Friendship Day 2023: Why is Friendship Day Celebrated Only on the First Sunday of August

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Friendship Day 2023
Friendship Day 2023

Like every year, Friendship Day will be celebrated this year too. A friend is that precious companion of our life who stays with us in times of happiness and sorrow. A true friend is not the one who stands with us not only in times of happiness but also in times of sorrow. In such a situation, many times this question must have come to mind why Friendship Day is celebrated every year on the first Sunday of August.

Today we are going to tell you some such facts related to Friendship Day. Which you might not know.

The story behind celebrating Friendship Day

There is a very interesting story behind celebrating Friendship Day. It is said that in 1935 a man was murdered on the first Sunday of August. At the same time, it is also said that the American government was behind this murder. The person who was murdered used to have a very good friend, he was very upset after getting the news of his friend’s death. On hearing this news, that person committed suicide. As soon as this news was received, the US government started celebrating the first Sunday of August as Friendship Day.

When is Friendship Day celebrated in India?

Every year two types of Friendship Day, International and National, are celebrated in the country. First International Friendship Day is celebrated on 30 July. And the second one is celebrated on the first Sunday of the month of August. Apart from India, Friendship Day is also celebrated in the United States, United Arab Emirates, Malaysia and Bangladesh on the first Sunday of August.

How to celebrate friendship day?

If you want, you can celebrate Friendship Day in a very special way. You should meet your close friends on this day. At the same time, you can hang out with your friends or plan lunch or dinner. This may be a good option for you.

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