Learn Your Name In Morse Code Day is an annual fun celebration observed on January 11th of each year. A language is a tool for communication, and like different languages, Morse code is used to transmit a series of words or texts. Morse Code uses dots and dashes to represent the character or alphabet of a language. Spend some time learning how to write your name using morse code. It is a day that encourages you to learn this code and to recognize it as if it isn’t used in this era.
“I would imagine that if you could understand Morse code, a tap dancer would drive you crazy.” – Mitch Hedberg
History of Learn Your Name In Morse Code Day
There is no mention of the history and origin of this day. The person who created this Day and the year in which it has been celebrated is also not known. However, the history of the Morse code dates back to the 1800s. Morse code was invented by the work of American artists Samuel F. B. Morse, American physicist Joseph Henry, and Alfred Vail. The date has been precisely chosen as the morse code was first demonstrated on January 11, 1838. Morse code is considered to be the most important innovation of communication, which soon came to be used globally by the military and the aviation industry. Morse code transmits text through a series of signals where each character or the alphabet in a language is represented using a sequence of dots and dashes or dits and dahs.
Other Celebrations on January 11
January 11 is also celebrated as
- International Thank-You Day
- National Step In A Puddle And Splash Your Friends Day
- National Human Trafficking Awareness Day
How to Celebrate the Day
Learn the Morse code and know about its usage. On this celebration Day, you are encouraged to learn how to spell your name using Morse code. Try to communicate using this code. You can even encourage people around you to learn to write and spell their names using Morse code. Share your name in Morse code on social media using the hashtag #LearnYourNameInMorseCodeDay.
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