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Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Hispanic Heritage Month
I won't to take a moment to acknowledge Hispanic Heritage month which starts on September 15th to October 15th here is a brief history About National Hispanic Heritage Month.
Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.
The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period starting on September 15 and ending on October 15. It was enacted into law on August 17, 1988, on the approval of Public Law 100-402.
The day of September 15 is significant because it is the anniversary of independence for Latin American countries Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. In addition, Mexico and Chile celebrate their independence days on September 16 and September18, respectively. Also, Columbus Day or Día de la Raza, which is October 12, falls within this 30 day period.
Executive and Legislative Documents
The Law Library of Congress has compiled guides to commemorative observations, including a comprehensive inventory of the Public Laws, Presidential Proclamations and congressional resolutions related to Hispanic American Heritage Month.
Let's take a moment to CELEBRATE One another on this Hispanic Heritage Month
Loretta Sanchez Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month 2015
Danza Azteca Tlaltlacayolotl Hispanic Heritage Month 2015