Veterans day 2020 calendar. Veterans day was originally called armistice day and the date was chosen to commemorate the signing of the armistice with germany that ended hostilities during world war i. Veterans day celebrates the service of all us. In the united states veterans day is usually observed on november 11.
History of veterans day veterans day history. An employee who works in the district of columbia montgomery or prince georges counties in maryland arlington or fairfax counties in virginia or the cities of alexandria or fairfax in virginia and who is regularly scheduled to perform nonovertime work on inauguration day is entitled to a holiday. Military veterans while memorial day is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving.
More on veterans day can be found on wikipedia. Veterans day is a holiday held every 11 november to honor all military personnel who have served in the us. Veterans day is a united states federal holiday that honors all military veterans who have served in the us.
Veterans day between 1971 and 1977. For convenience the number of days left to a holiday date is also provided. Federal holidays 2020 calendar and dates for the united states and more.
Veterans day is not to be confused with memorial day. Veterans day 2020 veterans day 2021 and further. A list of united states federal holidays in 2020 is shown below.
Thursday november 11th is day number 315 of the 2021 calendar year with 1 year 7 months 29 days until veterans day 2021. However if it occurs on a sunday then the following monday is designated for holiday leave and if it occurs saturday then either saturday or friday may be so designated. The uniform monday holiday act from 1968 moved the date of veterans day to fourth monday in october as.
Federal holidays are public holidays established for federal employees in the federal law 5 united states code 6103 by the united states congress. View here the holidays in the united states in 2020 including veterans day 2020 veterans day 2021 and further and also every other holiday in the usa. Payroll calendar 2019veterans administration holidays 2020 adp gsa gov payment schedule veterans administration holidays 2020 federal pay calendar veterans administration holidays 2020 federal payroll calendars.
Veterans day for the year 2020 is celebrated observed on wednesday november 11th.