Days & Dates

Discover thousands of fun and interesting facts about the special days and dates of the year. Also learn about the facts of the different seasons and more.

Frosty looking January setting
19 Nov

12 Jubilant Facts About January

January is a very important month in our western calendar – it’s the start of a New Year, and for many of us, that means writing up all kinds of resolutions and starting new habits after the festive season. However, the month also has some incredible history to it – here are some fun facts …
interesting facts about Christmas
15 Nov

13 Captivating Facts About Christmas

Christmas is the time of year in the Christian calendar when families come together to really appreciate each other and to celebrate this festive period with gifts and food. Here’s some fun facts about Christmas! 1. Armenian Christmases have interesting menus! In Armenia, the traditional Christmas Eve meal consists of fried fish, lettuce and spinach. …
fun facts about Diwali
4 Nov

14 Dynamic Facts About Diwali

Happy Diwali! In 2021, the Festival of Lights fell on November 4th – and in fact, the date changes each year! This fascinating celebration originated in India, and it’s celebrated all over the world. Here are some fun facts about Diwali to help get you in the spirit of things! 1. What does Diwali actually …
Fun facts about Halloween
26 Oct

15 Spooky Facts About Halloween

Halloween is an annual celebration where people dress up in frightening masks and costumes to ward off bad spirits! Here’s 15 fun facts about Halloween to get you in the mood! 1. Scary costumes have been worn for centuries! The tradition of wearing scary costumes on Halloween comes from the ancient Celts as they believed …
facts about winter
9 Oct

15 Solid Facts About Winter

Winter is likely to be many people’s favorite time of the year. While it can get bitterly cold depending on where you are in the world, it is also the time of year in the northern hemisphere for Christmas and New Year celebrations. What’s more, there’s nothing quite like taking a stroll through snowy trails …
facts about guy fawkes
7 Oct

24 Explosive Facts About Guy Fawkes

We’re all well aware of the plot element in the film V for Vendetta and the use of Guy Fawkes’ masks. After the film, the Guy Fawkes’ masks have become a universally known symbol of protest used among various groups. The masks both conceal the identity of the protestants and demonstrate their commitment to a …
fun facts about December
7 Oct

36 Dazzling Facts About December

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year…” Sing along! December, that time of year when storefronts are festooned with holiday decorations and Christmas spirit! It’s a month of festivities, joy, and family reunions. December is also a month of one year’s closure and a time when we start preparing our New Year’s resolution list. …
Thanksgiving
4 Oct

11 Thought-Provoking Facts About Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a national holiday in the USA. It’s celebrated every year on the fourth Thursday of November, and originated as a harvest festival. To get you in the mood for the celebrations, here’s 11 fun facts about Thanksgiving… 1. Turkey and Thanksgiving is a modern coupling. There is no actual record of turkey being …
interesting facts about November
26 Sep

14 Fabulous Facts About November

November is the month of the year that can be quite divisive amongst people. While it’s a month which can be full of beauty – as the leaves fall from the trees, creating a gorgeous autumnal landscape – it is also the time of year when things start to become chilly. However, that’s not to …
interesting facts about tuesdays
13 Sep

27 Top Facts About Tuesday

Is Tuesday REALLY anyone’s favourite day of the week? Bizarrely, yes. It’s considered lucky in some cultures, and unlucky in others! Tuesday happens to have the poor luck of being too far from the weekend and barely ahead of hump day, making it a bit of a non-event for many people – and a bit …
facts about thursday
3 Sep

17 Telling Facts About Thursday

Are you into rhymes? “Monday’s child is fair of face. Tuesday’s child is full of grace. Wednesday’s child is full of woe. Thursday’s child has far to go…” If you’re a Thursday’s child according to this old rhyme you’re predestined for greatness! How about David Bowie’s Thursday’s child lyrics? “Throw me tomorrow, oh oh seeing …
A woodland fall scene
27 Aug

10 Fantastic Facts About Fall

Fall, on the whole, can be a very peaceful time of year. It’s when the weather starts to calm down and get milder from the heat of the summer months. However, when you live in the upper hemisphere, it is also likely to be a time when the rain starts coming in thick and fast! …
facts about October
14 Aug

18 Outstanding Facts About October

October, the tenth month of year, tends to be when things start getting darker, and colder (at least in the North) and we start heading towards the winter months. However, it is also a month full of celebration, and it tends to be a favourite month for many people. But what are some fun facts …
facts about mondays
11 Aug

28 Mind-blowing Facts About Monday

Put on your smart suit, it’s time to go to work! It’s Monday! I don’t know whether you’re a Monday person or not but let’s start with a bit of reversed psychology: not everyone hates Mondays! For every optimist out there Monday is a day for a brand new start. It’s a chance to start …
facts about Day of the Dead
7 Aug

12 Dramatic Facts About The Day of The Dead

El Dia de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead in English, is a unique Mexican holiday that has been gaining popularity outside of its native country for quite some time now. Here are some fun facts about the Day of the Dead! 1. Let’s dispel a myth… Day of the Dead is not Mexico’s …