Today's calendar August 12th, 2020

  • Sunrise 5:59 AM
  • Sunset 7:51 PM

  • Moonrise 12:01 AM
  • Moonset 2:39 PM


August 11August 13
Day of the year: 225, Week of the year: 33

In the United States there are many holidays honoring soldiers, important historical figures or different family members. The Americans, however, do not forget about the people who are in every American city, and are an important part of the history of the USA – senior citizens.

First attempts of...

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Labor Day is a holiday observed in different countries around the world. It is celebrated on different dates, but many countries connect it with the International Workers’ Day on May 1. In the United States, however, Labor Day is the first Monday of September. The whole long weekend is often called Labor...

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Most countries in the world celebrate either Grandmother’s Day and Grandfather’s Day, or one Grandparents’ Day in general. In the United States, National Grandparents’ Day has been proclaimed by the Congress in 1978 to be observed on the first Sunday after Labor Day, which is in the beginning of September....

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The second Monday of October in the United States is a federal holiday celebrating one of the most important moments in the history of Americas – Christopher Columbus’s first arrival to the new continent. The holiday is also observed under different names in other countries: Argentina, Colombia, Peru,...

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Halloween is an extremely popular holiday in the United States, especially loved by kids and teenagers. Its popularity is also rapidly growing in other countries, and this increase can be noticed year by year.

The celebration can be observed on the last day of October – the eve of All Hallows’ Day,...

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