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What day is American Eagle Day on? American Eagle Day 2017 is observed on a Tuesday in June. In 2016, it was on a Monday and American Eagle Day in 2018 is on Wednesday, June 20, 2018.

Countdown to American Eagle Day 2017 date is below, plus holiday history, activities, facts, details, and upcoming public holidays.

American Eagle Day celebrates one of the most recognizable American national symbols – the once-endangered bald eagle.

When is American Eagle Day 2017? This year American Eagle Day is on Tuesday, June 20, 2017.


Observed annually on June 20 in 47 American states, American Eagle Day is an unofficial holiday that celebrates the removal of the American Bald Eagle from a list of “endangered species”.

Below you will find all the details for American Eagle Day 2017 including, are banks open, is there mail delivery and related holiday information.

Is American Eagle Day a federal holiday?

No, American Eagle Day is not a federal holiday. There are ten annual US federal holidays on the calendar designated by the United States Congress. The following federal holidays are established by law:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. (Third Monday in January).
  • Washington’s Birthday (Third Monday in February)
  • Memorial Day (Last Monday in May)
  • Independence Day (July 4)
  • Labor Day (First Monday in September)
  • Columbus Day (Second Monday in October)
  • Veterans Day (November 11)
  • Thanksgiving Day (Fourth Thursday in November)
  • Christmas Day (December 25)

Is American Eagle Day a national holiday?

American Eagle Day is not a national holiday. Unlike many other countries, there are no ‘national holidays’ in the United States because Congress only has constitutional authority to create holidays for federal institutions. Most federal holidays are also observered as state holidays.

Is American Eagle Day a paid holiday?

The answer depends on your employer. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) does not require payment for time not worked, such as vacations or holidays (federal or otherwise).

Does the mail run on American Eagle Day?

Yes, there will be mail delivery on American Eagle Day. All post offices and federal offices of any kind will be open for the holiday, which means businesses and homes will receive mail. This also counts USPS and Fedex packages. See holiday schedule on USPS and Fedex. The only time mail is not being delivered is on federal holidays, which are listed above.

Are banks open on American Eagle Day?

American Eagle Day is a regular holiday, which means all federal offices, courts and most banks will be open. While most banks are open, some banks can operate on their own schedules, so it may be best to check with your local branches. U.S. stock and bond markets like the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ will be open. Grocery stores and malls are reportedly open.

If your bank is closed, it is still possible to conduct general banking transactions via ATM, online banking or your mobile phone. Apps and websites are running though not all normal functions may be accessed for the holiday.

Are stores open on American Eagle Day?

On American Eagle Day, most stores, restaurants, shopping centers, and malls are open. There are no holidays on which all businesses are closed by law. However, some stores may have shortened or extended holiday hours for the day. Stores may be operating on holiday schedule with limited or reduced hours of operation. Some businesses may be closed on in order to give their employees the day off. For restaurants, stores and other establishments specific to your area, you will have to check with the individual business.

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American Eagle Day 2017

Holiday: American Eagle Day
Date: June 20, 2017
Weekday: Tuesday
Holiday Type: Observance
American Eagle Day 2018: Wednesday, June 20, 2018
American Eagle Day 2019: Thursday, June 20, 2019
American Eagle Day 2020: Saturday, June 20, 2020

History & Origin

How To Celebrate American Eagle Day

How To Say American Eagle Day in:

Spanish: Día de la Águila Americana
Norwegian: Den amerikanske ΓΈrnens dag
German: Tag des Amerikanischen Adlers

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