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or, we  validate the source or origin for an observance to prove it's not made up.

Although we have holidays for most days, there are a few that are blank.
I realize social media spouts these daily.  I'm sure you know that some are just made up and fake.  Maybe they're fun,  but,

Also, some observances that are validated through website links, can't be updated until their websites update their 2016 information.

I do not do ads.  I do not try to make money from keeping these listings.
  But, I do not respect other holiday sites that steal my information and put it on a site wanting to make money from ads or charging to even validate a holiday.
I'll ad it for free if it's coming from a valid source and not obscene, hateful, etc.

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  Link to my holiday pages.  Or, use them for personal, off-line use for clubs, newsletters, homemade calendars, etc.

You're invited to share these holidays on Twitter, etc.  Just tell folks where you got them. 
All I have is word-of-mouth since I do not do ads.

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Bizarre, Crazy, Silly, Unknown Holidays & Observances

Stone= Diamond       Flower= Daisy

We use a copyright source for our information and not other websites. Visit our page for further info.

Visit the Pages We did Specials for this Month on:

Easter Fun
History of the Maxwell House Haggadahs
April Fool's History and Cartoon
Arbor Day History and Cartoon
Masters Golf Tournament History and Cartoon
Earth Day History and Cartoon
Boston Marathon History and Cartoon
The History of the Yaqui Easter Ceremony + Cartoon Fun!

If you want "On This Day" in History information, go to The History Channel!
 They've got the best resource on the net.
Want to know if anyone famous was born today? Visit Famous Birthdays!
A great source of  past Song Hit of The Day is Bob Dearborn's Disc Jockey site.
Just log in any day on a search engine, and Wikipedia tells you both birthdays, events, etc. for it.

Because dates are tentative and also change a lot, I'm not going to  list the Indian Tribal Gatherings per month.
 But, here's a link to all the Indian PowWows for the entire year!


 Thanks to Theresa Donahoe from Newport, RI for informing me
of the Military Appreciation Observances for April, May and November.
 Thanks to Denise Strode for letting me know about  National Occupational Health Nursing Week.
 Thanks to Catherine Hall for letting me know about Red Hat Society Day.
 Thanks to Kelsey Winston for letting me know about World Health Organization Day
 Thanks to Ed Holmes for letting me know about St. Stupid Day.
 Thanks to Sonjia Bradshaw for letting me know about A LOT of observances!
 Thanks to Kristen Araap for letting me know about Crime Victims Rights Week.
 Thanks to Tania McCartney for letting me know about World Rat Day
 Thanks to Tammy Mendiola for letting me know about Autism Month
 Thanks to Rita Nolan for letting me know about Global Child Nutrition Month
 Thanks to Elaine Carter for letting me know about Amateur Radio Month and Golden Rule Week
Thanks to Alesha for letting me know about ASPCA Day.
Thanks to Stacie Sterling for letting me know about Financial Literacy Month
Thanks to D. Cameron for letting me know about Tartan Day.
Thanks to Aimee Chandler for letting me know about DNA Day.
Thanks to Michelle for letting me know about Fair Housing Month.
Thanks to Noel Tate for letting me know about Talk Like Shakespeare Day.
Thanks to Saandra Lambert for letting me know about Eeyore's Birthday.
Thanks to Anitra Stone for letting me know about International Tatting Day.
Thanks to S. G. and B. G.  Owens  for letting me know about "National Student Athlete Day."
Thanks to Caroline Sallee for letting me know about "One Day Without Shoes" Day.
Thanks to Barb Wine for letting me know about Penguin Day.
Thanks to Joe Lizard for letting me know about Grilled Cheese Month.
Thanks to Jean Schuh for letting me know about "International Pillow Fight Day"
Thanks to Brenda Simmons for letting me know about National Library Day.
Thanks to Jeff Adams for letting me know about Health Information Privacy & Security Week.
Thanks to Robert Smith for letting me know about Save The Frogs Day and National Farm Animal Day.
Thanks to Dana Pratt for letting me know about Gathering of the Nations PowWow.
Thanks to Roger Hancock for letting me know about Atheists Day.
Thanks to Christina Bailey for letting me know about National Take Back (Prescription Drugs) Day.
Thanks to Netta Chilton for letting me know about National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Month
Thanks to Roger W. Hancock for letting me know about Appomattox Day and Audubon Day.
Thanks to John Albert for letting me know about Hug A Plumber Day.
Thanks to Danielle Ball for letting me know about National Multiple Birth Awareness Month.
Thanks to Harmony Brisley for letting me know about National Sarcoidosis  Awareness Month
Thanks to Carolyn Slivinski for letting me know about National Robotics Week.
Thanks to Sharilyn Angell for letting me know about several Math observances throughout the year.
Thanks to Nancy Dereng for letting me know about National Health Care Decisions Day.
Thanks to Tom Olson for letting me know about National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day.
Thanks to Betty Barker for letting me know about National Walking Day.
Thanks to LoriMarie for letting me know about National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.
Thanks to Joan Audacia for letting me know about National Pro-life T-shirt Week.
Thanks to Robert Smith for letting me know about World Book Night.
Thanks to Kerrianne Parrish for letting me know about Genocide and Human Rights Awareness Month.
Thanks to Scott Lambert for letting me know about Adopt A Greyhound Month.
Thanks to Holly Craw for letting me know about Global Day to End Child Sexual Abuse.
Thanks to Kim Ryan for letting me know about Draw A Bird Day.
Thanks to Cindy Marshner for letting me know about Medical Laboratory Professionals Week.
Thanks to Mike Lanz for letting me kow about Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day.
Thanks to Paul Morran for letting me know about World Art Day.
Thanks to Mauricio Pommier for letting me know about National Ask An Atheist Day.
Thanks to Rick Roberti for letting me know about National Pretzel Day.
Thanks to Paul Graf for letting me know about National Surprise Drug Test Day.
Thanks to LCDR Peter R. Berning, USN for letting me know about Dyngus Day.
Thanks to Justin Deering for letting me know about National Cancer Control Month,
Distracted Driving Awareness Month, National Facial Protection Month, National Youth Violence Prevention Week,
National Infertility Awareness Week, National Infant Immunization Week, SAAM, National Alcohol Screening Day,
& World Meningitis Day, International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, Day of Remembrance for the Victims
of the Rwanda Genocide, World Youth Day, GDAMS, Chinese Language Day, English Language Day,
World Intellectual Property Day, World Day for Safety & Health at Work, Day of Remembrance for All Victims
of Chemical Warfare, National Heartworm Awareness Month, Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week,
Animal Cruelty/Human Violence Awareness Week,  Every Day is Tag Day, National Dolphin Day,
Adopt A Shelter Pet Day, Jackie Robinson Day.
Thanks to Allison Pritchard for letting me know about National Student Employment Week.
Thanks to Jennifer Rittmann for letting me know about  International Tabletop Day.
Thanks to Marilyn Litt for letting me know about National Lost Dog Awareness Day.
Thanks to Denise Lebrocquy  for letting me know about New Kids on The Block Day.
Thanks to Jennifer Rittmann for letting me know about International Table Top Day.
Thanks to Cynthia Hall for letting me know about National Lineman Appreciation Day.
Thanks to Patricia Roumanos for letting me know about Submarine Day.
Thanks to Nicole Huffman Hollins for lettingme know about Women Helping Women Heal Month.
Thanks to Sheryl Copeland for letting me know about National Pro-Life T-shirt Week.
Thanks to Jan Zuberer for letting me know about One Boston Day.


 April Monthly Observances

Adopt A Greyhound Month Link
Atlanta Food & Wine Month
Arab American Heritage Month Link
ASPCA Month  Link
Alcohol Awareness Month
Amateur Radio Month Link
Autism Awareness Month Link
Cancer Control Month
Car Care Month
Celebrate Diversity Month
Child Abuse Prevention Month
(International) Cesarean Awareness Month Link
Community Spirit Days (1-30)
Confederate History Month
Couple Appreciation Month
Defeat Diabetes Month
Distracted Driving Awareness Month Link
Emotional Overeating Awareness Month
Fair Housing Month Link
Financial Literacy Month Link
Fresh Florida Tomatoes Month
Frog Month Link
Genocide and Human Rights Awareness Month  Link
Global Astronomy Month
Global Child Nutrition Month Link
Grange Month Link
Holy Humor Month
Home Improvement Time (April-Sept.30)
Honor Society Awareness Month (Different Sponsor Than March)
Informed Women Month
International Customer Loyalty Month
International Guitar Month Link
International Twit Award Month
IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) Month Link
Jazz Appreciation Month
Keep America Beautiful  Link
Library Snapshot Month
Math Awareness Month Link  Link
Month of the Military Child Link
Month of the Young Child

National African American Women's Fitness Month
National Autism Awareness Month
National Cancer Control Month  Link
National Child Abuse Prevention Month
National Card and Letter Writing Month
National Decorating Month
National Exchange Club - Child Abuse Prevention Month

National DNA & Genomics & Stem Cell Education & Awareness Month Link
National Donate Life Month
National Facial Protection Month Link
National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Month  Link  Link  Link
National Garden Month Link
National Heartworm Awareness Month Link
National Humor Month
National Kite Month Link
National Knuckles Down Month
National Landscape Architecture Month
National Licorice Month

National Minority Health Month Link
National Multiple Birth Awareness Month Link
National Occupational Therapy Month
National Parkinson's Awareness Month Link
National Pecan Month Link
National Pest Management Month
National Pet Month Link
National Poetry Month
National Rebuilding Month
National Safe Digging Month Link
National Sarcoidosis Awareness Month Link   Note: Sarcoidosis Day is August 29 Link
Nationally Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) Month
National Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month Link
National Youth Sports Safety Month
Pharmacists War on Diabetes Month
 Pet First Aid Awareness Month
Physical Wellness Month
Prevent Lyme in Dogs Month Link
Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month
Rosacea Awareness Month
School Library Media Month
Soy Foods Month
Straw Hat Month
Stress Awareness Month  Link
Testicular Cancer Awareness Month
Women's Eye Health & Safety Month
Women Helping Women Heal Month Link

Workplace Conflict Awareness Month
World Habitat Awareness Month
Worldwide Bereaved Spouses Awareness Month

 April Weekly Observances

*APAWS Pooper Scooper  Week: 1-7
*Golden Rule Week: 1-7 Link
*Laugh at Work Week: 1-7
*Medication Safety Week: 1-7
*Testicular Cancer Awareness Week: 1-7 (aka Get A Grip Day!)  Link
 International Tree Climbing Days: 2-3  Link  (Moved from March)
National Robotics Week: 2-10 Link 
Just Pray No! Worldwide Weekend of Prayer and Fasting: 2-3
Bat Appreciation Week: 3-9 (First Full Week)
National Blue Ribbon Week:  3-9  (First Full Week) Link  (Child Abuse)
National Public Health Week:  3-9   (First Full Week)
National Window Safety Week:  3-9   (First Full Week)
Week of The Ocean: 3-9
Explore Your Career Options: 4-10

*Hate Week: 4-10
The Masters Tournament: 4-10
National Youth Violence Prevention Week: 4-8 Link
(Formerly in March)
YoYo & Skill Toys Week: 9-17

Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week: 10-16 Link (2nd Full Week)
Spring Astronomy Week: 10-16 (Always has Spring Astronomy Day)

National Library Week: 10-16  (2nd Full Week)
National Public Safety Telecommunicators (911 Operators) Week: 10-16 Link  (Always 2nd Full Week in April)
National Student Employment Week: 10-16 Link (Always the 2nd Full Week)
Pan American Week: 10-16 (Always includes the 14th)
National Volunteer Week:10-16
Week of The Young Child: 10-16 Link
American Indian Awareness Week: 11-15  Link
International Dark Sky Week: 11-15
Undergraduate Research Week: 11-15
 Health Information Privacy and Security Week: 11-16  Link
National Animal Control Appreciation Week: 12-18  Link (2nd Full Week)
National Tattoo Week: 13-18 Link
Global Youth Service Days: 15-17 (3rd Weekend)
International Wildlife Film Week: 16-23  Link
National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW): 16-23  Link
National Park Week: 16-24 Link
National Toddler Immunization Week: 16-23 Link

Animal Cruelty/Human Violence Awareness Week: 17-23 Link (3rd Week)
Coin Week: 17-23 ( 3rd  Full Week)
National Karaoke Week: 17-23
National Pet ID Week: 17-23 (Always 3rd Week) Link
National Paperboard Packaging Week: 17-23 (Always includes Earth Day 4/22)
*Cleaning For A Reason Week: 18-24
*Consumer Awareness Week: 18-23
*Police Officers Who Gave Their Lives In The Line of Duty Week: 18-23

National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week: 18-23 Link
Safe Kids Week: 18-23 Link
Fiddler's Frolic: 21-24
Interstate Mullet Toss: 22-24 (Last  Full Weekend)
National Dance Week: 22-5/1 Link
 (Inlcludes April. 29 which is International Dance Day. But, April 26 is Dance Day as well, which is part of this week.)
National Dream Hotline: 22-24 (Last Weekend)
National & Global Youth Service Days: 22-24 (Last Weekend)
Just Pray No! Worldwide Weekend of Prayer: 23-24
Money Smart Week: 23-30 Link

Administrative Professionals Week: 24-30
(Last Full Week)
Air Quality Awareness Week: 24-30  Link  (Last Week)
Bedbug Awareness Week: 24-30 (Last Week)
Fibroid Awareness Week: 24-30
(Always 4th  Week)
Medical Laboratory Professionals Week:24-30   (Last Full Week)
National Crime Victims Rights Week: 24-30  Link
National Environmental Education Week: 24-30
*National Occupational Health Nursing Week: 24-30
National Infertility Awareness Week: 24-30  Link
National Princess Week:24-30 (Always Last Full Week)  Link

*National Scoop The Poop Week: 24-30
Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week: 24-30 Link
Sky Awareness Week: 24-30
 (Last Full Week)
World Week of Action for Animals in Laboratories: 24-30 Link
National Playground Safety Week: 25-29 Link

*Preservation Week: 26-5/2  Link
(re: Libraries)
National Pro-Life T-Shirt Week: 29-5/4  Link
Gathering of the Nations Powwow: 29-30 Link
National Pie Championships: 29-30
 April Daily Observances 

NOTE:  An * in front of the day means that the observance is on the same date every year regardless of the day it falls on.

American Crossword Puzzle Days: 1-3
*April Fools  or All Fools Day: 1

*Atheist Day: 1 Link
*Boomer Bonus Days: 1
Hospital Admitting Clerks Day: 1
(First Friday)
National Walk To Work Day: 1 Link
( Always First Friday and Different sponsor than one on Sept. 28)

*International Tatting Day: 1 Link
*Library Snap Shot Day: 1
*Myles Day: 1
*National Fun Day: 1
National Fun at Work Day: 1 (Always the 1st, or the following Thurs. if it falls on the weekend.)
*Poetry & The Creative Mind Day: 1
*Reading is Funny Day: 1
*Sorry Charlie Day: 1
*St. Stupid Day: 1 Link
*US Air force Academy Day: 1
Every Day is Tag Day: 2 Link (First Saturday)
*International Children's Book Day: 2
International Pillow Fight Day: 2  Link 
(Always First Saturday)
  Note: Photo of Georgia participating in Pillow Fight Day in D.C.. (Not for re-use)

National Love Our Children Day: 2  Link (First Saturday)
*National Ferret Day: 2 Link
*National Love Your Produce Manager Day: 2
*National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day: 2 Link
*Reconciliation Day: 2
Tangible Karma Day: 2 (First Saturday) Link

*World Autism Day: 2 Link
*Don't Go To Work Unless It's Fun Day: 3 Link
*Fan Dance Day: 3
*Find A Rainbow Day: 3 Link  (Some also call it "Share A Rainbow Day.")
Black Marriage Day: 3 Link  (Moved from March 22)
*Pony Express Day: 3
*Tweed Day: 3
*Weed Out Hate: Sow The Seeds of Greatness Day: 3
*International Day for Mine Awareness & Assistance in Mine Action: 4
Square Root Day: 4 (Not every year. Happens in 2016.) Link.
Tater Day ( It's Sweet Potatoes) : 4 Link 
(First Monday in April)
 Note: Not the same as the Yambilee Festival in October.
*Victims of Violence Wholly Day: 4
*Vitamin C Day: 4
*World Rat Day: 4 Link
Equal Pay Day: 5 (tentative) Link
*National Deep Dish Pizza Day: 5 Link
National Sexual Assault Awareness Month's Day of Action (SAAM) : 5 Link
*Read A Road Map Day: 5  Link
*Army Day: 6 Link
*Charlie the Tuna Day: 6 Link
*Drowsy Driver Awareness Day: 6
*Hostess Twinkie Day: 6  Link
*International Day of Sport for Development and Peace: 6 Link
Childhelp National Day of Hope: 6
(First Wednesday)

*National Student Athlete Day: 6  Link
National Walking Day: 6 Link
 (First Wednesday)
*New Beers Eve: 6 Link
Paraprofessional Appreciation Day: 6 
(First Wednesday)
*Tartan Day: 6 Link
*Teflon Day: 6

*The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Day: 6
Whole Grain Sampling Day: 6
(First Wednesday)
*Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Rwanda Genocide: 7 Link
*International Beaver Day: 7
*International Snailpapers Day: 7
*Metric System Day: 7
National Alcohol Screening Day: 7
(Thursday of first full week) 

*National Beer Day: 7 Link
*No Housework Day: 7
*World Health Day (UN): 7
*World Health Organization Day: 7 Link
*Buddah Day (Historical Birth Date): 8  Link (Note: See also May 25)
*Draw A Bird Day: 8  Link
*International Roma Day: 8
*National Dog Fighting Awareness Day: 8
*Trading Cards For Grown-ups Day: 8 Link
*National Cherish An Antique Day: 9
*National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day: 9
*Appomattox Day: 9 Link
Baby Massage Day: 9 Link (Always 2nd Saturday)
*Jenkins Ear Day: 9
*Jumbo Day: 9 
(Elephant came to US and created the word for big in our language.)
Slow Art Day: 9 Link  
(2nd Saturday)

*Winston Churchill Day: 9
*ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) Day: 10  Link
Global Day to End Child Sexual Abuse: 10 Link (2nd Sunday)
*National Farm Animals Day: 10 Link
*National Sibling Day: 10 Link
*Salvation Army Founder's Day: 10
*Safety Pin Day: 10
*Barbershop Quartet Day: 11
*Education and Sharing Day: 11 (Jewish) Link
*International "Louie Louie" Day: 11
*National Pet Day: 11 Link
*National Teach Children To Save Day: 11
*Submarine Day: 11 Link

*World Parkinson's Disease Day: 11 Link
*D.E.A.R. Day (aka Drop Everything And Read): 12 Link
*Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day: 12 Link  Link
*International Day of Human Space Flight: 12
*International Day for Street Children: 12 Link  (Note: Different than one on Jan. 31)
 National Be Kind To Lawyers Day: 12 Link  (2nd Tuesday)
National Library Workers Day: 12 (2nd Tuesday)
National Library Day: 12
Link (Always the Tuesday of Library Week)

*National Licorice Day: 12 Link

*Walk on Your Wild Side Day: 12
National Bookmobile Day: 13 Link
(Always 3rd Wednesday)
*Scrabble Day: 13
*Thomas Jefferson Day: 13
*Undiagnosed Children's Awareness Day: 13  Link
Vaisakhi: 14
Celebrate Teen Literature Day: 14
(Always Thurs. of Library Week)

*Children with Alopecia Day: 14
*Dictionary Day: 14 (Always part of Library Week. Not the same as the one in October.)  Link
*International Moment of Laughter Day: 14
*National Dolphin Day: 14
*National Pecan Day: 14 Link
*Pan American Day: 14
*Pathologists' Assistant Day: 14
Spring Astronomy Day: 14 Link
Get to Know Your Customers Day: 15 ( January 21,  April 15, July 21 and October 20 = 3rd Thurs. of Each Quarter)
*Jackie Robinson Day: 15 Link
*McDonald's Day: 15
National Day of Silence: 15 Link

*One Boston Day: 15 Link
*Rubber Eraser Day: 15  Link
*Take a Wild Guess Day: 15
*That Sucks Day: 15
*World Art Day: 15 (DaVinci's Birthday)  Link
Auctioneers Day: 16 (3rd Saturday)
Husband Appreciation Day: 16 (3rd Saturday)

*National Health Care Decisions Day: 16 Link
*National Orchid Day: 16 Link
Record Store Day: 16 (3rd Saturday)
*Save The Elephant Day: 16
*Bat Appreciation Day: 17 (Emerge from hibernation)
*Blah! Blah! Blah! Day: 17
*Ellis Island Family History Day: 17
*Ford Mustang Day: 17
*International Haiku Poetry Day: 17 Link

*Malbec World Day: 17  Link
*Nothing Like A Dame Day: 17
*Adult Autism Day: 18
Boston Marathon: 18
 (3rd Monday)
Income Tax Pay Day: 18  Link 
(Special exception this year)
*National Columnists' Day:  18 Link   (Not the same sponsor as June 23rd)
*National Golf Day: 18 Link
*National Lineman Appreication Day: 18 Link
*Pet Owners Independence Day: 18
*World Amateur Radio Day: 18 Link
*Bicycle Day: 19 Link

*Education & Sharing Day: 19
*John Parker Day: 19
*National Garlic Day: 19 Link
*National Hanging Out Day: 19
*Oklahoma City Bombing Commemoration Day: 19
National Wear Your Pajamas To Work Day: 19  Link
 (The Day After Income Taxes Are Due. Note: Tax Day moved to 18th this year )
National Stress Awareness Day: 19 (First Workday After Income Taxes Are Due)

*Chinese Language Day: 20 Link
*International Cli-Fi Day: 20
*National Cheddar Fries Day: 20 Link

*National Pot Smokers Day: 20 Link
*Bulldogs are Beautiful Day: 21
High Five Day: 21 Link 
(Third Thursday.)
National Ask An Atheist Day: 21 Link
National D.A.R.E. Day: 21 Link   
(Third Thursday)
*Kindergarten Day: 21
*National Chocolate-Covered Cashews Day: 21 Link

*National Surprise Drug Test Day: 21 Link (Follows National Pot Smokers Day 4/20)
Queen's Birthday (real date): 21  Link

*Chemists Celebrate The Earth Day: 22
*Earth Day: 22
*Girl Scout Leaders Day: 22 Link
*Global Selfie Earth Day (NASA): 22 Link
*"In God We Trust Day" Day: 22 (coins)
*Mother Earth Day: 22
*National Jelly Bean Day: 22 Link

Passover: 22
Satchmo Days: 22-24  Link (See also May)
*English Language Day: 23 Link
*Impossible Astronaut Day: 23 Link and Link (Dr. Who)
*National Dance Day: 23

*National Lost Dog Awareness Day: 23 Link
*Movie Theatre Day: 23
*Talk Like Shakespeare Day: 23 Link
*World Book & Copyright Day: 23  Link
*World Book Night: 23  Link 
*Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day: 24 Link
*International Sauvignon Blanc Day: 24  Link
National Pet Parent's Day: 24 (Last Sunday)
Pinhole Photography Day: 24 Link 
(Always last Sunday)
Mother, Father Deaf Day: 24
(Last Sunday)
*New Kids on The Block Day: 24 Link
*World Meningitis Day: 24 Link
*DNA Day: 25 Link
Eeyore's Birthday Day: 25  (Last Saturday) Link
*Hairstylists Appreciation Day: 25
Note: The Chase's Calendar of Events  for 2012 lists this on April 25 on page 232. 
 Previously it was on April 30, but the sponsor changed it in 2012.  I don't know why.

The sponsor has no website. But she is Anne Camilleri from San Carlos, CA.  Please do not email me
and tell me it's on the 30th just because other sites list it as that.  They tend to copy each other and never check their dates out.

*Hug A Plumber Day or Plumbers Day: 25 Link
*International Marconi Day: 25
*License Plates Day: 25
*National Mani-pedi Day: 25  Link
*Malaria Awareness Day: 25
*Parental Alienation Day: 25 Link
*Red Hat Society Day: 25  Link 
 Note: This is the official day every year.
Various chapters will have their own birthday celebrations as well on different dates.
*World Penguin Day: 25 Link  Link
*Audubon Day: 26 Link
*Hug An Australian Day: 26
*Lesbian Visibility Day: 26  Link

*National Help A Horse Day: 26
*National Kids and Pets Day: 26  Link
*National Pretzel Day: 26  Link
*Richter Scale Day: 26
*World Intellectual Property Day: 26 Link
Administrative Professionals Day or Secretary's Day: 27
*Babe Ruth Day: 27
International Guide Dogs Day: 27 Link
(Last Wednesday)

* Mantanzas Mule Day: 27
*Morse Code Day: 27 (Some also observe on May 24)
*National Little Pampered Dog Day: 27
*Biological Clock Day: 28
*Brave Hearts Day: 28  Link
Poem In Your Pocket Day: 28 Link
(Last Thursday)
*Workers Memorial Day: 28
*World Day for Safety and Health at Work: 28 Link
Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day: 28 Link (4th Thursday)
Arbor Day: 29 (Last Friday)
Bats Day: 29-5/1 Link 
*Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare: 29  Link
*International Dance Day: 29 Link  Link
National Hairball Awareness Day: 29 (Always Last Friday)
National Teach Your Children To Save Day: 29 Link 

* "Peace" Rose Day: 29  (The flower)
*World Wish Day: 29 Link
*Zipper Day: 29
*Adopt A Shelter Pet Day: 30 Link
*Beltane: 30
Bob Wills Day: 30 Link 
(Last Saturday)

*Bugs Bunny Day: 30
(Note: Hair Stylist Appreciation Day is Not April 30! It's April 25. See above.)
*D De Los Nios / D De Los Libros Day: 30
*International Jazz Day: 30 Link   (Note: There's another one on May 28. Different organization.)
International Table Top Day: 30 Link
*National Animal Advocacy Day: 30
National Go Birding Day: 30
(Last Saturday)
National Herb Day: 30
(Last Saturday)
*National Honesty Day: 30
National Kiss of Hope Day: 30 Link
(Last Saturday)
National Rebuilding Day: 30
(Last Saturday)
National Sense of Smell Day: 30 Link
(Last Saturday)
Save The Frogs Day: 30 Link  (Last Saturday)
Sense of Smell Day: 30 Link  (Last Saturday)

*Spank Out Day - USA: 30
*Walpurgis Night: 30
World Day for Animals in Laboratories: 30 Link
(Last Saturday)
World Healing Day: 30 Link
(Last Saturday)

World Tai Chi & Qigong Day: 30 Link
((Last Saturday)
World Veterinary Day: 30  (Last Saturday)

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because at this time of the year, wildflowers (esp. pink ground phlox) herald the newly arrived spring.

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