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Today's Reason to Celebrate

March 26, 2015 is

Make Up Your Own Holiday Day

Today is Make Up Your Own Holiday Day! If you’ve been following our daily Reasons to Celebrate, then you know how many interesting and unique holidays there are in the world. Today is your chance to make one up!

Establishing an official national holiday is not an easy process. For example, in the 1800s Sarah Josepha Hale decided that our nation should observe a national day of thanks. She wrote countless letters to politicians, governors, and even the president. In 1863 President Abraham Lincoln agreed to Hale’s proposal, but Thanksgiving did not become an official national holiday until 1941!

To celebrate Make Up Your Own Holiday Day, come up with a creative, meaningful, or quirky idea for a holiday. Invite friends and family over tonight for its first annual celebration!

  • March is International Ideas Month & National Craft Month & National Peanut Month
  • This week is National Spring Fever Week

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    Reasons to Celebrate

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    Cal_22 National Nut Day
    Cal_23 Diwali
    Cal_24 National Bologna Day
    Cal_25 Make a Difference Day
    Cal_26 National Pumpkin Day
    Cal_27 American Beer Day
    Cal_28 National Chocolate Day
    Cal_29 National Cat Day
    Cal_30 National Candy Corn Day
    Cal_31 Halloween