What Is Today?

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Wondering what holiday is today or why today is so special? You’re lucky, then! In this section, we’ve compiled the most amusing, memorable, and international days of the year to tell you more about them as life is definitely worth celebrating. We strive to commemorate achievements, events, holidays, and historical figures that once impacted the world in a variety of ways, so be quick to get your daily dose of facts and knowledge!

What Is Today? Hobbit Day in the USA

It is the birthday of the hobbits Bilbo and Frodo Baggins, the characters of the famous book by John Ronald Reuel Tolkien.

What Is Today? Stephen King’s Birthday

To celebrate the writer’s birthday, our team has prepared a selection of movies based on Stephen King’s books that everyone should watch.

What Is Today? George Martin’s Birthday

The author of the series A Song of Ice and Fire, George Martin, turned 72 on September 20. In honor of such a holiday, we decided to share the most interesting facts about his life.

What Is Today? Batman Day

This year, DC Comics officially announced that Batman Day will take place on September 19. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this will be an entirely virtual event.

What Is Today? The Birthday of the First Smiley Face

On September 19, 1982, Carnegie Mellon University professor Scott E. Fahlman first proposed the use of three consecutive characters: colon, hyphen, and closing parenthesis to denote a "smiling face" in a text that is typed on a computer.

What Is Today? National Cheeseburger Day

Legend has it that in the 1920s, Lionel Sternberger, a young diner chef in Pasadena, California, somehow overcooked a hamburger, but decided to add some cheese to disguise this. This is how the cheeseburger was born.

What Is Today? Constitution Day and Citizenship Day in the USA

Constitution Day and Citizenship Day is celebrated in the United States annually on September 17, starting in 2001, by the decision of President George W. Bush.

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