2001 – First Muslim holiday U.S. postage stamp is issued


Five years of lobbying comes to fruition on September 1, 2001, as the U.S. Postal Service releases the first American stamp celebrating Muslim holidays. A blue stamp featuring gold calligraphy celebrating Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, along with the English words “EID GREETINGS,” …read more

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First Muslim holiday U.S. postage stamp is issued

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HISTORY

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September 1, 2022

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April 29, 2022

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September 21, 2021