National Girlfriends Day is on the 1st August each year and was intended to encourage women across the U.S. to get together and celebrate their special bond of friendship.
Reading up on ‘National Girlfriends day’ showed me that the term … Read the rest
Fathers Day is not on the same day in every country.
Some examples are:
Fathers Day in Australia.
- 6th September 2021 is Fathers Day in Australia.
Fathers Day in New Zealand.
- 6th September 2021 is Fathers Day in New Zealand.
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What does Remembrance day actually remember?.
Remembrance Day is held on the 11th November every year.
World War One, or the Great War, ran from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
At 11am on 11 November 1918, Germany … Read the rest
National Boyfriend Day began in 2015..
Saturday, 3 October 2020 is Boyfriend’s Day in 2020.
Looking at various websites, it appears that the ‘National Boyfriend day’ only began in 2015 and is celebrated on various different days.
The dates used, … Read the rest
Brought to you by The Vision Council, National Sunglasses Day is a commemorative date held annually on June 27 celebrating the importance of wearing shades to protect the eyes from the sun’s harsh ultraviolet (UV) rays.
The Vision Council is … Read the rest
Mothers Day around the World..
I was just reading a newspaper where it was saying that Mothers Day was first celebrated in 1911, and was created by Anna Jarvis of Philadelphia USA.
This made me stop and double check what … Read the rest
When do we take Christmas Decorations Down?..
Christmas formally begins on 25th December, with the birth of Jesus Christ.
The Twelfth Night is the last night of Christmas.
12 days from 25th December comes to the 5th January. According to … Read the rest
Prince of Wales Birthday – Public Holiday in Tuvalu..
Prince Charles, (the Prince of Wales) was born on the 14th November 1948.
Monday the 11th Nov 2019 is the “Heir to the Throne’s Birthday”, a public holiday in Tuvalu. It … Read the rest
When did Halloween become American Trick or Treating..
The old English Halloween and the American ‘Trick or Treating’ (AKA demanding with menaces) appear to be two different things, and in England we didn’t have the American Trick or Treating, … Read the rest
Valentines Day February 14th, every Year..
The 13th, 14th and 15th of February also celebrates the ancient Roman festival of Lupercalia, which some people consider the origin of valentines day itself.
The Romans celebrated the feast of Lupercalia between February … Read the rest