Category: A day like today

Passover at Spillwords.com

PASSOVER

Passover The eight-day festival of Passover is celebrated in the early spring, from the 15th through the 22nd of the Hebrew month of Nissan. It commemorates the emancipation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. And, by following the …
The easter bunny at spillwords.com

The Easter Bunny

The Easter Bunny The Easter Bunny (also called the Easter Rabbit or Easter Hare) is a folkloric figure and symbol of Easter, depicted as a rabbit bringing Easter eggs. Originating among German Lutherans, the "Easter Hare" originally played the role …
Palm Sunday at Spillwords.com

Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday Palm Sunday is a Christian movable feast that falls on the Sunday before Easter. The feast commemorates Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem, an event mentioned in all four canonical Gospels. In many Christian churches, Palm Sunday includes a …
St Patricks Day at Spillwords.com

St Patricks Day

St Patricks Day Official name: Saint Patrick's Day   Also called Feast of Saint Patrick Patrick's Day Lá Fheile Pádraig (Saint) Paddy's Day St Patty's Day   Observed by Irish people and people of Irish descent, Catholic Church (see calendar), Anglican Communion (see …
Presidents' Day at Spillwords.com

Presidents’ Day

PRESIDENTS’ DAY History.com Staff Presidents’ Day is an American holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February. Originally established in 1885 in recognition of President George Washington, it is still officially called “Washington’s Birthday” by the federal government. Traditionally celebrated …