OL2002: Foreign National and Religious Holidays Incorrectly Added in US English Outlook Calendar N - Z

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When you add the foreign national and religious holidays (for countries whose first letter begins with N - Z) to the Outlook Calendar, the following errors are noted. The Worldwide Holiday & Festival Site (www.holidayfestival.com) was used as a source for these corrections. For other Christian and non-sectarian countries, please see the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
280976 OL2002: Foreign National and Religious Holidays Incorrectly Added in US English Outlook Calendar G - M
280977 OL2002: Foreign National and Religious Holidays Incorrectly Added in US English Outlook Calendar N - Z
For Islamic Religious and National Holidays, please see the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
281001 Islamic Religious/National Holidays Incorrectly added into US English Calendar
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CountryHoliday NameCorrection
NetherlandsBoxing Day - St Stephen's DayTitle should be Boxing Day
NetherlandsDay of the Queen's SpeechNot a recognized national holiday.
NetherlandsMemorial DayNot a recognized national holiday
NetherlandsWhitsundayTitle should be Whit Sunday
New ZealandBoxing Day - StStephen's DayTitle should be Boxing Day
New ZealandWestland AnniversaryNot a recognized national holiday
NorwayLabor DayTitle should be May Day
NorwayMaundy Thursdaytitle should be Holy Thursday
NorwayWhitmondayTitle should be Whit Monday
NorwayWhitsundayTitle should be Whit Sunday
ParaguayAssumption DayTitle should be Founding of Asuncion
ParaguayChaco Peace DayTitle should be Chaco Armistice
ParaguayColumbus DayNot a recognized national holiday
ParaguayChildren's DayInadvertently omitted; should be August 16th
ParaguayBoqueeron Battle DayInadvertently omitted; should be September 29th
ParaguayVirgin of Caacupe, Immaculate ConceptionInadvertently omitted; should be December 8th
PeruChristmas EveNot a recognized national holiday
PeruLabor Day - May DayTitle should be Labour Day
PeruImmaculate ConceptionInadvertently omitted; should be December 8th
PeruBattle of AngamosInadvertently omitted; should be October 8th
PhilippinesNational Heroes DayDate should be August 31st
PhilippinesPeople Power DayTitle should be EDSA Revolution Day (People's Power Day), and the date should be February 22nd
PhilippinesBank HolidayInadvertently omitted; should be December 31st
Poland3rd of May Constitution AnniversaryTitle should be Constitution Day
PolandBoxing DayTitle should be 2nd Day of Christmas
PolandLabor DayTitle should be May Day
PortugalLiberty's DayTitle should be Liberation Day
PortugalRestoration of Independence DayTitle should be Independence Day/Youth Day
Puerto RicoAnniversary of Euginio Maria de HostosDate should be January 11th
Puerto RicoAnniversary of Jose de DiegoDate should be April 16th
Puerto RicoAnniversary of Munoz RiveraDate should be July 17th
Puerto RicoDia de Accion de GraciasNot a recognized national holiday
Puerto RicoLiberation DayTitle should be Emancipation Day
Puerto RicoNatalicio de Jose C. BarbosaDate should be July 27th
Puerto RicoSt John the BaptistInadvertently omitted; date should be June 24th
RussiaOctober Revolution DayTitle should be Day of Accord and Reconciliation
RussiaSpring and Labor Day (2 days)Title should be International Labour Day/Spring Festival
RussiaDefenders of the Motherland DayInadvertently omitted; date should be February 23rd
SingaporeDeepavaliDate should be November 14th
SingaporeHari Raya PuasaDate should be December 16th
Slovak RepublicConstantin and MethodiusTitle should be St. Cyril and St. Methodius
Slovak RepublicNational Resistance DayTitle should be Anniversary of the Slovak National Uprising
Slovak RepublicNew Years DayTitle should be Origin of the Slovak Republic
Slovak RepublicThree Kings DayTitle should be Catholic Epiphany
SpainColumbus DayTitle should be Spanish National Day
SwedenLabor DayTitle should be May Day
SwedenWhitmondayTitle should be Whit Monday
SwedenWhitsundayTitle should be Whit Sunday
SwitzerlandAll Saints DayNot a recognized national holiday
SwitzerlandAssumption DayNot a recognized national holiday
SwitzerlandCorpus Christi DayNot a recognized national holiday
SwitzerlandDay after New Year's DayTitle should be Berchtold's Day
SwitzerlandImmaculate Conception DayNot a recognized national holiday
SwitzerlandLabor DayNot a recognized national holiday
SwitzerlandSt Joseph DayNot a recognized national holiday
SwitzerlandWhitmondayTitle should be Whit Monday
SwitzerlandWhitsundayTitle should be Whit Sunday
ThailandAsalaha BuchaTitle should be Asarnha Bucha
TurkeyKurban Bayram (1st day)Date should be March 6th
United KingdomSpring Bank HolidayDate should be June 4th, 2002
United KingdomGolden JubileeMissing National Holiday June 3, 2002
United StatesChristmas EveNot a recognized national holiday
United StatesElection DayNot a recognized national holiday
United StatesLincoln's BirthdayNot a recognized national holiday
United StatesNew Year's EveNot a recognized national holiday
United StatesTax DayNot a recognized national holiday
UruguayColumbus DayTitle should be Battle of Sarandi

Resolution

Use one of the following three methods to resolve errors in calendar holidays:
  • To correct erroneous holidays in existing the calendar, double click and manually edit each event to change the date or spelling error. -or-

  • Use the following steps to remove all the existing holiday events:
    1. Open the Calendar.
    2. On the View menu, point to Current View, and then click Annual Events.
    3. On the View menu, point to Current View, and then click Customize Current View.
    4. Click the Filters button, and then click the Clear All button to remove the filters that hide some events.
    5. In the right column of the Annual Events view, you should see the Categories column with "Holiday (without quotation marks) as an entry.
    6. Click to select the first entry in that column, and scroll down to the last entry. While holding the SHIFT key, click the last entry to highlight all of them, and then press the DELETE key.
    7. Follow step 3 to correct the holiday entries.
    8. On Tools menu, click Options, click Calendar Options, and the Add Holidays button. Click to select the holiday selection that you want to add, and then click OK.
    -or-

  • Use the following steps to edit the text file that is used as a source document for creating the events:
    1. Close Microsoft Outlook.
    2. Click Start, point to Find or Search, click Files or Folders, and type outlook.hol in the Named box.
    3. In the Look in box, change the location to your local disk, and then click Find Next.
    4. Hold down the CTRL key, right-click the file name, click the Open With menu, and then locate the Notepad.exe file.
    5. Scroll to the country that you want to add or modify entries.
    6. Make changes as needed, keeping with the following syntax:
      Holiday Name,YYYY/MM/DD (note there are no spaces between the name and the date.

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
Note This is a "FAST PUBLISH" article created directly from within the Microsoft support organization. The information contained herein is provided as-is in response to emerging issues. As a result of the speed in making it available, the materials may include typographical errors and may be revised at any time without notice. See Terms of Use for other considerations.

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Article ID: 280977 - Last Review: October 24, 2013 - Revision: 1.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Outlook 2002 Standard Edition
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