World UFO Day

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2024 DateJuly 2, 2024
2025 DateJuly 2, 2025

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World UFO Day is a dedicated to encouraging governments to declassify their knowledge about sightings of unidentified flying objects (UFOs). This day also seeks to raise awareness about the existence of UFOs and intelligent beings from other planets, garner support towards the cause of making such knowledge public, stimulate curiosity, and engage in discussions about the subject of extraterrestrial life.

World UFO Day marks the prominent Roswell Incident that occurred in New Mexico in 1947, where it is alleged that a UFO crash-landed on earth World UFO Day was first observed in 2001 by UFOologist Haktan Akdogan. This day has been commemorated since then by people who ardently believe in extraterrestrial life and wish to know the truth behind myriad secretive government files

World UFO Day is marked by various activities like watching UFO movies, discussions, stargazing and sharing personal experiences on social media platforms. UFO conventions are also popular to attend, providing an opportunity for those with the same interest to connect with eachother. World UFO Day is celebrated each year on July 2nd, bringing attention to explore the unknown.

World UFO Day facts

  • The Roswell, New Mexico incident of 1947 has been the origin story for many sightings and reporting’s of UFOs. Controversy and skepticism have followed ever since regarding classified information believed to be withheld by the US. In 2020 however, the US Pentagon released footage from when US navy pilots encountered what appeared to be UFOs. The pilots described the hovering object saying, it accelerated like nothing I’ve ever seen.
  • The acronym UFO was created in 1953 by the United States Air Force so that they could record and review instances involving unknown flying objects. A new term, UAP, unidentified aerial phenomena, was launched in 2020 to do away with the stigma surrounding UFOs.
  • According to, some of the 20th-century UFO accounts include:
    1) During the 1940s, metallic spears and colorful balls of light were seen by bomber crews.
    2) In 1947, many cases of unidentified flying objects were being reported after a crash in Roswell, New Mexico.
    3) In 1997, thousands of people saw V-shaped patterns in the sky around the Nevada border.
  • The Tulli Papyrus is an account of the Pharaoh Thutmose III’s sighting of mysterious fiery discs floating over the skies.

Top things to do for World UFO Day

  • Watch a movie about UFOs or extraterrestrial life. Here are our suggestions:
    Paul (2011)
    The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
    K-PAX (2009)

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