Make Your Own Holiday Day
When : Always March 26th
Make Your Own Holiday Day allows you to make today a special day for anything you want. The objective of today, is to allow one day for any topic or event that has otherwise escaped recognition... up to now.
We didn't create this day. But, we are glad its here. Many visitors have inquired as to how to create a holiday or special day. It's not easy, and it's even more difficult to create a truly national day.
Today, is your day to skip all of the red tape, bypass all of the effort, and create a special day of any kind. Simply declare your special day on Make Your Own Holiday Day!
Origin of "Make Your Own Holiday Day":
This day appears to have been created by the Wellness Permission League. However, we have not yet found their website, or more information.
This Day in History March 26
Combat of the Thirty : Thirty Breton Knights call out and defeat thirty English Knights. (1351)
William Caxton prints his translation of Aesop's Fables. (1484)
A political cartoon in the Boston Gazette coins the term "gerrymander" to describe oddly shaped electoral districts designed to help incumbents win reelection. (1812)
The Book of Mormon is published in Palmyra, New York. (1830)
The Eastman Dry Plate and Chemical Company manufactures the first motion picture film. (1885)
SwissAir is founded as the national airline of Switzerland. (1931)
The driving test is introduced in the United Kingdom. (1934)
The first female prisoners arrive at Auschwitz concentration camp in Nazi-occupied Poland. (1942)
Dr. Jonas Salk invents a vaccine to fight polio. (1955)
The United States Army launches Explorer 3. (1958)
Ten thousand people gather for one of many Central Park be-ins in New York City (1967)
Anwar al-Sadat, Menachem Begin and Jimmy Carter sign the Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty in Washington, D.C.. (1979)
A groundbreaking ceremony for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is held in Washington, D.C. (1982)
Thirty-nine bodies are found in the Heaven's Gate cult suicides. (1997)
Oued Bouaicha massacre in Algeria: 52 people are killed with axes and knives, 32 of them babies under the age of 2. (1998)
The "Melissa worm" infects Microsoft word processing and e-mail systems around the world. (1999)
A jury in Michigan finds Dr. Jack Kevorkian guilty of second-degree murder for administering a lethal injection to a terminally ill man. (1999)