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May Bank Holidays 2009

During May there are 2 May bank holidays The two bank holidays in May are called Early May Bank Holiday and Spring Bank Holiday. Early May Bank Holiday (May Day) 2009 is on 4th May This bank holiday is on the first Monday in May and is also known as “May Day” Spring Bank Holiday [...]

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Grand National 2009

The 2009 Grand National is on Saturday 4th April 2009 and starts at 4.15 pm. The Grand National is the most valuable National Hunt horse race (where the horses have to jump fences and hurdles) in the world. The Grand National is a horse race that takes place at Aintree race course and the race [...]

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Earth Hour 2009

Earth Hour 2009 is on 28th March 2009 from 8.30pm to 9.30pm Between 8.30pm and 9.30pm local time all around the world people are asked to turn of their lights for 1 hour to join in “Earth Hour”

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St Swithun’s Day

St Swithum’s Day is 15th July St Swithun’s Day is looked up on as a British weather proverb as the day where we can see what the weather is going to do for the next 40 days and 40 nights. If it is sunny on St Swithun’s Day then it is said that it will [...]

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Friday 13th 2009

In 2009 there is 3 Friday the 13th dates Friday the 13th is known as an unlucky day and 2009 has 3 of them, this only occurs every 11 years. The Friday 13th 2009 months are: February March November

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Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th is known as an unlucky day Each year has at least 1 Friday 13th in it.

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St Patrick’s Day

St Patrick’s Day is March 17th Also known as Paddy’s Day or St. Paddy’s Day it is the day that Saint Patrick is celebrated who is the Patron Saint of Ireland. Northern Ireland has St. Patrick’s Day as a bank holiday and it is a public holiday in the Republic of Ireland. Although March 17th [...]

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Earth Day 2009

The annual Earth day for 2009 is on April 22nd Earth Day is always on April 22nd and is a day when the whole world can come together to celebrate the earth and try to build and make it a safer, healthier and cleaner world for everyone. Since 1970 Earth Day has been running and [...]

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Bonfire Night 2009

Guy Fawkes night is also known as Bonfire Night and this year is on Thursday 5th November 2009 The official night for Bonfire Night is 5th November, although many places hold their actual bonfire and fireworks on days surrounding the actual day, usually over a weekend night where it gives the chance for more people [...]

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The Queens Birthday

Queens Elizabeth II birthday is April 21 but is officially celebrated on a Saturday in June The Queen was born on April 21st 1926 and has been Queen since 6th February 1952. The Queens birthday is a private celebration which is why there is an “official” birthday on usually the second or third Saturday in [...]

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