holiday.fixed
Holiday Generating Functions

Description

Generates holidays occuring on fixed dates (holiday.fixed) or on given weekdays of given months (holiday.weekday.number), for example, the 1st Monday in September.

Usage

holiday.fixed(years, month, day) 
holiday.weekday.number(years, month, weekday, index)

Arguments

years the desired year(s) for which to generate holidays (for example, 1997:2000).
month the month of the holiday (1-12).
day the day of the month of the holiday (1-31).
weekday the weekday of the holiday (0-6, 0 is Sunday).
index the occurrence of weekday in the month (1-5, or -1 for the last) for the holiday.

Details

Value
returns a time/date object containing the specified holiday in the specified years.
See Also
holiday.AllSaints, holidays, holiday.nearest.weekday
Examples
# Generate Christmas 
holiday.fixed(1994:2005, 12, 25) 
# Generate Memorial Day (last Monday in May) 
holiday.weekday.number(1994:2005, 5, 1, -1) 
# Generate Thanksgiving (4th Thursday in November) 
holiday.weekday.number(1994:2005, 11, 4, 4) 
Package splusTimeDate version 6.0.0-68
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