Holidays, Recognitions, Religious, Remembrances, Etc.

 

The NnoFollowing provides a brief summary of events this year.  For a much more extensive list see the All Events posts that includes hundreds of events listed over the decade (through 2020). 

Note:  These events have been incorporated in the all events section.  This section is a remnant reserved for possible but presently unanticipated future development.

January

  • January 1 – New Years Day; US National Holiday
  • January 13, 2011– Lohri
  • January 14, 2011 — Makar Sankranti/ Pongal
  • January 17, 2011; Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr;  US National Holiday
  • January 23 (35) — Willo B. Boe, Birthday
  • January 26 (2011)David Kato (Ugandan) Rememberance

February

  • February 2 – Groundhogs Day
  • February 2  – Imbolic
  • February 2, 2011 Mauni Amavasya
  • February 8, 2011Vasant Panchami
  • February 14 — Valentines Day
  • February 15, 2011; Milad un Nabi (Birthday of the Prophet Muhammad); February 4, 2012; January 24, 2013;
  • February 18 — Magha Puja (‘Sangha Day’)
  • February 20, 2011;Milad un Nabi (Shia); February 9, 2012; January 29, 2013.
  • February 21, 2011; Washington’s Birthday; US National Holiday

March

  • March 30, 2011 – Mahashivratri
  • March 8th, 2011 – Fat Tuesday,  
  • March 9, 2011 – ✞ Ash Wednesday; February 22, 2012
  • March 15 – Ides of March
  • March 17 — St. Patrick’s Day
  • March 20, 2011Holi/ Hola Mohalla
  • March 20 Ostara
  • March 31 – April 3, 2011; Shrine Circus; St Paul, MN
  • Avalokitesvara’s Birthday (Kuan Yin); full moon day in March.

April

  • April 1 – April Fools Day
  • April 4, 2011 — Bikrami Samvat (Hindu New Year)
  • April 6-9, 2011; Shrine Circus; Aberdeen, SD
  • April 8 (1990) — Ryan Wayne White Rememberence
  • April 10, 2011; Shrine Circus; Watertown SD
  • April 12, 2011 Ram Navmi
  • April 14, 2011 Baisakhi
  • April 15, Tax Day
  • April 16-18 (63) — Christopher C. Boe, Birth-period
  • April 17, 2011 — ✞ Palm Sunday,  
  • April 18, 2011; Patriot’s Day; 2012: Monday, April 16
  • 19th of April and will continue for 7 days until Monday, the 25th of April., 2011; Passover; 7th of April and will continue for 7 days until Friday, the 13th of April.2012
  • April 18, 2011 — Hanuman Jayanti
  • April 22 – Earth Day
  • April 22, 2011; Good Friday
  • April 23, 2011 — Akshaya Tritiya/ Akha Teej
  • April 24, 2011 — ✞ Easter April 8, 2012
  • April 28-May 1, 2011, Shrine Circus; Sioux Falls, SD
  • April 29 – Arbor Day, Last Friday in April
  • April 30 — Beltane

May

  • May 1 – May Day
  • May 1Beltaine
  • May 5 — Cinco De Mayo
  • May 5, 2011; National Day of Prayer; first Thursday of May
  • May 14, 2011; Mother’s Day, second Sunday in May
  • May 17 — Vesakha Puja (Wesak) (‘Buddha Day’)
  • May 21, 2011; Armed Forces Day; third Saturday in May
  • May 30, 2011; Memorial Day; US National Holiday

June

  • Sunday, June 12, 2011 — ✞ Pentecost
  • June 14; Flag Day
  • June 18, 2011; Father’s Day; third Sunday of June
  • June 21, 2011; Midsummer/Summer Solstice; June 20, 2012; June 21, 2013; June 21, 2014; June 21, 2015
  • June 21, 2011 — Ganga Dussehra
  • June 28, 1969 Stonewall Remembrance

July

  • July 3, 2011 — Rath Yatra
  • July 4 – Independence Day; US National Holiday
  • July 13-16 — Ulambana (Ancestor Day)
  • July 13-14, 2011; Shrine Circus;  Pierre, SD
  • July 15  — Asalha Puja (‘Dhamma Day’)
  • July 15, 2011 — Guru Poornima
  • July 15. 2011; Shrine Circus;  Mobridge, SD July 15. 2011; Shrine Circus;  Mobridge, SD

August

September

  • September 1, 2011 — Onam/ Ganesh Chaturathi
  • September 5; Labor Day; US National Holiday
  • September 11, Trade Towers Remembrance
  • September 11, 2011; Grandparents Day; first Sunday after Labor Day
  • September 12 (60) — Roxanne D. Boe; Birthday
  • September 16, 2011; Constitution Day Observed
  • September 17 Constitution Day, September 17, 1787,
  • September 23, 2011; Mabon/ Autumnal Equinox; September 22, 2012; September 23, 2013; September 23, 2014; September 23, 2015
  • September 28, 2011Navratras begin
  • September 28-30, 2011Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year; September 16 (at sundown) – 18, 2012; September 4 (at sundown) – 6, 2013; September 24 (at sundown) – 26, 2014; September 13 (at sundown) – 15, 2015.

October

  • October (7) 8, 2011; Yom Kippur; Wed, September 26, 2012; Sat, September 14, 2013; Sat, October 4, 2014; Wed, September 23, 2015; Note: Yom Kippur begins at sundown of the previous day (e.g. October 7, 2011)
  • October 8 (33) — Bryce F. Boe, Birthday
  • October 9. Lief Erickson Day
  • October 10, 2011; Columbus Day Recognised; US National Holliday
  • October 12, Columbus Day, October 12, 1492
  • October 12, Mathew Shepard Remembrance December 1, 1976 – October 12, 1998
  • October 12 (at sundown) – 19, 2011 Sukkot; 2012
  • October 12 — Pavarana Day
  •   September 30 (at sundown) – October 7; 2013:   September 18 (at sundown) – 25; 2014:   October 8 (at sundown) – 15; 2015:   September 27 (at sundown) – October 4.
  • October 16; Bosses Day
  • October 20 (55) — Scott D. Boe, Birthday
  • October 26, 2011 – Diwali
  • October 27, 2011Govardhan Puja
  • October 28, 2011Bhai Duj
  • October 31, Halloween
  • October 31, 2011 — Samhain

November

  • November 1, All Saints Day
  • November 1 (58) — Bryce T. Boe, Birthday
  • November 6, 2011Eid-Ul-Adha; October 26, 2012; October 15, 2013;
  • November 11; Veterans Day; US National Holliday
  • November 24, 2011; Thanksgiving Day; US National Holliday
  • November 25, 2011 Black Friday (Day after Thanksgiving)
  • November 26, 2011 — Al-Hijira; November 15, 2012; November 4, 2013;
  • November 27, Harvey Bernard Milk Remembrance (May 22, 1930 – November 27, 1978)

December

  • December 5, 2011 — Ashura; November 24, 2012; November 13, 2013;
  • December 7 National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day,
  • December 8; Bodhi Day (Enlightenment Day)
  • December 14 (56) — Todd T. Boe, Birthday
  • December 17 Wright Brother’s Day
  • December 20-28, 2011 — Hanukkah (Chanukah); December 8-16, 2012; November 27-December 5, 2013; December 16-24, 2014; December 6-14, 2015.
  • December 22, 2011 – Yule/Winter Solstice; December 21, 2012; December 21, 2013; December 21, 2015; December 22, 2015
  • December 25 — ✞Christmas Day
  • December 26, 2011 —  Christmas Day Recognised; US National Holliday
  • December 26 – January 1 — Kwanza
  • December 31  New Years Eve
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