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In 1938, 15,000 Argentines celebrated in Buenos Aires the NAZI annexation of Austria.
Children’s Day is celebrated in India on November 14th, 9 months after Valentine’s Day.
People in Kuwait celebrated the end of the first Gulf War by firing weapons into the air. 20 Kuwaitis died from bullets falling from the sky.
The National High Five Day is celebrated each year on the third Thursday of April.
TheTowel Day is celebrated every year on 25 May.
In Thailand, Burma, Sri Lanka, Cambodia and Lao, the Buddhist New Year is celebrated for three days.
Since 1990, South Dakota has celebrated Native American Day instead of Columbus Day.
In 2015, a German man celebrated his birthday for 46 hours, the longest birthday ever, by travelling across time zones.
International Men’s Day is celebrated every 19 November, focusing on men’s and boys’ health, promoting gender equality, and highlighting male role models.
Beer was illegal in Iceland until March 1, 1989. Now, the date is celebrated every year in Reykjavik as Bjordagur, or Beer Day.
Cinco de Mayo is not that important in Mexico and is mainly celebrated only in the state of Puebla.
Celebrated inventor and physicist Nikola Tesla swore by toe exercises – every night, he’d repeatedly ‘squish’ his toes, 100 times for each foot.
“April fools day” is so named because of the “fools” who still celebrated the new year on April 1st instead of the (ten new) January 1st
Lions are symbols of strength and courage and have been celebrated throughout history for these characteristics. They are also common symbols for royalty and stateliness, hence the phrase ‘king of the jungle’.