3 Advent begins, date varies
4 Santas' List Day - we hope you are on the "Nice" list
5 Repeal Day - The 21st Amendment ends Prohibition. I'll drink to that!
7 National Cotton Candy Day - would you like some fairy floss?
9 International Children's Day - Second Sunday in December
12 Channukah - date varies
13 Violin Day
21 Humbug Day
21 Winter Solstice - the shortest day of the year.
22 National Date Nut Bread Day - or September 8!?
23 Festivus - for the rest of us
23 Roots Day
26 Boxing Day
30 Bacon Day
31 Unlucky Day
January 2018 Daily Holidays, Special and Wacky Days:
6 Bean Day
10 National Take the Stairs Day - second Wednesday of month.
15 Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday , celebrated on the third Monday
18 Winnie the Pooh Day -The Birthday of Winnie's author A.A. Milne
23 Measure Your Feet Day- we only ask...."Why!?!"
25 Opposite Day
26 Spouse's Day
29 Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day - last Monday of month
31 Backward Day
Thank you, Linda! Season's greetings from France to you :)
I wish to focus on "winter solstice". It's typically a local perspective in the north hemisphere: it's summer in Australia, South Africa, etc now.