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
January 1st Sunday New Year's Day
March 1st Wednesday Ash Wednesday
March 20th Monday March Equinox
April 14th Friday Good Friday
April 16th Sunday Easter
April 17th Monday Easter Monday
May 1st Monday Labor Day
May 14th Sunday Mother's Day
June 18th Sunday Father's Day
June 21st Wednesday June Solstice
August 1st Tuesday Empancipation Day
August 6th Sunday Independence Day
September 22nd Friday September Equinox
October 16th Monday National Heroes' Day
December 21st Thursday December Solstice
December 24th Sunday Christmas Eve
December 25th Monday Christmas Day
December 26th Tuesday Boxing Day
December 31st Sunday New Year's Eve
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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"