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This little-known holiday was first declared and celebrated on Friday, August 13, 1976 in Topeka, Kansas, by an organization called Lefthanders International.  They chose to open their business on that day to attract publicity and address the myths, misconceptions, and superstitions about lefthandedness.  They made a good effort to help lefthanded people and make life easier for lefthanders.  They published their Lefthanders Magazine for over 20 years before going out of business, they deserve credit as early leaders in the Lefthanders Awareness Movement.

Please click here to read more about International Lefthanders Day,

the intent and purpose of the holiday

and how it has been celebrated, and been ignored, through the years.

International Lefthanders Day

August 13th, 2024 will be the 49th Annual International Lefthanders Day.