Pig Day

One of the "blessing" pigs of America.Origins
National Pig Day was created in 1972 by a Texan (go Texas!) art teacher, Ellen Stanley. She wanted a holiday dedicated to the blessing of intelligent, domesticated pigs. (What a blessing. -_-)

Actual Date
March 1

Other Interesting Tid-Bits
On Pig Day, zoos often have fun activities, including Snort-offs, Pig-outs (haha, get it?), and Pig Chatrooms on their websites (how much can you say about a pig?). Check out an even MORE what-the-heck holiday: Yellow Pig Day!

Citations
http://www.holidayinsights.com/other/pigday.htm

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