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Red Nose Day

Holiday; Observances

UK semi-holiday, designed to raise money for the charity Comic Relief. Held on the second or third Friday in March since 1988, Red Nose Day involves the wearing of red, plastic noses, often a ‘mufti’ ...

National Autism Awareness Month

Holiday; Observances

The United States recognizes April as National Autism Awareness Month, which is hosted by the Autism Society. It is a month of education about autism and encouraging awareness about issues within the ...

One Day Without Shoes

Holiday; Observances

One Day Without Shoes is a campaign awareness project sponsored by TOMS Shoes. On this day, people all around the world go one day without shoes to promote awareness about the millions of children in ...

LGBT History Month

Holiday; Observances

LGBT History Month is a observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history. In the US, it is observed for the whole month of October, with October 11th as National Coming Out Day. In the ...

Steve Jobs Day

Holiday; Observances

Launched by digital advertising agency Studiocom, Steve Jobs Day is in celebration of the greatness that Jobs achieved during his lifetime. People worldwide are encouraged to dress like Steve Jobs ...

World AIDS Day

Holiday; Observances

World AIDS Day has been observed annually on December 1 since 1988. It is a day dedicated to promoting HIV/AIDS education and to spread AIDS awareness throughout the world. World AIDS Day also serves ...

Election Day

Holiday; Observances

An America holiday for the election of public officials. The day is set for the Tuesday after the first Monday in November. The holiday is observed in applicable years (even years). Presidential ...

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