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January 2024
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Monday January 1, 2024 (1/1/2024)
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]

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Monday January 8, 2024 (1/8/2024)
Method: Second Monday of January on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
February 2024
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Sunday February 11, 2024 (2/11/2024)
Method: February 11th on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
March 2024
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Wednesday March 20, 2024 (3/20/2024) at 3:05 am UTC
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April 2024
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Monday April 29, 2024 (4/29/2024)
Method: April 29th on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
May 2024
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Friday May 3, 2024 (5/3/2024)
Method: May 3rd on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
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Saturday May 4, 2024 (5/4/2024)
Method: May 4th on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
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Sunday May 5, 2024 (5/5/2024)
Method: May 5th on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
July 2024
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Monday July 15, 2024 (7/15/2024)
Method: third Monday of July on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
September 2024
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Monday September 16, 2024 (9/16/2024)
Method: third Monday of September on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
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Sunday September 22, 2024 (9/22/2024) at 12:42 pm (day) UTC
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October 2024
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Monday October 14, 2024 (10/14/2024)
Method: Second Monday of October on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
November 2024
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Sunday November 3, 2024 (11/3/2024)
Method: November 3rd on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
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Saturday November 23, 2024 (11/23/2024)
Method: November 23rd on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
December 2024
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Monday December 23, 2024 (12/23/2024)
Method: December 23rd on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year

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