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List of US Federal Holidays 2010

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009
Holiday 2010 Other Years
New Year’s Day Friday, January 1 January 1
Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. Monday, January 18 3rd Monday in January
Washington’s Birthday Monday, February 15* 3rd Monday in February
Memorial Day Monday, May 31 Last Monday in May
Independence Day Monday, July 5** July 4
Labor Day Monday, September 6 1st Monday in September
Columbus Day Monday, October 11 2nd Monday in October
Veterans Day Thursday, November 11 November 11
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 25 4th Thursday in November
Christmas Day Friday, December 24*** December 25

* 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.
** July 4, 2010 (the legal public holiday for Independence Day), falls on a Sunday. For most Federal employees, Monday, July 5, will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes. (See section 3(a) of Executive order 11582, February 11, 1971.)
*** December 25, 2010 (the legal public holiday for Christmas Day), falls on a Saturday. For most Federal employees, Friday, December 24, will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes. (See 5 U.S.C. 6103(b).)
Source: U.S. Office of Personnel Management:

A free, printable calendar with marked US Federal Holidays can be found here : Online 2010 Calendar with Holidays

If you wish to view how the World celebrates New Year 2010, see New Year 2010 webcam list – this list lists webcams placed or facing popular places where people celebrate New Year Eve e.g. Times Square (NYC), Trafalgar Square (London), Harbour Bridge (Sydney), Main Square (Cracow), Eiffel Tower (Paris) etc.