Humorous Day

Humorous Day is observed next on Saturday, April 19th, 2025 (336 days from today).

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A day to find the humor in any situation that happens to be thrown our way is Humorous Day.

April 19th is chosen as Humorous Day in order to remind us to see the bright side and to realize that most things are really not as important as they at first may seem.

History of Humorous Day

Among other benefits, humor increases productivity and brainpower, reduces stress and anxiety, helps people cope, keeps people from getting burned out, boosts the immune system, relaxes muscles and help people connect. Not much is known about Humor Day, but multiple sources say it's "a day to find humor in any situation that comes our way" and "a day to remind us to look see the bright side and realize that most things really aren't as important as they seem at first." It takes place during National Humor Month, though it's not yet known whether there's a connection to it or not.

We are not sure about the origin of this holiday. Some people have believed that the director of the Carmel Humor Institute, named Larry Wilde, for declaring April to be Humor Month in 1976. However, he neither credits nor mentions Humor Day on the page.

How to celebrate Humorous Day

Let loose, unravel, and try to find humor in any situation that comes your way today. Remember that you should look on the bright side or positive side of things and never make them become more seriously. You can also add some humor to your day. Share a few jokes with friends, go see a comedy show or watch one of the funniest movies of all time.


Humorous Day has been observed annually on April 19th.


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