[Ads-l] Days named for their date

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri Nov 23 19:45:21 EST 2018


> On Nov 23, 2018, at 7:04 PM, Barretts Mail <mail.barretts at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> 
> Perhaps March Fo(u)rth is of interest. 

And lest we forget, 9/11.  
> 
> For holidays usually called by the date, there are at least the Fourth of July, Cinco de Mayo and Sete de Setembro.
> 
> BB


My birthday is a holiday called by a date in France, le quatorze juillet.   (Nobody there calls it Bastille Day.)

LH

> 
>> On 23 Nov 2018, at 14:16, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at YALE.EDU> wrote:
>> 
>> Well, there’s June 9, although I’m not sure how widely it’s celebrated:
>> https://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/showthread.php?t=555625
>> 
>> And more prosaically, July 11:
>> https://nationaldaycalendar.com/national-7-eleven-day-july-11/
>> 
>> LH
>> 
>>> On Nov 23, 2018, at 5:10 PM, Bill Mullins <amcombill at HOTMAIL.COM> wrote:
>>> 
>>> 3/14 -- Pi Day
>>> 
>>> 4/20 -- Marijuana Day
>>> 
>>> 5/4 -- Star Wars Day
>>> 
>>> 11/23 -- Fibonacci Day
>>> 
>>> Others?
>>> 
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