Southpaws unite! August 13 marks International Left-Handers Day

WLBT“Parents of left-handed children used to force them to use their right hands,” the National Day Calendar website stated. “In the eyes of right-handers, the predominant use of the left hand seemed evil. Parents feared their communities would shun their children.

August 14th 2019


Lefties get their day

CNN(CNN) It's National Left-Hander's Day, a celebration founded by the Left-Handers Club to honor leftie style. Now in its 17th year, the day has been celebrated with right vs. left sports matches, left-handed drinking events and other activities, the club says.

August 13th 2019


International Left-Handers Day 2019: Most interesting facts about lefties

New York PostThey're more than alright. Since 1976, August 13 has been observed as an annual day dedicated to the minority dexterity — lefties. In honor of the portion of the population which prefers the less popular hand that has to deal with products not suited for them ...

August 13th 2019


Remembering left-handed DC athletes on National Left-Handers Day

NBCSports.comIt's only right that the 10 percent of the population that face these inequities get a day of recognition. That day is today. In honor of Nationals Left-Handers Day, we honor some of the most notable D.C. athletes that made their living as a southpaw. Juan Soto.

August 13th 2019