Special Sports Days Calendar

Here is Will and Guy's collection of interesting, memorable and important sporting days throughout the calendar.  We admit that there is a bias towards British events. We also have a more comprehensive 'Special Day Today' page.
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January Special Day Events (2)

  •  1st New Year's Day
  • 14/15th Kite Festival India
  • 20th Festival of San Sebastian Spain
  • Up Helly Aa (25th Jan 2011, 31st Jan 2012)
See other interesting events that happened in January.

February's Distinctive Sporting Events (3)

  •  2nd Groundhog Day
  •  4th Six Nations Rugby Begins
  •  6th Super Bowl Jokes XLV NFL
  • 14th Valentine's Day
  • 25th Mohammad Ali (Cassius Clay) KO's Sonny Liston 1964
See other interesting events that happened in February

March's Out-of-the-ordinary Events (2)

  •  1st World Maths Day (2011)
  • 15th March Cheltenham Festival
  • 17th St Patrick's Day
  • 19th Six Nations Rugby Finishes
  • 27th British Summer Time Starts (2011)
See other interesting events that happened in March.

April Sporting Days Calendar (2)

  •  1st April Fools Day
  •  2nd World Cup Cricket Final
  •  9th Grand National (2011)
  • 2nd Earth Day
See other interesting events that happened in April

May's Distinctive Events (3)

  •  1st May Day
  •  5th Cinco de MayoCherry Blossom
  • 14th May FA Cup Final
See other interesting events that happened in May.

June Special Day Events (5)

  •  4th June Epsom Derby
  •  6th Dragon Boat Festival (2011) - China, Hong Kong, Taiwan
  • 14th Royal Ascot
  • 16th Golf: US Open Tees Off
  • 20th Wimbledon Tennis
  • 21st Summer Solstice
  • 24th Midsummer's Day
See other interesting events that happened in June.

July Distinguishing Events (6)

  •  1st Wife Carrying Championships Finland
  •  2nd Tour de France
  •  3rd Wimbledon Final
  •  6-14th Running of the Bulls at Pamplona
  • 14th Golf: UK Open Starts
  • 23rd Tri Nations Rugby Starts
  • 29th The inauguration of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris (1836)
See other interesting events that happened in July.

August Special Sports Events Events (2)

  • 12th Glorious Twelfth - Grouse Shooting Starts
  • 31st Tomatina Tomato Festival Bunol Spain Tomato
See other interesting events that happened in August back down the years.

September Special Events (3)

  •   9th Rugby World Cup New Zealand
  • 12th September Blackberry Day
  • 17th Oktoberfest Germany (2011)
  • 19th Talk like a Pirate Day
  • 23rd Autumnal Equinox.
  • 26th Stone Skimming Championships
See other interesting events that happened in September.

October Special Events (2)

  • 19th MLB World Series Starts
  • 21st Trafalgar Day
  • 23rd World Cup Rugby Final New Zealand
  • 31st Halloween (Samhain)
See other interesting events that happened in October.

November Special Events (1)

  •  5th Bonfire Night, Guy Fawkes
  • 24th Thanksgiving (2011)
See other interesting events that happened in November.

December Special Day Calendar (2)

  •   Advent
  • 14th Roald Amundsen Reaches the South Pole (1911)
  • 17th Wright Brothers make their first flight (1903)
  • 21st Winter Solstice
  • 25th Christmas (Quarter Day)
  • 26th Boxing Day - St Stephen's Day
  • 31st New Years Eve
See other interesting events that happened in December.

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