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Notable Dates for the Week of February 7 to February 13

February 7 Wave All Your Fingers At Your Neighbors Day

February 8 Nirvana Day!

February 9 Extraterrestrial Culture Day

February 10 The supercomputer Deep Blue defeated Garry Kasparov in a chess match 16 years ago.

February 11 National Shut-In Visitation Day is only one day a year, but you can volunteer to help all year long.

February 12 Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday

February 13 World Radio Day

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Notable Dates for the Week of January 30 to February 6

January 30 The Beatles last public performance took place 43 years ago on the roof of Apple Records in London.

February 1 First day of Black History Month

February 2 All three of these are too important not to showcase:
February Second is
Crepe Day
Hedgehog Day!
and Groundhog Day

February 3 Wear Red Day

February 4 Liberace Day

February 5 Superbowl XLVI

February 6 International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation Day

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Notable Dates for the Week of January 23 to January 29

January 23 *Chinese New Year transitions us into the Year of the Dragon

January 24 National Compliment Day

January 25 479 years ago King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn were married

January 26 National Peanut Brittle Day is celebrated worldwide.

January 27 The anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz

January 28 Data Privacy Day

January 29 National Puzzle Day

*A special thanks to Manz for creating the Chinese New Year Book List

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Notable Dates for the Week of January 16 to January 22

January 16 Martin Luther King Day!

January 17 Hot Heads Chili Day

January 18 Revolution Day is celebrated in Tunisia

January 19 Paul Cezanne was born on this date 173 years ago

January 20 The Sundance Film Festival runs from the 20th to the 30th

January 21 Errol Barrow Day is celebrated in Barbados

January 22 Thornton Wilder’s Our Town has its first performance at the McCarter Theatre in Princeton, New Jersey.

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Notable Dates for the Week of January 9 to January 15

January 9 Richard Nixon’s birthday

January 10 Julius Caesar crossed the Rubicon 2,061 years ago

January 11 Kagami Biraki is celebrated in Japan

January 12 The 63rd birthday of Haruki Murakami

January 13 The first Friday the 13th of the year.

January 14 Dress Up Your Pet Day

January 15 Korean Alphabet Day

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Notable dates for the week of January 2 to January 8:

January 2 Riosucio´s Carnival is celebrated in Colombia and runs from the second to the eighth of the month.

January 3 J.R.R. Tolkien Day

January 4 World Braille Day

January 5 Elvis’ Birthday

January 6 E.L. Doctorow’s 81st birthday

January 7 Harlem Globetrotters’ Day

January 8 Show and Tell Day at Work

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Notable Dates for the Week of December 27 to January 1

December 27 Make Cut Out Snowflakes Day

December 28 Card Playing Day

December 29 Alison Brie, star of Community and Mad Men, turns 28

December 30 Freedom Day as celebrated by Scientologists

December 31 New Years Eve

January 1 Start off the New Year right with Eat A Red Apple Day.

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Notable Dates for the Week of December 20 to December 26

December 20 First Day of Hanukkah

December 21 Crossword Puzzle Day

December 22 The Winter Solstice

December 23 Festivus for the Rest of Us

December 24 Yule Tide

December 25 Christmas Day .

December 26 Kwanzaa is celebrated from December 26 to January 1.

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Notable Dates for the Week of December 13 to December 19

December 13 The 193rd birthday of Mary Todd Lincoln.

December 14 Monkey Day

December 15 Zamenhof Day

December 16 Underdog Day

December 17 The celebration of Saturnalia runs from for a week from December 17 to December 23.

December 18 New Jersey Day

December 19 93rd birthday of Professor Longhair.

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Notable Dates for the Week of December 6 to December 12

December 6 St. Nicholas Day

December 7 Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

December 8 20th Anniversary of the Dissolution of the USSR.

December 9 International Anti-Corruption Day

December 10 A total lunar eclipse and a cold full moon on the same night.

December 11 National Tango Day

December 12 Poinsettia Day

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