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Friday, February 29, 2008


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Leap Year Day
St. Tib’s Day (every 4 years; Discordian)
Dark Day
Maha Siurratri (Hindu)
Bachelor’s Day
St. Oswald of Worcester’s Day
Holmenkollen (Ski Tournament; Norway)
National Surf and Turf Day

Sunday, April 1, 2007


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April Fool’s Day
Intolerance Day
Fortuna Virilis (Old Roman Women’s Festival to Venus, seeking good relations with men)
Loki’s Day (Norse)
Festival of Positive Threats
Islamic Republic Day (Iran)
EOKA Day (Greece)
San Marino National Day
One Cent Day
All Fools’ Day
Festival of Irritating Jokes and Childish Japes
Tater Days begin (Kentucky)
St. Melito’s Day
Hebrew University Day
Aspen/Snowmass Banana Season begins
St. Lasarus’ Day (patron of spring, love, Bulgaria)
Alaska Dryrotta Day
Gowkie Day (aka Gowkin’ Day)
St. Mary of Egypt’s Day (Eastern)
April Noddy Day
Huntigowk Day
St. Catherine of Palma’s Day
National Sourdough Bread Day
St. Hugh of Grenoble’s Day

Saturday, March 31, 2007


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Tater Day
Oranges and Lemons Day
Luna (Old Roman Moon Festival)
Sacred Drama Day (Ancient Babylonia)
Transfer Day (Virgin Islands)
Malta National Day
Bunsen Burner Day
Pennsylvania Maple Festival
Soviet Georgia Independence Day
Day Everyone Says “31″ a Lot (Fairy)
National Clams on the Half Shell Day
St. Balbinus’ Day (patron against diseases of the lymph glands, scrofula)

Friday, March 30, 2007


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Birthday of Lao-Tzu (China)
Doctor’s Day
Festival of Reality Fabrication
National Badminton Day
“I Am in Control” Day
Runic half-month of Ehwaz (horse) begins
Limited Liability Day
Festival of Janus and Concordia
National Hot Dog Day
Pennsylvania Crafts Fair Day
St. John Climacus’ Day
Take A Walk In the Park Day
Flowertown Festival
Seward Day
Benediction de Los Animales (Blessing of the Animals; Mexico)
Fairies of the First Wand Reunion Dinner (Guests not invited; Fairy)

Thursday, March 29, 2007


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Alchemy Day
Vietnam Veteran’s Day
Festival of Smoke and Mirrors
Memorial Day (Madagascar)
Boganda Day (Central African Republic)
Swedish Colonial Day (Delaware)
Day of Redress (Fairy)
Runic half-month of Beorc ends
Delaware Swedish Colonial Day
St. Woolos’ Day
National Lemon Chiffon Cake Day
Youth Day (Tawain)
WHIM Conference (Western Humor & Interdisciplinary Irony Membership)
Borrowed Days begin (calendar legend held that March stole 3 days from April)

Wednesday, March 28, 2007


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Sun and Moon Creation Day
Illness Day
Teacher’s Day (Czecholsovakia)
Something on a Stick Day
Sacrifice At the Tombs (Old Roman Festival)
Taurobolium (Baptism of Blood)
Confucius Memorial Day
Tulip Festival begins (@)
St. Teresa of Avila’s Day
National Black Forest Cake Day
Scratch Ankle Festival (Florida @)
Defy Death Today Day
St. Gontron’s Day
Invasion of Loaming Shores Beyond the Certain Sea Anniversary (Fairy)
St. John N. Neumann’s Day (1st US Male St.)

Tuesday, March 27, 2007


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Downtown Day
Barley Harvest Festival (Jehovah, Protector of the Barley)
National “Joe” Day
Liberalia (Ancient Rome; Festival of Vegetation God)
Rosa’s Cantina Day (Mason City, Iowa)
St. Alkelda’s Day (patron against eye disease)
Lazy Moocher’s Day
Smell the Breezes Day (Egypt)
Resistance Day (Burma)
National Spanish Paella Day
Osweiler (Blessing of horses, tractors, and cars; Luxembourg)

Monday, March 26, 2007


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Universal Dole Day
Fiesta del Arbol (Fete of the Tree; Spain)
Make Up Your Holiday Day
St. Braulio’s Day (patron of Aragon, Spain)
Prince Kuhio Day (Hawaii)
Spinach Festival (Texas)
National Nougat Day
Festival of Masked Mastubation
Bangladesh Independence Day
St. Petersburg Festival of States (Florida)
Tichborne Dole (gallon of flour given to every resident of Alresford, Hampshire, UK by Tichborne family head to avoid curse; since 1150)
St. Ludger’s Day (patron of Saxons)
End of Zimber-Quattor’s Revenge Week and Day of Reconcilliation with All Those Whose Hats Have Been Damaged (Fairy)

Sunday, March 25, 2007


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Day of Tourists
Quarter Day (aka Lady Day; UK, Ireland)
Feast of the Annunciation
Greece Independence Day
Swallow Day (UK)
Palace Theatre Day
Waffle Day (Sweden)
Celebrate Rivers, Lakes & Ponds Day
Numbskulls and Clodhoppers’ Dance (Fairy)
Birthday of Kuan Yin (Goddess of Healing; China)
Maryland Day
Pecan Day
Dismas Day
National Lobster Newburg Day
St. Dismas’ Day (patron of prisoners, funeral directors, criminals, thieves)

Saturday, March 24, 2007


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Pioneer Day (Utah)
Festival of St. Eloi (French Basque)
National Tequila Day
Feast of the Trickster of Liberty
St. Boris’ Day (patron of Moscow, Russia)
Valencia Fair begins (Spain)
Bolivar Day (Ecuador, Venezuela)
Pop a Wheelie Day
Jilwalla Jinks’ Jamboree (Fairy)
St. Christina the Astonishing’s Day (patron of pyschiatrists)

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