International Men’s Day

International Men’s Day 2023

Last Updated on February 7, 2023

You will be amazed to know that even men do have a day to celebrate all for themselves. Just like women’s day, Men’s have a national day. Each year the 19th of November is celebrated as international men’s day. It is not just a tradition to showcase the muscularity but also is a way to appreciate the best man in your life. A man dons a different role like a father, brother, son, husband, friend, boyfriend, etc. International Men’s Day is to celebrate and appreciate the best man in your life.


History of International Men’s Day

You will be surprised to know that International Men’s Day didn’t get much attention during the initial days. Many didn’t prefer to be a part of an event specially organized for International Men’s Day. Slowly but steadily, people started to recognized and observe International Men’s Day. Here is the brief history of International Men’s Day.

  • The International Men’s Day was started back in 1968; the American journalist called John P. Harris highlighted the lack of balance in the Soviet system. The system promoted International Women’s Day, but there was no attention given to men. Since then, International Men’s Day came into the picture.
  • During the 1990s, Missouri Centre for Men’s Studies director Thomas Oaster hosted International Men’s Day event during February, but he didn’t notice much encouragement.
  • In 1999, Trinidad and Tobago realized that there is a day called Father’s Day but nothing to celebrate for men who are without kids.
  • During 2009 Malta made the much needful change, and International Men’s Day was celebrated in February, but later the celebration was switched to November.


How to Observe International Men’s Day?

International Men’s Day is celebrated in more than 80 countries that include the US, UK. India, Jamaica, Pakistan, Islands. Many countries prefer to organize sports torments, health meets, prayers, family gatherings, fundraising, tributes, concerts to celebrate International Men’s Day. Here are some unique ways to observe International Men’s Day and surprise the men in your life.

  • Handmade card

Nothing can be as amazing as handwritten cards, grab some coloring sheets, and design an alluring card for the men’s day. A handwritten message on the card is the best way to celebrate International Men’s Day.

  • Cook

A man’s way to the heart is through their stomach, cook up a nice meal and invite the man of your life for a special dinner celebration on International Men’s Day.

  • Gifts

 Nothing is boring about giving gifts; there is hardly anyone who says no to the gifts. Shop some nice handcrafted or personalized gifts for the men in your life.


Why Celebrating International Men’s Day is Important?

International Men’s Day is the best way to showcase your love, care, and compassion towards the men in your life. It can be your brother, father, son, husband, friend, boyfriend, etc. By celebrating International Men’s Day, you can share your feelings and let them know that you care about them.


When is International Men’s Day?

2020Nov 19
2021Nov 19
2022Nov 19
2023Nov 19


Other Days Celebrated in November


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