Holidays in December

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  1. music4Him

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    Well I had a bright idea after reading bobRyan's Kawanzaa thread. I thought how many Holidays are there acually in December.

    Here's a start for this week alone....

    Week of December 20 - December 26 , 2004
    Mon, 20th December:

    Cathode-Ray Tube Day
    Mudd Day

    Tue, 21st December:
    Winter Solstice
    Winter Begins (Northern Hemisphere)
    Summer Begins (Southern Hemisphere)
    Crossword Puzzle Day
    Forefathers’ Day
    Humbug Day
    Phileas Fogg Wins a Wager Day
    World Peace Day
    Yule (Wiccan)
    Yalda (Iran)

    Wed, 22nd December:
    Abilities Day
    Asarah B'Tevet (Jewish)
    Capricorn Begins

    Thu, 23rd December:
    Festivus
    Birthday of the Emperor (Japan)
    Feast of the Radishes (Mexico)

    Fri, 24th December:
    Christmas Eve
    Howard Hughes' Birthday (industrialist)
    Independence Day (Libya)

    Sat, 25th December:
    Christmas Day
    Birth of Jesus Christ
    A'phabet Day
    Constitution Day (Taiwan)

    Sun, 26th December:
    Kwanzaa Begins
    National Whiner's Day
    Saint Stephan's Day
    Second Day of Christmas
    Mao Tse-Tung's Birthday (revolutionist)
    Henry Miller's Birthday (novelist)
    Boxing Day (UK,Can)
    Day of the Wren (Ireland)
    Day of Goodwill (South Africa)
    Independence Day (Slovenia)

    ........amazing how someone will make a holiday just to celebrate? [​IMG]

    BTW May 1st is the 127th day after Christmas and my birthday! Watta coincedence! [​IMG] I really wonder how may other days are being passed off as holidays? And out of all those mentioned how many are really holy? [​IMG]
     
  2. Ben W

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    What is interesting to note is that last year in Egypt Christmas day was declared a public holiday and this is happening more and more in non christian countries in recognition of growing Christian populations!
     
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    Or rank commercialism ...

    (BTW: I plan to celebrate National Whiner's Day with all my strength.)
     
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    National Whiner's Day? Is this real? Please let me know ASAP so I can plan appropriately!
    Gina
     
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    I missed Crossword puzzle day? Drats! :(
     
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    "Festivus is a real day???

    I thought it was a Seinfeld episode.

    Woooooooooooooow...
     
  8. Johnv

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    We should celebrate Zefram Cochrane Day.
     
  9. dianetavegia

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    Tomorrow is a holiday. No one need go to work. It's a fully paid holiday too.

    Diane and Nick Tavegia's birthdays.
     
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