Random Acts of Kindness Day

Celebrated On: September 1, annually Origin: Random Acts of Kindness Day is the name of an unofficial holiday increasingly celebrated around the world by localities or organizations, or nationwide, in order to encourage acts of kindness. The original founder of Random Acts of Kindness Day is Josh de Jong. Additional Information: The holiday is now on February 17… Read More »

Emma M. Nutt Day

Celebrated On: September 1, annually Origin: Emma Mills Nutt (1860-1915) became the world’s first female telephone operator on 1 September 1878 when she started working for the Edwin Holmes Telephone Dispatch Company (or the Boston Telephone Dispatch company) in Boston, Massachusetts. Additional Information: In January 1878 the Boston Telephone Dispatch company had started hiring boys… Read More »

Frankenstein Day

Frankenstein Day is celebrated on August 30th of each year to commemorate the birth of Mary Shelley, author of the novel Frankenstein. Mary Shelley (née Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin; 30 August 1797 – 1 February 1851) was an English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best known for her Gothic novel Frankenstein:… Read More »

Women’s Equality Day

Women’s Equality Day is celebrated on August 26th of each year. Women’s Equality Day is a day proclaimed each year by the United States President to commemorate the giving of the vote to women throughout the country on an equal basis to men. Women in the United States were given the right to vote on… Read More »