US Holiday On October 14 2013?

The following is a compilation of American federal holidays, federal observances, state holidays and other common patriotic and national observances and commemorations that apply to the United States during Monday, 2013-10-14:

  • Columbus Day:

    [fed] [ny] [il] [pa] [fl-le] [pa-le-op] [il-le] Columbus Day is a federal holiday celebrated on the second Monday in October. The day commemorates October 12, 1492, when Italian navigator Christopher Columbus landed in the New World. The holiday was first proclaimed in 1937 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The President is requested to issue each year a proclamation designating the second Monday in October as Columbus Day.
  • National Forest Products Week:

    [fed-ob] To recognize the importance of products from our forests, the Congress, by Public Law 86-753 (36 U.S.C. 123), as amended, has designated the week beginning on the third Sunday in October of each year as "National Forest Products Week" and has authorized and requested the President to issue a proclamation in observance of this week each year.
  • Kwanzaa:

    [other] Kwanzaa is a week-long celebration held in the United States and also celebrated in the Western African Diaspora in other nations of the Americas. The celebration honors African heritage in African-American culture, and is observed from December 26 to January 1, culminating in a feast and gift-giving. It was created by Maulana Karenga, and was first celebrated in 1966–67.

Notes:

[fed] This is a federal holiday. Most Federal employees work schedule is Monday through Friday. For these Federal employees, when a holiday falls on a nonworkday, that is to say, Saturday or Sunday, then, the holiday usually is observed on Monday (in case the holiday falls on Sunday) or Friday (in case the holiday falls on Saturday).

[ny] This is a State Holiday in the State of New York.

[il] This is a State Holiday in the State of Illinois.

[pa] This is a State Holiday in the State of Pennsylvania.

[fl-le] This is a Legal Holiday in the State of Florida.

[pa-le-op] This is an optional Legal Holiday in the State of Pennsylvania.

[il-le] This is a Legal Holiday in the State of Illinois, upon which day a bank may, but is not required to, remain closed.

[fed-ob] United States federal observances are days, weeks, months, or other periods designated by the United States Congress for the commemoration or other observance of various events, activities, or topics. These observances differ from Federal holidays in that Federal employees only receive a day free from work on holidays, not observances. Federal observances that are designated by Congress appear in Title 36 of the United States Code (36 U.S.C. § 101 et seq.).

[other] This is a religious, traditional, or informal observance celebrated in the United States.