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FCPS Calendar Holiday Dates

Match the FCPS holidays with their dates.
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First Day of Ramadan
August 1
VJ Day, 1945
August 14
Assumption
August 15
Women's Equality Day
August 26
ID Al-Fitr
August 31
Labor Day
September 5
International Literacy Day
September 8
Patriot Day: Anniversary of 2001 Attack
September 11
Grandparent's Day
September 11
Constitution or Citizenship Day
September 17
Fair Day
September 23
First Day of Autumn
September 23
Rosh Hashanah
September 28, 29, 30
Hispanic Heritage Month
September 15-October 15
Mexican Independence Days
September 15-16
Constitution Week
September 17-23
Child Health Day
October 3
German American Heritage Day
October 6
Yom Kippur
October 7, 8
Columbus/Discoverer's Day
October 10
Sukkot, Feast of Tabernacles
October 12 - 14
World Food Day
October 16
Simchat Torah
October 19, 20
Birth of the Bab
October 20
Make a Difference Day
October 22
United Nations Day
October 24
Halloween
October 31
Czech Heritage Month
October 1-31
Disability History and Awareness Month
October 1-31
Italian American Heritage and Culture Month
October 1-31
Polish American Heritage Month
October 1-31
Fire Prevention Week
October 9-15
Red Ribbon Week
October 23-31
All Saints Day
November 1
Standard Time Begins
November 6
Marie Curie's Birthday, 1867
November 7
Id Al-Adha
November 7
Veteran's Day
November 11
WWI Armistice: 1918
November 11
Elizabeth Cady Stanton's Birthday, 1815
November 12
Gettysburg Address, 1863
November 19
Repudiation Day
November 23
Thanksgiving Day
November 24
National Native American Heritage Day
November 25
Mark Twain's Birthday, 1835
November 30
National Native American Heritage Month
November 1-30
World AIDS Day
December 1
Pearl Harbor Day, 1941
December 7
Feast of the Immaculate Conception
December 8
Human Rights Day
December 10
Bill of Rights Day
December 15
Boston Tea Party, 1773
December 16
Wright Brother's Flight, 1903
December 17
Hanukkah
December 20-28
First Day of Winter
December 22
Christmas Eve
December 24
Christmas Day
December 25
Kwanzaa
December 26-January 1
New Year's Eve
December 31
New Year's Day
December 1
Emancipation Proclamation, 1863
January 1
Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
January 1
Japanese New Year Festivities
January 1-3
Christmas Day Orthodox
January 7
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
January 12
World Religion Day
January 15
Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Observance
January 16
Chinese New Year
January 23
Christa McAuliffe Day
January 28
National Freedom Day
February 1
Groundhog Day
February 2
Thomas Alva Edison's Birthday, 1847
February 11
Abraham Lincoln's Birthday, 1809
February 12
St. Valentine's Day
February 14
Susan B. Anthony's Birthday, 1820
February 15
President's Day
February 20
Frederick Douglass Day
February 20
Mardi Gras
February 21
George Washington's Birthday, 1732
February 22
Ash Wednesday
February 22
Lent
February 22- April 7
W.E.B. DuBois' Birthday, 1868
February 23
Orthodox Lent
February 27-April 14
National African American History Month
February 1-29
Peace Corps Anniversary, 1961
March 1
Adoption of U.S. National Anthem, 1931
March 3
International Women's Day
March 8
Daylight Saving's Time Begins
March 11
Johnny Appleseed Day
March 11
Albert Einstein's Birthday, 1879
March 14
Absolutely Incredible Kid Day
March 15
St. Patrick's Day
March 17
Naw Ruz
March 20-21
World Water Day
March 22
Maryland Day
March 25
American Red Cross Month
March 1-31
Irish American Heritage Month
March 1-31
Women's History Month
March 1-31
Great American Cleanup
March 1- May 31
National Poison Prevention Week
March 18-24
April Fool's Day
April 2012
International Children's Book Day
April 2
Primary Election Day
April 3
Spring Break
April 4-9
Good Friday
April 6
Passover
April 6-8
Mormon Church Founding, 1830
April 6
World Health Day
April 7
Easter
April 8
Buddha's Birthday Celebration
April 8
First Man in Space, 1961
April 12
Thomas Jefferson's Birthday, 1743
April 13
Orthodox Easter
April 15
Paul Revere's Ride, 1775
April 18
Holocaust Remembrance Day
April 18, 19
Yam Hashoah
April 18
Earth Day
April 22
William Shakespeare's Birthday, 1564
April 23
National Arbor Day
April 27
Law Day
May 1
Loyalty Day
May 1
World Press Freedom Day
May 3
Horace Mann's Birthday, 1796
May 4
First American in Space, 1961
May 5
National Teacher Day
May 8
VE Day, 1945
May 8
World Red Cross Day
May 8
Mother's Day
May 13
School Desegregation Ruling, 1954
May 17
Armed Force's Day
May 19
International Day for Biological Diversity
May 22
Ralph Waldo Emerson's Birthday, 1803
May 25
Shavuot, Festival of Weeks
May 26-28
Pentecost
May 27
Memorial Day
May 28
World No Tobacco Day
May 31
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
May 1-31
Teacher Appreciation Week
May 6-12
World Environment Day
June 5
Race Unity Day
June 10
Anne Frank's Birthday, 1929
June 12
Flag Day
June 14
First Woman in Space, 1963
June 16
Father's Day
June 17
First American Woman in Space, 1983
June 18
Juneteenth
June 19
First Day of Summer
June 20
Helen Keller's Birthday, 1880
June 27
Caribbean-American Heritage Month
June 1-30
Fireworks Safety Month
June-July 4
Independence Day
July 4
E.B. White's Birthday
July 11
First Humans on the Moon, 1969
July 20