What day is International Left Handers Day celebrated? August 13.

What is International Left Handers Day? International Left Handers Day, also known as International Left Handers Day, is a day to celebrate being left handed. It also raises awareness of the everyday issues that lefties face in a world designed for right handers.

Approximately 10% of the population is left handed, also known as a southpaw. We don’t know why a person is left handed, but if you are, chances are higher that one of your children will be a leftie.

Here are some fun facts about being left handed according to once source:

  • 10% of the population is left handed.
  • Lefties have a higher risk of psychosis.
  • Lefties hear speeches differently, especially slowly-changing sounds.
  • Lefties make better artists.
  • Southpaws often beat righties in sports.
  • Lefties tend to be more affected by fear.
  • Left handers get angrier.
  • Lefties like their liquor.

Who created this day? International Left Handers Day was created on August 13, 1997 by the Left-Hander’s Day Club.

How to celebrate: Celebrate being left-handed. Also take a lefty out to lunch or coffee. For those right-handed, try doing everything with your left hand today. Post your favorite pictures or stories on social media.

What is the hashtag? The hashtag for National Left Handers Day is #lefthandersday.

What other national days are there for raising awareness for causes, such as challenges of being left handed? There are many national days raising awareness for causes, whether it is being left handed or cancer awareness. In fact, National Day Archives has a separate category just for awareness of causes.