National Days in January

If you’re like me, then you love any excuse to celebrate and have a good time.

There’s something about January that just feels festive. Maybe it’s the chilly weather, well when you live in the northern hemisphere that is, that makes us all want to huddle around a warm fire, or maybe it’s the excitement of a new year that has us all feeling optimistic.

Yes, January is one of my favorite months – there are so many National Days to get excited about! From National Popcorn Day to National Puzzle Day, there’s no shortage of fun things to do.

So this January, make sure to mark these special days on your calendar and enjoy the festivities.

Whether you’re shopping for gifts, throwing a party, or just taking some time to relax and have some fun, these celebrations are definitely worth checking out.

In any case, there are plenty of fun national days in January to help get you into the spirit!

January is full of fun and weird national and international days. If you’re looking for a unique gift, or want to know what to do on a specific day, look no further!

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Apple Gifting Day
On Apple Gifting Day, people across the United States give apples to their friends and loved ones. The tradition started a long time ago when apples were a symbol of good luck and prosperity.History of Apple Gifting DayThe tradition of giving apples on Apple Gifting Day is believed to date back to the ear , ...
World Day of Peace
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The World Day of Peace is celebrated every year on January 1st. The day was established by the United Nations in 1981 as a day for “commemorating and strengthening the ideals of peace both within and among all nations and people.”The day is also meant to be a time for reflection, prayer, and action tow , ...
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World Introvert Day
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World Introvert Day is a day to celebrate and appreciate introverts! Reading the blogpost Here’s why we need a World Introvert Day | Professional Career Advice | Personalized Career and Life Advice by Felicitas Heyne (ipersonic.com) then it is clear that we just need to do more for introverts. Jenn Granneman, au , ...
55 mph Speed Limit Day
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The 55 mph Speed Limit Day is a national event celebrated annually on the 2nd of January. The day commemorates the establishment of the National Maximum Speed Law, which was enacted on December 23, 1973, and resulted in the nationwide speed limit being set at 55 miles per hourThe event is celebrated by both car en , ...
National Erika Day 
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Is your name Erika or do you know someone whose name is Erica? If so, then celebrate National Erika Day on the 2nd of January.Erika Day is a special day all unto itself. It’s a time to reflect on the amazing women out there who share the name, Erika. Whether you’re an Erika yourself or know someone who , ...
Motivation and Inspiration Day
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Motivation and Inspiration Day is celebrated on the 2nd of January annually. It is a day to encourage and motivate people to pursue their dreams and goals. On this day, people are encouraged to set new goals and resolutions for the coming year. The day is also a time to reflect on the past year and learn from any mist , ...
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National Drinking Straw Day
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National Drinking Straw Day! A day to celebrate a simple invention that has made drinking much easier (and cleaner!) for all of us. Whether you’re sipping a cold beverage on a hot day or enjoying a smoothie for breakfast, straws make it easy and fun to drink. So today, take some time to enjoy your favorite drink , ...
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Free Flower Basket Day
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On January 4, Free Flower Basket Day, people across the country can enjoy a free flower basket! This day is an excellent opportunity to show your loved ones how much you care by giving them a beautiful bouquet of flowers. You can also use this day to spread some cheer by handing out free flower baskets to strangers. W , ...
National Spaghetti Day
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National Spaghetti Day, Spaghetti is one of those dishes that everyone seems to love. It’s simple, hearty, and just the right amount of filling. But on top of all of that, it’s also so versatile! You can have it with red sauce, white sauce, meatballs, sausage… the possibilities are endless!After , ...
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National Keto Day
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National Keto day is celebrated on the 5th of January and is the day to celebrate the ketogenic diet and its many benefits. The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet that has been shown to be very effective in treating various health conditions. The keto diet has been shown to be beneficial in treating e , ...
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National Bean Day
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National bean day is celebrated on the 6th of January and for us, in the northern hemisphere, this is an excellent day to make your favorite bean meal.Whether you like black beans, white beans, kidney beans, or pinto beans, there are tons of recipes out there for you to try.How Healthy are Beans?Beans are , ...
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Old Rock Day
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Do you love old rocks? Do you love learning about how our planet has changed over time? Then join us in celebrating Old Rock Day! On this day, we take a minute to appreciate all of the histories that rocks have to tell us. Rocks can tell us about the climate thousands of years ago, how oceans and rivers have shifted, , ...
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National Bubble Bath Day
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If there’s one thing women love, it’s a good ol’ fashioned bubble bath. And what could be better than taking a luxurious soak in bubbles on National Bubble Bath Day? Whether you’re soaking away the stresses of the day or treating yourself to some R&R, today is the perfect day to pamper your , ...
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National Apricot Day
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What could be better than sinking your teeth into a juicy, ripe apricot on a hot summer day? Nothing, that’s what! In honor of National Apricot Day, we’re celebrating all things apricot—from recipes to nutritional information. So come along and learn everything you need to know about America’s favori , ...
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National Cut Your Energy Costs Day
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On January 10th, Americans across the country will celebrate National Cut Your Energy Costs Day. This day is all about taking small steps to save energy and money. Every little bit counts when it comes to saving energy, so use this day as an opportunity to start making changes in your home or office. The purpose of Nat , ...
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Nigeria Armed Forces Remembrance Day
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Like so many children, many Nigerian kids want to be in the army. Some have a duty to be in the army one day but when you see parades on days like the Nigeria Armed Forces Remembrance Day, kids might even want to join quicker than allowed by law.The Nigeria Armed Forces Remembrance Day (AFRD), usually known simply , ...
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National Milk Day
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National Milk Day, a drink we enjoy and for some on a daily basis.Milk has been a part of the human diet for thousands of years and is considered a staple in many cultures. It is a natural source of nutrients like calcium, potassium, and vitamin D, as well as protein and fatNot only is milk a delicious and nut , ...
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