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Daily Fun & Noteworthy Holidays relating to People & Community

The daily holidays listed here are fun, silly, weird and wacky, and they are also days for remembrance, to support a cause or to celebrate something in our society. These observances are typically not official by any state or government, most originate by organizations, groups, and well, we don't know where some of them got their start! So have fun, explore the daily holidays and celebrate!
January
Day
55 Speed Limit Sign January 2 55 MPH Speed Limit Day
World Braille Day January 4 World Braille Day
Peculiar People Day January 10 Peculiar People Day
Make Your Dreams Come True Day January 13 Make Your Dreams Come True Day
Religious Freedom Day January 16 Religious Freedom Day
Kid Inventors January 17 Kid Inventor's Day
Day of Acceptance January 20 Day of Acceptance
Celebration of Life Day January 22 Celebration of Life Day
Roe Vs. Wade Day January 22 Roe Vs. Wade Day
National Geographic Day January 27 National Geographic Day
Freethinkers Day January 29 Freethinker's Day
February
Day
Hula in the Coola Day February 1 Hula in the Coola Day
Take You Child to the Library Day February 2 Take Your Child to the Library Day
February 3 Missing Persons Day
February 4 Thank a Mail Carrier Day
USO Day February 4 USO Day
Wave All Your Fingers At Your Neighbors Day February 7 Wave All Your Fingers At Your Neighbors Day
Boy Scout Anniversary Day February 8 Boy Scout Day
Natural Day February 13 Natural Day
NAACP Day February 12 NAACP Day
Organ Donor Day February 14 Organ Donor Day
February 14 Book Giving Day
Singles Awareness Day February 15 Singles Awareness Day
February 15 Caregivers Day
February 16 Do a Grouch a Favor Day
World Human Spirit Day February 17 World Human Spirit Day
Random Acts of Kindness Day February 17 Random Acts of Kindness Day
World Day of Social Justice February 20 World Day of Social Justice
February 21 International Mother Language Day
Thinking Day February 22 Thinking Day
Retro Day February 27 Retro Day
February 27 Inconvenience Yourself Day
February 29 Leap Day (next in 2020)
March
Day
Zero Discrimination Day March 1 Zero Discrimination Day
Solo Vacation March 1 Plan a Solo Vacation Day
March 2 Old Stuff Day
Hug a GI Day March 4 Hug a GI Day
name tag March 5 Unique Names Day
International Womens Day March 8 International Women's Day
plumbing March 11 World Plumbing Day
Girl Scout Day March 12 Girl Scout Day
March 21 International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
single mom March 21 Single Parent Day
World Water Day March 22 World Water Day
April
Day
Childrens Book Day April 2 Children's Book Day
World Party Day April 3 World Party Day
Hug a Newsperson Day April 4 Hug a Newsperson Day
April 6 International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
Pillow fight April 6 International Pillow Fight Day
Handmade Day April 7 Handmade Day
Kid at the zoo April 8 Zoo Lover's Day
April 8 All is Ours Day
Girl at Museum April 9 Slow Art Day
Librarian April 10 National Library Workers Day
Encourage a Young Writer Day April 10 Encourage a Young Writer Day
Drop Everything and Read Day April 12 Drop Everything and Read Day
Silence April 12 Day of Silence
Scrabble Day April 13 Scrabble Day
April 18 World Heritage Day
Volunteers April 20 Volunteer Recognition Day
World Circus Day April 20 World Circus Day
April 21 World Creativity and Innovation Day
April 22 Girl Scout Leader Day
April 23 Picnic Day
April 23 Take a Chance Day
April 28 Bravehearts Day
April 28 Superhero Day
World Day for Safety and Health at Work April 28 World Day for Safety and Health at Work
April 28 Pay it Forward Day
wishes April 29 World Wish Day
Honesty Day April 30 Honesty Day
April 30 Mr. Potato Head Day
May
Day
May 1 Mother Goose Day
May 1 Global Love Day
May 1 International Workers' Day
May 1 Lei Day
Law Day May 1 Law Day
May 2 Fire Day
May 2 Day of Prayer
Reason May 2 Day of Reason
May 3 National Two Different Colored Shoes Day®
May 3 Public Radio Day
May 3 World Press Freedom Day
May 4 Kids Fitness Day
May 4 Anti-Bullying Day
Join Hands Day May 4 Join Hands Day
May 5 Museum Lover's Day
May 6 Tourist Appreciation Day
School May 7 Teachers' Day
Bike to School Day May 8 Bike to School Day
May 8 No Socks Day
May 8 Free Trade Day
May 10 Public Gardens Day
May 11 World Belly Dance Day
May 15 Straw Hat Day
May 16 Notebook Day
Bike to Work Day May 16 Bike to Work Day
May 16 International Day of Living Together in Peace
HIV Vaccine Awareness Day May 18 HIV Vaccine Awareness Day
May 18 Culture Freedom Day
May 18 River Cleanup Day
May 18 No Dirty Dishes Day
May 18 Visit Your Relatives Day
May 19 Boy's Club Day
May 19 May Ray Day
May 19 Stepmother's Day
May 21 American Red Cross Founder's Day
May 21 Memo Day
May 22 World Goth Day
May 24 Heat Awareness Safety Day aka Don't Fry Day
May 24 Brother's Day
Towel Day May 25 Towel Day
Geek Pride May 25 Geek Pride Day
Tap Dance Day May 25 Tap Dance Day
May 26 Paper Airplane Day
May 26 World Dracula Day
May 26 World Redhead Day
May 27 Old-Time Player Piano Day
May 28 Amnesty International Day
National Senior Health & Fitness Day May 29 National Senior Health & Fitness Day®
Learn About Composting Day May 29 Learn About Composting Day
May 29 International Day of UN Peacekeepers
Save Your Hearing Day May 31 Save Your Hearing Day
June
Day
June 1 Children's Day
June 1 Family Recreation Day
June 1 Cheer Coach Day
June 1 Prairie Day
June 1 Global Day of Parents
June 2 Bubba Day
best friends June 8 Best Friend Day
June 12 World Day Against Child Labour
June 20 World Refugee Day
June 23 United Nations Public Service Day
Social Media Day June 30 Social Media Day
July
Day
Envelope July 1 Zip Code Day
July 6 International Day of Cooperatives
July 11 World Population Day
July 15 World Youth Skills Day
July 30 International Day of Friendship
July 30 World Day against Trafficking in Persons
August
Day
August 1 World Scout Scarf Day
National Girlfriends Day August 1 National Girlfriends Day
Single Working Women’s Day August 4 Single Working Women’s Day
National Night Out August 6 National Night Out
August 9 International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples
August 12 International Youth Day
Social Security August 14 Social Security Day
August 19 World Humanitarian Day
International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism August 21 International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism
August 23 International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
Pompeii August 24 Vesuvius Day
August 29 International Day Against Nuclear Tests
August 30 International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances
September
Day
September 5 International Day of Charity
September 8 International Literacy Day
September 10 World Suicide Prevention Day
American Flag September 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance
September 12 International Day for South-South Cooperation
September 15 International Day of Democracy
Disaster preparing September 19 Get Ready Day
September 21 International Day of Peace
Single Moms Day September 21 Single Moms Day
International Day of Sign Languages September 23 International Day of Sign Languages
September 26 International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
September 27 World Tourism Day
Google September 27 Google's Birthday
September 28 International Day for Universal Access to Information
September 30 International Translation Day
October
Day
October 1 International Day of Older Persons
October 2 International Day of Non-Violence
walk to school October 2 Walk to School Day
October 5 World Teachers Day
October 7 World Habitat Day
Two hearts October 7 You Matter to Me Day
October 9 World Post Day
Coming Out October 11 National Coming Out Day
October 11 International Day of the Girl
October 13 International Day for Disaster Reduction
October 15 International Day of Rural Women
October 16 World Food Day
Office Party October 16 Boss's Day
October 17 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
Conflict resolution October 17 Conflict Resolution Day
October 20 World Statistics Day
October 24 United Nations Day
October 24 World Development Information Day
October 31 World Cities Day
November
Day
November 2 International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists
November 5 World Tsunami Awareness Day
November 6 International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
Freedom November 9 World Freedom Day
Big bird November 10 Sesame Street Day
November 10 World Science Day for Peace and Development
Heart November 13 World Kindness Day
Recycling Day November 15 America Recycles Day
November 16 International Day for Tolerance
November 17 World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
November 19 World Toilet Day
November 20 Africa Industrialization Day
November 20 World Children's Day