Calendar and Celebration Links
There are many online sites with some sort of minimal calendar. Below I've listed the ones I found the most useful. On other pages, I've also listed Trade Show and Festival Sites as well as Party, Fun and Free Sites. Enjoy!
Celebrate Today Special Events Database — Features 18,900 holidays,
special days, weeks, months, and historical anniversaries. Searchable by subject interest. Includes contact
info and website in most cases. Great for setting publication dates and doing PR
tie-ins. Use these days to help you promote your books in media interviews. Updated for 2014. $30.00.
Almanac — The web site of the Old Farmer's Almanac.
Aviation History — Lots of old photos and stories about old airplanes and jet fighters.
Baseball Almanac — Features 1,000 pages of baseball trivia, facts, humor, and stories.
Calendar 365 — Yearly calendars, moon calendars, holidays, a world clock, sunrise/sunset times for various parts of the world.
CalendarLand — Lots of links for celestial, religious, and interactive calendars.
Celebhoo.com — A search engine only for celebrities, it filters out the irrelevant.
Earth Calendar — Holidays from various religions and countries around the world. Not very comprehensive.
Eccentric America — A thousand entries!
Ecclesiastical Calendar — Calculates Western and Orthodox religious holidays for any year.
ePrintable Calendars — A simple website that allows you to view and print calendars by month or years, with major holidays selected or unselected.
Everything Holidays — Features recipes, traditions, and crafts for all major holidays.
Famous Birthdays — Good resource for birthdays of celebrities.
Fun of Flying Site — This site features events that celebrate the successes and highlights of the world of aviation.
History Channel: America's 20th Century Timeline — Provides year-by-year highlights of the 20th century.
HyperHistory — This site features color-coded timelines that allow you to see related political, scientific, and cultural events for each year.
IBirthday.com — All the birthday gifts you'd ever want to give.
Interfaith Calendar — A great listing of feast days and holy days for all sorts of religions. Not always accurate, but mostly so. Does not include African religions, but does cover many Asian religions as well as Islam, Judaism, and Christianity.
Jest-a-Day Journal — Wonderful daily joke and fun newsletter, including this day in history.
National Geographic Adventure 365 Calendar — Features championship ice golf in Greenland to dye-flinging celebrations in India.
Scope Systems Historic Events & Birth Dates — One of my favorite event sites. Very useful. Searchable.
Those Were the Days — Another of my favorite sites, with links to related images.
Web Holidays — Useful site with monthly email of upcoming events.