It all started in New York in 2002 when seven daring passengers took the subway in their underwear for the first time. The no-pants transport party has become so popular that, despite the winter temperatures, it is enthusiastically celebrated all over the world. In countries without a subway, brave passengers without pants board city buses (No Pants Bus Ride).
What wisdom, activity or advice does this day bring you?
A day without pants on the subway
NEK (Nuclear Power Plant Krško) the first to use a printed component
On January 9, 2017, the team of the largest European engineering company Siemens installed a 3D-printed component in the Krško Nuclear Power Plant, namely a metal rotor for a fire safety pump. This is the first recorded installation of a 3D-printed part in any nuclear power plant in the world and is considered an industrial breakthrough.
Bubble Bath Day
Today's cold winter day is perfect for celebrating in a tub full of soap bubbles. So take a dip in your bubble bath and enjoy.
International Programmers\' Day
This day is celebrated by people who understand the world of zeros and ones. Join the celebration by writing down your biggest wish in ASCII code, attending a free programming course, or wearing a T-shirt with binary codes.
National Bean Day
Treat yourself to one of the healthiest legumes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Then, just for fun and to pass the time, you can create artwork with dried beans – make a string of beans to use as jewelry, glue it to paper and create bean images.
National Screenwriters Day
While you enjoy watching your favourite movie or series today, don't forget to thank the person who wrote the wonderful movie story. Celebrating Screenwriters Day, the honourable mention goes to Mitja Okorn, an outstanding Slovenian screenwriter and director, who, among other things, added two great hits to his collection of films. The first is Letters of St. Nicholas (Listy do M.), and in 2017, he became famous in Hollywood with his film Life in a Year.
World Braille Day
Braille provides blind and partially sighted people with opportunities for equal inclusion in society. Spend the day with a blind or sight-impaired person and learn to use braille.
Festival of Sleep Day
Take a break on January 3, The Festival of sleep. Sleep, nap, or stay in bed all day.
International Science Fiction Day
The birthday of science fiction writer Isaac Asimov is also the official holiday for everybody who loves this genre. Celebrate it by reading an SCI-FI book, watching an SCI-FI movie, or organising an SCI-FI theme party.
Polar Bear Plunge Day
Boost your immune system. Swim in an icy river, in the sea, or the first pond you can fit in. It also works if you throw yourself into a tub filled with icy water.
Ask a Stupid Question Day
The good old wisdom says: There are no stupid questions. Is that really true? Ask your friend the weirdest question you can think of at that moment.
World Tourism Day
Tourism is an activity that allows us to discover the most beautiful places at home and worldwide. Slovenia promotes its natural and cultural heritage and innovations in the communication campaign "I Feel Slovenia. Green. Creative. Smart." In 2016, Slovenia was declared the first green country in the world. If you haven't visited Slovenia yet, you should definitely include it on your travel list.
The European Day of Languages
Take advantage of today's European Languages Day as an opportunity to learn new words in a foreign language. Watch a French movie, read a book in Spanish, answer a phone call in Portuguese, or order food in Italian.
As You Wish Day
Today is a perfect day to do precisely what you want. So, what will it be?
Piran gets its first trolleybus in 1909
In Slovenian history, there were only two operational trolleybuses: in Piran and Ljubljana. On this day, in 1909, Piran received the first trolleybus to run on the approximately 5-kilometre-long line between Piran's Tartini Square and the railway station in present-day Lucija.