Calendar of Strange Holidays and Other Events for Scrapbooking In January

Imagine the strange and jazzy layouts you can make celebrating some of these wild, wacky and unusual holidays. These have been collected and compiled from various sources over the years of my teaching and we celebrated many of them in the classroom. Celebrate them with your children and family and create fun and wacky layouts!

The Month of January

Eye Care Month

National Hobby Month

National Soup Month

National Thank You Month

Oatmeal Month

National Staying Healthy Month

March of Dimes Birth Defects Prevention Month

Whale Watching Month

National Egg Month

First Week

Silent Record Week

Braille Literacy Week

Universal Week of Prayer

Second Week

National Bowling Week

Transcriptionist Week

National Pizza Week

National Book Week

Third Week

International Printing Week

Jaycee Week

Worldwide Kiwanis Week

National Thrift Week

Fourth Week

Mozart Week

National Meat Week

1 New Year’s Day

1 First Foot Day

1 Betsy Ross’ Birthday (born 1752)

1 Paul Revere’s Birthday (born 1735)

1 Z Day

1 Polar Bear Swim Day

1 First Cheese Factory Opened

2 Drinking Straw patented

3 Festival of Sleep Day

3 National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day

4 Trivia Day

4 Tennis Day

4 Flower Basket Day

4 National Spaghetti Day

5 National Whipped Cream Day

5 Bird Day

6 Bean Day

7 Old Rock Day

7 Panama Canal Day

7 Typewriter Patented

8 Rock ‘n’ Roll Day

8 First Computer Patented

10 Peculiar People Day

10 Volunteer Fireman’s Day

10 Oil first discovered in Texas (1901)

11 Secret Pal Day

11 International Thank You Day

11 Pharmacist’s Day

11 National Milk Day (milk delivered in bottles for first time-1878)

13 Make Your Dreams Come True Day

13 Stephen Foster Memorial Day

14 National Dress Up Your Pet Day

15 Hat Day

15 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday (born 1929)

16 Hot and Spicy Food International Day

16 Religious Freedom Day

16 National Fig Newton Day

16 National Nothing Day

17 Pig Day

17 Ben Franklin’s Birthday (born 1706)

18 Winnie the Pooh Day

19 National Popcorn Day

19 Archery Day

19 Robert E. Lee’s Birth Anniversary (born 1807)

20 Cheese Day

20 Basketball Day

21 Hat Day

21 National Hugging Day

23 National Handwriting Day

23 National Pie Day

23 Measure Your Feet Day

24 National Peanut Butter Day

24 Eskimo Pie Patent Day (by Christian Nelson in 1922)

24 Gold discovered in California (Sutter’s Mill in 1848)

24 National School Nurse Day

25 Opposite Day

25 Observe the Weather Day

26 National Popcorn Day

26 National Peanut Brittle Day

27 National Chocolate Cake Day

27 Australia Day (the day Sydney, Australia was settled in 1778)

27 National School Nurse Day

28 National Kazoo Day

28 Bald Eagle Day

29 National Rattle Snake Roundup Day

29 National Puzzle Day

29 National Corn Chip Day

30 Escape Day

31 National Popcorn Day

31 National Backwards Day

Related Links:

Calendar of Strange Holidays and Other Events for Scrapbooking In January

Calendar of Strange Holidays and Other Events for Scrapbooking In February

Calendar of Strange Holidays and Other Events for Scrapbooking In March

Calendar of Strange Holidays and Other Events for Scrapbooking In April

Calendar of Strange Holidays and Other Events for Scrapbooking In May

Calendar of Strange Holidays and Other Events for Scrapbooking In June

Calendar of Strange Holidays and Other Events for Scrapbooking In July

Calendar of Strange Holidays and Other Events for Scrapbooking In August

Calendar of Strange Holidays and Other Events for Scrapbooking In September

Calendar of Strange Holidays and Other Events for Scrapbooking In October

Calendar of Strange Holidays and Other Events for Scrapbooking In November

Calendar of Strange Holidays and Other Events for Scrapbooking In December

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