The Ballpoint Pen Day is observed every 10th of June. Mark this day on your calendar with a ballpoint pen to celebrate this day. The day honours the ballpoint pen and marks the anniversary of the patent filing of the ballpoint pen on this day in 1943. Brothers Laszlo and Gyorgy Biro are the owners of the US Patent 2,390,636 which is better known by the world as Ballpoint pen. After many failed attempts and failed patents by many inventors, this patent by the Hungarian brothers with the usage of the quick drying inks was marked as a remarkable as the invention of fountain pen a decade before. The Ballpoint day celebrates the inventors and their contribution in the ineffaceable mark they had left to the world.
“You must get an education. You must go to school, and you must learn to protect yourself. And you must learn to protect yourself with the pen, and not the gun.” – Josephine Baker
History of Ballpoint Pen Day
The Ballpoint pens were once a luxurious product available only to the rich. But today the reality is different, they have the become the cheapest and easily disposable product. The ballpoint pen is so affordable to everyone and this is our day to appreciate it. It has a classic design that comes out with a variety of designs and styles. It is a friendly companion that suits people with every income level. The Ballpoint pen will be as your representative in all your business deals to sum it up. Giving away a cheque or paying your bills the ballpoint pen find it way there to help you.
On the other side, the most expensive ballpoint pens are made from metal tubes coated with gold or silver. Not all ballpoint pens are disposable, many of them are reusable just by replacing the refill inside the casing just like the fountain pens. They became a permanent replacement for the fountain pens being a clean and reliable alternative. However, the ballpoint pens have marked its place permanently in the history by being part of everyone’s life.
Other Celebrations of June 10
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How to Celebrate Ballpoint Pen Day
You can find some deals in some shops in your locals and use this opportunity to buy some ballpoint pens in bulk. And distribute them among your friends, family and children and encourage them to use it to write a letter on this day. The ballpoint pens are available in many colours and styles, so why not grab yours today? Want to write something, letters, gift books, or want to scribble, draw something have a ballpoint always within your reach to feed your creativity. Write letters to friends with a ballpoint on this day and share those images o the social media with the hashtag #BallpointDay.