What Are Some Little-Known National Days?


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Examples of obscure national days include National Bird Day, Lumpy Rug Day, Star Wars Day and Be Late For Something Day. Other examples are Teddy Bear Day and Sewing Machine Day.

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National Bird Day takes place on January 5th. Bird activists established the day to help people be aware of the plight of captive birds. Lumpy Rug Day occurs on May 3rd and its purpose is to show appreciation for good rugs. Ways to celebrate this day include throwing out old lumpy rugs and getting a new rug.

Star Wars Day takes place on May 4th and was inspired by the Star Wars quote "May the force be with you." Enthusiasts adapt the quote for this holiday to "May the fourth be with you."

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