Calendar for today - May 15th, 2021

  • Sunrise 5:33 AM
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  • Moonrise 8:01 AM
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Day of the year: 135, Week of the year: 19

In the United States the last Monday of May is a special day, for this is the date of the annual, federal holiday – the Memorial Day. As the name suggests, Memorial Day is an occasion to honor and remember all the people who served in the U.S. military and died.

The holiday has got one more popular...

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Every American child knows that the American flag is something special – it is a symbol of the union, freedom and independence. Such a particular item deserves to have its own holiday – a Flag Day.

In the United States the Flag Day is observed annually on June 14, which is the anniversary of passing...

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What is Juneteenth and why is it important?

Juneteenth is a holiday commemorating a very important moment in the history of the United States – the announcement of the emancipation of slaves. In 1862 President Abraham Lincoln issued a proclamation that charged all enslaved people in the Confederate...

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As it is in many other countries, the United States also celebrate Father’s Day. It is quite a new holiday – established in the beginning of the 20th century in order to complement Mother’s Day.

Year 1910 was a prominent time for parent holidays. After Anna Jarvis established first Mother’s Day, Sonora...

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One of the biggest and the most important holidays in the United States is Independence Day, also called the Fourth of July (so it is not difficult to guess the date). It is a federal and public holiday, which means that all schools, federal institutions and most of businesses are closed.

Independence...

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