Siblings Day in the USA
Siblings Day (also National Siblings Day) is observed annually on April 10.
This day was created to honor the siblings relations, which are known as the most long-lasting ones. Claudia Evart founded the Siblings Day Foundation in 1997. She wanted to honor her brother and sister who passed away when they were children.
The first observation of Siblings Day was held in 1998 and in 1999 the foundation achieved non-profit status. 39 states recognized Siblings Day in 1998 and celebrate it annually.
On April 6, 2005, the holiday was officially introduced into the Congressional Record of the United States Congress by Carolyn Maloney. Unlike Father’s Day and Mother’s Day this holiday isn’t federally recognized. The Siblings Day Foundation is working to change this and one day this holiday will be observed in every state.Siblings Day is intended to be a celebration of relationships of sisters and brothers.
As far as 79% of all children the U.S. have siblings, this holiday is very important for every family. Celebrate Siblings Day sending a loving gift or flowers to you brother or sister and invite them over for dinner. This will remind you and your siblings, how important you are to each other.