national days

TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 4/1/24 – ATHEIST DAY!

Who says they don’t get any holidays? Hell, they even have their own logo, just like the crosses, stars and crescents symbolizing other religions. Today our most fervent preachers and avid seekers of converts get their only holiday all year, one that most of them will spend furiously not celebrating, NATIONAL ATHEIST DAY! Steadfast believers in […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 10/2/23 – INTERNATIONAL DAY OF NONVIOLENCE!

Finally, a day worth fighting for! It’s Mohandas K. Gandhi’s 153rd birthday, and all over the world, people are not kicking ass and taking names on INTERNATIONAL DAY OF NONVIOLENCE! Any idiot can get violent and, as a quick peek at the bloody mess we politely call “history” tells us, they usually do, but it

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 9/29/23 – INTERNATIONAL CONFUCIUS DAY!

Who can deny that Chinese proverbs demand acquiescence by beginning with “who can deny?” None can deny that no one wrote more Chinese proverbs than Confucius, the reason we celebrate INTERNATIONAL CONFUCIUS DAY! Born Kong Qiu in 551 BC in Zou, the renowned teacher Confucius is known among philosophers as The King of One Liners.

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 9/28/23 – ASK A STUPID QUESTION DAY!

Some say there are no stupid questions. Those would be stupid people, because there’s a lot of stupid questions. Besides, without stupid questions, we couldn’t celebrate NATIONAL ASK A STUPID QUESTION DAY! This is America, dammit, where everybody gets a National Day, and today it’s that guy who asks wet people if it’s raining. Don’t be shy, speak

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 9/27/23 – WRECK OF THE OLD 97 DAY!

It had been 2 years since Casey Jones went up in flaming immortality with The Cannonball Express, but that cautionary tale was the last thing on Engineer Joseph A. “Steve” Broady’s mind as he tried to slow down his train down to a safe speed approaching the Stillhouse Trestle in Danville, Virginia on September 27,

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 9/26/23 – JOHNNY APPLESEED DAY!

John Chapman doesn’t ring a bell with most people outside the Chapman family, but mention apple seeds and hard cider, and you’ll know why we celebrate NATIONAL JOHNNY APPLESEED DAY Born on September 26, 1774, in Leominster, Massachusetts, John Chapman became an American legend in his own lifetime as Johnny Appleseed, pioneer apple nurseryman and serial planter of

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