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The First Day of Winter

In the Northern Hemisphere, winter begins on either December 21 or December 22. Winter is the season between fall and spring. During the winter months, the Northern Hemisphere gets less direct sunlight and fewer hours of daylight. The weather gets … Continue reading

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National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Pearl Harbor survivors and military and civilian leaders gather at the USS Arizona Memorial each year on December 7 to lay wreaths and pay tribute. National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day is observed every year on December 7. On this day, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day is a holiday that gives Americans time to give thanks, enjoy gatherings of family and friends, and join in holiday meals. Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of each November. In 1620, the Pilgrims sailed from England … Continue reading

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Veterans Day

Marchers in a New York City Veterans Day parade held American flags and large, poster-sized images of men and women who had served in the U.S. military. Veterans Day is observed on November 11 each year to honor all veterans … Continue reading

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Election Day

Voters in Cleveland, Ohio, cast their ballots. Election Day is the day set aside by law for United States citizens to vote for candidates for public office. Since 1845, it has been on the Tuesday after the first Monday in … Continue reading

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