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US Holiday On December 16 2018?

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, 2018-12-16:

  • Human Rights Week - Day 7:

    [fed-ob][pro] Human Rights Week is a weeklong celebration meant to expose, educate, and create discussion opportunities for human rights issues. 2018 marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.According to the Presidential Proclamation,
    [...] during Human Rights Week, let us continue our urgent task of rejecting hatred in whatever form it takes and recommit to fostering a global community where every person can achieve their dreams and contribute to humankind.
  • Ohio Aviation and Aerospace History Education Week - Day 1:

    [oh-sp] The week of the seventeenth day of December is designated as "Ohio Aviation and Aerospace History Education Week"in honor of the anniversary of the Wright brothers' first flight. As used in this section, "the week of the seventeenth day of December" means the seven-day period beginning on a Sunday and ending on a Saturday that includes the seventeenth day of December.


[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.).

[pro] This is a special day designated by presidential proclamation.

[oh-sp] This is a special day, week or month by Statutory Designation in the State of Ohio.

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