Bring Your Manners To Work Day

Bring Your Manners To Work Day

1st 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...

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...

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.

Hug Your Boss Day

Hug Your Boss Day

15th September

Every day we come in and they make sure the office is running smoothly. Problem with a client? You better believe it’s the boss who handles it first. Feeling sick and needing to go home?...

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...

Hug a Vegetarian Day

Hug a Vegetarian Day

22nd 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...

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...

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...

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...