Friday, May 4, 2012

No Pants Day, Intergalactic Star Wars Day, more

May 4th, 2012, is No Pants Day, International Space Day, International Tuba Day, Great American Grump Out, Bird Day, International Respect for Chickens Day, Intergalactic Star Wars Day, Midori No Hi, Greenery Day, Youth Day, and National Candied Orange Peel Day.

No Pants Day is always the first Friday in May. Celebrate if you dare, and if you can afford bail.

International Space Day is always the first Friday in May as well. Check back tomorrow for information on the May 5th full moon - a supermoon!

International Tuba Day is yet another holiday observed on the first Friday in May. Oom pa pa!

Great American Grump Out is an opportunity to dial down the displeasure. Navigate your day with no negative comments, no attitude, and no eye rolls. See what happens!

Bird Day has been celebrated since 1894. Grab your binoculars and head outside!

International Respect for Chickens Day isn't a day to grab a bucket of drumsticks, but rather a day to step back and admire the beauty of the birds. Learn about the living conditions of the domestic chicken and consider campaigning for change.

On Intergalactic Star Wars Day, May the Fourth be with you! Bad pun, right?

Midori no Hi or Greenery Day in Japan is dedicated to nature and the environment. Until 2006, this holiday was celebrated on April 29th, the birthday of former Emperor Showa.

Youth Day in China began with youth protests in 1919, due to dissatisfaction with the Treaty of Versailles. The holiday became official in 1949.

I'm not sure I've ever had candied orange peel, but it sounds divine. Today is National Candied Orange Peel Day.

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