Today's calendar March 31st, 2020

  • Sunrise 6:36 AM
  • Sunset 7:12 PM

  • Moonset 1:30 AM
  • Moonrise 10:52 AM

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Today's holidays and observances

World Backup Day

Cesar Chavez Day is a relatively new holiday. It was implemented by President Barack Obama, who had already, as a senator, in 2008 called Cesar Chavez an “American icon”. Although one city in Nevada has celebrated Cesar Chavez Day since 2003, it became a national holiday thanks to Barack Obama in 2014....

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Two days before Easter many Americans commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. The observance is known as the Good Friday and is a part of the Holy Week. The date of the holiday varies in different years on both calendars – Gregorian and Julian, and it depends on the full moon. This is why Easter,...

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We all meet them in our everyday life – at work, in offices, in different companies. Although we might not always appreciate their importance, they do have their own holiday – we are talking about secretaries. In the United States and Canada, Wednesday of the last full week of April is observed as National...

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Similarly to Memorial Day, a holiday known as Confederate Memorial Day aims at commemorating Americans who died during their service for U.S. Armed Forces. This observance, however, is focused on honoring those soldiers, sailors and marines of the Confederate States of America who died during the Civil...

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National Teachers’ Day is celebrated in so many countries that it can be definitely defined as a worldwide holiday. Indeed, there is no doubt that teachers are the foundation and an integral part of any society, so they deserve to be appreciated.

The idea of celebrating the day of all teachers has...

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