Today's Holiday Today's Holiday is a free service of TheFreeDictionary.com http://www.sedanweb.com en-us Farlex, Inc. Thu, 22 Apr 2021 05:00:00 GMT 360 Today's Holiday http://www.sedanweb.com http://img.tfd.com/modules/thm_holidays.png 120 60 Thu, 22 Apr 2021 05:00:00 GMT Earth Day https://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Earth+Day //encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Earth+Day#2021 The first Earth Day was observed on April 22, 1970, to draw public attention to the need for cleaning up the Earth's air and water and for conserving our natural resources. Earth Day is now observed regularly throughout the United States and in many other countries. Typical ways of celebrating Earth Day include planting trees, picking up roadside trash, and conducting various programs for recycling and conservation. Schoolchildren may be asked to use only recyclable containers for their snacks and lunches, and families often try to give up wasteful habits. Discuss
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Wed, 21 Apr 2021 05:00:00 GMT Kartini Day https://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Kartini+Day //encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Kartini+Day#2021 Kartini Day is an Indonesian holiday commemorating the birth in 1879 of Raden Ajeng Kartini, one of the country's national heroes and a pioneer in the emancipation of Indonesian women. After marrying in 1903, she began a fight for the right of women to be educated and against the unwritten but all-pervading Javanese law, Adat. Throughout Indonesia on this day, women wear their national dress to symbolize their unity, and the nation enjoys parades, lectures, and various school activities.
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Tue, 20 Apr 2021 05:00:00 GMT National Poetry Month https://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/National+Poetry+Month //encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/National+Poetry+Month#2021 Established by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, this month-long event centers attention on the contributions and accomplishments of American poets. It is celebrated primarily by educational institutions, libraries, bookstores, and nonprofit organizations throughout the United States and Canada, and its activities include poetry readings, poetry festivals, displays and exhibits, workshops, and other events designed to help Americans of all ages learn more about poetry and its place in our contemporary culture.
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