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About Old Maids Day

When is Old Maids Day? This holiday is always observed on June 4

Today is Old Maids Day, a June 4 holiday. This day is dedicated to those single ladies and childless women who are still searching for “Mr. McDreamy”. Still haven’t found “Mr. Right”? Are the years are beginning to pile up? Don’t worry or fret. This day is for you. Old Maids Day brings awareness to those of us who have not yet found (and caught) our soul mates.

Old Maids Day exists to put into the spotlight all of the fair maidens who have yet to find their Prince Charming.

Ladies, celebrate this day by getting out and getting noticed. Guys, open your eyes.” Mrs. Right” may be right under your nose. Hopefully, this is the last year that you will celebrate Old Maids Day.

How to Participate in Old Maids Day

Unattached? Go where the guys are. Here are some ideas: 

  • Get on Internet dating sites and search for the perfect guy.
  • Get out and get noticed. Look for places where people mingle, and guys congregate.
  • Attend a singles event.
  • Hold a social event where people can meet.  
  • He will love you just the way you are. But, a nice dress or outfit, and a little make-up just might make the difference.
  • Go to the gym.

Here are some things not to do today:

  • Do not stay home.
  • Do not go to the movies. You won’t meet people there. 
  • Do not stroll in the park or take a hike.
  • Do not visit mom and dad or a family member, as there are no single guys there. 

Today's Quote

“I find men terribly exciting, and any girl who says she doesn’t is either an anemic old maid, a streetwalker, or a saint.” – – Lana Turner

History and Origin of Old Maids Day

The year was 1946 (or thereabouts). WWII was over, and millions of soldiers were returning home. There was a huge increase in marriages. Somewhere during this time, it was noted that there were plenty of Maidens waiting for the returning GIs. The ladies were not getting younger, as they awaited the return of their GI.  

The long war had disrupted, and put on hold, many relationships. And, many GIs did not return home. As a result, there were many more single women than men. Dances and socials were held to bring together returning soldiers and the many available, unmarried ladies. It is from this occurrence, that Old Maid’s Day emerged.  

More June 4 Holidays

Here are more June 4 holidays for you to celebrate and enjoy:

Applesauce Cake Day

Hug Your Cat Day

National Cheese Day

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