International Talk with a Fake British Accent Day

International Talk with a Fake British Accent Day is celebrated on December 17th of each year and was founded by Big Apple Brits, an expat community in New York City, in 2009. Louise Gale and Derek Nisbet founded Big Apple Brits to bring their NYC British expat group online.  Big Apple Brits made their first […]

Pearl Harbor Day

The attack on Pearl Harbor (called the Hawaii Operation or Operation Z by the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters, and the Battle of Pearl Harbor by some Americans) was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on the morning of December 7, 1941. […]

National Cotton Candy Day

National Cotton Candy Day is celebrated on November 7th of each year.  The staff at National Whatever Day were unable to discover the origins of National Cotton Candy Day, however that doesn’t stop us from celebrating. Cotton candy was first recorded around Mid-18th Century. At that time, spun sugar was an expensive, labor-intensive endeavor and […]

International Civil Aviation Day

International Civil Aviation Day (ICAD) was established in 1994 by ICAO, through Assembly Resolution A29-1, to mark the 50th anniversary of the Organization, created on 7 December 1944. In 1996, pursuant to an ICAO initiative and with the assistance of the Canadian Government, the United Nations General Assembly by resolution officially recognized 7 December as […]