He is credited with 150 confirmed kills, all Islamic jihadis. He put his life on the line on every one of these missions, and the number of American lives he saved by his actions will never be known. For this, Chris Kyle has my respect and gratitude, and he is deserving of a day named in his honor.
Meanwhile, Michael Moore is still waiting for someone to name a day after him. Maybe the best he can hope for is something like a "Michael Moore Jelly Donut Eating Contest" at some county fair.