Emancipation Day in USA – Is today a holiday
What is Emancipation Day?
Emancipation Day is a holiday in Washington DC, USA. This day marks the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia. This day is observed in many former European colonies in the Caribbean and various areas of United States of America.
History of Emancipation Day:
Emancipation Day in the United States of America (USA) marks the anniversary of the signing of the Compensated Emancipation Act. This is a holiday in USA, Washington DC. This Act was signed by President Abraham Lincoln on April 16, 1862. So this is annually held on April 16 every year.
American Holidays 2017:
If we have a look at American Holidays 2017, we will see that there comes a majority of public holidays for 2017 USA occasions in the history of United States of America. The year 2017 begins with a New Year’s Day Holiday on January 1, 2017, i.e. Sunday. After that Martin Luther King Day Holiday was celebrated on the 3rd Monday in January i.e. on January 16, 2017. After Martin Luther Holiday comes the Emancipation Day Holiday, that was celebrated on the 17th of April 2017 on Monday. Then on May 14th 2017, Mother’s Day Holiday was celebrated on Sunday. It is not a public holiday and is celebrated on the 2nd Sunday in May. After that, on the last Monday in May i.e. on 29th May, 2017, Memorial Day Holiday is celebrated. Father’s Day Holiday is celebrated on the 3rd Sunday in June, on June 18th, 2017. Independence Day Holiday is celebrated on the 4th of June, 2017 on Tuesday. Labor Day Holiday comes on the first Monday of September i.e. on 4th September 2017. On the second Monday in October, Columbus Day Holiday is planned to be celebrated on October 9, 2017. On the fourth Thursday in November, Thanksgiving Holiday is planned to be celebrated on the 23rd of November, 2017. The last Holiday 2017 (Holiday in USA) with which the year comes to an end is that of Christmas which will be celebrated on the 25th of December, 2017 i.e. Monday.
Is Monday a Holiday?
In the year 2017, there comes a lot of Mondays that brings with them holidays.
|Monday||January 16, 2017||Martin Luther King Day|
|Monday||February 20, 2017||President’s Day|
|Monday||April 17, 2017||Emancipation Day|
|Monday||May 29, 2017||Memorial Day|
|Monday||September 4, 2017||Labor Day|
|Monday||October 9, 2017||Columbus Day|
|Monday||December 25, 2017||Christmas Day|
Emancipation Day Holiday Calendar:
|Date||Week Day||Year||Holiday Name||Holiday Type||Where It is Observed|
|Jun 19||Tue||2012||Emancipation Day||State holiday||Texas|
|Jun 19||Wed||2013||Emancipation Day||State holiday||Texas|
|Jun 19||Thu||2014||Emancipation Day||State holiday||Texas|
|Jun 19||Fri||2015||Emancipation Day||State holiday||Texas|
|Jun 19||Sun||2016||Emancipation Day||State holiday||Texas|
|Jun 19||Mon||2017||Emancipation Day||State holiday||Texas|
|Jun 19||Tue||2018||Emancipation Day||State holiday||Texas|
|Jun 19||Wed||2019||Emancipation Day||State holiday||Texas|
|Jun 19||Fri||2020||Emancipation Day||State holiday||Texas|
|Jun 19||Sat||2021||Emancipation Day||State holiday||Texas|
|Jun 19||Sun||2022||Emancipation Day||State holiday||Texas|