Wednesday June 26, 2019

Memorial Day 2016


White marble crosses at grave sites in Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial in Luxembourg.White marble crosses at grave sites in Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial in Luxembourg.

Memorial Day for the year 2016 is celebrated/ observed on Monday, May 30th.


Memorial Day is a federal holiday observed every year on the last Monday in May. It honors those who died serving in the United States military. In the United States, Memorial Day weekend kicks off the start of the summer season and with Labor Day weekend ending the summer. Most government and businesses offices will be closed on this Day. Armed Forces Day honors those who currently serve in the military and Veterans Day honors men and women who have previously served in the United States Military.

National Moment of Remembrance

On May 3 2000 the United States (signed by then President Bill Clinton) government pushed out the “National Moment of Remembrance” for Americans at 3pm local time on Memorial Day to take several minutes and stop and reflect and have awareness and reverence for those who have died defending our Nation and our values [1][2].

Days to Memorial Day

Monday, May 30th is day number 151 of the 2016 calendar year with -3 years, -27 days until Memorial Day 2016.


More information on Memorial Day. (Traditions, Customs and History)


References:
1.”National Moment of Remembrance” - usmemorialday.org.
2.”Wikipedia - National Moment of Remembrance” - Wikipedia, Wikipedia.org.

Memorial Day
Name(s):Memorial Day
Type:Federal Holiday
When:Last Monday in May

May 2016 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
May 1 - Sun May Day 2016 Observance-1151
May 4Yom Hashoah 2016Jewish-1148
May 5Isra and Mi'raj 2016Muslim-1147
May 5 - Thurs Cinco de Mayo 2016 Observance-1147
May 5 - Thurs National Day of Prayer 2016 Observance-1147
May 5 - ThursAscension Day 2016Christian-1147
May 6 - FriNational Nurses Day 2016Observance-1146
May 8 - Sun Mothers' Day 2016 Observance-1144
May 15 - SunPeace Officers Memorial Day 2016Observance-1137
May 15 - SunPentecost 2016Christian-1137
May 21Laylat al Bara'at 2016Muslim-1131
May 21 - Sat Armed Forces Day 2016 Observance-1131
May 22 - SunNational Maritime Day 2016Observance-1130
May 26Lag BaOmer 2016Jewish-1126
May 26Corpus Christi 2016Christian-1126
May 30 - Mon Memorial Day 2016Federal Holiday-1122

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