Tolkien Reading Day

Tolkien Reading Day

Every March 25th

Although founded in 2002, the First Tolkien Reading Day wasn't until March 25th 2003. This is because a journalist from New York enquired as to whether or not there was such an event for Tolkien...

Dictionary Day

Dictionary Day

Every October 16th

“So avoid using the word ‘very’ because it’s lazy. A man is not very tired, he is exhausted. Don’t use very sad, use morose. Language was invented for one reason, boys - to woo women...

World Post Day

World Post Day

Every October 9th

Post Day was founded in the Swiss Capital, Bern, and made official by the UPU Congress in Tokyo, Japan in 1969. Post organisations worldwide use the event to promote new services, and increase awareness of...

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...

Dress Up Your Pet Day

Dress Up Your Pet Day

Every January 14th

Dress Up Your Pet Day is an opportunity to wow the neighbours, and to unleash the inner diva of your favourite pooch or Persian... Why not go the extra mile, and get the little guy...

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...

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