National Day of Mourning 2017 is on Friday, October 13, 2017: Why is January the 2nd a national day of mourning?
Friday, October 13, 2017 is National Day of Mourning 2017. A national day of mourning is a day marked by mourning and memorial activities observed among the majority of a country's populace.
A national day of mourning is a day marked by mourning and memorial activities observed among the majority of a country's populace.
(See National day of mourning)
National Days of Mourning are not scheduled into the federal calendar. They are a response to the deaths of important political figures, usually presidents, to acknowledge their service to the country. Gerald Ford's day stands out simply because he died during Christmas week. With two federal holidays so close together, it was decided to wait until afterwards to schedule the observance. This amounts to a four-day federal weekend and most people are missing their mail service, although a few are remembering President Ford.
Is today a National Day of Mourning (January 20, 2007)?
I have heard "nothing" for 01-20-2007. January 2, 2007 was declared as "National Day of Mourning ..."
January 2, 2007 Declared As National Day of Mourning for President Gerald R. Ford
In remembrance of President Gerald R. Ford, who passed away Tuesday, December 26, 2006 at age 93, President Bush has declared Tuesday, January 2, 2007 as a National Day of Mourning.
All executive departments, independent organizations and other agencies of the Federal government will be closed as a mark of respect for the 38th President of the United States.
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Should tomorrow be a national day of mourning?
No. No offense but she is no better than my grandmother and there was not a national day of mourning for her.
I agree with the poster that says Wed. will be if Obama wins. He is cause the country to fall.