This year, Hanukkah and Thanksgiving will overlap. It’s an incredibly rare occurrence. Slate takes a look at some other overlaps you might experience — especially if you can hold out for a few thousand years. For example, on Sept. 19, 61818, Hanukkah will coincide with Talk Like a Pirate Day.

+ Whatever year it is, the holidays always seem to be dominated by one toy. Here’s a look at the two decade dominance of Elmo. In my house this year, it’s all about the Rainbow Loom.