April 16, 2021

National High Five Day

National High Five Day was started in 2002 at the University of Virginia. A group of students set up shop on the main quad of the campus and gave out high-fives and lemonade. It is usually celebrated on the third Thursday in April.

National Stress Awareness Day

National Stress Awareness Day takes place on April 16. The day was started by the Health Resource Network in 1992 to raise awareness of stress.

National Orchid Day

On April 16, 2014, Mike and Faith Young lost their daughter during labor. Her name is Orchid, inspired by the magnificent beauty and unique expressions of orchid blossoms. After launching a Kickstarter campaign in 2015, April 16 is National Orchid Day, in honor of their daughter.

National Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day

Following tax day in the U.S., National Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day is time to let go of the stress and wear your pajamas to work.

National Healthcare Decisions Day

National Healthcare Decisions Day exists to inspire, educate and empower the public and providers about the importance of advance care planning. It is an initiative to encourage patients to express their wishes regarding healthcare and for providers and facilities to respect those wishes, whatever they may be.

National Eggs Benedict Day

Eggs Benedict is a traditional American breakfast dish that consists of two halves of an English muffin, each of which is topped with bacon, a poached egg, and hollandaise sauce.