Web Designer Day

Web Designer Day

31st May

Enjoying this website? How about all those others you visit? Marvel at the broad expanse that is the internet and find yourself utterly baffled by just how all of this got here? Each and every...

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    Golf Day

    Golf Day

    26th April

    Its time to pull those clubs out of storage, dust them off, and get ready to hit the green again!  That’s right, it’s Golf Day!  Heralding the beginning of the more Golfer friendly part of...

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      Lei Day

      Lei Day

      Every May 1st

      If there is one thing that speaks of the tropics, and specifically of Hawaii, it’s that colorful and festive string of flowers known as the Lei. Lei Dei celebrates these traditional gifts for visitors to...

      World Play Your Ukulele Day

      World Play Your Ukulele Day

      Every May 2nd

      Always be yourself, unless you can be a ukulele player, then then always be a ukulele player - Unknown Everyone loves the sound of a guitar, it’s true, but those who discount the ukulele based on its...

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      Paranormal Day

      Paranormal Day

      Every May 3rd

      Seeing is believing, or at least so the old adage goes. But is it? Because despite how tempting it would be to believe that if you can't see, hear or touch something, it doesn't exist...

      Firefighters’ Day

      Firefighters’ Day

      Every May 4th

      “The role of a firefighter in today’s society–be it urban, rural, natural environment, volunteer, career, industrial, defense force, aviation, motorsport, or other is one of dedication, commitment, and sacrifice–no matter what country we reside and...

      Cartoonists Day

      Cartoonists Day

      Every May 5th

      They were the favorite part of the morning paper for many of us growing up, when we were introduced to the wacky and sometimes bizarre worlds of the characters inside their three-panel soul. As...

      No Diet Day

      No Diet Day

      Every May 6th

      No Diet Day represents a journey of nearly half-way into the year, and nearly half a year from our New Year’s Resolutions. For those who have held fast to them, this often means that...

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      Roast Leg of Lamb Day

      Roast Leg of Lamb Day

      Every May 7th

      Sheep have had a long history as part of the culinary delights of the world, whether you think of the ubiquitous roast mutton that permeates British culture, or the sheep that were in the manger...

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      No Socks Day

      No Socks Day

      Every May 8th

      They’re there, they’re on our feet, and most of us have some meager form of love for them. Really, they’re a fantastic invention, warm soft tubes of fabric that go over your feet and ensure...

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      Receptionists Day

      Receptionists Day

      9th May (Second Wednesday of May)

      They’re there when you call to make an appointment, they call you to make sure you remember to make it. When you need a referral, they’re the ones who take the call and make sure...

      Windmill Day

      Windmill Day

      Every May 10th

      We’ve always loved them, there’s something absolutely bucolic about their squat structures, and the gentle creak of their fins as the spin in the natural wind currents. Windmills have been around for a very long...

      Twilight Zone Day

      Twilight Zone Day

      Every May 11th

      “You are about to enter another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land of imagination. Next stop, the Twilight Zone!” Beloved by children, teenagers and...

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      Train Day

      Train Day

      12th May (Second Saturday in May)

      They cross thousands of miles across the countryside all over the world, transporting goods and passengers to places far flung, and bringing back the same to their point of origin. Two gleaming lines of silver...

      Top Gun Day

      Top Gun Day

      Every May 13th

      In 1986 the movie Top Gun came roared into theatres like an F-14 Tomcat.   It got a missile lock on the box office and shot down just over $356 million, making it the 11th highest...

      Accounting Day

      Accounting Day

      14th May

      Let’s face it, for some unthinkable reason most of us avoid accountants like the plague, which is perfectly forgivable throughout the year, with one exception: Accounting Day. It may not be the most cheerful time...

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      Straw Hat Day

      Straw Hat Day

      Every May 15th

      Why would so simple a garment as a straw hat have a day of its own? Well now, that’s just what we’re here to answer! Straw hats have been found in almost every culture...

      Sea Monkey Day

      Sea Monkey Day

      Every May 16th

      If you were a comic book fan as a kid, or a science buff, you may remember these ads existing in your favorite magazine or catalog. They were heavily marketed in the same pages as...

      Pack Rat Day

      Pack Rat Day

      Every May 17th

      There’s a problem that starts off small, and grows to often life-destroying proportions. We all collect little knick-knacks, and maybe sometimes we aren’t quite as meticulous as we should be about keeping the home and...

      Bike To Work Day

      Bike To Work Day

      18th May (Third Friday of May)

      We all say we’re going to do it every year, stop being so sedentary, get more active, start being a little bit more health conscious and take better care of the environment. Then January 2nd...

      May Ray Day

      May Ray Day

      Every May 19th

      There’s a saying that goes “April Showers bring May Flowers” that talks about the natural turning of the seasons and how the wonderful spring rains. Each year this turning of the page comes about bringing...

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      Pick Strawberries Day

      Pick Strawberries Day

      Every May 20th

      ”One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste” ~Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe If ever there was a symbol for summer that transcended the sun, it has to be the strawberry. Within the strawberry, we...

      I Need A Patch For That Day

      I Need A Patch For That Day

      Every May 21st

      Some holidays are set up with the express purpose of ensuring that something we often take for granted or miss entirely receives the honour that it deserves. I Need A Patch For That Day is a...

      Goth Day

      Goth Day

      Every May 22nd

      ”It was so close to October that Halloween was knocking at his heart.” ~Barry Eysman, Candles for November We’ve all seen them, those strange characters that wander our city streets dressed as though they’re on their way...

      Turtle Day

      Turtle Day

      Every May 23rd

      We hear in them about parables of being slow and plodding, steady and methodical, and occasionally obsessed with Ninjitsu, news reporters, and pizza. We are, of course, talking about Turtles! Turtles are a type of...

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      Tiara Day

      Tiara Day

      Every May 24th

      You! Yes you girl! You are a Queen. Or a Princess. Or a Duchess. You are royalty, each and every one of you, and you deserve to feel like it. No matter what walk...

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      Towel Day

      Towel Day

      Every May 25th

      A tribute to Douglas Adams, author of The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, Towel Day sees fans of the author and the book carrying towels with them to work, to school and as part of...

      Blueberry Cheesecake Day

      Blueberry Cheesecake Day

      Every May 26th

      Cheesecake is an institution in itself. The treat's origins go back to Antiquity, but Americans have truly made it their own by adding a variety of flavors. Blueberry Cheesecake Day is here to commemorate the...

      Sun Screen Day

      Sun Screen Day

      Every May 27th

      As Baz Luhrmann once sang "If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be it." It's sage advice! Years of health campaigns have ensured that we all know that sun...

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      Hamburger Day

      Hamburger Day

      Every May 28th

      ”Man who invented the hamburger was smart; Man who invented the cheeseburger was a genius.” ~Matthew McConaughey Let’s face it, there isn’t anything in the world quite so delightful as your first bite of a rich, juicy...

      Biscuit Day

      Biscuit Day

      Every May 29th

      Calling all smart cookies! Biscuit Day offers the perfect chance to go crackers about one of the world's most popular snacks. But did you realise just how many types of biscuit there are? American biscuits are...

      Loomis Day

      Loomis Day

      Every May 30th

      There is a man, as there is always a man (or woman), who is responsible for everything we take for granted today. Neither he nor we could have seen the long term effects of what...

      No Tobacco Day

      No Tobacco Day

      Every May 31st

      ”I wish we could do something useful with tobacco – Like making fertilizer out of it” ~ Paul Dudley White We see it every day, people standing outside in the rain huddled over a burning stick of...

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      Golf Month

      Golf Month

      Every May

      Aaah golf, the sport of old rich people who have the time to spend hours upon hours on the rolling green hills of a golf course, following a tiny white speck. Many of us who...

      Barbecue Month

      Barbecue Month

      Every May

      In the month of May, it's time to truly embrace the start of summer with Barbecue - or barbeque - month! Barbecue month was made to observe and celebrate the wonders of the BBQ. A great...

      Photo Month

      Photo Month

      Every May

      They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, and looking at some of the amazing photos taken over the almost 200 years that photography has been known to man, it may sometimes seem...

      Hamburger Month

      Hamburger Month

      Every May

      They’re the mainstay of backward barbecue’s, the cash cow of fast food restaurants, and come in a million different varieties if we’re being conservative. The smell of one cooking is enough to set our mouths...

      Get Caught Reading Month

      Get Caught Reading Month

      Every May

      We know how it is, there’s something special about getting lost in a book, but everyone around you intimates that you’re secluding yourself, or that you’re a bookish nerd. But how could you not want...

      Lyme Disease Awareness Month

      Lyme Disease Awareness Month

      Every May

      The natural world is a beautiful place, and not always the friendliest place around. Could be why we spent thousands of years making it so we didn’t have to go outside. One such danger is...

      Bike Month

      Bike Month

      Every May

      The wind in your hair, the city whizzing past, that wonderful gliding feeling...nothing could ever quite beat riding a bike. Not to mention how many health benefits riding a bike offers! What contraption deserves its...

      Deck Safety Month

      Deck Safety Month

      Every May

      A deck, kitted out with outdoor furniture and some lush, colorful outdoor plants, could be the pride and joy of your home. All year round, this outside addition to your house could be a tranquil...

      Military Appreciation Month

      Military Appreciation Month

      Every May

      Nationally Military Appreciate Month falls in May each year. As its title suggests, this observance is meant to raise awareness and encourage celebration and appreciation of those who serve - are who have served - in the...

      Lupus Awareness Month

      Lupus Awareness Month

      Every May

      Lupus may sound like an exotic, rare disease, but it's not one to be overlooked. Like many other life-threatening autoimmune diseases, it is important to know the early warning signs of Lupus so that any sufferers...