Stephen Foster Memorial Day

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2023 USA Friday, January 13thStephen Foster Memorial Day
2022 USA Thursday, January 13thStephen Foster Memorial Day
2021 USA Wednesday, January 13thStephen Foster Memorial Day
2020 USA Monday, January 13thStephen Foster Memorial Day
2019 USA Sunday, January 13thStephen Foster Memorial Day
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Stephen Foster Memorial Day is a United States Federal Observance Day observed on January 13th.

According to 36 U.S.C. § 140, Stephen Foster Memorial Day celebrates the life of American songwriter Stephen Foster. The date commemorates the date that Foster died in 1864.

Stephen Collins Foster, known also as "the father of American music", was an American songwriter known primarily for his parlor and minstrel music.

President Harry S. Truman established Stephen Foster Memorial Day by proclamation on December 13th 1951.

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