Another Look Unlimited Day

Another Look Unlimited Day

3rd 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

    5th 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

    6th 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...

    Grandparent’s Day

    Grandparent’s Day

    7th September

    The inspiration behind Grandparent's Day was Marian McQuade. She instigated a campaign in the early 1970s aimed at highlighting the plight of lonely elderly people in care homes and encouraging grandchildren to take advantage of...

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    Boss/Employee Exchange Day

    Boss/Employee Exchange Day

    8th 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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      Programmers’ Day

      Programmers’ Day

      13th September (256th (hexadecimal 100th, or the 28th) day of each year)

      Computers, technology and software makes the modern world go around - but for every piece of clever software, there's a programmer (and often teams of programmers) behind the scenes, solving problems with clever code, cloud security...

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        Hug Your Hound Day

        Hug Your Hound Day

        14th 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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          Get Ready Day

          Get Ready Day

          16th 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 Read An Ebook Day

            International Read An Ebook Day

            18th September

            Years ago there was a giant push to encourage reading among youth and adults alike, and that push has entered the modern age with International read an eBook day. No more are we tied to...

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              International Eat An Apple Day

              International Eat An Apple Day

              20th 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

              21st 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

                22nd 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

                  26th 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

                    27th 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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                      Ask A Stupid Question Day

                      Ask A Stupid Question Day

                      30th September

                      We’ve all done it, had that question we wanted to ask that just sounded astoundingly stupid. We’re embarrassed that it even occurred to us, and worse, that we didn’t know the answer when it seemed...

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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...

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                        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...

                        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...