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St Andrew's day

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Scotland's national day, and celebration of their patron saint, St. Andrew. The founder and first bishop of the Church of Byzantium, St. Andrew is also the patron saint of Greece, Romania, Russia, ...

Valentine party

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An often small, sometimes annual, casual party held on Saint Valentine's Day.

Memorial Day

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Memorial Day is an annual United States federal holiday that takes place on the last Monday of May. It was formerly called Decoration Day. Memorial Day is a day to remember and honour the soldiers ...


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A holiday celebrated in the United States to recognise and honour African American heritage by commemorating slavery's abolition in Texas, 1865. Juneteenth is a portmanteau, combining ''June'' and ...

Canada Day

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Canada Day celebrates the the union of three British colonies (Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Province of Canada) into what is present-day Canada. The British North American Act was enacted on July ...

Presidents Day Trivia

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The third Monday in February is designated in the United States as Washington's Birthday, more commonly known as Presidents Day. This list looks at facts and traditions surrounding the celebration of ...


Holiday; National holidays

Annual holiday celebrated on the second Monday of October in Canada and on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States. Thanksgiving is generally celebrated with a large family meal of roast ...

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