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Christmas Day - Dec. 25 - in all the States and Territories.
Fast Days - whenever appointed by the Presidents of the United States or by the Governors - in all the States.
New Year's Day - Jan. 1 - in all States except Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Rhode Island and South Carolina.
Washington's Birthday - Feb.
22 - in all States except Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee and Texas.
General Election Day - usually on Tuesday after the first Monday in November - in California, Maine, Illinois, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, South Carolina, and Wisconsin.
Decoration Day - May 30 - in
Colorado, Connecticut, Maine, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont.
Good Friday - Friday before Easter Sunday - in Florida, Louisiana, Minnesota and Pennsylvania. Easter Sunday is the first Sunday after the full moon which happens on or after March 21st. If full moon happens on Sunday, Easter Sunday is the Sunday thereafter.
Shrove Tuesday - the Tuesday preceding the first day of Lent - in Louisiana, and the cities of Selma, Mobile, and Montgomery, Ala.
Memorial Day - April 26 - in Georgia.
March 2 - Anniversary of the
Independence of Texas, in Texas. April 21 - Anniversary of the
Battle of San Jacinto, in Texas. January 8 - Anniversary of the
Battle of New Orleans, fought
1815, in Louisiana.
February 12 - Lincoln's Birthday, in Louisiana.
March 4 - Firemen's Anniversary, in Louisiana.