Calendar for today - November 24th, 2020

  • Sunrise 6:55 AM
  • Sunset 4:19 PM

  • Moonset 1:06 AM
  • Moonrise 2:05 PM

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Day of the year: 329, Week of the year: 48

Today's holidays and observances

Sardines Day

Many countries, cultures or religions have their own ceremonies after harvests. In some nations it is a long-lasting tradition. For example, during the English Reformation some Puritans wanted to implement Days of Thanksgiving instead of some church holidays. That tradition was carried by them to the...

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Americans celebrate an important holiday – Thanksgiving Day - on the fourth Thursday of November every year. It is a time for reflection and giving thanks for all they have. The following day, however, which is the fourth Friday of November, is observed as Black Friday. On that day the shopping season...

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Probably the most important holiday for all Christians is preceded by a special evening – Christmas Eve. A great amount of countries around the world consider this day, December 24, as a full or partial holiday. The celebration is connected with commemorating Jesus Christ’s birth, although its actual...

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Christmas is probably the most important Christian holiday, as well as one of the most important holidays in the United States. Although celebrating lasts usually 2-3 days, the actual date of Christmas is December 25.

Most Christians believe that this the date of Jesus Christ’s birth, although it...

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In some countries the day after Christmas, December 26, is called the Boxing Day. As the holiday originated in the United Kingdom, it is observed mainly in countries that used to be a part of the British empire, so it is also celebrated in the United States.

The holiday started in Great Britain as...

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