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Juneteenth in United States in 2022

When is Juneteenth in 2022?

Juneteenth in 2022 is on the Sunday, 19th of June (19/06/2022).

Juneteenth in United States 2022

Juneteenth is the short form which is used for 'June Nineteenth'. Juneteenth is observed on June 19 every year. Juneteenth is a federal holiday in the United States after President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth Day Act into law on June 17, 2021. Juneteenth is also called as Jubilee Day, Emancipation Day, Freedom Day or Black Independence Day.

Juneteenth is celebrated in order to commemorate the liberation or the end of slavery of African-American slaves in the United States at the end of the Civil War. It is also observed for celebrating African-American culture.

Juneteenth in United States 2022

On January 1st 1863, President Abraham Lincoln had issued the Emancipation Proclamation outlawing slavery in the original confederate states. On June 19th, 1865, Union Army general Gordon Granger enforced the freedom of enslaved people in Texas which was the last held out state in the confederacy.

List of Holidays in United States in 2022

SaturdayJanuary 01 2022New Year's Day
MondayJanuary 17 2022Martin Luther King Jr. Day
MondayFebruary 21 2022Presidents' Day
MondayMay 30 2022Memorial Day
MondayJuly 04 2022Independence Day
MondaySeptember 05 2022Labor Day
MondayOctober 10 2022Columbus Day
FridayNovember 11 2022Veterans Day
ThursdayNovember 24 2022Thanksgiving Day
SundayDecember 25 2022Christmas Day
MondayDecember 26 2022Christmas Day Observed