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Halloween originated as a pagan festival in parts of Northern Europe, particularly around what is now the United Kingdom. Many European cultural traditions hold that Halloween is a time when magic is most potent and spirits can make contact with the physical world. In Christian times, it became a celebration of the evening before All Saints’ […]


Thanksgiving Day is a traditional holiday celebrated primarily in the United States and Canada. It is observed on different dates in each country. In the United States, Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November, while in Canada, it is celebrated on the second Monday of October. Thanksgiving has historical roots in religious and cultural […]

Christmas Day

Christmas is an annual holiday that is celebrated on December 25th in many countries around the world. It is primarily recognized as a Christian religious holiday commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, who is considered the central figure of Christianity. The word "Christmas" is derived from the Old English phrase "Cristes maesse," which means "Christ's […]

Employee Appreciation Day

Bosses across the United States have the chance to support, thank and reward workers on Employee Appreciation Day on the first Friday in March. Known in the US as the "Guru of Thank You", Dr. Bob Nelson, a founding member of the Recognition Professionals International (RPI) (previously NAER- National Association for Employee Recognition), had the […]

St. Patrick’s Day

St Patrick's Day, on March 17, remembers one of Ireland’s patron saints, St Patrick. It largely celebrates Irish-American culture in the United States.  The most common St Patrick's Day symbol is the shamrock. The shamrock is the leaf of the clover plant and a symbol of the Holy Trinity. Other symbols include: Almost anything green. […]

April Fool’s Day

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On this day in 1700, English pranksters begin popularizing the annual tradition of April Fools' Day playing practical jokes on each other. Although the day, also called All Fools' Day, has been celebrated for several centuries by different cultures, its exact origins remain a mystery. Some historians speculate that April Fools' Day dates back to […]