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...

Ferret Day

Ferret Day

Every April 2nd

The ferret is a much maligned and misunderstood animal, widely believed to be a smelly, quarrelsome, amoral, biting beast. All you have to do is take a quick look at some of the most popular children’s...

Chocolate Mousse Day

Chocolate Mousse Day

Every April 3rd

There is a dish that speaks of deep richness, a thick creamy substance comprised of that most decadent of flavors, chocolate. This is the day dedicated to this most delicious of desserts. This isn’t a...

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...

Tell A Lie Day

Tell A Lie Day

5th 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

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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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...

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...

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...

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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...

Teach Your Children to Save Day

Teach Your Children to Save Day

20th April

Teach Your Children to Save Day is an educational program that was established by the American Bankers Association (ABA), with the aim of encouraging kids to develop a good savings habit as early as possible...

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

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...

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Golf Day

Golf Day

25th April

Its time to pull those clubs out of storage, dust them off, and get ready to hit the green again!  That’s right, it’s Golf Day!  Heralding the beginning of the more Golfer friendly part of...

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...

Hairball Awareness Day

Hairball Awareness Day

27th April (Last Friday in April)

Hairball Awareness Day is a time to consider the grooming challenges of our purr-fectly aristocratic pets. Being beautiful and regal comes naturally to felines, but lots of personal grooming is required to maintain that exquisite...

Independent Bookstore Day

Independent Bookstore Day

28th April (Last Saturday in April)

When most people think of bookstores, they think of Barnes and Nobles, or even the long-forgotten and well-missed Borders. However, there are also those small local bookstores that seem so iconic in your hometown, but...

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...