Action Observances

There is a Day for That! provides you with a list of observances and national days related to Action.

While some holidays are a good excuse to kick back and do nothing with your day off, on these days it's the opposite - a chance to do something interesting or different.

National I Want You to be Happy Day

National I Want You to be Happy Day

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Simplify-Your-Life Day

Simplify-Your-Life Day

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National Get Over it Day

National Get Over it Day

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National Pack Your Lunch Day

National Pack Your Lunch Day

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National Napping Day

National Napping Day

Day after Return of Daylight Savings Day

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National Good Samaritan Day

National Good Samaritan Day

If you saw someone in trouble, would you be a Good Samaritan and help out?

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National Open an Umbrella Indoors Day

National Open an Umbrella Indoors Day

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National Everything You Think is Wrong Day

National Everything You Think is Wrong Day

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True Confessions Day

True Confessions Day

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National Everything You Do is Right Day

National Everything You Do is Right Day

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No Selfies Day

No Selfies Day

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National Awkward Moments Day

National Awkward Moments Day

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National Let’s Laugh Day

National Let’s Laugh Day

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International Day of Happiness

International Day of Happiness

Don't worry - be happy!

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National Common Courtesy Day

National Common Courtesy Day

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National Goof Off Day

National Goof Off Day

Goof Off Day is a Chance to Unwind and Embrace Playfulness.

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National I Am in Control Day

National I Am in Control Day

Recalls Secretary of State Alexander Haig's statement after the attempted assassination of President Reagan in 1981.

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National Take a Walk in the Park Day

National Take a Walk in the Park Day

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National Find a Rainbow Day

National Find a Rainbow Day 🌈

Hopefully the famous April showers will help you find a rainbow today - though we can't promise you'll find the pot of gold!

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National Hug a Newsperson Day

National Hug a Newsperson Day

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National Walk Around Things Day

National Walk Around Things Day

As spring starts to warm up in the northern hemisphere, it's the perfect time to get out in the fresh air for a walk.

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National Go For Broke Day

National Go For Broke Day

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National Read a Road Map Day

National Read a Road Map Day

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National No Housework Day

National No Housework Day

Spring lasts for three months, so no need to spring clean every day - today put your feet up instead.

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National Name Yourself Day

National Name Yourself Day

None of us gets to choose our birth name, and some of us acquire nicknames as we grow up.

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National Reach as High as You Can Day

National Reach as High as You Can Day

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National High Five Day

National High Five Day

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National Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day

National Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day

You can probably get away with wearing your PJs on this day at the office, but don't suggest a pajama party.

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National Look Alike Day

National Look Alike Day

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World Creativity and Innovation Day

World Creativity and Innovation Day

Today, embrace your creativity! Get out some paint, write some journals, or try a new craft! You never know what you’ll be able to come up with until you get to it!

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National Take a Chance Day

National Take a Chance Day

Go ahead, roll the dice - what's the worst that can happen?

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National Talk Like Shakespeare Day

National Talk Like Shakespeare Day

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Denim Day

Denim Day

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National Tell a Story Day

National Tell a Story Day

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National Honesty Day

National Honesty Day

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World Password Day

World Password Day

This day was created to raise awareness about the importance of using strong passwords.

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Join Hands Day

Join Hands Day

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National Scrapbook Day

National Scrapbook Day

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World Naked Gardening Day

World Naked Gardening Day

If you have roses in your garden, all we are saying is be careful out there.

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World Laughter Day

World Laughter Day 🤣

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National Laughter Day

National Laughter Day 😂

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National Dance Like a Chicken Day

National Dance Like a Chicken Day

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