Work Like a Dog Day

Work Like a Dog Day

Every August 5th

As dogs seem to spend most of their life dozing, it can be difficult to see how activity on Work Like A Dog Day could be anything other than leisurely. In reality, Work Like A...

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Friendship Day

Friendship Day

5th August (First Sunday of August)

Friendship day was originally founded by Hallmark in 1919. It was intended to be a day for people to celebrate their friendship by sending eachother cards, but by 1940 the market had dried up, and...

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Underwear Day

Underwear Day

Every August 5th

When it comes to understanding Underwear Day, it is not all about lace and leather. Cotton, Spandex, neoprene, polyester, velvet and so many more materials are used in many different types and styles of undergarments...

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Oyster Day

Oyster Day

Every August 5th

Oyster Day is a celebration of this most versatile mollusc. Oyster is the common name for a number of different groups of bivalve molluscs. Some species of oysters are commonly eaten, either cooked or raw...

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Psychic Day

Psychic Day

5th August (First Sunday in August)

Psychic Day is a day that is set aside to give people the opportunity to hone their psychic abilities. Its origin dates back to nineteenth century England. Many psychics believe that everyone has a built in...

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Inventor’s Month

Inventor’s Month

Every August

“If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.” ― Henry Ford The printing press. The automobile. The internet. Electricity. Penicillin. Glasses. Sliced bread! All of these things and thousands more are...

Fishing Month

Fishing Month

Every August

Find some peace and quiet, a calm, tranquil lake or river, and relax for a few hours to celebrate Fishing Month. Who knows - if you're patient enough, you might actually catch something!

Romance Awareness Month

Romance Awareness Month

Every August

When people hear the word “romance” they tend to run for the hills.  Being romantic can be difficult for some, and for others perhaps they have too much expectations as to what “romance” really means...

Peach Month

Peach Month

Every August

Ronald Reagan, when President of the United States of America, proclaimed August "Peach Month'' and called upon the people of the United States to incorporate this nutritious fruit into their diets, and call upon interested...

Water Quality Month

Water Quality Month

Every August

Are you aware that August is Water Quality Month? August is the time of year when many people are enjoying the last bits of summer recreational activities involving water. But these bodies of water are...

Happiness Happens Month

Happiness Happens Month

Every August

What makes you happy? Happiness Happens Month is a whole month dedicated to celebrating what makes you happy. The holiday is based on the premise that happiness is unlimited and contagious and that sharing one's...

Family History Month

Family History Month

Every August

”Every book is a quotation; every house is a quotation out of all forests, and mines, and stone quarries; and every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson We all have a...

Anti-Frizz Month

Anti-Frizz Month

Every August

”A misty morning does not signify a cloudy day, it signifies frizzy hair” ~ Ancient (?) Proverb Frizz is a condition that happens when the humidity in the air gets into your cuticles and makes them...