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US Holiday On October 19 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 Thursday, 2017-10-19:

  • National Forest Products Week - Day 5:

    [fed-ob] This year National Forest Products Week starts on Sunday, October 15 2017 and ends on Saturday, October 21 2017. 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.
  • Ohio Mammography Day:

    [oh-sp] The month of October is designated as "Ohio Breast Cancer Awareness Month," and the third Thursday of each October is designated as "Ohio Mammography Day," to promote the importance of identifying breast cancer in its earliest stages.


[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.).

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

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