August 13:August 13, 2012
August 13: Left-Hander’s Day
“Everyone is born right-handed. Only the greatest overcome it” – author unknown
Some fun facts:
Sinistrophobia is the fear of left-handedness or things on the left side.
While many people are left handed, very few are 100% left handed.
Lefties are also called “southpaws”. The term was coined in baseball to describe a left handed pitcher.
Only about 10% of the population is left handed.
During the 1600’s people, thought left handers were witches and warlocks.
Famous left-handed people include:
Leonardo da Vinci
Can you name the seven left-handed Presidents?
Find more left-handed info at http://lefthandersday.com/about.html