August 13:


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:

Kurt Cobain
Jimi Hendrix
Paul McCartney
Paul Simon
Ringo Starr
Leonardo da Vinci
Charlie Chaplin
Angelina Jolie

Can you name the seven left-handed Presidents?

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