National awareness days and holidays for every country in the world, as well as an 'International' section for shared and world-wide holidays. Provides links to organizations promoting various awareness days or holidays.
Promotional Events Calendar
Holidays, national events, appreciation weeks and other special occasions are often great opportunities to promote your company or organization using promotional products and giveaways.
National Archives : Heritage Months, Holidays, and Awareness Days
Heritage Months, Holidays, and Awareness Days
eHow : Holidays & Celebrations
4th of July Birthdays Chinese New Year Christmas Cinco de Mayo Diwali Easter Father's Day Gay Pride Gift Giving Halloween Hanukkah Kwanzaa Labor Day Mardi Gras Memorial Day Mother's Day New Year's Oktoberfest Passover Ramadan Rosh Hashanah St. Patrick's Day Thanksgiving Valentine's Day Yom Kippur
INTERFAITH CALENDAR : Primary sacred times for world religions
Religious holidays sacred days Judaism Islam Buddhist Hindu Christian Baha'i Zoroastrian Sikh Shinto Jain Confucian Daoist Native American
American Secular Holidays Calendar
A searchable database of American non-religious holidays.
Month by Month British Online Interactive Calendar
This is a month by month online interactive calendar of the festivals, annual events and notable dates in and around the UK.
Holidays for Everyday
Covers the United States and other countries. Includes monthly events, weekly events,and daily events.
Includes daily and monthly observances from the USA and other countries. Some events are linked to information.
National Book Month Activities
Student activities for National Book Month
**Surfing the Calendar : Calendar of Special Events**
This site seems to be one of the the best ones for teachers and librarians. Seems to have most of the special days/holidays. Scroll to the bottom of the page for the other months.
Read, Write, and Think Events Calendar
In partnership with the International Reading Association (IRA), and the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), Read, Write, Think presents a very excellent classroom events literary related calendar.
About.com: School Year Calendar of Children's Books
A school calendar for the U.S., September - August. Lists literature and book related holidays including the birthdays of children's book authors and illustrators, for each month. Recommends children's books for each special day or celebration. Click on the text link, NOT the image.