Awareness day
A national or international awareness day is a date usually set by a major organisation or government to commemorate a public health or ethical cause of importance on a national or international level...
National Fossil Day
National Fossil Day was established to promote the scientific and educational values of fossils. This nationwide celebration was first held on October 13, 2010, during Earth Science Week. The National...
SweetWater 420 Fest
The SweetWater 420 Fest is an annual event presented by SweetWater Brewing Company in Atlanta, Georgia held on a weekend closest to Earth Day. The three-day-long festival is known for being one of Atl...
World Health Observances
International Observances denote a period to observe an issue of international interest or concern. Many of these observances have been established by either the United Nations General Assembly, Econo...
National Latino AIDS Awareness Day
National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD) (Spanish : El Dia Nacional de Concientizacion Latina del SIDA) takes place in the United States of America and its territories on October 15, the last d...
Day of Dialogue
The Day of Dialogue is a student-led event which is organized by Focus on the Family which takes place in April. The goal of the event is "encouraging honest and respectful conversation among student...
International Migratory Bird Day
Bird Day is the name of several holidays celebrating birds. The first such holiday was established by Charles Almanzo Babcock, the Oil City superintendent of schools, in 1894.Bird Day is a holiday est...
Celebrate Bisexuality Day
Celebrate Bisexuality Day is observed on September 23 by members of the bisexual community and their supporters.This day is a call for the bisexual community, their friends and supporters to recognize...
World Vitiligo Day
The World Vitiligo Day, observed on June 25, is an initiative aimed to build global awareness about vitiligo, a frequent and often disfiguring skin disease that can have a significantly negative socia...
Global Day of Action
Global Day of Action is a direct action protest format. Environmentalism initiatives begun to use it in 2005 in connection with Global Climate Campaign. They aimed to focus world attention on the anth...
World Post Day
World Post day happens each year on October 9, commemorating the date for the establishment of Universal Postal Union (UPU) in 1874 in Bern, Switzerland. The UPU was the start of global communications...
World Savings Day
The World Savings Day was established on October 31, 1924, during the 1st International Savings Bank Congress (World Society of Savings Banks) in Milano, Italy. The Italian Professor Filippo Ravizza d...
National Dance Day
National Dance Day was created by So You Think You Can Dance producer Nigel Lythgoe and takes place in the United States on the last Saturday in July. It was founded and officially recognized in 2010 ...
System Administrator Appreciation Day
System Administrator Appreciation Day, also known as Sysadmin Day, SysAdminDay, SAD or SAAD, is an annual event created by system administrator Ted Kekatos. The event exists to show appreciation for t...
National Stuttering Awareness Week
The National Stuttering Awareness Week is an observance in the United States for people who stutter. It was established in 1988, by a President's proclamation as the second week in May in response to ...
Earth Day
Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which day events worldwide are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinate...
Multiple Sclerosis International Federation
The Multiple Sclerosis International Federation (MSIF) was established in 1967 as an international body linking the activities of National MS societies around the world.The Federation seeks to work in...
Bandi Chhor Divas
Bandi Shor (Shodh, Chhor) Divas ("Day of Liberation") ( ਬੰਦੀ ਛੋੜ ਦਿਵਸ ) is a Sikh festival which occurs during the month of October/November in the solar calendar, coinciding with the day of Diwali. ...
Youth Homelessness Matters Day
Youth Homelessness Matters Day is an annual day which seeks to highlight the issue of youth homelessness in Australia.YHM Day is supported by the National Youth Coalition for Housing: http://www.natio...
World Prematurity Day
World Prematurity Day is observed on 17 November each year to raise awareness of preterm birth and the concerns of preterm babies and their families worldwide. Approximately 15 million babies are born...
Transgender Awareness Week
Transgender Awareness Week is a week in November, generally leading up to Transgender Day of Remembrance, when transgender advocates raise awareness of the transgender community through education and ...
Day of Silence
The Day of Silence is the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network's (GLSEN) annual day of action to protest the bullying and harassment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students a...