Funny holidays include International Respect for Chickens Day, International Talk Like a Pirate Day and National Corn Dog Day. International Respect for Chickens Day is celebrated on May 4 every year. It was first organized by United Poultry Concerns in 2005 to bring awareness to the treatment of domestic fowl.
International Talk Like a Pirate Day encourages everyone to talk like a pirate on September 19 each year. It was introduced by John Baur and Mark Summers of Albany, Oregon. Its intent is to celebrate pirate history. National Corn Dog Day involves corn dogs and basketball. It is celebrated on March 21 and is governed by a board of directors, with events hosted every year throughout the United States.