Common Rules for Capital Letter Usage
Days, Months and Holidays
Always capitalize holidays, events, months and days of the week.
DON'T capitalize seasons.
Quotes & Titles
The first letter of the quote should always be capitalized (when you form direct quotes placed inside formal quotations marks).
Capitalize: languages, countries, organizations, places, names, organizations.
Capitalize the directions to designate a geographic area.
DON'T capitalize cardinal directions (east, west, north, south)
Family Names & Titles
Capitalize title before name and name (e.g. Presidant Obama).
DON'T capitalize title after the name.
Abbreviations & Specific Names
Capitalize acronyms & abbreviations based on propoer nouns.