Hanover, Jamaica

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Hanover, Jamaica for 2017 ready to be integrated into your application.

The island country of Jamaica is located in the Caribbean Sea. In 1494, Christopher Columbus claimed the island for Spain until 1655. When Great Britain overtook the island it was renamed to Jamaica, and set up plantations and began exporting sugar. With the end of slavery in 1838, he British used indentured labor workeds on the plantations to continue exporting sugar. On August 6, 1962 Jamaica became independent from Great Britain and was founded as a country. Jamaica is famous for diving and snorkeling along their coral reefs and is the birthplace of reggae music and the Rastafarian religion.

Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Sunday New Year's Day
February 23rd Thursday Founder's Day
March 1st Wednesday Leap Day
March 1st Wednesday Ash Wednesday
March 3rd Friday UN World Wildlife Day
March 19th Sunday Weasel Stomping Day
March 20th Monday March Equinox
April 5th Wednesday First Contact Day
April 6th Thursday Second Contact Day
April 14th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 16th Sunday Easter
April 17th Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
May 1st Monday Labor Day Long weekend.
May 10th Wednesday Whacking Day
May 14th Sunday Mother's Day
May 25th Thursday The Glorious Twenty-Fifth of May
June 18th Sunday Father's Day
June 21st Wednesday June Solstice
June 22nd Thursday Summerween
July 4th Tuesday Freedom Day
August 1st Tuesday Empancipation Day
August 6th Sunday Independence Day
August 18th Friday Mail Order Catalog Day
August 29th Tuesday Mewmaw's Day
September 20th Wednesday Unification Day
September 22nd Friday September Equinox
September 29th Friday Hive Day
October 9th Monday Federation Day
October 16th Monday National Heroes' Day Long weekend.
October 31st Tuesday Harry Potter Day
November 24th Friday Hogswatch
December 21st Thursday December Solstice
December 23rd Saturday Festivus
December 24th Sunday Christmas Eve
December 25th Monday Decemberween
December 25th Monday Winter Veil
December 25th Monday Christmas Day Long weekend.
December 26th Tuesday Boxing Day
December 31st Sunday New Year's Eve
Public holidays (national, legal, government, civic, etc) are denoted in bold.
Holiday data for far-reaching years is subject to change due to laws and government decrees.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
$ curl -G -d country="JM-09" -d year="2017" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"