Great Poetry Reading Day
When : Always April 28th
Great Poetry Reading Day is in honor of some really great verse.
There's lots of poetry out there. Some is good, and some is not so good. Today is intended to read the world's greatest poetry.
Celebrate today in any or all of the following ways:
Hold a poetry reading hour or party
Listen to poetry
Write your own poetry....someday it may be looked upon as great!
Origin of "Great Poetry Reading Day":
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day.
Tip: Guys, you will score a lot of points, if you read romantic poetry to your lady today. And, today is also Kiss Your Mate Day.
Kiss Your Mate Day
When : Always April 28th
Kiss Your Mate Day is a perfect chance to smooch with your partner. As if you need an opportunity to share a kiss or two with the one you love. With spring in th air, April is an appropriate time for Kiss Your Mate Day.
Some people may ask "why you need a holiday to kiss your mate?" Others say "every day should be Kiss Your Mate Day." Unfortunately, researchers tell us that kissing, an important part of romance and intimacy, is the first thing to go in a relationship. If you don't currently kiss your mate everyday, use today to re-establish kissing in your life.
Ladies and Gentleman....... Do we need to tell you the traditions of this great holiday? I didn't think so. Now, get to it!
Here are some Kiss Your Mate Day tips and rules:
There is no upper limit to the number of times you can kiss your mate today.
There is no upper limit to the number of kisses you can share today.
It is highly recommended that you limit your kisses to just one mate.
If you don't have a mate, it's alright to kiss someone who is not formally your mate.... Hey, you never know. This day may be a beginning.......
You can kiss your mate wherever you want (location/place).
You can kiss your mate wherever you want (anatomically speaking)
Giving candy or flowers is not required. But, we suggest that those who do, will receive more kisses.
Origin of Kiss Your Mate Day:
Our research found no factual information about the origin of Kiss Your Mate Day. We did find this holiday on virtually every Ecard company we discovered.
While we don't know created this day, the romantical side of us is very glad that it was created!
This Day in History April 28
The Battle of Cerignola is fought. It is noted as the first battle in history won by small arms fire using gunpowder. (1503)
Maryland becomes the seventh state to ratify the Constitution of the United States. (1788)
Mutiny on the Bounty: Lieutenant William Bligh and 18 sailors are set adrift and the rebel crew returns to Tahiti briefly and then sets sail for Pitcairn Island. (1789)
Chinese and Irish laborers for the Central Pacific Railroad working on the First Transcontinental Railroad lay 10 miles of track in one day, a feat which has never been matched. (1869)
Frenchman Louis Paulhan wins the 1910 London to Manchester air race, the first long-distance aeroplane race in England. (1910)
The first night game in organized baseball history takes place in Independence, Kansas. (1930)
A vaccine for yellow fever is announced for use on humans. (1932)
World War II: Nine German E-boats attacked US and UK units during Exercise Tiger, the rehearsal for the Normandy landings, killing 946. (1944)
Dwight D. Eisenhower resigns as Supreme Allied Commander of NATO. (1952)
Charles de Gaulle resigns as President of France. (1969)
Vietnam War: U.S. President Richard M. Nixon formally authorizes American combat troops to fight communist sanctuaries in Cambodia. (1970)
The United States Navy aircraft carrier USS Enterprise becomes the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier to transit the Suez Canal, navigating from the Red Sea to the Mediterranean Sea to relieve the USS Coral Sea. (1986)
Whitewater controversy: President Bill Clinton gives a 4½ hour videotaped testimony for the defense. (1996)