National Zipper Day 2017

Reason to celebrate: April 29, 2017 is National Zipper Day.

Zipper Day

From handbags and jackets to pants and boots, it truly is impossible to assume existence without zips. They're so common you can easily bring them as a given. This is when Zipper Day arrives to help remind us from the origin and good reputation for this truly all pervading invention. The precise birthday from the zipper is debated, but Zipper Day is typically celebrated on April 29. With that date in 1913, Swedish-American researcher and inventor Gideon Sundback received a patent for any curious contraption he known as “hook-less fastener”. Although similar inventions have been around because the 1850s, his version is broadly recognized because the first modern zipper. The continual fastening line found numerous programs and increased in recognition, also because of the united states Military who walked in being an early adopter. Functional, fashionable, infinitely adjustable – these characteristics of Sundback’s design have assisted popularize the invention and practically make every single day Zipper Day.

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It's Zipper Day, Adopt a Shelter Pet Day and International Jazz Day. So, by all means, please put your pants on correctly, rescue a puppy and top it off with some John Coltrane, Miles Davis or Thelonious Monk. It's also National Honesty Day. So don't lie.

April 29, 2017 is also International Dance Day, World Wish Day