Balloons Around the World Day

Balloons Around The World is a made-up holiday that aims to spread cheer around the world. It is celebrated annually on October 1. The unofficial holiday was created by Jeff Brown in 2000. The holiday encourages people to use balloons and the art of balloon twisting and decorating to bring smiles to the faces of …
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May 17 NATIONAL GRADUATION TASSEL DAY

Across the country, May 17 marks the annual parade of academic achievement. National Graduation Tassel Day celebrates the accomplishments of every graduate! Typically auditoriums and stadiums will fill with proud family and friends excited to witness the commencement ceremonies of high schools, colleges, and universities. Tassels dangle from the mortarboards in the colors of their esteemed …
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NATIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR DAY

National Medal of Honor Day on March 25th recognizes all Medal of Honor recipients. On March 25, 1863, Secretary of War, Edwin Stanton presented the first Medals of Honor (Army) to six members of  “Andrews Raiders” for their volunteering and participation during an American Civil War raid in April of 1862. Created in 1861, the …
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NATIONAL TECHNOLOGY DAY, January 6

National Technology Day on January 6th recognizes the way technology changes the world and looks to the future of technology. From the wheel to smartphones, each year the day honors technological achievements made that impact our daily lives. Imagine the world without technology.  In our daily lives, we can’t take a step without coming into …
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NATIONAL GUARD BIRTHDAY – December 13

December 13th commemorates the National Guard Birthday. A component of the United States Army, the National Guard is primarily composed of citizen-soldiers who hold down full-time, civilian jobs, attend school, or as is often the case, both. At the same time, they are available to provide support and protection for the states’ civilians or be …
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AVIATION MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN DAY

On May 24 we honor the men and women who have worked behind the scenes making and keeping aviation possible.  It is Aviation Maintenance Technician Day. We all know the story of Orville and Wilbur Wright, Kitty Hawk and the experiment of human flight. How many of us know the name, Charles Edward Taylor? He …
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Wright Brothers Day

Wright Brothers Day on December 17 recognizes the first time Orville and Wilbur Wright successfully flew their heavier-than-air, mechanically propelled aircraft in 1903. As we depart for Christmas travel, you might want to fondly remember these two inventors. As many of us indeed board a plane to see family at Christmas. Without them your travel …
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