2017 National High Five Day

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third thursday of april

List of National High Five Day dates by year

201819th AprilThursday
201918th AprilThursday
202016th AprilThursday
202115th AprilThursday
202221st AprilThursday
202320th AprilThursday
202418th AprilThursday
202517th AprilThursday
202616th AprilThursday
202715th AprilThursday

The creation of this special day dates back to 2002. It was created by college students at the University of Virginia. Those students were Conor Lastowka from San Diego, California, Sam Miotke of Corvallis, Oregon, and Wynn Walent of New York City. They celebrated with lemonade and a profusion of High Fives.

The act of giving a  "High Five", dates back to 1977, when it was first used during a Basketball game. Their congratulatory gesture caught on rapidly, and has been popular ever since.

Gimme a high five. As a matter of fact, give everyone you see a High Five!

National High Five Day

The "High Five" is a celebratory slapping of hands atop raised arms. It's been a standard for celebration of sporting victories, special event, competitions and many other activities for decades.

It's fun , and easy to celebrate this special day. Give a High Five to everyone you see. This includes friends, family, passersby, and total strangers. The more high fives you give, the better.

High Five Day was created by college students at the University of Virginia in 2002. There are many origin stories of the high five, but the two most documented candidates are Dusty Baker and Glenn Burke of the Los Angeles Dodgers professional baseball team on October 2, 1977, and Wiley Brown and Derek Smith of the Louisville Cardinals men's college basketball team during the 1978-1979 season.




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