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Chinese New Year 
"Information about the calculation of Chinese New Year, meaning of Chinese Zodiac symbols and related links."

Cinco de Mayo History 
This site provides background on the Cinco de Mayo observance plus links to many other Cinco de Mayo sites on the web.

Flag Day 
"History of the holiday, with links to images of historic flags, historic writings and related sites."

Groundhog Day Links 
Links to lots of Groundhog Day sites - Punxutawney Phil has colleagues all over.

Juneteenth 
"This site provides information and links to sites about the observance that ""the oldest known celebration of the ending of slavery."""

Veteran's Day 
U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs links for this national observance.