March 6, Alamo Day, commemorates the last day of the Battle of the Alamo.
The Battle of New Orleans occurred on Jan 8, 1815
Black History Month is celebrated every February
This holiday is observed on the first Monday in March, in remembrance of Casimir Pulaski, an officer in the Revolutionary War. There is also General Pulaski Memorial Day, celebrated on October 9, the anniversary of his death.
Constitution Day is observed on September 17.
National Grandparents Day is celebrated on the first Sunday after Labor Day.
The Jewish High Holy Days encompass the 10-day period between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
Jazz Fest is held every year in New Orleans on the last weekend of April and the first weekend of May.
Jewish Book Month is celebrated during the month preceding Hanukkah. It is an annual event on the American Jewish calendar dedicated to the celebration of Jewish books.
The Kentucky Derby horse race is held every year in Louisville, KY, on the first Saturday in May.
Lee-Jackson Day is a state holiday in Virginia, celebrating the birthdays of Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson. The holiday is observed on 2nd Friday in January.
November is Native American Heritage Month
Talk Like a Pirate Day is celebrated on September 19.
The State Fair of Texas runs for 3 weeks in September & October
Women's History Month is celebrated every March.