On March 2nd was born Theodor Geisel, He wrote stories for kids that were nice-el. The two Brothers Grimm and Ol' Mother Goose, Had nothing on Geisel -- cuz he's Dr. Seuss. Have a fun one! Dr. Seuss wrote and illustrated 44 children's books, including The Cat in the Hat, How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Green Eggs and Ham. Most of his tales featured bizarre creatures and rhyming text.
December 22nd Christmas Tree Lights Day Honoring Thomas Edison, who created the first Christmas tree lights in 1882. You know, it's only fitting that Edison invented Christmas tree lights. It takes a genius to untangle them! Merry Christmas Tree Lights Day!
June 5th World Environment Day On the anniversary of the U.N. Conference on the Human Environment, we are reminded to respect our planetary surroundings. Celebrate World Environment Day today - and breathe easier tomorrow.
April 7 is No Housework Day! A good day to fantaize about two men... One to cook, and one to clean. Today there shall be no laundry. No dishes. Now vacuuming. And no guilt. Enjoy this holiday while it lasts.
"We, the peoples of the United Nations . . . reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person, in the equal right of men and women and of nations large and small." Charter of the United Nations (June 1945) Join us . . . Human Rights Day December 10 About Human Rights Day: In the words of the United Nations general assembly resolution, human rights education is designed to be "a life-long process by which people at all levels of development and in all strata of society learn respect for the dignity of others and the means of ensuring that respect in all societies." Human rights education is intended to encourage fundamental freedoms for all people. On this day -- and every day.
Freedom Opportunity Diversity Solidarity...Celebrate Africa Day! Africa Day celebrates the establishment, in 1963 at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, of the Organization of the African Union (OAU), now known as the Africa Union (AU).
It's World Smile Day! Today, everyone deserves a smile. World Smile Day Harvey Ball, creator of the smiley face, also had the idea for World Smile DayR, when he thought that we should all devote one day each year to smiles and kind acts throughout the world.
Bow down before your masters, human underlings! Today Is Respect Your Cat Day! March 28th Respect Your Cat Day On this day in 1384, England's King Richard II issued an edict forbidding the consumption of cats.
Attention, Men! This is your final warning! Tomorrow is Valentine's Day! Please respond within the next 24 hours with flowers,candy,gifts, and romance novel hero-quality behavior. A Public Service Announcement for all men who are currently in (and wish to remain in) a relationship.
It's Temporary Insanity Day! Do something crazy! (Just keep it legal. After all, if we were really insane, today would be just an ordinary day.) On this day in 1859, the defense of "temporary insanity" was first successfully pleaded in a U.S. court of law.
Let the song of the earth free your spirit to rise and soar! Happy World Human Spirit Day February 17 World Human Spirit Day On this day, people all over the world will come together in mind and spirit to celebrate their genuine connection with each other with two minutes silence at 3.00 p.m., USA Eastern Standard Time.
Ladies and Gentlemen... Start your shopping spree! It's Black Friday -- Happy Busiest-Shopping-Day-of-the-Year! The day after Thanksgiving is considered the start of the holiday shopping season. It is widely believed the term "Black Friday" refers to merchants being "in the black" due to increased sales.
Celebrate the life of a true American hero, Susan B. Anthony, on her birthday . . . February 15 Raised in New York, Susan B. Anthony spent part of her twenties teaching at a Quaker seminary. After the Civil War, she became a passionate leader for the women's suffrage movement. And, in 1866, she co-founded the American Equal Rights Association. Over a century later, Anthony became the first woman depicted on U.S. currency.
Be Electrific Day On February 11, we honor the birth of inventor Thomas Alva Edison . . . and we discover the electricity within our own bodies. Celebrate by skating across the carpet in your stocking feet . . .