[Ads-l] Days named for their date

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Sat Nov 24 07:49:05 EST 2018


April Fool's Day and May Day?

On Fri, Nov 23, 2018, 7:45 PM Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu wrote:

> > 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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