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Month Dates Observance Authority / Comment
January Third Monday Martin Luther King, Jr., Birthday Public Law 98-144, Nov 83 (Federal Holiday)
February 1-28/29 African American History Month First Presidential Proclamation, Feb 76
March 1-31 Women's History Month Public Law 100-0, Mar 87
April / May Sunday to Sunday for Week Incorporating Yom Hashoah "Days of Remembrance" for Victims of the Holocaust Public Law 96-388, Oct 80
May 1-31 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month First Presidential Proclamation, May 91
 June 1-30 Pride Month  Presidential proclamation

(historically published the beginning

of June)
August 26 Women's Equality Day First Presidential Proclamation, Aug 73
September/October 15 Sep - 15 Oct National Hispanic Heritage Month Public Law 100-402, Aug 88
November 1-30 National Native American Indian Heritage Month Public Law 102-188, Mar 92