Tuesday, June 7, 2016

A Sweet Look at History of Friendship Day

A friendship day is one of the best days for Friends who always stay together, eats together and do everything together. But there are many old friends, who meet on this day, to celebrate their old friendship. So, overall, it has become a big day for friends, which brings smiles on their faces, helps them remember old college or school days and meet old friends.

History of Friendship Day

But did you know, When Friendship day started? I mean, do you know anything about the History of Friendship Day?

Although, it did not have nay long history, but still you must know, when it was first proposed as a holiday and why it was proposed.

So, let's get started.

History of Friendship Day

  • In 1935, the first Sunday of August was designated as Friendship Day in honor of Friends by US Congress.
  • But the First World friend Day was proposed for 30 July in 1958, and before that, different countries celebrated this event on different dates.
  • On 27 April 2011, 30 July was declared as the official International Friendship Day by the General Assembly of the United Nations.
  • But still, Countries like India, celebrate Friendship day on 1st Sunday of August and countries like Oberlin, Ohio, 8th April sis the day, when it is celebrated every year.
So, these are some points about the History of Friendship day.  But you must be reading more about this topic on Wikipedia. It has a lot in it.

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