The Purpose of "Nothing Day" is:Nothing Day is an "un-event" proposed in 1972 by columnist Harold Pullman Coffin and observed annually on January 16 since 1973, when it was added to Chase's Calendar of Events. It is not actually a public holiday, as that requires an act of Congress. 

The Purpose of "Nothing Day" is:
To provide Americans with one National day when they can just sit without celebrating, observing or honoring anything.
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When is this holiday celebrated?
Annual Holiday / Celebrated every January 16th.
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It is sponsored by Coffin's National Nothing Foundation, registered in Capitola, California. 
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The third Monday of every January has subsequently been inaugurated as Martin Luther King Jr. Day which falls between the 15th and 21st. This means that one-in-seven January 16's now fall on a public holiday (e.g. Monday, 16th Jan 2012), effectively usurping the very nature of Nothing Day.

In contrast, the Realist Society of Canada (RSC) has a religious holiday called THABS ( "There has always been something" Day, pronounced /ˈtæbs/). THABS is dedicated to the celebration of the "realization" that "if there was ever nothing, there would be nothing now". It is celebrated July 8 of each year.
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Definition of Nothing
"Nothing is a concept that describes the absence of anything at all. Colloquially, the concept is often used to indicate the lack of anything relevant or significant, or to describe a particularly unimpressive thing, event, or object. It is contrasted with something and everything. Nothingness is used more specifically as the state of nonexistence of everything.
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How can I Celebrate this holiday?
Every Holiday deserves a party! - So plan one!
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