Fun Day

Fun Day

Every April 1st

Everyone needs a little unstructured fun in their day, and Fun Day is perfect for having time dedicated to exactly that.  In today’s high speed world with its constant pressure to go farther, get more...

Tell A Lie Day

Tell A Lie Day

2nd April (First Thursday of April)

There are times in our life when we really wish that whole ‘being honest’ thing wasn’t so prevalent.  Well, on ‘Tell a Lie Day’, you get a free pass!  Dishonesty is an art form that...

Walk to Work Day

Walk to Work Day

3rd April (First Friday of April)

Walking to work, who does that anymore? We know with all the rushing around you have to do and hitting the snooze button 5 times before crawling out of bed and barely getting there on...

Vitamin C Day

Vitamin C Day

Every April 4th

Vitamin C. We all hear about it, how good it is for us, how it will help us fight off that cold. But how much do we really know about this mystery substance, and just...

Deep Dish Pizza Day

Deep Dish Pizza Day

Every April 5th

Pizza lovers far and wide will be making the most of Deep Dish Pizza Day. This is your holiday! But first, let us thank Pizzeria Uno's founder Ike Sewell, without whom this day wouldn't exist...

Tartan Day

Tartan Day

Every April 6th

Tartan is one of the most recognizable patterns ever, and has a strong history for the people of Scotland. Tartan Day was created to celebrate Scottish history and the achievements of people of Scottish descent...

No Housework Day

No Housework Day

Every April 7th

Envision it, you’ve worked a long hard day and you’re exhausted to the core. The road hasn’t been kind to you, and you seem to have hit every stoplight. You’re already running late since you...

Draw a Picture of a Bird Day

Draw a Picture of a Bird Day

Every April 8th

Pencil, pen, felt tip or chalk, Draw a Picture of a Bird Day is great fun for everyone. It's very straightforward: simply draw a picture of a bird in tribute to our feathered friends, but if you...

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Unicorn Day

Unicorn Day

Every April 9th

What mythological creature has been more beloved over the centuries than the unicorn? Symbols of purity and enchantment, unicorns are loved by both children and adults alike and are integral parts of many fairy tales...

Golfer’s Day

Golfer’s Day

Every April 10th

Some people believe that the word “golf” is derived from the phrase “gentlemen only, ladies forbidden.” However, very few words commonly used in the English language today gained their origins from acronyms. Other possibilities include...

Pet Day

Pet Day

Every April 11th

Pet Day is a chance for those of us who own pets to show them how much we love them. Now, we all can think of the traditional things: a new toy, some tasty treats...

Deskfast Day

Deskfast Day

Every April 12th

What with our careers being more important than ever to us these days, a new trend has begun to dominate the workplace—ladies and gentlemen, we present to you: the deskfast. What is the deskfast, you...

Thomas Jefferson Day

Thomas Jefferson Day

Every April 13th

Thomas Jefferson Day celebrates the birthday of Thomas Jefferson, who was the third President of the United States from 1801 to 1809, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, and one of the...

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Dolphin Day

Dolphin Day

Every April 14th

This holiday is celebrated throughout the world and in the grand scheme of things, Dolphin Day is perhaps one of the most well-known unofficial holidays of the world. Having gained steam in the 1990s and...

That Sucks! Day

That Sucks! Day

Every April 15th

Sometimes you just need to accept that the world at large is a gigantic suck-fest. You get up in the morning (did we mention you have to get up in the morning) drink coffee (Which...

Wear Your Pajamas To Work Day

Wear Your Pajamas To Work Day

Every April 16th

Relax the dress code and work in comfort on Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day. Don't worry about knotting a tie, don't confine your feet in high heels; this is the day to wear your...

Haiku Poetry Day

Haiku Poetry Day

Every April 17th

It's not so simple, As writing five-seven-five, But we think it is ~ Anonymous If there’s one thing that we remember from High School, it’s the day that we were introduced to the great Japanese art-form that is Haiku...

Piñata Day

Piñata Day

Every April 18th

These colorful and creative candy containers are popular in celebrations and birthdays all over the world. Their origins may be much further back, but great fun and great memories have been created over nothing more...

Bicycle Day

Bicycle Day

Every April 19th

Bicycle Day does not, as one might expect, celebrate the ubiquitous two-wheeled mode of transport, beloved of city- and country- dwellers alike the world over. Rather, it celebrates a particular historical event that involves a...

Chinese Language Day

Chinese Language Day

Every April 20th

As the world's most widely spoken language it seems appropriate that Mandarin Chinese has one day every year dedicated to it. This officially marked day of Mandarin language celebration was established by the United Nations...

Tea Day

Tea Day

Every April 21st

”You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” ~ C.S. Lewis That’s about the perfect sentiment we can think of for a nice cup of tea. Tea...

Jelly Bean Day

Jelly Bean Day

Every April 22nd

Some of us harbor a dark secret, one that leaves us shamed and reviled by all those who, by their estimation, are the repositories of better taste. They sneer at our choices and look upon...

Talk Like Shakespeare Day

Talk Like Shakespeare Day

Every April 23rd

"Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate: Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, And summer's lease hath all too short a date". ~ Sonnet 18 To many, he was...

Pig In A Blanket Day

Pig In A Blanket Day

Every April 24th

“A big Russian lady, who seemed to be the household cook, supervised the making of zakuski -- Russian hors d'oeuvres, which unfortunately didn't include Pigs In A Blanket. What kind of party is this?” ― Nelson...

DNA Day

DNA Day

25th April ()

Although DNA Day was made into an official observance by the U.S. Congress, it is the NGHRI (National Human Genome Research Institute) who seem to organise events and speakers to go into halls and speak...

Hug an Australian Day

Hug an Australian Day

Every April 26th

Hug An Australian Day is an annual event that was founded by Thomas and Ruth Roy of the Wellcat.com website. Though the origins of this event are unclear, Hug An Australian Day has quickly become popular...

Marine Mammal Rescue Day

Marine Mammal Rescue Day

Every April 27th

Spring is the height of animal rescue season due to illness and malnutrition for the west coast. Marine mammal rescue organization along the Pacific coast gear up for the busy Pinnipedia season as early as...

Workers’ Memorial Day

Workers’ Memorial Day

Every April 28th

As we go through our day taking in the wonders around us with a disinterested eye, we often forget to take the time to remember that there were amazing people and lives that went into...

World Stationery Day

World Stationery Day

29th April (Last Wednesday in April)

What with all of the emails and text messages all around us these days, it may seem that the art of writing letters and cards is slowly fading into oblivion. After all, who wants to...

Honesty Day

Honesty Day

Every April 30th

If you’re like most people, you’re utterly sick of the complete lack of honesty that exists in the world today. Whether it’s companies using misleading language on their products (Blueberry Muffins, contain no blueberries) or...

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Adopt A Ferret Month

Adopt A Ferret Month

Every April

“I can't talk to a man who bears an undeserved animosity towards ferrets.” ~ Graham Chapman Who doesn’t love ferrets? They’re slinky balls of fur that love to jump, tumble, and squeak! Although it isn’t a...

Active Dog Month

Active Dog Month

Every April

Did you know April is Active Dog Month? That's right, it's a month created by Om Shanti Pups that's all about enjoying spring and getting active with your furry best friend! After a long, cold...

Summer Tire Changeover Month

Summer Tire Changeover Month

Every April

"There's a lot of stress... but once you get in the car, all that goes out the window." ~ Dan Brown Quotes like those above remind us just how vital a role that our cars can play...

Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Month

Every April

“Autism … offers a chance for us to glimpse an awe-filled vision of the world that might otherwise pass us by,”~ Dr. Colin Zimbleman, Ph.D. This is not a condition that we can run from nor...

Poetry Month

Poetry Month

Every April

Poetry Month began in 1996 and was started by the Academy of American Poets. It now has the support of many other organisations including the government, art societies, poets and educational leaders. Several countries honour...

Couple Appreciation Month

Couple Appreciation Month

Every April

If you're single, sugary sweet couples cooing at each other for hours on end (“You're Schmoopy!” “No, you're Schmoopy!”) can make you feel jut a bit ill. And being invited to a dinner that you...

Jazz Appreciation Month

Jazz Appreciation Month

Every April

Set up in 2001, Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) sets out to promote jazz both as an historical and a contemporary art form. If you really want to live it up and can get there Washington...

Decorating Month

Decorating Month

Every April

Where you live has an impact on our mood, wellbeing and general happiness levels. That's why it's vitally important to feel happy in your own surroundings; you spend enough time at home, after all. Decorating...

Straw Hat Month

Straw Hat Month

Every April

Straw hats have always had something of a pastoral air to them, from the conical straw hat commonly seen in rice fields to the wide-brimmed straw hats worn by ‘hayseed farmers’ in the Americas, straw...

Garden Month

Garden Month

Every April

Spring is coming on strong, and by the calendar is technically already here. If you haven’t already begun looking at planting this year’s garden it’s time to get a move on. The changing weather promises...