St. Nicholas Day

St. Nicholas Day

Every December 6th

St Nicolas Day is observed on December 6th in the West, although in the East Christian countries it is celebrated on the 19th. If you don't know who St Nicolas is, you'll more than likely...

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Every December 7th

Yesterday, December 7, 1941 — a date which will live in infamy — the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.President Franklin D...

Sherlock Holmes Day

Sherlock Holmes Day

Every May 22nd

World-renowned detective. Most portrayed character in history. Icon. Who are we speaking of? Why, Sherlock Holmes, of course! Any self-respecting amateur detective would guess that! The ultimate detective archetype, the character of Sherlock Holmes has...

Magna Carta Day

Magna Carta Day

Every June 15th

Magna Carta is Latin for Great Charter, and is one of the most important documents in political history. Drawn up in Britain and signed on 15th June 1215, it outlines the rights of the common...

Three Kings Day

Three Kings Day

Every January 6th

From gift giving to feasts, Christianity has always celebrated many different holidays in different forms. However, there is one holiday that tends to stand out from the rest. That holiday is Three Kings Day. So...

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...