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Holiday 2005
New Year's Day - FEDERAL HOLIDAY
Always January 1. If January 1 falls on a Saturday, the Federal Holiday is usually observed the Friday before, if it falls on a Sunday, the Federal holiday is usually observed the Monday after.
January 1, 2005
 Saturday
Federal Holiday Observed Friday, Dec. 31, 2004
Inauguration Day
Occurs on January 20th of each 4th year starting from 1965. Federal Holiday in District of Columbia and parts of Maryland & Virginia
January 20, 2005
Thursday
Federal Holiday in District of Columbia and parts of Maryland & Virginia
Martin L. King, Jr. Day
Third Monday in January
Federal Holiday
January 17, 2005
 Monday
Groundhog Day
Always February 2
Feb. 2, 2005
Wednesday
Valentine's Day
(Always Feb. 14th)
February 14, 2005
Monday
President's Day
Federal Holiday - Observed third Monday in Feb.
Lincoln's Birthday Feb. 12
Washington's Birthday, Feb. 22
February 21, 2005
Monday
Ash Wednesday
(46 days before Easter)
February 9, 2005
Wednesday
St. Patrick's Day
(Always March 17th)
March 17, 2005
Thursday
Daylight Savings Time Begins
First Sunday in April
April 3, 2005
Sunday
April Fool's Day
Always April 1st
April 1, 2005
Friday
Palm Sunday March 20, 2005
Sunday
Good Friday March 25, 2005
Friday
Passover April 23, 2005
Saturday
(at sundown)
Easter Sunday March 27, 2005
Sunday
Administrative Professionals' Day (formerly Secretaries Day) - observed Wednesday of the last full week of April April 27, 2005
Wednesday
Earth Day
Usually observed April 22nd
April 22, 2005
Friday
National Day of Prayer
1st Thursday in May
May 5, 2005
Thursday
Nurses' Day
May 6th
May 6, 2005
Friday
Mother's Day
Second Sunday in May
May 8, 2005
Sunday
Armed Forces Day
Third Saturday in May
May 21, 2005
Saturday
Memorial Day
Federal Holiday - Observed last Monday in May (Actual Date May 30th)
May 30. 2005
Monday
Flag Day/Army Day
(Always June 14th)
June 14, 2005
Tuesday
Father's Day
(Third Sunday in June)
June 19, 2005
Sunday
Juneteenth (Liberation of Slaves)
Always June 19th
June 19, 2005
Sunday
Independence Day
(4th of July)
Federal Holiday
July 4, 2005
Monday
Parents Day
4th Sunday in July
July 24, 2005
Sunday
Air Force Day
Always August 1st
August 1, 2005
Monday
Coast Guard Day
Always August 4th
August 4, 2005
Thursday
Friendship Day
1st Sunday in August
August 7, 2005
Sunday
Labor Day
First Monday in September
Federal Holiday
Sept. 5, 2005
Monday
Grandparents Day
Sunday after Labor Day
Sept. 11, 2005
Sunday
Constitution Day/Citizenship Day
Always September 17th
Sept. 17, 2005
Saturday
Rosh Hashanah October 3, 2005
Monday at sunset
thru Oct. 5, 2005
Yom Kippur Oct. 13, 2005
Thursday
(begins at sunset night before.)
National Children's Day
2nd Sunday in October
Oct. 9, 2005
Sunday
Columbus Day
Second Monday in October
Federal Holiday
October 10, 2005
Monday
Navy Day
Always October 13th
Oct. 13, 2005
Thursday
Bosses' Day
Always October 16th
Oct. 16, 2005
Sunday
Sweetest Day
Third Saturday in October
Oct. 15, 2005
Saturday
Mother-In-Law's Day
Fourth Sunday in October
Oct. 23, 2005
Sunday
Daylight Savings Time Ends October 30, 2005
Sunday
Halloween - Oct. 31 but Trick or Trick Night can vary in different communities. Oct. 31, 2005
Monday
Election Day
Tuesday on or after Nov. 2 (or the first Tuesday after the 1st of November)
Nov. 8, 2005
Tuesday
Marine Corps Day
November 10th
Nov. 10, 2005
Thursday
Veteran's Day
Always November 11th
Federal Holiday
Nov. 11, 2005
Friday
Thanksgiving Day
Observed 4th Thursday in November
Federal Holiday
Nov. 24, 2005
Thursday
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
Always December 7th
Dec. 7, 2005
Wednesday
Hanukkah Dec. 25, 2005
at sunset
thru Jan. 1, 2006
Christmas Eve
Always December 24th
Dec. 24, 2005
Saturday 
Christmas Day
Always December 25th
Federal Holiday
If the 25th is Saturday, the Federal Holiday is Friday before. If the 25th is Sunday, the Federal Holiday is the Monday after.
Dec. 25, 2005
Sunday
Federal Holiday Observed Monday, 12/26
Kwanzaa
December 26th - Jan. 1
Dec. 26, 2005 -
Jan. 1, 2006
New Year's Eve
(Always Dec. 31)
Dec. 31, 2005
Saturday