Crossword puzzles are the most general and popular game around the world. Crossword puzzles will help you to improve your vocabulary and problem-solving skills. Solving Crossword puzzles in the morning with coffee will speed up your brain before getting into work. Crossword Puzzle Day is the perfect day to sharpen your pencil and your mind.
“Spending waiting moments doing crossword puzzles or reading a book you brought yourself.” – Marilyn vos Savant
History of Crossword Puzzle Day
The exact origin and the founder of Crossword Puzzle Day are still unknown. Initially, they were like a kind of simple stuff where a group of words is arranged so that the letters will be read alike vertically and horizontally. They have printed in children puzzle books and some of the periodicals. Later days it became a serious pastime for adults in the US. A journalist from Liverpool named Arthur Wynne was the inventor or creator of Crossword Puzzles Games. The first crossword puzzle was released in “Newyork World” newspaper on December 21, 1913. The First appearance of crossword puzzle games in a British publication was in Pearson’s Magazine in February of 1922. The British Puzzles had grown on their own style and considered to be harder than US puzzles as the days go on.
First-Ever Crossword Puzzle
Ever wonder how the first-ever crossword puzzle looks and here is the image of the first-ever crossword puzzle.
Other Celebrations on December 21
December 21 is also celebrated as
- Humbug Day
- International Dalek Remembrance Day
- National Short Girl Appreciation Day
- Ribbon Candy Day
- Look on the Bright Side Day
- National Flashlight Day
- Short Story Day
How to celebrate Crossword Puzzle Day
Celebrate the Puzzle Day by creating a crossword puzzle of your own or enter your national crossword tournament of choice. Crossword competitions are not a joke at all, the prizes and competition get very venomous, with competitions awarding prizes in massive amounts. So Puzzle Day is a day to get out there and involve in a new hobby and improve your vocabulary. Post pictures and share your thoughts on social media about Crossword Puzzle Day by using the hashtag #CrosswordPuzzleDay.