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First-Foot

Celebrated every year on January 1 First-Foot is an annual event from North England and Scotland and also known as quaaltagh or qualtagh in the Gaelic language. In this custom the person to first set foot in the house in the New Year is said to bring good lack. Customary is to appoint someone to enter …

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World Habitat Day

World Habitat Day

Celebrated every year on October 2 World Habitat Day is observed every year on the first Monday of October. World Habitat Day was first celebrated in 1986 and created by the United Nations to raise awareness for the right to have good personal shelter.