If you're a fan of this site, you know we celebrate all sorts of wild and wacky holidays. "Butt" this event goes down under – way, way under! June 22 is No Panty Day, also referred to as No Panties Day, International No Panty Day and/or National No Panty Day. Not to be confused with National Underwear Day, the origins of this annual “holiday” are a bit murky. One theory suggests the event was added to Wikipedia’s International Observance Days either by mistake or as a hoax.
When it comes to holidays, June 22 is not only Stupid Guy Thing Day, it is also a fabulous food holiday. Go grab the ketchup - June 22 is National Onion Rings Day. While the origins of this annual food holiday are unknown, this popular fast food, which has been gobbled up for decades, is a favorite at fairs, festivals, restaurants and parties and is a snap to make. Who can resist a ring of onion, dipped in a delicious batter or breading and dunked in oil until the onion is a
Ok ladies, listen up. Chances are pretty good you’ll be able to relate to this silly “holiday.” June 22 is Stupid Guy Thing Day! This annual event was created by the folks at Wellcat.com. But let’s be honest. We’ve all done stupid things in our lives regardless of our gender. Really embarrassing, humiliating and downright stupid things, right? But no matter how hard we try, many of us gals just can’t figure out why some guys do the things they do. It’s almost like men and wom
No matter where you live or how old or young you happen to be, there is one language everyone understands and appreciates – the universal language of music! An international holiday is finally here and folks from all over the world are in the mood to celebrate! Get ready to get your groove on! June 21 is World Music Day, an annual event that celebrates music of all genres. World Music Day, or Fete de la Musique, is an all-day music fest which originated in France in 1982 and
June 20 celebrates an iconic American symbol - it's American Eagle Day. On this day back in 1782, the bald eagle was designated as the United States National Emblem and bird. This majestic eagle represents courage, justice, strength and freedom to many Americans. The bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is native to North America. With a wingspan of up to 7 feet, eagles can fly up to 30 miles an hour and can fly to an altitude of 10,000 feet. Eagles mate for life and can liv
Have you heard the latest “buzz”? A very refreshing beverage holiday that celebrates one of America’s most well-known and classic cocktails is almost here. Get ready to raise your glass, folks. Whether you prefer yours shaken or stirred, straight up or over ice, it’s National Martini Day, also known as World Martini Day. While the origins of this holiday are unknown, National Martini Day is celebrated annually on June 19. Traditionally made with gin and vermouth and garnished
Let's be frank. Many of us are overworked and stressed out. Between the job(s), the kids, school, housework and the never ending to-do list, finding a quiet moment to relax can be a monumental task. June 19 is World Sauntering Day, an annual "holiday" that encourages people around the world to slow down. W.T. (Bill) Rabe and some friends came up with the holiday idea decades ago in order to encourage folks to do things at a slower pace. Sauntering is defined as "to walk at
If you are a regular follower of this column, you know we celebrate all sorts of holidays, special events and occasions. June 19 celebrates an important event in American history. Juneteenth, also referred to as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, is an annual occasion that celebrates freedom and equal rights. Juneteenth is observed in many American states and is considered an actual holiday for some state employees. Despite the fact the Emancipation Proclamation was signed by P
Are you stressed out, overworked and underpaid? Do the smallest of things completely overwhelm you? Are you the type of person who worries about everything under the sun? Is “Chicken Little” your favorite character? Is “worry wart” your middle name? If so, perhaps it’s time to reevaluate things? Today is International Panic Day! Not to be confused with International Picnic Day, which is also observed today, this annual “holiday” is observed each year on June 18 Why not observ
With the official beginning of the summer season just days away, how does a little R&R sound to you right about now? Instead of going to work, hitting the books, cleaning the house or running the kids to their next activity, why not ditch everything on your to-do list and go on a leisurely picnic instead! June 18 is International Picnic Day, an annual worldwide event that celebrates the glorious picnic. Whether big or small, elaborate or simple, picnics are a perfect way to r
June 18 is not your everyday, ordinary day. It is Go Fishing Day! Whether you spend the day at the local pond or nearby lake, it’s a great day to dust off that rod and reel and get a little bit of fishing action in! And in case fishing isn’t your thing, why not try your hand at a good game of “Go Fish”?
When it comes to food holidays, kids may not be too fond of this one. Go grab your forks, kiddies. June 17 is (National) Eat Your Vegetables Day! While the origins of this annual food holiday are unknown, chances are good the day was created by a vegetable gardener, farmer or fed-up parent! With the summer season in full swing, what could be better than eating a fresh veggie right about now? Besides being low in calories, fresh vegetables are loaded with all sorts of essenti
Each year on the third Sunday in June, millions of people honor and celebrate those very special men in our lives. It’s Father’s Day, an annual holiday that recognizes and celebrates fathers and father figures. If you are looking for just the right words to add to your Father’s Day card or gift, look no further. Whether you are looking for sentimental or serious, inspirational or humorous, the following Father’s Day quotes and sayings from the famous and the not-so-famous are
If your sweet tooth is aching, how does something rich, creamy and decadent sound to you right about now? If you’ve got a hankerin’ for a chocolate treat to eat, you’re in luck! June 16 is National Fudge Day! While the origins of this delicious holiday are unknown, chances are pretty good chocolate lovers won’t need much of an arm-twisting to indulge in a bite or two of delicious fudge in honor of the annual occasion. Folks have been enjoying fudge since it was “invented” by
While many holidays celebrate special events, recognize famous and infamous people and celebrate fine food and drink, today’s particular holiday celebrates something you can’t really see, touch or smell but is very beneficial – the wind. Launched in 2007, Global Wind Day is a worldwide event observed annually on June 15. Coordinated by the European Wind Energy Association and the Global Wind Energy Council, the holiday celebrates wind power and its potential to impact and cha