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American Touch Tag Day

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About American Touch Tag Day

Date When Celebrated: American Touch Tag is always observed on October 8

Many of the October holidays center around Halloween and pumpkin themes. However, there’s ample room on the October calendar for plenty of holidays and observances celebrating or commemorating other subjects and topics. American Touch Tag Day is one of these important and special days.

American Touch Tag Day is a day to play Touch Tag. That’s right, we’re talking about the child’s game of Tag. this game is probably the most popular child’s outdoor game in America. Almost all kids have played some version of it.

We are uncertain as to why this day was titled “American”. Tag has been known by many names, including Tag, Touch, Touch Tag, It, Chasey, and Catching. The game has been played by children all over the world for thousands of years, going back as far as Ancient Egypt. If it was ours to call, we would certainly name this day World Tag Day.

Other Names: In some places, this game people call this game called “Catch and Catch” or simply “You’re it”.

How to Celebrate American Touch Tag Day

Celebrate American Touch Tag Day today. No matter how old you are, go outside and play Touch Tag…..You’re it!

 If it’s raining, you can play it indoors.

You can play this game in the dark. Some say it’s best played in darkness. If played at night, we recommend giving each player a flashlight…. it’s dark out there!

Today's Quote

” It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues”. – – Abraham Lincoln

History and Origin of American Touch Tag Day

Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day. We discovered lots of reference to this day on Ecard sites and calendar sites. But, we found no factual information about it.

We are mildly surprised that this day is in October, when the weather is cold in many areas. Touch tag is most often played on warm summer days and nights.

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This Day in History

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Plant of the Day: Clover – Grow it indoors for good luck.

Recipe of the Day: Pumpkin Frappe

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