New Year's Day
Saturday January 1, 2022
Secular holiday : Not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday
New Year's Day (moved forward to Monday)
Monday January 3, 2022
Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties.
Monday January 31, 2022
Secular holiday : Granted by Australia in 1968
Friday April 15, 2022
Catholic or protestant : The First Council of Nicaea (a gathering of bishops in the early days of Christianity) wanted to find a day to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ. This commemoration had to be linked to Jewish holiday traditions, since the last supper of Christ was believed to be a Jewish Passover meal. But the Jewish calendar is based on lunar and solar cycles, so the Easter celebration had to follow the same calendar.
Sunday April 17, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Not a paid holiday
Monday April 18, 2022
Catholic or protestant : In the year 325, the Council of Nicée determined a date fo Easter. Full Moon would fall the 14th day of a moon month (1). Easter would be marked by the dominical letter(2)and the epactus(3). With the establishment of the equinox ne variatur on March 21, algorithms where elaborated to attribuate a date for Easter whatever the year.
Time between two consecutive new moons: 20 days 12 hours 44 minutes 2.8 - Gives a letter code for the year's calendar Age of the moon on January 1st, minus one unity, 0 being the new moon's age.
Tuesday April 19, 2022
Secular holiday :
Tuesday May 17, 2022
Secular holiday : Adopted in 1968 (republic with a parliamentary system).
Friday July 1, 2022
Secular holiday : The Republic of Nauru Phosphate Corporation (RONPHOS) is a State Owned Enterprise established on 1st July 2005 by an Act of Parliament succeeding the Nauru Phosphate Corporation and taking on all its assets and liabilities.