Frankenstein Day
Also calledNational Frankenstein Day
TypeNational
DateAugust 30
Next time30 August 2022 (2022-08-30)
Frequencyannually

Frankenstein Day is an annual holiday celebrated on August 30, Mary Shelley's birthday, in celebration of her 1818 novel Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus.

History

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley was born on August 30, 1797. She wrote the novel Frankenstein in 1816, and published it in 1818. The holiday Frankenstein Day was created to honor Mary Shelley and Frankenstein, every year on the anniversary of her birthday. Frankenstein Day has also been known as National Frankenstein Day.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

See also

References

  1. ^ Charles, Ron (August 30, 2013). "Happy Frankenstein Day". The Washington Post. Retrieved November 6, 2018.
  2. ^ Janosik, Erin (August 2013). "Frankenstein Day: 10 Ways to Celebrate 195 Years of Mary Shelley's Classic Novel". BBC America. Retrieved November 6, 2018.
  3. ^ Paul, Pritha (August 30, 2018). "Frankenstein Day: 7 Myths About The Monster On Mary Shelley's Birth Anniversary". International Business Times. Retrieved November 6, 2018.
  4. ^ Dusan (August 27, 2018). "It's Alive!! Frankenstein Day Is August 30th". All Horror. Retrieved November 6, 2018.
  5. ^ Adams, Buzz (September 3, 2018). "Happy Frankenstein Day". KLAQ. Retrieved November 6, 2018.
  6. ^ O'Connor, Kyrie (August 29, 2016). "On Frankenstein Day, 9 things to know about the monster and its creator". Chron. Retrieved November 6, 2018.