Sourdough Bread Day

Sourdough Bread Day

Every April 1st

If there’s one thing any sandwich connoisseur knows, it’s that there are few sandwiches that aren’t made better by the addition of sourdough bread. Bacon Lettuce Tomato sandwiches? Always better with the bite and tang...

Children’s Book Day

Children’s Book Day

Every April 2nd

See Dick. See Dick Run. Run Dick Run. See Jane. See Jane Run After Jack. Run Jane Run. These words comprise some of the first words we ever learned to read on our own, and...

Tweed Day

Tweed Day

Every April 3rd

There is some confusion as to what exactly Tweed Day is commemorating - is it the corrupt American Democratic boss famous for running the Tammany Hall political machine, William M "Boss" Tweed, who also ran...

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...

Walk to Work Day

Walk to Work Day

6th 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...

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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Name Yourself Day

Name Yourself Day

Every April 9th

Everyone needs a change of pace now and then, and sometimes we just don’t feel like ourselves.  This day is dedicated to the ultimate form of self-expression, its Name Yourself Day!  Have you ever felt...

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...

Barbershop Quartet Day

Barbershop Quartet Day

Every April 11th

On April 11, 1938 the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America was founded in Tulsa, Oklahoma, marking the official celebration of Barbershop Quartet Day. The image of four wearing...

Walk On Your Wild Side Day

Walk On Your Wild Side Day

Every April 12th

The world often tells us that we need to live according to some form of social contract, that the rules are there to keep everyone safe, and that any variance from the norm is deviance...

Blame Someone Else Day

Blame Someone Else Day

13th April

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...

That Sucks! Day

That Sucks! Day

Every April 14th

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...

Take A Wild Guess Day

Take A Wild Guess Day

Every April 15th

There's no prize for guessing what we're celebrating today! As your intuition might just have told you, it's Take A Wild Guess Day - which does exactly what it says on the tin. The aim...

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Eggs Benedict Day

Eggs Benedict Day

Every April 16th

Rich flavorful Hollaindaise sauce, salty and savory ham, perfectly poached eggs, and the fluffy yet crunchy texture of English Muffins. Eggs Benedict Day is the perfect excuse to cook up a plate of this delicious...

Ford Mustang Day

Ford Mustang Day

Every April 17th

It’s got sleek lines and a powerful engine, its name speaks of wild places and adventurous times. For generations it was the car of choice for action heroes and spies alike, even James Bond drove...

Amateur Radio Day

Amateur Radio Day

Every April 18th

Long before the invention of the World Wide Web, when instant communication was a dream and a letter was actually considered a pretty speedy way to communicate (outside of the phone), there were a group...

High Five Day

High Five Day

19th April (Third Thursday of April)

“It is required by law to redo high fives if the first one was not good enough” ~Unknown Alright, so maybe that isn’t strictly true, but it should be. The “High Five” is a sacred tradition that...

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...

Kindergarten Day

Kindergarten Day

Every April 21st

”All I really need to know... I learned in kindergarten.” ~ Robert Fulghum There’s a magical time during childhood where we start spending our days away from our parent's homes. We enter a world of other children...

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...

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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...

Hug A Plumber Day

Hug A Plumber Day

Every April 25th

”If you are a plumber, you can work on a shed, or you can work on a mansion. It's just scale. “ ~ Martin Freeman There’s an unsung hero that has brought us the warmth and comfort...

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

27th April

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...

Pinhole Photography Day

Pinhole Photography Day

29th April (Last Sunday of April)

Pinhole Photography day was created to celebrate the art of pinhole photography. In an age of ever growing digital photography, Pinhole photography day celebrate the humble pinhole camera. Whether you own or make your very own...

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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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...