Stephen Foster Memorial Day

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Stephen Foster Memorial Day
Date January 13
Next time 13 January 2015 (2015-01-13)
Frequency annual

Stephen Foster Memorial Day is a United States Federal Observance Day observed on January 13. According to 36 U.S.C. § 140, Stephen Foster Memorial Day celebrates the life of American songwriter Stephen Foster.[1] The date commemorates date that Foster died. The law took effect on November 2, 1966, and the day was first observed in January 1967.

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  1. ^ 36 U.S.C. § 140