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National Siblings Day

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We love them, hate them, fight with them, share the most precious memories, compete with them for the silliest reasons, but, most importantly, we cannot live without them. We are talking about one of most crucial member of our family- our siblings.  

Siblings are our best friends and sometimes, our worst enemies. Our siblings encourage us to be our best, be our biggest motivator and sometimes, be our biggest competitor. But, everyone should take this competition in a healthy manner .

When is Siblings Day?

Siblings Day is celebrated every year on April 10. This day remember us the importance of having siblings in our life to whom, we can share every problem of our life.

It is generally said that after our parents, there are only and only our siblings who can guide and help us just like our parents. 

National Siblings Day: History

In year 1995, Claudia Evart, a U.S. citizen, lost her brother and sister, at a very early age. Then, she named April 10 as ‘National Siblings Day’. In the memory of her dead sister, whose birthday falls on April 10, Evart started celebrating the day as Siblings Day to honor the bond between the siblings. 

Siblings Day Foundation: Evart was so touched by the death of her brother and sister that she founded the Siblings Day Foundation. She is the president of Siblings Day foundation since then. Siblings Day Foundation was started in year 1997 and achieved non-profit status in year 1999.

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National Siblings Day: Timeline

400 B.C.

Hindus began celebrating Raksha Bandhan to show their love for their siblings. 

1903

The wright brothers made the first successful airplane.

1997

Claudia Evart created the non-profit "Siblings Day Foundation" in the honor of her late brother and sister.

2016

President Obama recognizes the national siblings day.

Widely celebrated in U.S. but not federally recognised

Siblings day is celebrated in 49 American states since 1998, but the day is not federally recognised in U.S. Siblings Foundation is working hard to make this day a federally recognised holiday in U.S. Former U.S. President, including Barack Obama, have understand the importance of bond between siblings and need to celebrate this special bond.

How National Siblings Day is celebrated?

India celebrates the siblings day in the form of Raksha Bandhan every year, where sisters tie a rakhi around the wrist of her brother. And in return, brother protect her sister from all the bad evils of the world.

Also, in India, we celebrate the Brothers day on May 24 every year. Both these days remind us that what is the importance of our siblings in our life. We can get jealous of our siblings but we can never left them alone in their difficult time.

So, our siblings are the most precious and important part of our life. We cannot deny the fact that memories of childhood with our siblings always brings a smile on our face- no matter in what age we have entered. So, no matter, where in the world you are or how much busy you are- always take the time for your siblings and feel them special. 

To know more about siblings who changed the history, click on – famous siblings changed history.

FAQ

 You may not get a holiday, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t celebrate! We should always express our love towards our siblings. Give your brothers and sisters a little love and little care! 

Older children pay more attention than usual on October 20th. Being the eldest child means a lot of responsibility, so we celebrate them on this holiday!

The holiday is intended to be a celebration of the relationship of brothers and sisters.

 April 10 is an annual reason to call up your siblings and celebrate them. It is National Siblings Day.

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