Umbrella Cover Day is observed on July 6 of every year. It is quite peculiar to celebrate umbrella covers for some reasons. Umbrella covers might need a special day to recognize them as they are the most neglected part of an umbrella. They are often discarded on the first day, on the opening of the umbrella, and are often thought to be a functionless accessory. Umbrella covers protect umbrellas from damaging moths and insects; they also help you in carrying wet umbrellas during the rainy seasons. Therefore to keep an umbrella new and attractive it is essential that you use the umbrella covers regularly. Umbrellas covers come in attached with almost all the models of umbrellas. Umbrella covers are also used to market the brand under which the umbrellas are sold. So on this day go on a raid for your umbrella covers and cover those umbrellas.
“God is like an umbrella of illusion and belief, In rainy days we use him, in sunny days we forget him.” – Debasish Mridha
History of Umbrella Cover Day
The origin and the creator of Umbrella Cover Day are not known. Umbrella Cover Day states people not to take anything for granted because it is small, just like an umbrella cover. In 1996, Hoffman opened a little museum with 80 covers in Portland, Maine. Hoffman got this idea when she saw 5-7 covers lying in her closet uselessly. Now the museum has more than 700 covers in all shapes and sizes. The museum also holds a Guinness world record for keeping the most significant number of umbrella covers in the world. This museum creates awareness about the cover and its uses.
Other Celebrations on July 6
July 6 is also celebrated as
- International Kissing Day
- National Fried Chicken Day
- Take Your Webmaster To Lunch Day
- World Zoonoses Day
How to celebrate the day
Don’t underestimate the use of umbrella covers. Hence, Celebrate Umbrella Cover Day by using the cover in one way or the other. You can use them by keeping your plastic utensils in them or store stationery, coins, and makeup tools. You can go creative and can use them to decorate your rooms, toys, etc. Likewise, you can send one of your umbrella covers to the museum. One can take this day to find the hidden stuff in their house and put them to use again. One can spend time appreciating the annoying things in their life and help themselves to make it a little more interesting and fun. Post pictures and share your Umbrella Cover Day celebrations on social media by using the hashtag #UmbrellaCoverDay.
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