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GetMemorialDay([TheYear])

Last updated August 28, 2001

author

Ken McCafferty

Version: 1 | Requires: CF5 | Library: DateLib

Description:
Returns a date for Memorial Day in a given year. If no year is specified, defaults to current year.

Return Values:
Returns a date object.

Example:

<CFOUTPUT>
This year, Memorial Day is on #DateFormat(GetMemorialDay(), 'dddd, mmm dd')#.
</CFOUTPUT>

Parameters:

Name Description Required
TheYear The year you want to return Columbus Day for. No

Full UDF Source:

/**
 * Returns a date for Memorial Day in a given year.
 * This function requires the GetLastOccOfDayInMonth() function available from the DateLib library. Minor modifications by Rob Brooks-Bilson (rbils@amkor.com)
 * 
 * @param TheYear 	 The year you want to return Columbus Day for. 
 * @return Returns a date object. 
 * @author Ken McCafferty (mccjdk@yahoo.com) 
 * @version 1, August 28, 2001 
 */
//Memorial Day:last monday in may
function GetMemorialDay()
{
  Var TheYear=Year(Now());
  if(ArrayLen(Arguments)) 
    TheYear = Arguments[1];
  return CreateDate(TheYear,5,GetLastOccOfDayInMonth(2,5,TheYear));
}
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