The 11 U.S. Federal Holidays

In the United States, a federal holiday is an authorized holiday which has been recognized by the US government. Can you name all 11 of them? ONLY USE HOLIDAYS RECOGNIZED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT NOT STATE, LOCAL GOVERNMENT OR PRIVATE BUSSINESSES.
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Last updated: June 19, 2021
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The third Monday of January
Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
The last Monday of May
Memorial Day
July 4th
Independence Day
The third Monday of February
Washington’s Birthday
December 25th
Christmas Day
The first Monday in September
Labor Day
The second Monday in October
Columbus Day
The fourth Thursday of November.
Thanksgiving Day
January 1
New Year’s Day
November 11
Veterans Day
June 19
Level 37
May 18, 2019
The requirement of writing "day" for some (but not all) of these is unnecessary and cumbersome.
Level 45
May 19, 2019
Thanks! It no longer requires day.
Level 37
May 18, 2019
The third Monday in February is "Presidents' Day". (They have combined Lincoln's (the 12th) and Washington's (the 22nd) into one.
Level 45
May 19, 2019
The Ferdal Government says this about "Washington's B-Day".

*This holiday is designated as "Washington’s Birthday" in section 6103(a) of title 5 of the United States Code, which is the law that specifies holidays for Federal employees. Though other institutions such as state and local governments and private businesses may use other names, it is our policy to always refer to holidays by the names designated in the law."

I used the Federal wording. Thanks!

Level 71
Jun 19, 2021
Juneteenth should probably be added now!
Level 45
Jun 19, 2021