Independence Day might be the most well known holiday in July, but did you know that this month also contains many other fun and quirky celebrations?
Here are some of the strangest holidays in the month of July:Details
What are your plans to celebrate Juneteenth this year?
If you haven’t heard of this holiday before, Juneteenth is celebrated on the 19th of June and it is the oldest recorded celebration to commemorate when slavery came to an end in the USA.
It was established in 1865 when the Union Soldiers arrived at Galveston, Texas and Major General Gordon Granger announced that those who were enslaved were now free.
This festival is held every year, especially in the Southern states of America, to celebrate the emancipation of the slaves.
In early years due to deeply ingrained racism the holiday was banned from being publicly celebrated, however the Civil Rights Movement brought with it a resurgence of Juneteenth celebrations and in 1980 it became an official state holiday.Details
World Environment Day was created to raise awareness of environmental concerns and enhance political and public action.
It is held every year on June 5th and it is intended to be the most widely celebrated international event for positive environmental action.
The health of the environmental is crucial to our existence and we have the responsibility to make sure that our actions are sustainable and environmentally conscious.
This annual event provides an opportunity to get the conversation started about important environmental issues.Details
Do you have any pranks or tricks planned for upcoming April Fool’s Day?
The first of April is known as a day of playfulness and trickery in many countries around the world. It is not an official national holiday, but it is recognized by many people who play jokes and pranks on their family members, friends, coworkers, teachers, schoolmates and neighbors. Also, many news networks and websites post silly and ridiculous materials on April Fools in order to prank their readers. Here are a few of the most outrageous April Fools hoaxes in recent history: