International Left-Handers Day History
International Left-Handers Day is a day to bring attention to the struggles which lefties face daily in a right-handed society. August 13th is observed as International Left-Handers Day.
International Left-Handers Day Facts
- 10% of people are left-handed according to a report by Scientific American.
- Geniuses are more likely to be left-handed - 20% of the top scoring SAT takers are left-handed.
- In 2013, 31% of Major League Baseball pitchers are left-handed.
- Of the last 5 Presidents, 3 were lefties - Obama, Clinton and Bush Sr.
- All lefties: Albert Einstein, Bill Gates, Barak Obama, Bill Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, Leonardo da Vinci
International Left-Handers Day Top Events and Things to Do
- Eat with your left hand today.
- Attempt to use only your left hand while writing today. If typing or navigating on a computer, use the mouse with your left hand.
- Look around you and notice how many people you know are left-handed.
- Attempt to cook using your left-hand as the primary one.
- Create a Lefty Zone where everyone who enters must only use their left hand for the day.