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January 2018
delete iconadd icon21 days until New Years Day
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Monday January 1, 2018 (1/1/2018)
Method: January 1st on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year

New Year's Day is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar used in ancient Rome. With most countries using the Gregorian calendar as their main calendar, New Year's Day is the closest thing to being the world's only truly global public holiday, often celebrated with fireworks at the stroke of midnight as the new year starts. January 1 on the Julian calendar currently corresponds to January 14 on the Gregorian calendar, and it is on that date that followers of some of the Eastern Orthodox churches celebrate the New Year. New Year's Day is a postal holiday in the United States.[1]

The Romans dedicated this day to Janus, the god of gates, doors, and beginnings. After Julius Caesar reformed the calendar in 46 BC and was subsequently murdered, the Roman Senate voted to deify him on the 1st January 42 BC [2] in honor of his life and his institution of the new rationalized calendar.[3] The month originally owes its name to the deity Janus, who had two faces, one looking forward and the other looking backward. This suggests that New Year's celebrations are founded on pagan traditions. Some have suggested this occurred in 153 BC, when it was stipulated that the two annual consuls (after whose names the years were identified) entered into office on that day, though no consensus exists on the matter.[4] Dates in March, coinciding with the spring equinox, or commemorating the Annunciation of Jesus, along with a variety of Christian feast dates were used throughout the Middle Ages, though calendars often continued to display the months in columns running from January to December.[citation needed]

March 2018
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Thursday March 8, 2018 (3/8/2018)
Method: March 8th on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
April 2018
delete iconadd icon111 days until Easter (Western)
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Sunday April 1, 2018 (4/1/2018)
Notes: 1st Sunday after the Paschal full moon
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
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Tuesday April 24, 2018 (4/24/2018)
Method: April 24th on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
May 2018
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Wednesday May 9, 2018 (5/9/2018)
Method: May 9th on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
delete iconadd icon168 days until Republic Day
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Monday May 28, 2018 (5/28/2018)
Method: May 28th on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
July 2018
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Sunday July 8, 2018 (7/8/2018)
Method: July 8th on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
delete iconadd icon209 days until Vartavar
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Sunday July 8, 2018 (7/8/2018)
Method: 98 days after Easter (Western)
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
September 2018
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Friday September 21, 2018 (9/21/2018)
Method: September 21st on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
December 2018
delete iconadd icon361 days until Spitak Remembrance Day
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Friday December 7, 2018 (12/7/2018)
Method: December 7th on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year

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