Friday, April 24, 2009

Holidays on Earth Today: April 24th from Associatedcontent.com


Ok Today is my B Day. And I wanted to find out what exactly is celebrated or important on this day. And here it is..FYI!



Holidays are such an important part of each countries tradition along with supporting its culture. Some of the most popular holidays on earth either revolve around the Christian belief such as Easter and Christmas however there are
other popular ones such as Independence Day, New Year Day, and Valentines and so on. Then there are strange and weird holidays that really have no meaning besides the mere purpose to have an excuse to celebrate something. Have you ever wondered what is going on around the world today?

Today marks the 114th day of the year!

251 days left this year!

1. United States:

*National Pigs-in-a-Blanket Day

*National Remembrance of Man's Inhumanity To Man Day

*Rattlesnake Day: Magnum, Oklahoma Only

*Native Son Day: Alton, Illinois Only

*Feast of the 3 Holy Maries

*Hostage Heroes Day

*Plumber's Day

*National PC/Typing Contest Begins

*Ambivalence Day

*Arbor Day

*National Hairball Awareness Day

*Global Youth Services Day

*Ryan Newman Birthday: 1998

*Kelly Clarkson Birthday: 1982

*Sam Doumit Birthday: 1975

*Melinda Clarke Birthday: 1969

*Cedric the Entertainer Birthday: 1964

*Michael O'Keefe Birthday: 1955

*Barbra Streisand Birthday: 1942

*Shirley MacLaine Birthday: 1934

2. Armenia:

*Armenian Genocide Memorial Day

*Armenian Martyr's Day

3. Niger:

*National Concord Day

4. China:

*Birthday of the Sun

5. Iceland:

*Children's Day

6. Australia:

*Kapyong Day

7. Gambia:

*Republic Day

8. Nepal:

*Democracy Day

9. International:

*Feast Day: St. Egbert; St. Mellitus; St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen; & St. Honorius