It's June 19th.
June 19th, 1865 marks the day that federal troops arrived in Galveston Texas to take control of the state and ensure that all slaves were actually freed. Texas was pretty much the last hold out.
I love watching the annoyed folks.I’m glad, especially because it will irritate some people.
I doubt it will ever become a paid holiday for me. No paid MLK, Prez, Columbus, or Vets Day in my company. We do, however, get paid holidays on Good Friday and your “birthday,” which can be taken any time in the year.