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Evolution Day or All Your Uncles Are Monkeys Day

Evolution Proclamation
Evolution Proclamation

When is Evolution Day? This holiday is always observed on November 24

Today is Evolution Day, a November 24 Holiday. This very special day for all homo sapiens is also called “All Our Uncles Are Monkeys Day“. The latter title refers to the fact that our ancestors evolved from apes. Now here is a very special fun day, if there ever was one. It is very appropriate that you go ape as you celebrate this fun holiday. 

Today is the anniversary of the publication of Charles Darwin’s book: On the Origin of Species in 1859. His controversial theory turned the world upside down, in his thinking of how we came to be. And it remains controversial to this day.

Today’s Feature Band: The Monkees

Favorite Tool: Monkey Wrench

Monkey Sayings

  • Well, I’ll be a monkey’s uncle!
  • Monkey see monkey do.
  • Hear no evil, see no evil, do no evil.
  • Go bananas! Or, going Bananas.
  • Monkey in the middle.
  • Get the monkey off your back.
  • Don’t throw a monkey wrench in the process (or project or operations, etc)
  • No monkey business.
  • Go (or don’t go) ape.
  • Do you want to monkey around? The hopeful response: Okay!
Monkeys Uncle Day

How to Celebrate Evolution Day

  • Learn more about Evolution.
  • Go bananas and act like a monkey. A banana is your prop.
  • Learn about apes and their related cousins.
  • Binge watch the movie Planet of the Apes and the sequels.

Today's Quote

“I believe in evolution. But, I also believe, when I hike the Grand Canyon and see it at sunset, the hand of God is there also.” – –  John McCain

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History and Origin of Evolution Day

We did not find who declared or created this special day of celebration. Let’s face it, our evolution is indeed a very important event to be celebrated.

We also did not find out when this special day was created. Perhaps, you can narrow it down to sometime between this year and 1859, when Darwin published his Theory of Evolution. I like to think we have been celebrating this special day since the dawn of mankind.

More About Today

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Recipe of the Day:  Old Fashioned Butter Cutout Cookies

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