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National Freedom Day – February 1st

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

National Freedom Day is an observance day in the United States that respects the signing of a resolution that proposed the 13th amendment of the nation’s constitution on February 1, 1865. Abraham Lincoln, who was the president at the time, signed the resolution to outlaw slavery. National Freedom Day is annually observed on February 1.

(June 20) Today we’re celebrating . . .  World Juggling Day

Monday, June 20th, 2011

World Juggling Day
Share the art of juggling during this international holiday celebrated by juggling clubs around the world.

photo credit: via flickr

(June 19) Today we’re celebrating . . .  Father’s Day

Sunday, June 19th, 2011

dad-countdown09Father’s Day
A day of commemoration and celebration of Dad. It is a day to not only honor your father, but all men who have acted as a father figure in your life – whether as Stepfathers, Uncles, Grandfathers, or “Big Brothers.”

It is a time of burnt toast and breakfast in bed, family gatherings, crayon scribbled “I Love You”s and, of course, that lovely new tie!

And on this very special day – Holidays on the Net is happy to invite you to our special Father’s Day celebration. Come join us as we celebrate dear old dads and let them know just how much they mean to us.

You can refresh your memory about the history of Father’s Day, test your dad trivia (Quick: How many dads are there in America?), and read some inspirational quotes about fatherhood. Or take a trip with us down memory lane as we recount your favorite TV dads (Are you more a fan of the Homer Simpson dads or the Ward Cleaver fathers?).

And its not too late to get your kids involved in planning for Father’s Day. Check out our collection of crafts and coloring pages. We’ve also got a robust list of gift suggestions suitable for any budget. And since the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach (or so goes the saying), we’ve put together an impressive collection of Father’s Day recipes — from sweet treats for breakfast to Hero sandwiches for lunch to BBQ with all the fixins’ for dinner.

We look forward to celebrating this special day together with you. Here’s to our dads!

White House Releases Presidential Proclamation For National Native American Heritage Month, 2009

Monday, November 16th, 2009

National Native American Heritage Month, 2009
A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America


NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim November 2009 as National Native American Heritage Month. I call upon all Americans to commemorate this month with appropriate programs and activities, and to celebrate November 27, 2009, as Native American Heritage Day.


Full Text of Presidential Proclamation: National Native American Heritage Month

(September 13) Today we're celebrating . . .  National Grandparent's Day

Sunday, September 13th, 2009

09092007gd.jpgNational Grandparent’s Day
Show your appreciation today to your grandparents for all their love and for enriching your life and the lives of your siblings and cousins. Make a phone call, send a card, or better yet – plan to spend the day together.

(XXOOXX miss you Granny XXOOXX)

(September 12) Today we're celebrating . . .  Video Games Day

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

Video Games Day
A day for video game players to give thanks for the great waste of time fun video games have brought to their lives.

photo credit: Klis via flickr

(September 11) Today we're observing . . .  911 Day / Patriot Day

Friday, September 11th, 2009

09112007tl.jpg911 Day / Patriot Day
Honoring and remembering those who lost their lives in the 2001 World Trade Center and the Pentagon attacks.

photo credit: louie volpe; tower of lights, twin towers memorial lower manhattan.

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