Senate declared Juneteenth a federal holiday in the United States: what day is it

Juneteenth, which takes place annually on June 19, marks the real end of slavery in the United States. The US Senate unanimously passed legislation declaring it a federal holiday, writes NBC News. On June 19, 1865, Union Army General Gordon Granger proclaimed freedom from slavery ...

'One of the greatest presidents': Republicans proposed to establish Trump Day

Two representatives of the Ohio Republican Party propose to declare June 14 (the birthday of the 45th President of the United States) as Donald Trump Day and celebrate it at the state level, Dispatch writes. Republicans John Cross from Kenton and Reggie Stolzfuss from Paris Township, Ohio sent out an email ...

Halloween 2020: how to creatively decorate your home and safely celebrate the holiday during a pandemic

Sometimes, in order to truly appreciate something, you have to lose it. This proverb could be the theme of 2020. We already had to give up sunny beaches and vacations abroad, concerts, visits. Halloween is ahead, and the refusal to celebrate seems completely unfair, writes ...

Labor Day in the USA: 5 interesting facts about the main holiday of September

The holiday, celebrated on the first Monday in September, is a tribute to the struggles and achievements of all American workers, writes SecretNYC. For many in the United States, Labor Day weekend symbolizes the end of summer and is usually marked by parties, street parades and all kinds of events. However, this ...

In California, attackers stole more than 100 Christmas packages

The suspected thieves who stole 108 parcels on the doorsteps of California residents were arrested by the police in a chase that ended in a car accident, writes Fox News. According to the authorities, on the morning of Monday, December 23rd, two suspects in stealing parcels were found at ...

Call the cockroach the name of the former and feed the meerkat: in Texas they offer to celebrate Valentine's Day creatively

The day of St. Valentine, which is widely celebrated in the English-speaking world. The most prosaic gift on this day is flowers and chocolate. But there is also a much more sophisticated way to celebrate Valentine's Day. The Zoo in El Paso, Texas reasonably thought that ...

Labor Day: what a holiday America is celebrating today

Labor Day, which is celebrated on the first Monday in September, is the day the US honors the American worker and says goodbye to summer. From parades and festivals to barbecues and soccer, here's everything you need to know about Labor Day 2018. Summer ...

Which streets will be blocked in New York on July 4

The traditional fireworks show will take place on the East River on July 4th. About three million spectators are expected to attend the event, during which time four barges will launch 3 fireworks per minute during the 25-minute show. And while everyone is looking where from ...

Orthodox Christmas offer to make a day off in the US

On the White House website whitehouse.gov, in the “Petitions” section, Orthodox Christians are collecting signatures in support of a law that will make Orthodox Christmas a day off in the United States. The authors of the petition claim that every year on January 7, Orthodox Christians are forced to take time off from work or take sick leave in order to ...

US residents warned of the danger of fireworks on Independence Day

About 200 Americans could end up in the emergency room after US Independence Day celebrations due to misuse of fireworks. Such data is provided by latimes.com, referring to statistics from last year. In 2015, 217 people were injured of varying severity during these holidays ...

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