Correct Answer : Option (D) - August 13
International Lefthanders Day : A day for the people who are left-handers is observed on August 13. The day is observed to raise awareness about the lefty people’s experience with living in a right-hand dominant world.
The day also spreads awareness on issues faced by left-handers, eg the importance of the special needs for left-handed children and the likelihood for left-handers to develop schizophrenia.
Did you know that Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, and Ronald Reagan all used their left hands? There’s also many left-handed world greatest guitarists Paul McCartney or Jimi Hendrix and others like Oprah Winfrey, Lady Gaga, Charlie Chaplin, Oprah Winfrey, Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates and Lady Gaga are also left-handers.
Many prominent indian leaders and celebrities are left-handers across the globe including Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth, Ratan Tata, Sachin Tendulkar, etc.
International Lefthanders Day History : International Lefthanders Day was launched as an annual event by the Club on 13th August, 1992 to celebrate sinistrality and raise awareness of the advantages and disadvantages of being left-handed in a predominantly right-handed world. It was first observed by Dean R. Campbell, founder of the Lefthanders International, Inc in 1976. Continuing the tradition created by Campbell, the Left-Handers Club launched International Lefthanders Day as a part of their organization on August 13, 1992.
International Lefthanders Day 2022 Significance : The day aims to raise awareness about being left-handed in a predominantly right-handed world. It celebrates left-handed people’s uniqueness and differences, a subset of humanity comprising seven to ten per cent of the world’s population.