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Interesting Dates for the Current Month

Here are important occasions for your diary that are happening in the next few day.  Also events that you may have missed yesterday.

March's Out-of-the-ordinary Events

  •  1st St David's Day - Patron Saint of Wales
  •  1st World Maths Day
  •  1st National Pig Day
  •  2nd Texas Independence Day
  •  4th DeFriend Day (Facebook)
  •  Chinese Lantern Festival
  •  6th Alexander Bell makes the first phone call (1876)
  •  6th Dentist's Day
  •  8th International Women's Day
  •  8th Mardi Gras New Orleans
  •  9th St Joseph's Day (Mary's spouse)
  •  9th No Smoking Day (UK)Easter
  • Daylight Saving Time Starts USA
  • Holi Festival of Colours India
  • 14th Pi Day Jokes
  • 15th Ides of March (Julius Caesar assassinated 44BC)
  • 17th St Patrick's Day
  • 18th Ash Wednesday (2015)
  • 19th Tommy Cooper Born (Comedian)
  • 18th Red Nose Day
  • 20th International Happiness Day
  • 20th International Day of the Francophonie
  • 20th Macaron Day
  • 20th Vernal Equinox
  • 21st World Poetry Day
  • 22nd World Water Day (WWD)
  • 23rd Budget (UK)
  • Maundy Thursday
  • Good Friday
  • 25th Lady Day (Quarter Day)
  • British Summer Time Starts
  • Easter Day
  • 30th Doctor's Day (USA)
See other interesting events that happened in March back down the years.
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Interesting Events for Next Month

It is interesting occasions, which give this season its distinctive signposts. You may have already noticed that Will and Guy, research a wide-variety of intersting events from many different cultures. Here are special days that are upcoming in the next few weeks.

April Special Day Calendar

  •  1st April Fools Day
  •  2nd Cherry Blossom DayEaster
  •  6th UK - Tax Year Starts
  •  7th World Health Day
  • 12th Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space (1961)
  • 13-15th Thai New Year
  • 15th Titanic sinks (1912)
  • 16th National Egg Bendedict Day
  • 22nd Earth Day
  • 23rd St George's Day
  • 23rd Shakespeare's Day
  • 25th Watson and Crick publish the discovery of DNA (1953)
  • 28th Health and Safety Day
  • 30th Beltane - 1st May
See other interesting events that happened in April back down the years.

Special Days

Here are interesting events that are just coming onto the horizon.

May's Distinctive Events

See other interesting events that happened in May back down the years.

Special Days

A calendar of 'special day todays' gives the year signposts.  Incidentally every month has at least one Saint's day indicating the importance that our ancestors put on the seasons and having an excuse for a feast day.  Knowledge of what's particular about today date can be a great ice-breaker for meeting both new and old friends. Will and Guy are also keen to make these festival day as international as possible, hence we have included Jewish and Muslim holy dates in amongst Christian festivals. Other 'special day today' items include sporting events, famous people's birthdays, historic battles and interesting anniversaries.

Special Day - Amusing Sayings to Use Today

  • To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone.  Reba McEntire
  • If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular?  Anonymous
  • Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.
  • The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that carries any reward. John Maynard Keynes
  • Never put both feet in your mouth at the same time, because then you don't have a leg to stand on.
  • See more amusing sayings.
Footnote: If we have missed something important then please send us your special day today event.

See more Saints Days and other special days :

• Special Days   • St David's Day   • St Patrick's Day   • St George's Day   • St Andrew's   • St Matthew • Australia Day   • Up-Helly-Aa   • Groundhog Day   • Shrove Tue   • Candlemas   • Lady Day • 4th July Jokes   • Bastille Day   • St Swithin's Day   • Lammas   • Remembrance Day   • May Day