National Windmill Day
National Windmill Day is celebrated on second Saturday of every May. This year it will be celebrated on May 12. National Windmill Day celebrated as a national day in Netherland; Holland is the hometown for thousands of windmills. The windmills of Holland, where helped them by reclaiming the land from the sea just by pumping the enormous amount of water over dikes and send those water into the sea. Moreover, these windmills are essential for the flour industries that working around Holland.
“I built the windmill 30 years ago in Tefen, and I think it was the right thing to build at that time, and I don’t think that we did much with the solar or with windmills. Not much was done. I think we were too busy.” – Stef Wertheimer
History of National Windmill Day
The creator and the founder of National Windmill Day are still unknown. On the National Windmill Day, over 950 windmills get open for the visitors, where you can close check the internal working of windmills. Now they increased the count of windmills by starting it in Holland, Europe, the United States, with that they started in more countries for some other different purpose, which offers you the clean and carbonless energy to the power of the hungry world. The major importance of windmill is to produce “green” energy, on this, they will encourage you to support windmill research.
Other Celebrations on May 12
May 12 is also celebrated as
- National Train Day
- International Nurses Day
- National Limerick Day
- National Nutty Fudge Day
- National Odometer Day
- National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day
- World Fair Trade Day
How to Celebrate National Windmill Day
National Windmill Day can be celebrated in numerous ways by just visiting the windmills. On this day you can read about windmills to know about it, and you can just educate yourself by knowing the history of Windmills, with that you have to know that how it is helping us today. On this day you can take your kids, family, and friends to watch the windmills that how they turn, turn, turn… and teach your kids how it’s working. You can share all your thoughts on Social Media by using hashtag #NationalWindmillDay.