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National Columnists Day

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About National Columnists Day

When is National Columnists Day? This holiday is always observed on April 18

National Columnists Day recognizes the importance and value of newspaper columnists. Students can also use this April 18 holiday to explore a career in journalism.

The National Society of Newspaper Columnists, which was founded in 1977, sponsors and promotes this day in support of columnists and journalists around the world. This day is dedicated to increasing awareness of the importance and contributions made by columnists and journalists.  

Do you want to participate in this day? Read a newspaper column. Or, show some appreciation to these writers.

How to Celebrate National Columnists Day

  • If you see a columnist or journalist today, let them know you appreciate what they do and that you like their articles.
  • Send them an Ecard.
  • Post a Happy National Columnists Day note on their Facebook page or other social media.
  • Read the newspaper and articles in other media. 
  • If you are in high school, consider a career in journalism.

Today's Quote

“Anyone who does anything to help a child in his life is a hero.” – – Mr. Rogers

History and Origin of National Columnists Day

The National Society of Newspaper Columnists created National Columnists Day. It was established on April 18th, in memory of the day columnist, and Pulitzer Prize winner, Ernie Pyle was killed in World War II. Members of the media often put themselves in harm’s way to gather news for you.

More April 18 Holidays

Here are more April 18 holidays we are sure you will enjoy:

International Juggler’s Day – also applies to multi-tasking office workers

Pet Owners’ Independence Day

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Recipe of the Day: Oatmeal Bread

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