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National Left Handers Day: Famous left handed celebrities

National Left Handers Day: Famous left handed celebrities
National Left Handers Day: Famous left handed celebrities Photo by Mike Windle

Calling all lefties! Wednesday, August 13 is National Left Handers Day. This year will be the 22nd annual celebration of left-hander’s superiority, according to their official site.

Are you a leftie? On National Left Handers Day, say it loud and say it proud. It’s tough to be a leftie! Holiday Insights points out how difficult lefties have it. “Many customized left handed items cost more. Novelty mugs are made with the picture or text for a right handed pick-up. Regular scissors are tough to use. The computer mouse is designed for righties,” the source says.

Due to the above and a lot more, you lefties have our respect and definitely deserve a day dedicated to you all. This day is also meant to celebrate uniqueness and difference.

Did you know the word sinister means “left” in Latin? It was believed that it was bad to be a leftie- crazy huh? During the 1600’s people thought the left handers were witches and warlocks.

Many writers and artists are left-handed, here are a few leftie celebrities:

· Bruce Willis

· Justin Bieber

· Robert DeNiro

· Lisa Kudrow

· Angelina Jolie

· Nicole Kidman

· Marilyn Monroe

· Keanu Reeves

· Julia Roberts

· Demi Moore

· James Franco

To find out all there is to know about National Left Handers Day, visit their official website.