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Limerick Day

National Limerick Day honors the birthday of Edward Lear, the English writer known for his works of nonsensical prose and poetry.

Anne Frank’s Birthday

Anne Frank (1929-1945), a young Jewish girl, and her family moved to the Netherlands from Germany after Adolf Hitler and the Nazis came to power there in 1933. In 1942,…

Nelson Mandela International Day

Nelson Mandela International Day is celebrated every year on his birthday - July 18th. “What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what…

Gandhi’s Birthday

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869, in Porbandar, India. He was the leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule. Learn About Mohandas Gandhi


Shichi-Go-San literally means 7-5-3 in Japanese. The festival, held every November 15, is a traditional rite of passage for Japanese boys turning 3 and 5 and girls turning 3 and 7…