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Determining the first day of the week after a date
Other holidays are deﬁ ned in terms of a particular occurrence of a particular weekday in a
particular month. For example, Labor Day falls on the ﬁ rst Monday in September.
Figure 16.4 shows a workbook with formulas that calculate the date for 11 U.S. holidays.
The formulas, which reference the year in cell A1, are listed in the sections that follow.
Using formulas to determine the date for various holidays
New Year’s Day
This holiday always falls on January 1:
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day
This formula calculates Martin Luther King, Jr., Day for the year in cell A1:
Presidents’ Day occurs on the third Monday in February. This formula calculates Presidents’
Day for the year in cell A1: