January 2017 – Calendar of Fun Events, Holidays and National Days

For the whole month of January 2017:

  • National Bath Safety Month
  • National Blood Donor Month
  • National Braille Literacy Month
  • National Hobby Month
  • Hot Tea Month
  • National Oatmeal Month
  • National Soup Month

Weekly events:

  • The second week of January is Letter Writing Week

Daily events:

  • 1 New Year’s Day
  • 1 National Hangover Day
  • 1 National Bloody Mary Day
  • 2 Run up the Flagpole and See if Anyone Salutes Day
  • 2 National Buffet Day
  • 2 National Cream Puff Day
  • 2 National Personal Trainer Awareness Day
  • 2 National Science Fiction Day
  • 2 National Thank God It’s Monday Day (first Monday of the month of January)
  • 3 Festival of Sleep Day
  • 3 Fruitcake Toss Day
  • 3 Humiliation Day
  • National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day
  • National Drinking Straw Day
  • 4 National Spaghetti Day
  • 4 Trivia Day
  • 5 National Bird Day
  • 5 National Screenwriters Day
  • 5 National Whipped Cream Day
  • 6 Bean Day
  • 6 Cuddle Up Day
  • 6 National Technology Day
  • 6 National Shortbread Day
  • 7 Old Rock Day
  • 7 National Bobblehead Day
  • 7 National Tempura Day
  • 8 Bubble Bath Day
  • 8 Male Watcher’s Day
  • 8 National Winter Skin Relief Day
  • 8 National Argyle Day
  • 8 National English Toffee Day
  • 8 National JoyGerm Day
  • 8 National Sunday Supper Day – Second Sunday in January
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  • 9 Play God Day
  • 10 Bittersweet Chocolate Day
  • 10 Houseplant Appreciation Day
  • 10 Peculiar People Day
  • 11 National Take the Stairs Day – second Wednesday of month.
  • 11 Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friend’s Day
  • 12 Feast of Fabulous Wild Men Day
  • 12 National Pharmacist Day
  • 13 Friday the 13th
  • 13 International Skeptics Day
  • 13 Make Your Dream Come True Day
  • 14 Dress Up Your Pet Day
  • 15 National Hat Day
  • 16 Appreciate a Dragon Day
  • 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday , celebrated on the third Monday
  • 16 National Nothing Day
  • 17 Ditch New Years Resolutions Day
  • 18 Thesaurus Day
  • 18 Winnie the Pooh Day -The Birthday of Winnie’s author A.A. Milne
  • 19 National Popcorn Day
  • 19 National Tin Can Day
  • 20 National Buttercrunch Day
  • 20 National Cheese Lover Day
  • 20 Penguin Awareness Day
  • 21 National Hugging Day
  • 21 Squirrel Appreciation Day
  • 22 National Blonde Brownie Day
  • 23 National Pie Day
  • 23 National Handwriting Day
  • 23 Measure Your Feet Day- we only ask….”Why!?!”
  • 24 Beer Can Appreciation Day
  • 24 Compliment Day
  • 25 Opposite Day
  • 26 Spouse’s Day
  • 27 Chocolate Cake Day
  • 27 Punch the Clock Day
  • 28 Chinese New Years – date varies
  • 28 Data Privacy Day
  • 28 Fun at Work Day
  • 28 National Kazoo Day
  • 29 National Puzzle Day
  • 29 National Cornchip Day
  • 30 Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day – last Monday of month
  • 30 National Inane Answering Message Day
  • 31 Backward Day
  • 31 Inspire Your Heart with Art Day