Take a break on January 3 or Festival of Sleep Day by sleeping in, taking naps or just staying in bed the whole day long. While the origins of this unofficial holiday are unknown, we assume that the holiday encourages people to catch up on their sleep post-holiday and New Year celebrations.
Jan 3, 2016 - The Festival of Sleep Day was created for people that would like to get some “shut eye” and relaxation after the holidays. After the Christmas shopping and present opening deadlines and the New Year celebrations, it's time to celebrate — in “Sleep Land”. Observe this wacky and unofficial holiday on January 3rd.
Jan 3, 2006 - Humiliation Day is not a day to humiliate someone. Rather, it should be viewed as a time to recognize the negativity of humiliating someone, or a group of people. Perhaps too many people associate humbleness with humility. So, they think today is a day to be humble. Being humble is good virtue.
Since Dominion Day coincided with the enforcement of the Chinese Immigration Act, Chinese-Canadians at the time referred to the anniversary of Confederation as "Humiliation Day" and refused to take any part in the celebration.
Chocolate-covered cherries are a traditional dessert confection. Variations include cherry ... January 3 is unofficially considered National Chocolate-Covered Cherry Day in the United States. Chocolate-covered cherries feature in the story-line ...
On January 3, 1888, Marvin C. Stone received the patent for the paper drinking straw. In acknowledgment of that invention, each year on January 3, people across the nation observe National Drinking Straw Day. It is believed that the very first drinking straws were used by the Sumerians for drinking beer.
Jan 3, 2017 - The History of Drinking Straw Day. The straws man ever used were made by the Sumerians, and were probably most often used for drinking beer, which at that time contained many solid byproducts of the fermentation process. ... He then patented the modern drinking straw in 1888.