US Holiday On January 16 2017?
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, 2017-01-16:
Martin Luther King Day: [fed][ca][ca-le][tx][ny][fl][il-le][pa][hi][ut][az][al][ok][ms] Martin Luther King Day is a federal holiday celebrated on the third Monday in January. The Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. was an African-American pastor who is recognized for his tireless efforts to win civil rights for all people through nonviolent means.
Religious Freedom Day: [pro] National Religious Freedom Day commemorates the Virginia General Assembly's adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom on January 16, 1786. This vital document became the basis for the establishment clause, and led to freedom of religion for all Americans as protected in the religion clause in the U.S. Constitution's First Amendment.
Robert Edward Lee Day: [ms-le] In Mississipi, Robert E. Lee Day is celebrated on the third Monday in January which coincides with the federal holiday of Martin Luther King Day. Robert Edward Lee (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870) was an American career military officer who is best known for having commanded the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War. Robert E. Lee Day has been celebrated as a state holiday in several southern states dating back to 1889.