December is the month of Christmas; let's get that out of the way now, because there are some other great days to observe in December. There are much fewer food days (since we already know you're eating), and a lot more days that let you act a little silly!
November always starts on the same day of the week as March, and always ends on the same day of the week as August, November is the only month never mentioned in any of Shakespeare’s works. But what are some of the special days this month? Cake Day is my favorite.
October, the tenth month of the year & the month Christmas adverts will appear on your TV screen. I can tell you that October is both American Cheese Month and Toilet Tank Repair Month, so there's that. But what special days are there in the month of October?
September is the ninth month of the year and is the only month to feature the same number of letters in its name in English as the number of the month. September sure has some noteworthy facts about it, including some excellent holidays. So, without further delay, let’s jump right in!
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.
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!
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!