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Emancipation Day - DC, U.S.

Holiday Date
04-16-2020
04-16-2021
04-15-2022
Rule
April 16th, if on Saturday, observed Friday prior, if on Sunday, observed Monday after

About Emancipation Day

Many states, territories and countries observe on various days with different names: August Monday, August Festival, Culturama, or has related holidays such as Juneteenth or J'ouvert, the celebration is always to commemorate the abolishment of slavery and freedom. 

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