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US Holiday On June 8 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 Sunday, 2014-06-08:

  • National Flag Week - Day 1:

    [fed-ob] The week of June 14 (Flag Day) is designated as the National Flag Week. During National Flag Week, the President of the United States will issue a proclamation urging U.S. citizens to fly the American flag for the duration of that week.
  • Odunde Festival:

    [pa-sp] The Odunde Festival is a one-day festival and mostly a street market catered to African-American interests and the African diaspora. It is derived from the tradition of the Yoruba people of Nigeria in celebration of the new year. It is centered at the intersection of Grays Ferry Avenue and South Street in the U.S. city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day:

    [nhas] June 8 is National Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, a grassroots initiative aimed at mobilizing the Caribbean-American community in the fight against AIDS. According to the National Planning Committee, convened by the Caribbean People International Collective, Inc., the day was established to encourage Caribbean-American and Caribbean-born individuals across the United States to get educated, get tested, get treated, and get involved.

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.).

[pa-sp] An special day of observance in the State of Pennsylvania.

[nhas] Part of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy Awareness Days.

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