April 16th is National Bean Counter, National Eggs Benedict, National Healthcare Decisions, National Orchid, National Wear Your Pajamas To Work and more!
Every accountant's favorite day of the year is April 16th, every accountant's favorite day of the year. These diligent number crunchers are well past due for a day off after the flutter and the flurry of preparing taxes right up to the stroke of midnight.
National Eggs Benedict Day is the celebration of a long-favoured breakfast or brunch dish on April 16th. Benedict consists of poached eggs with Hollandaise sauce and Canadian bacon or ham on English muffin halves.
National Healthcare Decisions Day educates and encourages the public and healthcare professionals to participate in critical advance care planning.
Each year on April 16th, National Orchid Day honors one of the world's most diverse and widespread flowering plant families. The orchids' often vibrant and fragrant blooms are blooming in abundance around the world. They are one of the two most popular flowering plants in the United States, with between 21,950 and 26,049 species currently accepted. Not only are they prolific, but they also differ in size from the 2.1 mm wide Platystele jungermannioides to broad-bloomed Grammatophyllum speciosum.
Each year, National Wear Your Pajamas To Work Day, gives us a reprieve after meeting a late-night deadline, stumbling receipts, and adding columns to file our taxes.
Every year on the third Saturday in April, World Circus Day raises funds for the circus arts. Both amateur and professional circus performers receive a lot of attention on the day.