The original objective of this day was to get girls thinking...here's what girls reportedly think of boys:
March 13th: Ear Muff Day
Big-eared Chester Greenwood is the father of the Earmuff; patenting his "Champion Ear Protector" invention on March 13, 1877. Warning: Not for use during bank robberies:
Joseph Priestley discovered the eraser in 1770, using pieces of rubber imported from Brazil. Then in 1858, Hyman Lipman of Philadelphia patented the pencil with an eraser at the end. Make no mistake about it, Rubber Eraser day is widely celebrated by political campaigns all over the world:
They say that "Every dog has it's day" - well, that day is June 23rd.
July 17th - Yellow Pig Day
Two students from Princeton University studying mathematics, Michael Spivak and David C. Kelly, in the 1960s (need I say more?) associated properties of the number 17 with a yellow pig who reportedly had 17 toes, 17 teeth, 17 eyelashes, etc.
Okay, I couldn't find the origin for this day, but I do plan to fully participate and enjoy it come August...
On October 15, 1964, a Joint resolution of Congress passed legislation marking this day. President Lyndon Johnson recognized this white cane independence movement, which is now supported by the "Eye to Eye: Low Vision Support Group"
November 21st: False Confession Day
December 23rd: Festivus: It's for the Rest of Us!