Winter

TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 3/19/24 – GODDESS OF FERTILITY DAY!

Winter still got you by the short hairs? Take heart, Aphrodite is here to reassure you that the Spring Equinox is nigh, bringing new life and the warmth of the sun. Sing it now, it’s NATIONAL GODDESS OF FERTILITY DAY! There have been hundreds of Goddesses of Fertility since we started having Gods and Goddesses,

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 2/28/24 – GOOD RIDDANCE FEBRUARY DAY!

You won’t find this brand new holiday in any Official Directory of Observances, but it’s sure to catch on. You see, at long last, today is NATIONAL GOOD RIDDANCE FEBRUARY DAY! Winter’s been raging for over 2 months, and you’re thinking homicidal thoughts about your local TV Weatherperson, the smug jerk. We don’t need smirking

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 12/21/23 – YULE DAY! (WINTER SOLSTICE)

Celebrated ever since mankind had the wits to celebrate anything but staying uneaten by Buick-sized bears for one more day, Winter Solstice is the shortest day of the year, marking the official change of seasons from Autumn to Winter. In European cultures, it was originally called Yule Day or Yuletide, hence our modern observance of

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 12/16/23- BATTLE OF THE BULGE DAY!

79 years ago today, December 16, 1944, Allied troops were settling in for the winter, having successfully invaded and liberated Nazi-occupied France and Belgium, forcing the mighty Wehrmacht into retreat and disarray. The war in Europe was widely considered all but won. By the Allies, anyway, but Germany had one more major offensive up its

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