Make up your own Holiday Day
- finally your chance to make up your own holiday. The objective of today is to be creative and make up a special holiday that means something important to you. You have the authority, so you can make it is as silly or serious as you want! What will your holiday be today?
National Nougat Day
- Nougat, according to Wikipedia, “is a term used to describe a variety of similar confectioneries made with sugar or honey, roasted nuts and sometimes chopped candied fruit. The consistency of nougat can range from chewy to hard depending on its composition, and it is used in a variety of candy bars and chocolates.”
Robert Frost's Birthday
- Robert Lee Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an American poet. He is highly regarded for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial speech. His work frequently employed settings from rural life in New England in the early twentieth century, using them to examine complex social and philosophical themes. A popular and often-quoted poet, Frost was honored frequently during his lifetime, receiving four Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry.
Legal Assistants Day
- A day recognizing the many contributions made to the legal profession by legal assistants.
Medic Alert Birthday
- The MedicAlert Foundation, a non-profit company founded in March 26, 1956 and headquartered in Turlock, California, maintains a database of members' medical information that is made available to medical authorities in the event of an emergency. Members supply critical medical data to the organization and receive a distinctive metal bracelet or necklace tag which is worn at all times. It can be used by law enforcement or emergency medical personnel to access their medical history and special medical needs.
Salk Vaccine Birthday
- On March 26, 1953, American medical researcher Dr. Jonas Salk announces on a national radio show that he has successfully tested a vaccine against poliomyelitis, the virus that causes the crippling disease of polio.
- is more about awareness than actual energy conservation. It began in Australia in 2007, when — under the sponsorship of World Wildlife Fund Australia — more than two million Sydneysiders turned off their lights to send the message that they were concerned about climate change. The idea spread rapidly; it's become an annual event, held on the last Saturday in March. This year, the hope is that one billion people in 4,000 cities worldwide will participate in the cause. Read more
- This was updated by Catherine on March 26, 2012 -
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