National Open An Umbrella Indoors Day is celebrated on March 13 of every year. There is an ancient superstition that opening your umbrella indoors will bring you some bad luck. The day encourages you to open the umbrella indoors and note if you have any bad luck on that day.
History of National Open An Umbrella Indoors Day
In 2003, Thomas Edward Knibb of Frederick created the day. He created this day to challenge this kind of superstitions by encouraging the people to open the umbrella indoors and to note if they any non-existing consequences. As the umbrellas are used to protect us from sun and rain, it is said that it’s bad luck to open the umbrella indoors because it provokes the spirit of the umbrella. It is bad luck to open the umbrella indoors
- if the umbrella was given as a gift
- if the umbrella is black
- if the umbrella never used in outdoors.
Other Celebrations on March 13
March 13 is also celebrated as
- Ken Day
- National Jewel Day
- National Earmuff Day
- National Coconut Torte Day
- Smart and Sexy Day
- International Fanny Pack Day
How to Celebrate the day
Celebrating the day is quite easy and very simple to remember. On this day, grab your favourite umbrella and open it in the indoor space. Then take note of any bad luck that you have on that day, and you can decide whether the superstition is something that you should take seriously or not. Though it may sound superstitious, people are celebrating the day every year. Post pictures and share your thoughts on social media about the day by using the hashtag #OpenAnUmbrellaDay.
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