Pet Rock Day

Pet Rock Day

1st September (First Sunday of September)

Hallowe'en can be a traumatic time for pets. Between the parties, costumes and bombardment of trick or treaters, the non-human components of your family can find themselves a little stressed out, which is one of...

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    Another Look Unlimited Day

    Another Look Unlimited Day

    4th September (The day after Labor Day)

    Planning to throw a load of old junk away? Stop! Another Look Unlimited Day encourages you to take another look through what you're getting rid of to identify things which could be donated to charity...

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      Bring Your Manners To Work Day

      Bring Your Manners To Work Day

      6th September (First Friday of September)

      Many of us spend more time at work than at home, so it’s really important to have fulfilling relationships both with colleagues and customers. Bring Your Manners To Work Day was created by The Protocol...

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      World Beard Day

      World Beard Day

      7th September (First Saturday of September)

      The beard has been the symbol of manliness since time out of mine, close trimmed, full and properly manicured, even wild and bushy and out of control, the beard stands supreme. It has stood for...

      Hug Your Hound Day

      Hug Your Hound Day

      8th September (Second Sunday of September)

      Dogs have been standing alongside man since the dawn of history, being one of the first, if not the first, animal that we ever domesticated. Since then they’ve been warm and loving companions, loyal workers...

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      Boss/Employee Exchange Day

      Boss/Employee Exchange Day

      9th September (First Monday after Labor Day)

      It sounds like the answer to every downtrodden wageslave's prayers - Boss/Employee Exchange Day, when workers and bosses swap roles. A day when bosses answer the phone, make the coffee (two sugars, please) and deal...

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        Blame Someone Else Day

        Blame Someone Else Day

        13th September

        Blame Someone Else Day is the compulsive liar’s dream day; a whole 24-hours’ worth of constant finger pointing at unsuspecting victims, a day which would make your nagging mother-in-law think twice about badgering anyone ever...

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        Get Ready Day

        Get Ready Day

        17th September (Third Tuesday of September)

        Being prepared to deal with an emergency is important for anyone and this is what Get Ready Day is all about. It is staged each year as a way of encouraging individuals, families, and communities...

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          International Eat An Apple Day

          International Eat An Apple Day

          21st September (Third Saturday of September)

          “A seed hidden in the heart of an apple is an orchard invisible” – Welsh Proverb There’s a lot of sayings about apples, but one thing is true no matter where you are. Apples are absolutely delicious...

          Wife Appreciation Day

          Wife Appreciation Day

          22nd September (Third Sunday of September)

          Wife Appreciation Day is an exciting event that gives husbands a chance to demonstrate just how much they love and appreciate their wife. It has been listed in Chase’s Calendar of Annual Events since it...

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            Family Day

            Family Day

            23rd September (Fourth Monday of September)

            As the name suggests, Family Day is an event that is intended to allow loved ones to take a respite from their daily lives and spend quality time together. One of the best things about...

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              Hug a Vegetarian Day

              Hug a Vegetarian Day

              27th September (Fourth Friday in September)

              “It is my view that the vegetarian manner of living, by its purely physical effect on the human temperament, would most beneficially influence the lot of mankind.” – Albert Einstein There are people in the world...

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              International Rabbit Day

              International Rabbit Day

              28th September (Fourth Saturday of September)

              Held on the fourth Saturday or Sunday of September, this annual celebration of the long-eared, short-tailed mammal is not just in the name of the millions of bunnies kept as pets across the Western world...

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                Building and Code Staff Appreciation Day

                Building and Code Staff Appreciation Day

                Every September 1st

                Happy Building and Code Staff Appreciation Day! If this is your field, then chances are you don't feel the love every day, so live it up! Celebrate with a department lunch (that way you know...

                V-J Day

                V-J Day

                Every September 2nd

                Following the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Emperor Hirohito announced Japan's acceptance to the Potsdam Declaration and surrendered on 15th August 1945, effectively marking the end of World War II. However, the official surrender...

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                Skyscraper Day

                Skyscraper Day

                Every September 3rd

                The construction of tall buildings has become so commonplace in cities around the globe that the general public gives little thought to the visionaries responsible for creating a city’s unique skyline. Skyscraper day provides the...

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                Wildlife Day

                Wildlife Day

                Every September 4th

                Every year we lose numerous species to the growth and expansion of human holdings, but through the effort of zoos, sanctuaries, and preservation organizations that rate is being slowed. These groups do amazing work, educating...

                Be Late For Something Day

                Be Late For Something Day

                Every September 5th

                Are you one of those people who’s incredibly punctual? Are you enslaved to the clock and counting every minute? Do you consider letting yourself have one moment of leisure when you’re supposed to...

                Read a Book Day

                Read a Book Day

                Every September 6th

                The first celebration of Read a Book Day was around the end of the first decade of the 2000's and was almost certainly the idea of a librarian, probably one who was encouraging youngsters to...

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                Salami Day

                Salami Day

                Every September 7th

                Salami is cured, fermented and air-dried sausage, popular in Italy and the mediterranean. Salami Day encourages you to explore the world of salami by trying new and adventurous types of salami, and enjoying salami with...

                Pardon Day

                Pardon Day

                Every September 8th

                “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” - Mahatma Gandhi Forgiveness, the process by which an offended party chooses to change the way they feel about someone who has committed the offense...

                Teddy Bear Day

                Teddy Bear Day

                Every September 9th

                The teddy bear is one of the most popular toys for children, and holds a special place in many adults hearts, too. This lovable stuffed animal has a day all of its own, Teddy Bear...

                Swap Ideas Day

                Swap Ideas Day

                Every September 10th

                The exact origins of Swap Ideas Day are unknown. However, it is believed that the creator of this day is Robert Birch. This was not his only unusual idea as he is also thought to...

                Make Your Bed Day

                Make Your Bed Day

                Every September 11th

                Make Your Bed Day – not to be confused with 'Aww, Mom, do I have to?' Day, which runs for 365 days in the year – aims to make everyone aware of the benefits of...

                Video Games Day

                Video Games Day

                Every September 12th

                We all know the Playstation, the PC, the Xbox, the Gameboy, and all the other myriad examples of gaming devices out there in the world today. Gaming is a pervasive part of our culture, coloring...

                Fortune Cookie Day

                Fortune Cookie Day

                Every September 13th

                Add a little fun and excitement to your life by celebrating Fortune Cookie Day. These engaging biscuits always have a suitably general clairvoyant message inside which normally promises good health, luck or fortune to the...

                Eat a Hoagie Day

                Eat a Hoagie Day

                Every September 14th

                We're all familiar with the sub sandwich or 'Hoagie', and Eat a Hoagie Day is an excuse to enjoy a mouth-watering, giant sandwich crammed with all your favourites.

                Felt Hat Day

                Felt Hat Day

                Every September 15th

                Up until the 20th century, hats played an incredibly important role in fashion and attire - arguably much more so than today. In the 19th century, felt was a common material for hats, and Felt...

                Play Doh Day

                Play Doh Day

                Every September 16th

                Play-Doh Day is an opportunity for everyone, whether a child or simply young at heart, to celebrate this iconic modelling clay. Play-Doh was originally developed in the 1930's, not as a toy but as a...

                International Country Music Day

                International Country Music Day

                Every September 17th

                Country music is one of the most popular types of music in the world and this special type of music originated in the USA. International Country Music Day was established in the 1950s and is...

                Cheeseburger Day

                Cheeseburger Day

                Every September 18th

                Cheeseburger day is celebrated annually on the 18th September. This celebration of one of the most iconic and delicious foods of the USA, has been taking place every year since the early part of the...

                Talk Like A Pirate Day

                Talk Like A Pirate Day

                Every September 19th

                “Yo, Ho, Yo, Ho, It's "Talk Like A Pirate" Day! When laptops are benches God gave us for wenches, And a sail ain't a low price to pay!” – Talk Like A Pirate Day – Tom Smith Yar harrr! Ahoy...

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                Punch Day

                Punch Day

                Every September 20th

                The word punch means five, originating from the Hindustani word panch. Punch Day sadly isn't an excuse to drink five glasses of punch; rather, it celebrates the traditional punch base recipe of five key ingredients, which most...

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                World Gratitude Day

                World Gratitude Day

                Every September 21st

                Gratitude Day is celebrated annually on the 21st September. The celebration of Gratitude Day allows both individual citizens and organisations within wider society to celebrate the broad meaning of gratitude in a variety of ways. Origins The...

                White Chocolate Day

                White Chocolate Day

                Every September 22nd

                Make a list of important things to do today. At the top of your list, put "eat chocolate." Now, you'll get at least one thing done today.” -- Gina Hayes When most people think of chocolate...

                Restless Legs Awareness Day

                Restless Legs Awareness Day

                Every September 23rd

                Restless Legs Awareness Day aims to promote awareness of this medical condition or syndrome. It is held on the same day each year to coincide with the birth date of Professor Karl-Axel Ekborn (born 23rd...

                Punctuation Day

                Punctuation Day

                Every September 24th

                “Why does punctuation matter? Some people find inspiration in cooking their families and their dogs. Others find inspiration in cooking, their families, and their dogs.” Let’s face it, punctuation saves lives. It may sound a little...

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                World Dream Day

                World Dream Day

                Every September 25th

                It is time to sit back and relax and enjoy Dream Day! But do not use it as an excuse to slip back into bed - Dream Day was set up by an instructor at Columbia...

                Johnny Appleseed Day

                Johnny Appleseed Day

                Every September 26th

                There’s a story from the early days of America, discussing this near-mythical figure that traveled the wilds of America spreading apple seeds everywhere he went. He was known and lauded for his kind, generous ways...

                Tourism Day

                Tourism Day

                Every September 27th

                Travel has been said to broaden the mind, exploring the world and seeing the broad vistas and cultures that the people of the world offer. Tourism can describe travel for pleasure both foreign and domestic...

                Drink Beer Day

                Drink Beer Day

                Every September 28th

                Raise a glass of your favourite ale or lager and celebrate Drink Beer Day! One of the oldest man-made beverages in history, beer has been produced since the Neolithic Era with some breweries dating back...

                World Heart Day

                World Heart Day

                Every September 29th

                Heart Day is part of an international campaign to spread awareness about heart disease and stroke prevention. This is the perfect day to quit smoking, get exercising and start eating healthy – all in the name...

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                International Podcast Day

                International Podcast Day

                Every September 30th

                The internet has changed almost everything it's touched since it came into existence, and how we send and receive information, from written to video, has been one of the mediums most changed. Even radio has...

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                Piano Month

                Piano Month

                Every September

                Tickle your keys for Piano Month! Celebrate an instrument that continues to be classical, contemporary and flexible at the same time; an instrument that contributed enormously to the development of music as we know it...

                Chicken Month

                Chicken Month

                Every September

                Chicken is a staple food of many western countries, and often taken for granted. Chicken Month aims to bring the humble chicken off the back-burner and into the spotlight, highlighting the versatility, value and importance...

                Happy Cat Month

                Happy Cat Month

                Every September

                They’re fuzzy, they’re adorable, they invade our lives and take complete command of it and we are their willing slaves. Of course we’re talking about that most amazing house pet, the cat. These animals have...

                Hunger Action Month

                Hunger Action Month

                Every September

                Hunger is a problem that exists throughout the world from third world countries to the shining pinnacle of modernity in places like Poland, Germany, and the United States. No one should have to go hungry...

                Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

                Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

                Every September

                There is one thing in the world that all of us can agree shouldn’t exist, and that’s the Child Oncology Ward in any hospital, anywhere. But living with cancer is a reality faced by thousands...

                Sewing Month

                Sewing Month

                Every September

                “A good use for me is to let me go away with my sewing machine and come back with some really new stuff.” ~ Betsey Johnson Throughout history there has been a skill that beautifies our...

                Suicide Prevention Month

                Suicide Prevention Month

                Every September

                ”I think suicide is sort of like cancer was 50 years ago. People don’t want to talk about it, they don’t want to know about it. People are frightened of it, and they don’t understand...

                Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month

                Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month

                Every September

                ”It’s a very unknown disease that’s very serious, very dangerous. The more you talk about it, the more you research, the more you share with other people… we can hopefully find more treatments, more cures...

                Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

                Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

                Every September

                ”Hope is the only thing stronger than fear.” In 2015 there were 1.2 million reported cases of ovarian cancer, resulting is 161,000 deaths from this terrible disease. Most people know someone who has suffered from this...

                Read A New Book Month

                Read A New Book Month

                Every September

                “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.” ― George R.R. Martin, A Dance with Dragons When you open the pages of a new book, you...