International Left Handers' Day | Countdown to Celebration
One of our mottos is that we celebrate Lefty Pride all year long, not just Left Handers Day. Lefty Pride should be exhibited daily as left handers are left handed daily. But, we can't wait! Left Handers Day is Monday, August 13, 2018 and we are counting down!
Some people call it National Left Handers Day, Left Handed People Day, Left Handers Day or Left Handed Day. Whatever you call it, celebrate by posting to social media, go out with friends or maybe do a social gathering at your house. Make sure you let your right handed friends know that it's your day so that they can get the tab and celebrate with you.
Left Handed History According to Wikipedia
Per Wikipedia, August 13 is designated International Left-Handers Day by Lefthanders International. It was first observed on the 13th of August, in the year 1976. As the name suggests, it is meant to promote awareness of the inconveniences faced by left-handers in a predominantly right-handed world. It celebrates their uniqueness and differences, who are from seven to ten percent of the world's population. Hundreds of millions of left-handed people in today's society have to adapt to use right handed tools and objects.
Left Handers' Day, 2001
There’s also a more serious side to the day, which spreads awareness about the special needs of left-handed kids. Also, left-handed people may be more likely to develop schizophrenia.
International Left Handers Day is observed on Aug. 13 of each year by many left-handers since 1976, Left-handers Day was declared by the Left-Hander's Day Club on August 13, 1997. It was made to annually celebrate certain people's sinistrality and raise awareness of the advantages and disadvantages of being left-handed.
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