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 .
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)
|When:||Last Monday in May|
May 2016 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|May 1 - Sun||May Day 2016||Observance||-1151|
|May 4||Yom Hashoah 2016||Jewish||-1148|
|May 5||Isra and Mi'raj 2016||Muslim||-1147|
|May 5 - Thurs||Cinco de Mayo 2016||Observance||-1147|
|May 5 - Thurs||National Day of Prayer 2016||Observance||-1147|
|May 5 - Thurs||Ascension Day 2016||Christian||-1147|
|May 6 - Fri||National Nurses Day 2016||Observance||-1146|
|May 8 - Sun||Mothers' Day 2016||Observance||-1144|
|May 15 - Sun||Peace Officers Memorial Day 2016||Observance||-1137|
|May 15 - Sun||Pentecost 2016||Christian||-1137|
|May 21||Laylat al Bara'at 2016||Muslim||-1131|
|May 21 - Sat||Armed Forces Day 2016||Observance||-1131|
|May 22 - Sun||National Maritime Day 2016||Observance||-1130|
|May 26||Lag BaOmer 2016||Jewish||-1126|
|May 26||Corpus Christi 2016||Christian||-1126|
|May 30 - Mon||Memorial Day 2016||Federal Holiday||-1122|