Vacaciones de Pascua (finalización) -
Martes 3 Abril, 2018
vacaciones escolares :
Desembarco de los Treinta y Tres Orientales -
Lunes 23 Abril, 2018
Feriado seculare : Los Treinta y Tres Orientales es el nombre con el que históricamente se conoce a los hombres liderados por Juan Antonio Lavalleja y Manuel Oribe que, en 1825, emprendieron una insurrección desde lo que hoy es la Argentina, para recuperar la independencia de la Provincia Oriental (territorio que comprendía lo que hoy es Uruguay y parte del actual estado brasileño de Río Grande del Sur), en ese momento bajo dominio brasileño. [Wikipedia]
Día del Trabajo -
Martes 1 Mayo, 2018
Feriado seculare : Chicago, Saturday May 1st, 1886: 350,000 workers go on strike to call for an 8-hour working day. Industries are paralyzed nationwide. On Monday, as demonstrations go on, the police open fire. On Tuesday, Chicago is again on strike. Following a bomb launched against them, the police shoot again. 12 dead, of which 7 policemen. 8 anarchists will be condemned and executed. In 1889, the Socialist International Movement met in Paris and declared this day international workers' day . The Soviets will follow suit, just as the Nazis. In France, under the Vichy regime (1940-1944), the celebration is renamed Labour Day .
Fiesta de las Madres -
Domingo 13 Mayo, 2018
Tarjetas/Flores : Mother’s day has evolved in many countries in different ways. This is because mother’s day has different origins in different countries and therefore occurs on different days in the year.
One school of thought claims that this day emerged from the custom of mother worship in ancient Greece. Mother worship which kept a festival to Cybele, a great mother of gods, and Rhea, the wife of Cronus, was held on March 15 to March 18 around Asia Minor. They insist that this custom spread around the world.
Mothering Sunday is the celebration of motherhood in the United Kingdom. It is also known as Mid-lent Sunday, Rose Sunday and Laetare Sunday. It originally comes from the Victorian practice of allowing servants to return home to visit their mothers on this day.
In the United States, Julia Ward Howe (May 27, 1819 - October 17, 1910) was a prominent American abolitionist, social activist, and poet. Howe’s Battle Hymn of the Republic was first published in the Atlantic Monthly in 1862 and quickly became one of the most popular songs for the Union during the American Civil War. After the war she focused her activities on the causes of Pacifism and women’s suffrage. In 1870 she was the first to proclaim Mother’s Day, with her Mother’s Day Proclamation. U.S. President Woodrow Wilson approved Mother’s Day in 1914
Batalla de Las Piedras -
Lunes 21 Mayo, 2018
los bancos sólo : Uruguay y Brasil finalizaron la guerra en 1828