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US Holiday On August 19 2014?

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 Tuesday, 2014-08-19:

  • National Aviation Day:

    [fed-ob] The President may issue each year a proclamation— (1) designating August 19 as National Aviation Day;(2) calling on United States Government officials to display the flag of the United States on all Government buildings on National Aviation Day;and (3) inviting the people of the United States to observe National Aviation Day with appropriate exercises to further stimulate interest in aviation in the United States.

Notes:

[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.).

Content last updated on 2016-08-23T15:26:00Z