of September. Father’s Day in 2018 falls on the 17th of June.

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When is President’s Day? A Brief History of Washington & President’s Day Facts

‘Washington’s Birthday’ also known as ‘President’s Day’ in many States is a day to honour the first President of the USA, George Washington and started being celebrated by the people after his death. President’s Day became a national holiday only in 1879 when a bill was signed by President Rutherford This national holiday falls on the third Monday of February every year around Washington’s Birthday which falls on the 22nd February. The President’s Day in 2018 was celebrated on 20th February.

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Martin Luther King Jr Day – Don’t Let the Dream Die

Martin Luther King Jr is one of the three people in whose honour the US has declared a national holiday. Born on the 15th of January 1929, Martin Luther made history as a leader who fought for Civil rights of the people and was against racial discrimination. Martin Luther King Jr Day is celebrated every year in January on the third Monday since the year 1986. 15th of January which is also Martin’s birthday was celebrated as Martin Luther King Jr Day in 2018.

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When is Labor Day this year? Why is it celebrated?

Celebrated on the very first Monday of September, Labour Day is a public holiday in the US to honour all the workers and their unions for the hard work and contribution toward the betterment of the country. September 3 will be celebrated as Labour Day in 2018. It is believed that a rally in Canada to support workers is what inspired Labour Day in the United States of America.

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When is Mother’s Day 2018? A Brief History of Origin, Facts, and Gift Ideas

Mother’s Days as the name suggest is a day we celebrate motherhood and their bonds. We honour all mothers around the world for the roles they play in our lives. This Day is celebrated on the second Sunday of May every year. May 13 is the date of Mother’s Day in 2018. Mother’s Day is the outcome of the dedication of a daughter named Anna Jarvis from Philadelphia who on the death of her mother formulated the idea to celebrate this cause worldwide.

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When is Thanksgiving Day in 2018? Why & How is it Celebrated?

Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in the United States of America to celebrate the Autumn Harvest where families come together and spend quality time over delicious food. The United States celebrates this day on the fourth Thursday in the month of November every year while the same is celebrated on the second Monday of October every year in Canada to mark the end of harvest season. Thanksgiving in 2018 will be celebrated on 22 November in the US & 8 October in Canada.

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When is Memorial Day in 2018? Why is it celebrated? – A Brief History & Origin

Formerly known as ‘Decoration Day’, Memorial Day is a day celebrated to honour all the fallen soldiers, men and women who served in the military in order to protect the country. This glorious day is celebrated on the last Monday of May every year after it was officially declared by the government of America in the year 1971. Memorial Day in 2018 will be celebrated on 28 May 2018.

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