In April 2012 it was reported that 42 states now recongnizes Juneteenth as a State Holiday!
Presently, all 50 states officially recognize Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a holiday, observed on the 3rd Monday of January. Meaning state employees in every state receive holiday pay for MLK Day. Utah was the last state to officially recognize the holiday, doing so in 2000.
Halloween is not a state holiday in any U. S. state.
The first state to recognize Christmas as a legal holiday was Alabama in 1836.
You must be thinking of "Juneteenth". It commemorates the notice of Freedom of slavesreaching the State of Texas.
Alabama was the first American state to declare Christmas an official holiday. By 1890 other states also followed suit. Christmas is the only religious holiday in America, which is also a national legal holiday.
a global holiday B a state holiday in Texas only C a day of sorrow and mourning D a day of both remembrance and celebration