August was originally named Sextilis because it was the sixth month of (what was then) a ten month calendar. It was renamed in 8BC in honour of Augustus, the first Roman Emperor. Let's take a look at the weird & wonderful days in August!
July is known as both Picnic Month and Ice Cream Month! Named after famed Roman Emperor Julius Caesar by decision of the Roman Senate in 44 BC. Check out these truly special days in July, from 'Creative Ice Cream Flavors Day' to 'Talk In an Elevator Day'!
The month of June is one of the four months that contain only 30 days. The special days of June are a varied bunch, with five seperate days devoted to indulging delicious treats, three days devoted to eating vegetables & one day for causing mischief.
May is a pretty unique month as during any given year no other month will start and end with the same days that May does. May sure holds some real gems in the special calendar, including one of my personal favorites – Put a Pillow on Your Fridge Day!
There’s more to April than showers. April is the month of pranks, delicious food and many bizarre holidays! This month you can celebrate Find A Rainbow Day, Wear Your Pyjamas to Work Day and my personal favorite, No Housework Day! Step inside to find out more facts about April.
Mario Day - March 10 was originally meant to be a holiday for anyone named Mario, but Nintendo's favorite plumber seems to be the center of attention on this day. It's not hard to see why. Mario has been a huge part of gaming history for many years.
As the only month with three consecutive consonants in its English name, its fair to say that March is a pretty unique month. And its also a month full of pretty unique days. Check out these interesting & bizarre special days in March!
It's a day which is celebrated in many countries around the world on February 14th, but how exactly did this loved-up holiday come about? If, like many other people, the only thing you know is that it's associated somehow with a mysterious Saint Valentine, there's plenty more you need to know!
February was named for the Roman word "februum", which means purification. It was one of the last months to be added to the Roman calendar, because they didn't have months in wintertime. Check out these 29 fun & special days that make February so special.
January was named by the Romans after the God Janus, the God of Gateways, and is most often welcomed through a celebration of great merriment and mirth – not to mention a usually-unachievable New Year's resolution! Make this month special with our ultimate guide to funny & weird holidays in January!
Santa is the most well-known figure when it comes to the holiday season, but could you possibly imagine him without his red coat? In fact, his famous red outfit has become so commonplace in the world that nobody even stops to question where on earth it came from.
When the time comes to decorate your home for the holiday season, it simply wouldn't be complete without mistletoe. While holly, ivy and poinsettia can often be seen at this time of year, mistletoe has its own special place over the front door.