List of commemorative months

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The following is a list of notable observed commemorative months, recurrent months that are used by various governments, groups and organizations to raise awareness of an issue, commemorate a group or event, or celebrate something.

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February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Presidential Proclamation - National Mentoring Month". 2010-01-04. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "Special Emphasis Observances". National Archives. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  3. ^ "Presidential Proclamation -- National African American History Month, 2016". 2016-01-29. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  4. ^ "Lyndon B. Johnson: Proclamation 3566 - American Heart Month, 1964". ucsb.edu. 
  5. ^ "Presidential Proclamation -- American Heart Month". 2010-02-02. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  6. ^ "President Obama declares February as American Heart Month - News on Heart.org". News on Heart.org. 
  7. ^ "Presidential Proclamation -- Irish-American Heritage Month, 2016". 2016-02-29. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  8. ^ a b c d "Heritage Month Guide". DiversityCentral. Retrieved January 4, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Presidential Proclamation - Women's History Month". 2010-03-02. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  10. ^ "National Autism Awareness Month | Autism Society". Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  11. ^ "Presidential Proclamation -- National Child Abuse Prevention Month". 2010-04-01. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  12. ^ "National Child Abuse Prevention Month 2016". www.childwelfare.gov. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  13. ^ "Presidential Proclamation-- Financial Literacy Month". 2010-04-02. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  14. ^ "Presidential Proclamation - National Sexual Assault Awareness Month". 2010-04-02. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  15. ^ "Sexual Assault Awareness Month". NSVRC. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  16. ^ "Presidential Proclamation -- Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, 2015". 2015-04-30. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  17. ^ "Announcements: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Awareness Month – May 2011". Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. May 6, 2011. Retrieved March 29, 2012. 
  18. ^ "Presidential Proclamation -- National Foster Care Month, 2016". 2016-04-28. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  19. ^ "Presidential Proclamation -- National Mental Health Awareness Month, 2016". 2016-04-28. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  20. ^ "Presidential Proclamation -- African-American Music Appreciation Month, 2016". 2016-05-31. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  21. ^ "African-American Music Appreciation Month | The White House". Whitehouse.gov. 2009-06-02. Retrieved 2011-07-15. 
  22. ^ "Presidential Proclamation -- LGBT Pride Month, 2016". 2016-05-31. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  23. ^ "LGBT Pride Month Month | The White House". Whitehouse.gov. 2016-05-31. Retrieved 2016-07-11. 
  24. ^ "Proclamation 5219 - National Ice Cream Month and National Ice Cream Day, 1984". American Presidency Project. Retrieved 25 June 2014. 
  25. ^ a b "Presidential Proclamation -- National Hispanic Heritage Month, 2015". 2015-09-14. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  26. ^ "Pain Awareness Month History" (PDF). American Chronic Pain Association. 
  27. ^ "Presidential Proclamation -- National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, 2015". 2015-08-31. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  28. ^ "Presidential Proclamation -- National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, 2015". 2015-09-30. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  29. ^ "Presidential Proclamation-National Breast Cancer Awareness Month". 2009-09-30. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  30. ^ "Presidential Proclamation--National Cybersecurity Awareness Month". White House Office of the Press Secretary. Retrieved 9 October 2010. 
  31. ^ "Presidential Proclamation--National Cybersecurity Awareness Month". 2011-10-03. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  32. ^ "Presidential Proclamation -- National Disability Employment Awareness Month, 2015". 2015-09-30. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  33. ^ "Home - LGBTHistoryMonth.com". lgbthistorymonth.com. 
  34. ^ "October is National Work and Family Month". Alliance for Work-Life Progress. 2011-10-01. 
  35. ^ "Presidential Proclamation- National Native American Heritage Month". 2009-10-30. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  36. ^ a b c "Food Days, Weeks, Months - December". UNL Food. University of Nebraska–Lincoln. 

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