Today we celebrate that mix of dried fruit, chocolate, nuts and more that we call trail mix. Believe it or not, this handy snack has its own day: National Trail Mix Day. We don’t know who created this day or when. But all we really need to know to celebrate today is what kind […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Did you know the whale shark has its very own day? Well it does, and it’s an international day, too: International Whale Shark Day. It’s a pretty new day; the first one happened in 2008. That was the year when experts at the International Whale Shark Conference (yep, the whale shark also has its very […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Are you a little batty for bats? Then International Bat Night is for you. Organizations around the world hold presentations, bat walks and more so you can see, hear and learn more about bats. And if you don’t like bats, well the day … Or night … Is still for you. Because once you learn […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Bow ties are cool! And even if you don’t normally wear one, you can be as cool as the 11th Doctor on August 28, Bow Tie Day. That’s right: Bow Tie Day … The bow tie has it’s very own day! How cool is that? (Hint: VERY!). (Unfortunately, there doesn’t seem to be a Fez […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Are your days filled with things you have to do? You pay the bills because if you don’t someone will turn off the electricity, repossess your car or evict you. You go to work because you need the money to pay the bills. And you get the kids fed and off to school because that’s […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Today we honor man’s best friend with his (or her) very own day: National Dog Day. Whether you have a dog (or two, or ten) or you just love dogs, you can celebrate this day. Colleen Paige, animal advocate and founder of many animal-related days, created National Dog Day in 2004. Her idea for the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Today we celebrate a simple mixed drink that’s not too sweet, not too sour and always refreshing. It’s National Whiskey Sour Day! The traditional whiskey sour is just three ingredients: whiskey, lemon juice, and sugar. After a good shake the drink is served straight or over ice and garnished with an orange wedge and maraschino […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Did you grow up believing Pluto was a planet? I mean a real planet, not this “dwarf planet” status it’s saddled with now. Were you outraged at poor little Pluto’s demotion? If so, prepare to revive your outrage. Today is Pluto Demoted Day—the anniversary the 2006 day when astronomers demoted Pluto to a dwarf planet. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Today we commemorate the day Rudolph Valentino died, August 23, 1926. Why do we celebrate Valentino Day on the day of his death rather than his birth? Not really sure on that one. We’re also not sure who came up with the idea for a day celebrating a silent film star. Keep in mind that […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Just like you, your cat needs regular checkups with his doctor – in this case his veterinarian. And today’s the perfect day to make that visit or make an appointment. It’s Take Your Cat to the Vet Day. And apparently cat owners need the reminder. According to the American Humane Society, we take our cats […]Continue Reading... No Comments.