The first is Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday and is celebrated as an American holiday as Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service. For many people, it's a day to focus on nonviolence, peace, getting along with those with whom we share the planet. For pantheists, that generally includes not only humans, but non-human species as well.
From Wilderness Watch's Twitter account, we are reminded of this quote. The question is, will we ever learn?
Secondly, it's Penguin Awareness Day. For more info on these fascinating animals, click here for National Geographic's video on Antarctica's city of 400,000 King Penguins.