Rubber Duckie Day

Rubber Duckie Day comes on January 13 of every year. Rubber Duckies are stylised duck which is toy shaped. They made from rubber and typically yellow in colour with a flat base. These stylish ducks have iconic status in Western Pop culture, and they linked to bathing. No one in the world can’t tell where Rubber Duckies are come from but we peoples we want them in our own bath time. Hence Rubber Duckie Day is created to appreciate the part of Childhood memories.

History of Rubber Duckie Day

In late 19th century, The History of Rubber Duckies is referred to the origin of rubber manufacturing. The rubber duckies which are found earlier are very harder because manufacturers had used vulcanised rubber which is Charles Goodyear’s Invention. As they are not floating, we used them as a chew toy. In 1940 Peter Ganine created a sculpture of duck which is reproduced as a floating toy. Amazingly nearly 5 Million Rubber duckies were sold in one year. In 1969 Jim Henson popularised the Ruber Duckies through a song “Rubber Duckie” as Ernie which is a famous Muppet from Sesame Street.

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Rubber Duckie Day

Frequently Ernie spoke to his duck, and he carried it with him to the other segments of the show. In January 1992, nearly 29,000 rubber duckies were fell off from a cargo ship in the Pacific Ocean. By 2007, the “Friendly Floaties” had travelled nearly 17 Thousand Miles across the world in the ocean currents and some of them still afloat today. The peoples in Australia, South America, Indonesia and the Bering Strait had said that they had seen those Rubber Duckies in the Artic and the Atlantic Ocean.

How to Celebrate Rubber Duckie Day

Celebrating Rubber Duckie Day is quite easy by taking a bath with Your Favourite Rubber Duckie toy. There are a lot of varieties from Rubber Duckies available ranging from pirate duckies to devil duckies. You Pick up your Favourite from those Rubber Duckies. You can use #RubberDuckieDay to post on social media.

There are nearly 1200 National Days, and you can celebrate every day with and Happy Rubber Duckie Day!


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