Curmudgeons Day is an annual celebration observed on January 29th of every year. Believe it or not, there exists a day in the calendar that celebrates the grumpiness and those cantankerous personalities. You need not feel low as some form of change is sometimes needed, and so is this Day for the curmudgeons. Make sure you celebrate those grouchy, cranky personalities on this occasion. Curmudgeons Day is celebrated in honor of William Claude Dukenfield, a famous comedian and self-professed curmudgeon himself.

“Remember, a dead fish can float downstream, but it takes a live one to swim upstream.” – W. C. Fields

History of Curmudgeons Day

The history, origin, and creator of Curmudgeons Day are unknown. The year when this Day was celebrated is also not known in detail. However, the Day for the Curmudgeons celebrates the birth of William Claude Dukenfield, born on January 29th, 1880. W.C. Fields, in short, is a self-professed curmudgeon known for his comedies, writing, and drinking. He was a very big fan of the curmudgeon, as is known from many curmudgeonly things he expressed that happened in his life, in movie scripts and the ad-libs. Celebrate those cranky and cantankerous people in your life with such a celebration and make them shine for the whole Day. It is an official holiday to stay home all day and do nothing. Others celebrate the Day with grouchy activities.

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How to Celebrate the Day

You can celebrate the cranky nature of all the curmudgeons you know on their special day. If you are a curmudgeon yourself, then make some fun with your special grumpy way with others. You can watch curmudgeon films with your family and friends to enjoy this holiday. Spend time talking with the old spinster or grumpy old man to make them feel special. Share your cranky celebration moments on social media using the hashtag #CurmudgeonsDay.

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