Calendar of Holidays & Events
2018




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Birthstone - Garnet
Flower
- Carnation
JANUARY Astrological Signs
Capricorn:  12/22 - 1/19
Aquarius:  1/20 - 2/18
SUN MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT
 

1


New Year's Day

World
Day of Peace

Global Family Day
 

2 3 4 5


 

6

 

 

Epiphany

7

Orthodox Christmas

 

8 9 10

 

11

Save the Eagles Day

12 13

 

14

 

Orthodox New Year

 

15


Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
 

16 17

 

Benjamin Franklin's Birthday

 

18 19 20

 

Inauguration Day

21

World Religion Day

 

22 23

24

25 26 27
28
 

 

29 30 31      

 

Birthstone - Amethyst
Flower - Violet
FEBRUARY
Astrological Signs
Aquarius:  1/20 - 2/18
Pisces:  2/19 - 3/20
SUN MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT
        1

 

 



Nat'l
Freedom Day
(USA)


 

2


Groundhog Day


Nat'l Wear Red
Day

Candlemas

World Wetlands
Day

 

3
4

Superbowl
Sunday

World Cancer Day

 

5


Weatherman’s Day

6 7 8


Nat'l

Boy Scout's Day

9 10
11 12


Abraham Lincoln's Birthday
(Actual)

Darwin Day
 

13

 

Mardi Gras
Fat Tuesday

14


Valentine's Day
 

Ash Wednesday

15 16

 
Chinese
New Year 

17
18 19


President's Day
Observance
(USA)

20 21 22


George Washington's Birthday
(Actual)
 

23 24
25 26 27
 
28

Purim
(begins Sunset)

 

     

 

Birthstone -Bloodstone or Aquamarine
Flower - Daffodil or Jonquil

MARCH
Astrological Signs
Pisces:  2/19 - 3/20
Aries:  3/21 - 4/19
SUN MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT
        1

 

Purim
(ends Nightfall)

2


World
Day of Prayer

Read Across America Day

Employee Appreciation Day

 

3

 

 

4 5

Casimir Pulaski Day

6 7 8

Int'l
Women's Day
 

9 10
11


Daylight Savings Time Begins

12 13 14 15 16


St. Patrick's Day

 

17
18 19 20


Begins

Int'l
Day of Happiness

 

21

 

World Poetry Day

22

 

World Water Day

23

 

National Puppy Day

24
25

 

 


Palm Sunday

26 27

 

 

 

World Theatre Day

28 29

 

 


Holy Thursday

30


Good Friday
 

Passover
(begins Sunset)

 


Nat'l Doctors' Day
(USA)

 

31

 

 

 

Holy Saturday

 

Birthstone - Diamond
Flower - Sweet Pea or Daisy
APRIL
Astrological Signs
Aries:  3/21 - 4/19
Taurus:  4/20 - 5/20
SUN MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT
1


Easter

 
April Fool's Day

 

2

Easter
Monday

Autism Awareness

Int'l
Children's Book
 Day

3

4

5

6


Army Day
USA

Passover
(ends nightfall)

7

 

Passover
7th Day

World Health Day

8



Orthodox Easter

9 10

Nat'l Siblings day
 

Nat'l
Library Workers’
Day

 

11 12



Holocaust
 Remembrance Day
(USA)

13 14
15 16 17


Tax Day
(USA) 

 

18 19 20 21
22


Earth Day

 

23 24 25


Administrative Professionals' Day
(Secretary's Day)

26 27


National Arbor Day

28

 

Workers' Memorial Day

29

World Immunization Week
 

World Dance Day

 

30      

 

 

 

Birthstone - Emerald
Flower - Lily of the Valley
MAY Astrological Signs
Taurus:  4/20 - 5/20
Gemini:  5/21 - 6/20
SUN MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT

 

1


May Day

Int'l
Workers' Day


Loyalty Day
(USA)


Law Day
(USA)

 

2 3

 


Nat'l Day of Prayer

 

World Press Freedom

4

 

 

 

 

Int'l  Firefighters'
Day

5

 

 

 
Cinco de Mayo

 

Join Hands Day

6


Nat'l Nurse's Day


World Laughter Day

7 8


Nat'l Teachers Day
(USA)

9 10 11 12


World Fair Trade Day
 

Int'l Nurse's Day

 

13


Mother's Day

14 15


Peace Officers
 Memorial Day
(USA)

16 17 18 19


Armed Forces Day
(USA)

 

20 21 22


Nat'l
Maritime Day
(USA) 

 

23

 

Emergency Medical Services for Children Day

24

 

Nat'l Brother Day

25


Nat'l
Missing Children's Day

26
27 28


Memorial Day

29


John F. Kennedy's Birthday

 

30 31

 

World No Tobacco Day

   

 

Birthstone - Pearl or Alexandrite
Flower - Rose
JUNE
Astrological Signs
Gemini:  5/21 - 6/20
Cancer:  6/21 - 7/22
SUN MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT
 

 

 

  1

Int'l Children's Day
 

Nat'l  Donut  Day

 

2
3

Nat'l Cancer Survivors Day

 

4 5

World
Environment Day

6

D-Day

7 8

World Oceans Day

9
10

11

 


Kamehameha
Day

12 13 14


Flag Day
 

Army Birthday
 

World Blood Donor Day

 

15 16
17


Father's Day

 

18 19


Juneteenth
(Liberation of Slaves)

20


American Eagle Day
 

World Refugee Day

21


Begins
 

World Music Day

22 23


Int'l Widows' Day

24 25

26

Int'l Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

 

27 28 29 30

 

Birthstone - Ruby
Flower - Larkspur
JULY Astrological Signs
Cancer:  6/21 - 7/22
Leo:  7/23 - 8/22
SUN MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT
1


Canada Day

2

3

4

 
Independence Day
(4th of July

 

5 6 7
8 9 10 11

World
Population Day

 

12 13 14
15

Nat'l  Ice Cream Day

 

16 17 18 19 20 21
22


Parent's Day
(USA)

 

23 24


Amelia Earhart Day

25 26 27 28
29


 

30

Int'l Day of Friendship

Day Against Trafficking in Person

 

31        

 

Birthstone - Peridot or Onyx
Flower - Poppy or Gladiolus
AUGUST
Astrological Signs
Leo:  7/23 - 8/22
Virgo:  8/23 - 9/22
SUN MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT
      1 2 3 4


Coast Guard Day

 

5


Friendship Day


Nat'l Sister Day

 

6 7

 


Purple Heart Day

8 9 10 11
12

Int'l  Youth Day

 

13

Victory Day

14 15 16 17 18
19


Nat'l
Aviation Day
(USA)

World
Humanitarian Day

Women's Equality Day

 

20 21

 

 

Nat'l Senior Citizen's Day

22 23 24 25
26

 

27 28 29 30 31  

 

Birthstone - Sapphire
Flower - Aster
SEPTEMBER
Astrological Signs
Virgo:  8/23 - 9/22
Libra:  9/23 - 10/22
SUN MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT

 

 

 

        1

 

 

2 3


Labor Day
(USA)

 

4 5

 

Int'l. Day of Charity

6 7 8


Int'l
 Literacy Day

9

 

Nat'l
Grandparents Day


Rosh Hashana
 
(Begins at sunset)

10

 

 

Suicide Prevention Day

11 


Remember
 


Patriot Day

 

12 13 14 15


 

Int'l Day of Democracy
 

Nat'l Clean Up Day

16

 

 

Nat'l
Stepfamily Day

17

 


Constitution Day
Citizenship Day
(United States)

18

 

 
US Air Force Birthday

19

 

 

Yom Kippur
(Begins at Sunset)

20 21

 


Nat'l POW/MIA Recognition Day
 

Int'l
 Day of Peace

22


Begins
 


Oktoberfest Begins
(Germany)

 

American Business Women's Day

 

23 24 25 26 27

World
Tourism Day
 

Nat'l
Good Neighbor Day

 

28



Native American Day

29
30            

 

Birthstone - Opal or Tourmaline
Flower - Marigold
OCTOBER
Astrological Signs
Libra:  9/23 - 10/22
Scorpio:  10/23 - 11/21
SUN MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT
  1


Int'l. Coffee Day


Child Health Day
 

World Vegetarian Day

2

Int'l Day of
Non-Violence


World
Habitat Day


Child Health Day

 

3 4

 


World
Animal Day

5

 


World
Teachers' Day
 

World Smile Day

6
7 8


Columbus Day
 


Thanksgiving Day
(Canada)

 

9 10

 

 

World Mental Health Day

11

 

 

World Sight Day

12 13

 

 

Navy Birthday

14 15 16

World Food Day
 

Nat'l Boss's Day
(USA)

 

17


Int'l  Day for the Eradication of Poverty

18

 

Alaska Day

19

20

 

Sweetest Day

21 22 23 24

 

United Nation's Day

 

25 26 27

 
Navy Day
(USA)

 

28


Mother-In-Law Day
 

Nat'l Chocolate Day

 

29

 

Nat'l  CAT Day

30 31


Halloween

     

 

Birthstone - Topaz
Flower - Chrysanthemum
NOVEMBER
Astrological Signs
Scorpio:  10/23 - 11/21
Sagittarius:  11/22 - 12/21
SUN MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT
 

 

 

 

1

All Saint's Day

 

2

All Soul's Day

3
4

 

Daylight Savings Time Ends

5 6



Election Day

7 8 9

 

World
Freedom Day
(USA)

10


Marine Corps
Birthday

Science Day for Peace & Development

 

11


Veteran's Day

Remembrance Day
(Poppy Day)

Armistice Day

 

12

 


Veterans Day
Observed

13 14

 


World Diabetes Day

15

 

Great American Smokeout
 

World Philosophy Day

16

 


Int'l. Day for Tolerance

17

 


Int'l
 Students' Day

18 19
 

Int'l Men's Day

20


Universal Children's Day

21


World Hello Day

World
Television Day

22


Thanksgiving
(USA)

 

23
 

Black Friday

24
25

Int'l  Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

 

26


Cyber Monday

27 28 29 30  

 

Birthstone - Turquoise or Zircon
Flower - Narcissus/Holly
DECEMBER Astrological Signs
Sagittarius:  11/22 - 12/21
Capricorn:  12/22 - 1/19
SUN MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT
     

 

 

1

World AIDS Day

 

2


Hanukkah
(begins)
 

Int'l. Day for Abolition of Slavery

 

3

 

Int'l  Day of
Disabled Persons

4 5

 

Int'l Volunteer Day

6


St. Nicholas Day

7

 

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

8
9 10


Human Rights Day

11 12


Nat'l Poinsettia Day

 

13


Nat'l Guard Birthday

14 15
16 17

 

Wright Brothers Day

18

 

Int'l Migrants Day

19 20 21


Begins
 

Forefather's Day

22
23 24



Christmas Eve

25



Christmas Day

26


Kwanzaa


Boxing Day

 

27 28 29
30
 
31


New Year's Eve


 

         

 

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