Thursday, August 8, 2013

Assistance Dog Day, Date to Create, more

August 8th, 2013, is National Assistance Dog Day, Happiness Happens Day, Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor's Porch Night, International Cat Day, The Date to Create, Odie Day, Bonza Bottler Day, Eid-al-Fitr, Hari Raya Puasa, Nane Nane, and Ceasefire Day.

National Assistance Dog Day is observed on the second Thursday in August, as part of International Assistance Dog Week.

Happiness Happens Day, celebrated on August 8th, was expanded to encompass the whole month of August back in 2000. But try to be extra extra happy today.

Did your garden get out of hand this year? If so, today is the holiday for you - it's Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor's Porch Night! If you want to sneak something onto my porch, I'll take zucchini, tomatoes, and money.

International Cat Day is a time to pay special attention to your cat. He or she will probably make their needs known. Am I right, kitties?

August 8th is The Date to Create, so do whatever inspires you most. No one else can judge what's good or bad in the creative realm. Your vision is all that matters.

Today is Odie Day, honoring Garfield's goofy canine friend who is always ready for fun.

Bonza Bottler Day takes place every month when the date and month are represented by the same number. 8/8, for example.

Eid-al-Fitr, the Feast of Fast-Breaking, marks the end of Ramadan. Eid-al-Fitr comes on the 1st day of the 10th month in the Islamic lunar calendar.

Hari Raya Puasa also marks the end of Ramadan.
Nane Nane, literally "eight eight," is celebrated in some parts of Tanzania instead of the older Saba Saba, "seven seven."

Iraq celebrates Ceasefire Day every year on August 8th.

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