The history of Friendship Days…

History of Friendship Day

Friendship Navel Rings

As July is fading, we are approaching the Friendship Day, which takes place on the first Sunday of August annually. This special holiday was originally founded by Hallmark in 1919 and it was a day for people to celebrate their friendships. The tradition of Friendship Day was cut short because of the Great Depression and the economic downfall of America.

Friendship RingsIn 1998, Winnie the Pooh was named the ambassador of friendship at the UN and the tradition of the Friendship Day continues. The observation of Friendship day is to dedicate a day in appreciation for your friends by sending out cards and gifts. Exchanges are especially popular this time of the month.

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