World UFO Day

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World UFO Day
Observed byInternational
TypeCultural
SignificanceA day celebrating UFOs.
CelebrationsSky-watching, parties
DateJune 24, July 2
Frequencyannual
Related toUnidentified flying objects, Ufology

World UFO Day[1] is an awareness day for people to gather together and watch the skies for unidentified flying objects (UFO). The day is celebrated by some on June 24, and others on July 2. June 24 is the date that reporter Kenneth Arnold wrote is generally considered to be the first widely reported UFO in the United States,[2] while July 2 the supposed UFO crash in the 1947 Roswell incident.[3]July 2 was declared as the official World UFO Day by the World UFO Day Organisation.It is believed that the first World UFO Day was celebrated in 2001 by UFO researcher Haktan Akdogan.[4]

The stated goal of the July 2 celebration is to raise awareness of "the undoubted existence of UFOs"[5] and to encourage governments to declassify their files on UFO sightings.[6]

World UFO Day is celebrated by stirring conversations about how and why humans are not the only beings in the Universe. The WUFDO (World UFO Day Organisation)promotes various events and educational workshops with the idea of getting people to know about UFOS.[7]

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  1. ^ "World UFO Day 2021: All about UFO's, History and Significance". The Hans India.
  2. ^ "Out of This World, Out of Our Minds". New York Times. 3 July 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-03.
  3. ^ "Can you answer the UFO questions?". BBC News. 2 July 2003. Retrieved 2003-07-02.
  4. ^ "World UFO Day 2022— Just a reminder that we aren't the only ones out here". cnbctv18.com. 2022-07-01. Retrieved 2022-07-08.
  5. ^ "About World UFO Day".
  6. ^ "July 2: World UFO Day, the Real U.S. Independence Day, I Forgot Day, Violin Lover's Day and Freedom from Fear of Public Speaking Day". Yahoo News. 26 June 2012. Retrieved 2012-06-26.
  7. ^ "World UFO Day 2022— Just a reminder that we aren't the only ones out here". cnbctv18.com. 2022-07-01. Retrieved 2022-07-08.

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