National Sunglasses Day 27 June 2020

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.

National Sunglasses Day

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Mothers Day Mothering Sunday

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


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When to Take Christmas Decorations Down

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


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Public Holiday for Prince of Wales Birthday

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


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Halloween or American Trick or Treating

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


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Valentines Day

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


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Shrove Tuesday – Pancake Day – Fat Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday.

Shrove Tuesday (widely known as Pancake Day) is a day in February or March, preceding Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent), which is celebrated in many countries by consuming pancakes.

In the past, Catholics did fast from … Read the rest


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January 10th: Margaret Thatcher day

10th January : Margaret Thatcher Day in the Falkland Islands, which has been celebrated every year since 1992.

Margaret Thatcher:

Born: October 13, 1925
Died: April 8, 2013

Margaret Thatcher was Britain’s first female prime minister and served three consecutive … Read the rest


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Fathers Day 2016

Fathers Day in Australia and New Zealand.

September 6, 2015
September 4, 2016
September 3, 2017
September 2, 2018
September 1, 2019
September 6, 2020

Fathers Day in UK, Canada and USA.

June 21, 2015
June 19, 2016
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Guy Fawkes Night – Bonfire Night. 5th November

Guy Fawkes Night – Bonfire Night.

5th November

On the night of 5th November, throughout Britain, we commemorate the capture of Guy Fawkes with bonfires and fireworks, and by burning an effigy of Guy.

In 1605, a group of Catholics, … Read the rest


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