National Frog Jumping Day 2017

Reason to celebrate: May 13, 2017 is National Frog Jumping Day.

Frog Jumping Day

Frog Jumping Day is a superb day to leap just like a frog. Or, is today meant to jump “over” a frog? In either case, today is really a fun day.But, is that this actually the reason behind this very day? The roots of Frog Jumping Day return to Mark Twain’s first short story. It was initially released in 1865 as “Jim Smiley and the Jumping Frog”. Later, he released it as being “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County”. It's also known within third title “The Well known Jumping Frog of Calaveras County”.In the end have found many links and references to Frog Jumping Day changing out of this Mark Twain short story, we haven't yet uncover the reason behind this specific date. May thirteenth is neither the date of Mark Twain’s birth , nor his dying.

Today is Frog Jumping Day
Today is Frog Jumping Day

Today is Frog Jumping Day. The roots of Frog Jumping Day go back to Mark Twain's first short story. It was first published in 1865 as "Jim Smiley and His Jumping Frog". Later, he published it as "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County". It is ...

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Welcome to Frog Jumping Day, a day created in honor of Mark Twain's famous story, "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County.” May 14. You don't need feathers or a beak, but it certainly will help set the tone for Dance Like a Chicken Day today.