Rise and shine! It’s December 2nd, the 336th day of the year, with plenty to celebrate.
December 2nd is a holiday for fritters, gratitude, learning and more. Bibacious revelers and others mark December 2nd as a special day for many reasons. Here are several popular December 2nd holidays (arranged alphabetically).
Have you ever had a hangover? Did a bit of excessive holiday reveling talk back to you the morning after?
December 2nd is Bibacious Day, a prime opportunity to overcome the “Oops” of a hangover. The origins of this holiday are somewhat dubious, although many point to the 4th Century Roman Catholic St. Bibiana, whose feast day is celebrated on December 2nd.
Although many folks suffer from hangovers after partaking of alcoholic beverages, hangovers may also be attributed occasionally to certain foods, spices and other consumables.
Here are several creative instructions for curing hangovers. These hangover cures were published by various Associated Content by Yahoo writers (CTRL-click on each title to open that article in a new internet window.): “The Best Ever Holiday (or Anytime) Hangover Food Cure,” by Morgan Ellis; “Curing Hangovers: What Are the Best Tried and Tested Hangover Cures?” by Catherine Dagger; “Hangover Cures from Around the World,” by Katie Markland; “How Your Hangover Cure Stacks Up and Why,” by Jaipi Sixbear, and “Top 5 Sure-Fire Hangover Foods,” by Jesse Schmitt.
Have a Bibacious and hangover-free day on December 2nd.
December 2nd is also Fritters Day, a culinary occasion celebrating the deliciously decadent and doughy fried pastries known as fritters.
Try these yummy fritter recipes (from plenty of Associated Content by Yahoo writers). Be sure to CTRL-click on each title to open that article in a new internet window. Check out “Fantastic Parsnip Fritters,” by Emerald Eyz; “Fast Recipe – Zucchini Fritters,” by Franz Friedman; “Ozark Mountains Hillbilly Style Apple Fritters,” by Angela Kaelin, and “Plaintain Fritters Are Easy and Cheap to Make,” by Sondra C.
Fritter the day away on December 2nd, chomping on your favorite flavor of fritters.
Roof Over Your Head Day
Brr! It’s cold out on December 2nd – at least, in many regions of the world. And it’s Roof Over Your Head Day.
Do you have a roof over your head today? Are you fortunate enough to have a warm place to stay in cold weather? If you can answer affirmatively, then you have something to celebrate on December 2nd – Roof Over Your Head Day.
Special Saints Days (Various)
The Calendar of the Saints lists the following for December 2nd: Adria the Martyr, Aurelia, Bibiana, Chromatius of Aquileia, Eusebius the Martyr, Evasius of Brescia, Hippolytus, Ivan Sleziuk and Januarius of Africa.
Additional December 2nd saints are John Amero, Liduina Meneguzzi, Lupus of Verona, Marcellus the Martyr, Maria Angela Astorch, Mary Martana, Maximus the Martyr and Neon the Martyr.
Still more December 2nd saints are Oderisius de Marsi, Our Lady of Liesse, Paulina, Pontian, Rafal Chylinski, Securus of Africa, Severus of Africa, Silvanus and Victorinus of Africa.
Notable Anniversaries on December 2nd:
On December 2, 1823, James Monroe, fifth American President, introduced the Monroe Doctrine. This policy warned European countries against pursuing additional colonization of American territories.
Various Other December 2nd Holidays
December 2nd is also Atomic Day, Business of Popping Corn Day, Chanukah (varies), Charles Dickens in America Day, Coats for Kids Day, Fairies’ Festival of the Finger-Stalls, Feast of Pirate Utopias Holiday, Glacier Bay National Park Day and Hanukkah (varies).
Additional December 2nd holidays include Have-a-Heart Day, Hindu Feast of Shiva Holiday, I Dream of Jeannie Wedding Day, International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, Kyrgyzstan National Day, Laotian Republic Day and Lovers’ Fair Holiday (Belgium).
Still more December 2nd holidays are Mars Landing Day, National Higher Education Day (Burma/Myanmar), PAHO Centennial Holiday (2002), Pan American Health Day, Play Basketball Day, Red-Nosed Reindeer Day, Special Education Day (varies), St. Chromatius’ Feast Day, Sugarplum Festival Holiday, United Arab Emirates National Day and Walter Plinge Day (United Kingdom).
Happy December 2nd to one and all!
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