Can You Match The Holiday To The Year Of Its Origin?

You may know which days of the year these holidays fall on, but can you match each of these 12 holidays to the year they first originated? It's time to see just how holiday savvy you really are!
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Question 1/10

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Which holiday was officially established in 1887?
Fourth of July
Labor Day
Memorial Day
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Which holiday first originated in 1699?
Mardi Gras
Valentine's Day
Easter
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What was declared a holiday in 496?
Valentine's Day
Mother's Day
Father's Day
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What was officially declared a holiday by Abraham Lincoln in 1863?
Halloween
Thanksgiving
Fourth of July
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Which day earned its status as an official holiday in 1971?
Memorial Day
Flag Day
Veterans Day
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Which holiday was first established some 2,000 years ago by the Celts?
Halloween
St. Patrick's Day
All Saints Day
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Question 7/10

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When was the Fourth of July first declared a federal holiday?
1870
1776
1925
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What became an official US holiday in 1914?
Mother's Day
Flag Day
Halloween
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Question 9/10

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What year was President's Day first made a holiday?
1879
1971
1903
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Question 10/10

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Christmas was declared a federal holiday in the US during what year?
1895
1870
1901
Result
Unfortunately, this quiz revealed that you don't have an expansive knowledge on the origins of these common US holidays just yet. You may know the basics, but many of these questions left you feeling a bit flustered. Fret not, at least you gave this quiz your all!

C+, Holiday Harrowing

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a true holiday hot shot! While you may not have known the origins of every one of these holidays, you managed to demonstrate a strong foundational knowledge on holidays at large. We couldn't be more impressed!

B+, Holiday Hot Shot

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Based on the results of this quiz, you've got some true holiday expertise! It's obvious that you know your holidays better than most. Not only did you manage to correctly match the holiday to its origin, but we suspect this is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to your holiday knowledge.

A+, Holiday Expertise

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1
Which holiday was officially established in 1887?
Fourth of July
Labor Day
Memorial Day
2
Which holiday first originated in 1699?
Mardi Gras
Valentine's Day
Easter
3
What was declared a holiday in 496?
Valentine's Day
Mother's Day
Father's Day
4
What was officially declared a holiday by Abraham Lincoln in 1863?
Halloween
Thanksgiving
Fourth of July
5
Which day earned its status as an official holiday in 1971?
Memorial Day
Flag Day
Veterans Day
6
Which holiday was first established some 2,000 years ago by the Celts?
Halloween
St. Patrick's Day
All Saints Day
7
When was the Fourth of July first declared a federal holiday?
1870
1776
1925
8
What became an official US holiday in 1914?
Mother's Day
Flag Day
Halloween
9
What year was President's Day first made a holiday?
1879
1971
1903
10
Christmas was declared a federal holiday in the US during what year?
1895
1870
1901