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US Holiday On April 24 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, 2017-04-24:

  • Confederate Memorial Day:

    [ms-le][al] The last Monday in April, Confederate Memorial Day is celebrated to remember the surrender of Confederate Gen. Joseph Johnston and his army on April 26, 1865.
  • State Holiday:

    [ga] In early August 2015, Georgia's governor has removed Confederate Memorial Day and Robert E. Lee's Birthday from the state calendar, replacing them with the designation "state holiday." The decision comes after public discontent with symbols honoring the Confederacy.
  • Confederate Memorial Day:

    [al] In the State of Alabama, this day commemorates the surrender of Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston to Union General William Sherman on April 26, 1865. Confederate Memorial Day is observed on April 26th in most states.


[ms-le] This is a Legal Holiday in the State of Mississippi. Pursuant to Mississippi code ANN. 3-3-7, in the event any holiday declared legal shall fall on Sunday, the next following day shall be a legal holiday.

[al] This is an official holiday in the State of Alabama. In Alabama, Saturday holidays are observed on Fridays and Sunday holidays are observed on Mondays.

[ga] This is a State Holiday in the State of Georgia.

Content last updated on 2017-02-16T22:26:00Z