National Brother Day

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2021 DateMay 24, 2021
2022 DateMay 24, 2022
National Brother Day

Brother's Day History

National Brother Day seeks to celebrate brothers. This day aims to appreciate male siblings and their contributions to their families. It recognizes the bond formed between brothers and its significance.

National Brother Day was created in 2005 by Alabama author and sculptor C. Daniel Rhodes. It is observed annually on the 24th of May. It is not to be confused with National Sibling Day, which is observed in April.

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National Brother Day Facts & Quotes

  • According to Jeffrey Kluger, author of The Sibling Effect, men who have sisters are better at talking to women than those who grew up without a sister.
  • According to Jeffrey Kluger, author of The Sibling Effect, after approximately six years, your stepsiblings can become as close to you as biological ones.
  • 51% of all newborns in the U.S. are boys.
  • Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero - Marc Brown, author and illustrator of children’s books.
  • When brothers agree, no fortress is so strong as their common life - Antisthenes, Greek philosopher and star pupil of Socrates.

Brother's Day Top Events and Things to Do

  • Take a brother out for a meal and discuss cherished family memories together. Some great places to take out your brother would be a favorite restaurant of his or a spot that is meaningful to you both from your past.
  • Watch a movie about brotherhood. Some suggestions are: Boyhood (2014), Four Brothers (2005), Boyz N the Hood (1991), and The Tree of Life (2011).
  • Read a book about brotherhood. Some suggestions are: The Sibling Effect, Brother, and The Dead Man’s Brother.
  • Post a picture on social media of you and your brother with a caption of a fond memory between the two of you. Make sure to tag your brother in the photo!
  • Spread awareness about the holiday by using the hashtags #NationalBrotherDay, #brother and #NBD on social media.

National Brother Day References and Related Sites

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