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National Ampersand Day

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About National Ampersand Day

Date When Celebrated: National Ampersand is always observed on September 8

Try hard to contain your excitement, as today is National Ampersand Day. As you know, it is a special character that represents and is an abbreviation for the word “and”. Every once in a while, a holiday comes along, and you say… What!? This holiday certainly causes one to stop and ask why and what for. Unfortunately, we can offer no logical explanation for the existence of this holiday. However, it is today, so let’s do our best to enjoy the day. 

Regardless of why this day exists, it is here for your enjoyment. So we hope you take full advantage and use the ampersand character as often as you can, and in creative ways.

Did You Know? The ampersand was once the last character in the alphabet. However, today you will not find any words with the ampersand character in it 


How to Celebrate National Ampersand Day

  • Use the ampersand sign in all of your writing today. This includes online and off.
  • Encourage others to use the “&”, too.
  •  Change your password(s) to include the “&” sign.

Today's Quote

Today’s Quote: “Any fool can know. The point is to understand.” – – Albert Einstein


History and Origin of National Ampersand Day

This special day was created in 2015 by Chaz DeSimone, founder of Amper Art. we believe it was created to promote his company.

We found no congressional records or presidential proclamation declaring this to be a true “National” day.

Definition of “National” Days

More September 8 Holidays

Here are more September 8 Holidays you will enjoy:

Date Nut Bread Day – or December 22!?

International Literacy Day

Pardon Day

Star Trek Day

More About Today

This Day in History

Famous September Birthdays

Recipe of the Day: Banana Bread

Also See: Fall Recipes and Holiday Recipes

Flower of the Day: Dame’s Rocket

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