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- Robbie Burns Day (Today)This day celebrates the birthday of the man considered by many to be Scotland's national poet, their beloved Robert Burns. Burns was born 25 January 1759 in Alloway, Scotland, the eldest of 7 children.
- Australia Day is an official public holiday throughout Australia, promoted by the government with fireworks and performances. It occurs for Australians at the height of their summer, though sadly it also marks for Australian school children the end of their summer holidays.Read more >>>
- With the end of January fast approaching, you'd think it'd be National Use up the last of the Christmas Nuts Day so that we weren't staring at the bowl of them in the living room until Easter.Read more >>>
- Potato Day started in 1994. In the UK, it is sponsored by the HDRA organic assocation and by the grocery store chain, Waitrose.Read more >>>
- The 30th of January is Croissant Day. There are many myths associated with croissants now; suffice it to say, anything you're likely to hear about the history of croissants is almost certainly a myth.Read more >>>
- When's the last time you made a Baked Alaska -- or, have you ever? With Baked Alaska Day once again upon us, it may be time to give it a try. It is really dead easy to make, consisting of just 3 items -- cake, ice cream, meringue.Read more >>>
- St Brigid's Day is also known as Feast-Day of Bride, Là Fhéill Bhrìghde, and Imbolc. The early Celts all over Northern Europe celebrated this day as Imbolc.Read more >>>
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-- Andy Rooney
-- Andy Rooney