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were the FIRST on the net to provide this
extensive validated listing
We also try to be as accurate and up-to-date as possible.
our holidays are validated with sponsors, organizations,
my holiday and observances lists as a whole group are not
"fair use" information. (Individual holidays are owned
by their sponsors.)
You're invited to share these
holidays on Twitter, etc. Just tell folks where you got them.
|The 2016 Holidays Are Here!
I've done my best to not make errors. But, if you find any, let me know.
However, BE SURE YOU ARE LOOKING AT THE RIGHT YEAR!
There are 2015 & 2016 pages for October, November & December.
To help avoid confusion, I've made those have a solid background.
I've also provided links to both years.
Use the information for personal fun.
Share on Twitter, etc. Let folks know where you got these from.
All I have is word-of-mouth to let folks know about my site.
But ..... as I state above on every page,
do not copy it all and put on another holiday listing website, blog, Facebook page, etc.
This takes a lot of work to maintain and I make no money, have no ads, etc. Please respect me.
and The 3 Bears
Holidays & Observances
( aka Awareness Days or Theme Days)
Each Month We Feature
(with graphic fun + informative style)
A Few of The Unknown, Unobserved, Untraditional,
Silly, Strange, Crazy, Odd, sometimes Bizarre, Goofy, Crazy, Dumb, Wacky, Weird, Wild, Respected
and Traditional Holidays or Observances mostly only in the United States.
are primarily U.S. and Worldwide Observances.
But we share our fun with everyone!
on the month you wish to visit.
All pages include word links to any special features we did for that month.
2016 has been declared by the
United Nations as the
(Pulses you ask? Pulses are also knwon as grain legumes, ie dry beans, dry peas, chickpeas and lentils.)
2016 is also the
Year of The
Monkey (Chinese Calendar).
calendar link goes to the
|We now offer a FREE printable Brownielocks' calendar with her Daily Observances for each month.||Note: If someone tells me of a new observance, the html pages will be updated BEFORE the calendar! But, both are always subject to change as new information is always being provided to me.|
This confused some people because there was one every month.
It's also confusing because the title doesn't define the observance IMHO.
So I did not list them monthly this year. Instead I want to explain what they are.
The Bonza Bottler's Day celebrations means:
The day is the same as the month it is in!
There are 12 of them as follows:
sponsor describes it like this: "To celebrate when the number of
the day is the same as the number of the month. It's an excuse to have
a party at least once a month!"
| Since this is personal to each one of us, I'm
putting the link to the information here.
In many countries, besides your birthday, you also have a "Name Day." This is the special day of the year that has been designated for your name. Different countries have different calendars. Click the link on the left to find out your special "Name Day."
I was interviewed in June by Eleska Aubespin for the "Florida Today" newspaper regarding all of these crazy, silly, wacky, and serious holidays. Note: The article printed our domain name wrong! :(
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Oregon's 1190 KEX
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Morris Daily Herald
The Standard Journal (Milton, PA)
The Sioux City Journal
The Dixie Sun
National Public Radio
Las Vegas Review
The Delusioned All Have Holidays. Who Knew?
by John Przybys
December 31, 2014
Need A Reason To Celebrate?
by Conor Dougherty
August 2, 2015
What about the traditional holidays?
Visit our Cartoon Cave for all of the Traditional Holiday specials we've done such as Christmas, New Years, Valentines, St. Patrick's Day and St. Urho's Day, Easter, Halloween, 4th of July (and other patriotic holidays) Thanksgiving, Ramadan, Hanukkah & Kwanzaa + Graduation Day (some consider a holiday) and Labor Day.
about stuff like historical events, famous people's birthdays, deaths, etc. ?
The best source for what occurred on any given day, other than our daily bizarre, silly, holidays and observances, is Wikipedia. Just do a search for any day and they list day of the year it is and then on one page all the historical events, births, deaths, etc. for that day.
Big Anniversary Terms
biennial or diennial
quadrennial or quadriennial
vicennial or vigentennial
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