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The exceptions are New Year’s Day, which always falls on Jan. 1; Independence Day is July 4; Veterans Day is Nov. 11 and Christmas Day is Dec. 25. Some banks also close or have reduced hours on...
The official names come from the statute that defines holidays for federal employees. New Year's Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Veterans Day, and Christmas Day are observed on the same calendar date each year, irrespective of the day of the week.
The following holidays are observed by the majority of US businesses with paid time off: New Year's Day, New Year's Eve,  Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, the day after known as Black Friday, Christmas Eve and Christmas. There are also numerous holidays on the state and local level that are observed to varying degrees.
3 Holidays most commonly celebrated 4 Holidays observed with paid time off 5 Holidays with religious significance 5.1 Christian holidays 5.2 Hindu holidays 5.3 Jewish holidays 5.4 Islamic holidays 6 Holidays with other cultural or historical significance 6.1 Confederate States of America 6.2 Drinking holidays 6.3 African American holidays
Cesar Chavez Day ( Spanish: Día de César Chávez) is a U.S. federal commemorative holiday, proclaimed by President Barack Obama in 2014.  The holiday celebrates the birth and legacy of the civil rights and labor movement activist Cesar Chavez on March 31 every year. Observances by state [ edit] Origins [ edit] César Chávez in 1974
Malcolm X Day is an American holiday in honor of Malcolm X that is celebrated on either May 19 (his birthday) or the third Friday of May. The commemoration of the civil rights leader has been proposed as an official state holiday in the U.S. state of Illinois in 2015 and Missouri as recent as 2019.
Rosa Parks Day - Wikipedia Rosa Parks Day Rosa Parks Day is a holiday in honor of the civil rights leader Rosa Parks, celebrated in the U.S. states of California and Missouri on her birthday, February 4, in Michigan on the first Monday after her birthday, and in Ohio and Oregon on the day she was arrested, December 1.