red-letter day

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a memorably happy or noteworthy day (from the custom of marking holy days in red on church calendars)

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Well," said the Truthful Man, "the weather is not right for fishing, but it's a red-letter day for music.
It was one of those red-letter days, but there was a lot of luck involved," says Bromley.
There have been so many red-letter days in Welsh politics recently that one imagines the postman is struggling under the weight of his momentous metaphorical postbag.