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APRIL 16, 2014 - NATIONAL WEAR YOUR PAJAMAS TO WORK DAY - NATIONAL BOOKMOBILE DAY - NATIONAL HEALTHCARE DECISIONS DAY - NATIONAL EGGS BENEDICT DAY

APRIL 16, 2014 – NATIONAL WEAR YOUR PAJAMAS TO WORK DAY – NATIONAL BOOKMOBILE DAY – NATIONAL HEALTHCARE DECISIONS DAY – NATIONAL EGGS BENEDICT DAY

IMG_7973 NATIONAL WEAR YOUR PAJAMAS TO WORK DAY

Each year, the day after taxes are due in the United States, it is time to let go of the stress, wear your pajamas to work and celebrate with millions of others on National Wear Your Pajamas To Work Day.

What some people are calling “the best holiday of the year”, this day was created as a fun (yet somewhat unusual) holiday.  It is a day to celebrate and…

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Filed under National Bookmobile Day National Eggs Benedict Day National Healthcare Decisions Day National Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day

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APRIL 15, 2014 - NATIONAL TAX DAY - NATIONAL TAKE A WILD GUESS DAY - NATIONAL LIBRARY WORKERS DAY - NATIONAL RUBBER ERASER DAY - NATIONAL GLAZED SPIRAL HAM DAY

APRIL 15, 2014 – NATIONAL TAX DAY – NATIONAL TAKE A WILD GUESS DAY – NATIONAL LIBRARY WORKERS DAY – NATIONAL RUBBER ERASER DAY – NATIONAL GLAZED SPIRAL HAM DAY

NATIONAL TAX DAY

To help fund the Civil War, federal income tax was introduce with the Revenue Act of 1861.  It was subsequently repealed, re-adopted and held unconstitutional.  Early taxes were based on assessments, not voluntary tax returns.  The due date of the tax payment varied by act.

The first year of federal income tax was 1913 with a filing deadline for individuals of March 1.  In 1918,…

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APRIL 14, 2014 - NATIONAL REACH AS HIGH AS YOU CAN DAY – PAN AMERICAN DAY – NATIONAL EX SPOUSE DAY – NATIONAL PECAN DAY

APRIL 14, 2014 – NATIONAL REACH AS HIGH AS YOU CAN DAY – PAN AMERICAN DAY – NATIONAL EX SPOUSE DAY – NATIONAL PECAN DAY

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NATIONAL REACH AS HIGH AS YOU CAN DAY

You will never know how far you can go, what you can accomplish, what you can achieve, what you can conquer, until you set out and give it your best, which is what we call – reach as high as you can!

Celebrated each year on April 14, it is National Reach As High As You Can Day.  On this day, go ahead….. Reach as high as you can!  What are your dreams?  What…

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APRIL 13, 2014 - NATIONAL SCRABBLE DAY – THOMAS JEFFERSON DAY – NATIONAL PEACH COBBLER DAY

APRIL 13, 2014 – NATIONAL SCRABBLE DAY – THOMAS JEFFERSON DAY – NATIONAL PEACH COBBLER DAY

0A 1AA NATIONAL SCRABBLE DAY

In 1931 an amateur artist,  unemployed architecture and lover of games, Alfred Mosher Butts created the game “Lexiko” which had a name change to “Criss-Cross Words” and later came to be known as Scrabble.  This game is celebrated each year on April 13th, National Scrabble Day.

This very popular word game is played with two to four players whom score points by forming words…

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Filed under National Peach Cobbler Day National Scrabble Day Thomas Jefferson Day

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APRIL 12, 2014 - NATIONAL GRILLED CHEESE SANDWICH DAY - NATIONAL LICORICE DAY

APRIL 12, 2014 – NATIONAL GRILLED CHEESE SANDWICH DAY – NATIONAL LICORICE DAY

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NATIONAL GRILLED CHEESE SANDWICH DAYListed among one of United States top comfort foods in an American reader’s opinion poll, grilled cheese sandwiches have their very own day of honor and are celebrated each year on April 12th;  National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day According to food historians, cooked bread and cheese is an ancient food, popular across the world in many cultures.  The United…

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APRIL 11, 2014 - NATIONAL SUBMARINE DAY - NATIONAL PET DAY – NATIONAL TEACH CHILDREN TO SAVE DAY - NATIONAL CHEESE FONDUE DAY

APRIL 11, 2014 – NATIONAL SUBMARINE DAY – NATIONAL PET DAY – NATIONAL TEACH CHILDREN TO SAVE DAY – NATIONAL CHEESE FONDUE DAY

NATIONAL SUBMARINE DAY

The United States Navy accepted its first modern commissioned submarine on April 11, 1900.  Each April 11th honors this day as people across the nation celebrate National Submarine Day.

- The U.S. Navy’s first submarine was the Alligator, 1862. -
The first known U.S. Navy submarine was the USS Alligator, the fourth United States Navy ship of that name.  The Alligatorwas…

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APRIL 10, 2014 - NATIONAL ALCOHOL SCREENING DAY - NATIONAL SIBLINGS DAY – NATIONAL FARM ANIMALS DAY - NATIONAL CINNAMON CRESCENT DAY

APRIL 10, 2014 – NATIONAL ALCOHOL SCREENING DAY – NATIONAL SIBLINGS DAY – NATIONAL FARM ANIMALS DAY – NATIONAL CINNAMON CRESCENT DAY

NATIONAL ALCOHOL SCREENING DAY

Raising awareness about alcohol misuse and referrals to treatment for individuals with alcohol problems are a big part of the outreach, education and screening program of National Alcohol Screening Day.

Sponsored by Screening For Mental Health, National Alcohol Screening Day is held each year on the Thursday of the first full week in April offering anonymous and…

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Filed under National Alcohol Screening Day National Cinnamon Crescent Day National Farm Animals Day National Sibling Day

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APRIL 9, 2014 – NATIONAL FORMER PRISONER OF WAR RECOGNITION DAY - NATIONAL CHERISH AN ANTIQUE DAY – NATIONAL NAME YOURSELF DAY – WINSTON CHURCHILL DAY – NATIONAL CHINESE ALMOND COOKIE DAY

APRIL 9, 2014 – NATIONAL FORMER PRISONER OF WAR RECOGNITION DAY – NATIONAL CHERISH AN ANTIQUE DAY – NATIONAL NAME YOURSELF DAY – WINSTON CHURCHILL DAY – NATIONAL CHINESE ALMOND COOKIE DAY

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OF WAR RECOGNITION DAY

Each year, by Presidential Proclamation, April 9th is named
National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day.

The following is part of the 2013 Presidential Proclamation by
President Barack Obama:

“Today, we pay tribute to former prisoners of war who made that profound sacrifice. Caught behind enemy lines and stripped of their rights, these service…

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Filed under National Cherish an Antique Day National Chinese Almond Cookie Day National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day National Name Yourself Day Winston Churchill Day

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APRIL 8, 2014 – NATIONAL ALL IS OURS DAY – NATIONAL ZOO LOVERS DAY – NATIONAL EMPANADA DAY

APRIL 8, 2014 – NATIONAL ALL IS OURS DAY – NATIONAL ZOO LOVERS DAY – NATIONAL EMPANADA DAY

NATIONAL ALL IS OURS DAY

The beauty of nature and all of the wonderful things that surround us in life that are shared and belong to everyone are celebrated each year on April 8th, which is National All Is Ours Day.

National All Is Ours Day is a time to reflect on all of the beauty in your own surroundings and the spectacular gifts of nature that have been given to us.   While you are…

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Filed under National All Is Ours Day National Empanada Day National Zoo Lovers Day

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APRIL 7, 2014 – NATIONAL BEER DAY – NATIONAL COFFEE CAKE DAY

APRIL 7, 2014 – NATIONAL BEER DAY – NATIONAL COFFEE CAKE DAY

000A1 NATIONAL BEER DAY

Beer is one of the world’s oldest prepared beverages, possibly dating back to 9500 BC when cereal was first farmed.  It was found recorded in the written history of ancient Iraq and ancient Egypt.

As the world’s most widely consumed  alcoholic beverage, beer has it’s special day in it’s honor on National Beer Day which is celebrated annually on April 7th.  Celebrate National…

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