US Federal Holidays 2013

The Federal Holidays 2013 establishes the list of Public Holidays for the federal employees according to the Federal law (5 U.S.C. 6103). When a Holiday falls on a Sunday, the holiday is observed on Monday and when the Holiday falls on a Saturday, the holiday is observed on Friday.

There are 10 Federal Holidays observed in United States for the year 2013. The Federal Holidays in US is the basis for the public holidays in many institutions and corporations in United States.

United States 2013 Holidays Calendar:

New Year’s Day: Tuesday, 1 January 2013
First day of the year celebrated across the United States.

Martin Luther King’s Day: Monday, 21 January 2013
Martin Luther King’s day is celebrated to mark the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. born on January 15, 1929. It is celebrated on the 3rd Monday in January every year.

President’s Day: Monday, 18 February 2013
President’s day is celebrated on 3rd Monday in February every year to commemorate the birthday of United States’ first President George Washington

Memorial Day: Monday, 27 May 2013
Memorial Day is celebrated on the last Monday in May to commemorate the death of men and women who lost their lives in United States Armed Forces.

Independence Day: Thursday, 4 July 2013
Independence Day also popularly known as 4th of July in United States is celebrated to commemorate the independence from Great Britain on July 4, 1776

Labor Day: Monday, 2 September 2013
Labor Day is celebrated on 1st Monday of September to mark the economic and social achievements of workers

Columbus Day: Monday, 14 October 2013
Columbus Day in Unites States is celebrated on 2nd Monday in October to mark the anniversary of Christopher Columbus’s arrival in America. Columbus Day has been officially celebrated since 20th Century in many countries in Latin America, Bahamas, Spain, Uruguay and Argentina.

Veterans Day: Monday, 11 November 2013
Veterans Day is celebrated as a tribute to all the veterans of the United States armed forces. It is celebrated as Remembrance Day in many other countries.

Thanksgiving Day: Thursday, 28 November 2013
Thanksgiving Day is one of the major holidays in the United States. It is celebrated on the 4th Thursday in November to thank for the autumn harvest.

Christmas Day: Wednesday, 25 December 2013
Christmas Day is celebrated to mark the birth of Jesus

Happy US Holidays 2013! Enjoy Your Holidays in United States!

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