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Facts for Features

Profile America Facts for Features consist of collections of statistics from the Census Bureau's demographic and economic subject areas pertaining to holidays, anniversaries, observances or topics in the news. The data are intended to assist media in writing feature stories on these commemorations, which range from Hispanic Heritage Month to the Holiday Season.

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Mes de la Herencia Hispana del 2022
La celebración empezó en 1968 cuando el Congreso autorizó al presidente a emitir una proclamación anual designando la Semana Nacional de la Herencia Hispana.


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Halloween: October 31, 2022
Dating back 2,000 years to the Celtic festival of Samhain, Halloween is an ancient tradition associated with images of witches, ghosts and vampires.


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Hispanic Heritage Month 2022
September 1968: Congress authorized President Lyndon B. Johnson to proclaim National Hispanic Heritage Week.


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Anniversary of Americans With Disabilities Act: July 26, 2022
July 26, 1990: President George H. W. Bush signed into law the American with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities.


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The Fourth of July: 2022
On this day in 1776, the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation.


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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: May 2022
A host of statistical information on the Asian and Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population groups.


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*Special Edition* 1950 Census Records Release
In this Special Edition FFF, we compare notable 1950 Census facts with the 2020 Census or other U.S. Census Bureau surveys and programs.


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Women’s History Month: March 2022
The roots of National Women’s History Month go back to March 8, 1857, when women from various New York City factories staged a protest over working conditions.


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Irish-American Heritage Month and St. Patrick’s Day: March 2022
To commemorate this day which celebrates all things Irish, the Census Bureau presents a variety of statistics on Irish-Americans.


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National Black (African American) History Month: February 2022
To commemorate and celebrate the contributions to our nation made by people of African descent, historian Carter G. Woodson established Black History Week.

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