What day is National Siblings Day celebrated? April 10, which is the birthday of the founder’s late sister, Lisette.
What is National Siblings Day? National Siblings Day is a day to celebrate the relationships between brothers and sisters, both living and those that are no longer with us.
Who created this day? National Siblings Day was created in 1997 by Claudia Evart.
What is the reason this day was created? Claudia Evart created Siblings Day in memory of her brother and sister, both of whom died at early ages. She also started The Siblings Day Foundation in 1997. Although it is not an official holiday like Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, governors of 49 states have officially issued proclamations to recognize National Siblings Day in their state.
How to celebrate: Show love for your sibling. Ideas include giving your sibling a gift, whether it is a gift card or a memento, or simply go out to dinner together. Nonmaterial ways of celebrating include giving hugs, writing notes of encouragement, or just spending the day with them reminiscing.
What is the hashtag? The hashtag on Twitter for National Siblings Day is #nationalsiblingsday.
What other national days are there relating to siblings? Several other national days exist relating to siblings, including:
- National Sisters Day / First Sunday in August
- National Brothers Day / May 24
- National Sons and Daughters Day / August 11
There are many other national days relating to families. In fact, National Day Archives has a separate category just for family. Browse it by using the category button on the top left of the webpage.