National Geographic Day
National Geographic Day is an annual observance celebrated on January 27th of every year. One thing that is most often taken for granted is the Geography or place we live. The geography is the environment consisting of land, inhabitants, along with the phenomena of the earth. All the issues and the problems of the geography is analysed and detailed in a National Geographic Magazines. National Geographic Day celebrates the magazine which has been around the world for almost 130 years. As the magazine is working for people to let them know about different parts of the world, people living there, their culture, and more, it has got its own celebration Day.
“I’m a big fan of ‘National Geographic’, the magazine and the channel. Anything to do with the natural world. For years, when I was younger, I was convinced I would be a nature photographer, but that didn’t pan out.” – Tom Weston-Jones
History of National Geographic Day
The year from when the National Geographic Day has been celebrated is not known precisely. The founder or organization who is responsible for creating such a Day is also anonymous. However, we can think that Day commemorates the first issue of the National Geographic Magazines that have been published in the year 1888 by National Geographic Society. Ever since that, the National Geographic Magazines have been published once in every month, since then regularly.
The Magazine was created as a text-oriented publication initially and soon became an extensive pictorial content with gaining popularity. The National Geographic Magazine in the recent years has been outspoken relating to the environmental issues like deforestation, endangered species, and more of nature-related information. The Magazine has also been appreciated for its book-like quality and its beautiful photography.
Other Celebrations on January 27
January 27 is also celebrated as
How to Celebrate National Geographic Day
The best way to celebrate the National Geographic Day is to take a glance at the magazine. Try to collect the old National Geographic Magazines and look at the advancements the publications have so far attained. Read the book and find all the ecological changes taken place over the years. Put your efforts into saving the precious geography in much better way and help in reducing the environmental issues. Take out your camera and capture some stills of the beautiful earth. You can share them on the social media using the hashtag #GeographicDay.