International Bog Day, always the last Sunday in July, celebrates the beauty of bogs and encourages conservation.
Happy Father's Day to all Dads in the Dominican Republic. The holiday is observed on the last Sunday in July.
The fourth Sunday in July is Parents' Day. The National Parents' Day Coalition states, "Parents' Day provides an opportunity to recognize and promote parenting as a central vocation for our families and communities. More than just a time to celebrate, it is an occasion to make a statement about what is important in our society. It is a chance to create a positive tradition based on a core axiom - that the role of parents is crucial in the nurturing and development of children, and thus requires investment, focus, and commitment."
Today is the 5th annual Auntie's Day, honoring all of the wonderful Aunts out there!
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 28th of every month is Gone-ta-Pott Day, as declared on the website by the same name. In the spirit of this holiday, try to see the humor in a bad situation.
Peru celebrates Independence Day on July 28th with a salvo of twenty-one cannons, bullfighting, and other festivities.
Today is World Hepatitis Day. Learn more about this disease that is more prevalent than HIV or any cancer.
On National Milk Chocolate Day, enjoy a candy bar, a brownie, cake, chocolate milk, or your favorite milk chocolate confection. Or just have your milk chocolate straight.