Mutt's Day honors some of the world's best dogs, the ones who take the best features from this breed and that, blend them together, and show us their unique style. Many of us humans are mutts of a sort, too, especially in the glorious melting pot known as the USA.
International Bog Day celebrates the beauty of bogs and encourages conservation.
Reek Sunday is observed in Ireland on the last Sunday in July. Up to 25,000 pilgrims climb Saint Patrick Mountain, also known as Croagh Patrick or the Reek. Many climb the mountain barefoot! Saint Patrick is said to have fasted on this mountain before throwing a bell down the side, banishing all snakes from Ireland.
The Feast of Saint Ignatius is held in remembrance of the founder of the Society of Jesus. Saint Ignatius of Loyola lived from 1491 to 1556.
Happy Father's Day to all Dads in the Dominican Republic. The holiday is observed on the last Sunday in July.
Hapje Tapje is an annual culinary event in Leuven, Belgium. Celebrants sample gourmet fare and watch waiter races.
Jump for Jelly Beans Day is a time to leap for your sweet legumes, apparently. I can't imagine Ronald Reagan doing that.
National Cotton Candy Day is the holiday so nice they celebrate it twice. Have some cotton candy today and on December 7th.
Today is National Raspberry Cake Day. If you've got some on hand, what time should I come over?