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Alien Abduction Day – March 20, 2023

Alien Abduction Day is celebrated on March 20 every year and although we are not sure how the date was chosen or when it started being celebrated, we know that the Alien Abduction Day festival in Toronto popularized it in 2008. A substantial number of people claim to have seen and experienced aliens, even though some people do not believe in aliens and it is frequently dismissed as a joke. People who believe in aliens are the focus of Alien Abduction Day. According to U.F.O. experts, whether or not these allegations are real, they will have a significant influence on the claimants.

History of Alien Abduction Day

Aliens are said to be living things that exist outside the planet earth. It is believed that aliens transport themselves through unidentified flying objects (U.F.O.s). The first time a U.F.O. was sighted was on March 1, 1639, when John Winthrop recorded in his diary that another man James Everell was in a boat with two other people in a river when they saw a great light in the night sky. When the light stood still it flamed up and when it ran it changed into the figure of a swine. The men in the boat also claimed that the light ran very fast and was going back and forth between their village and another nearby village just two miles away. Some other people said they saw the light too around the same area. After a while of sighting the U.F.O., the people in the boat saw themselves in a part of the river that they couldn’t remember rowing their boat to. It was very strange and if it were in today’s world, it would have been recorded as the first alien abduction.

Even though there had been speculations about aliens over the years, it wasn’t until the 1960s that it started getting a lot of attention. The first widely publicized story of alien abduction was the “Hill Abduction,” which was the abduction of Barney and Betty Hill. They claimed aliens abducted them from September 19 to 20 in the rural part of New Hampshire. Their story was so profound that it was adapted into a book called “The Interrupted Journey” and it became a best seller in 1966.

Alien Abduction Day timeline

1947
The First Popular Sighting

The first well-known U.F.O. sighting occurs and is seen by Kenneth Arnold.

1948
“Project Sign”

The U.S. Air Force begins to investigate sightings of unidentified aerial phenomena called “Project Sign.”

1975
The U.F.O. Incident

An American Film is made based on the alleged alien Abduction of Barney and Betty Hill.

2008
The Alien Abduction Day Festival

Toronto holds an Alien Abduction festival on March 20.

Alien Abduction Day FAQs

Why would aliens abduct anyone

Well, just like we are curious about them, they might also be curious about us.

Are aliens dangerous?

Nobody is sure of that yet as very few findings of them have been confirmed as facts.

Is it normal to believe you have been abducted by aliens

It is normal for humans to have strange beliefs.

Alien Abduction Day Activities

  1. Watch a movie about aliens

    Since it is very unlikely that you know anyone that has been abducted by aliens, you can watch a movie about people being abducted by aliens. That might make you understand the concept.

  2. Read a book

    Some people agree that books are better than a movie and you might be one of them. There are dozens of books written on aliens, you can entertain yourself with one.

  3. Give someone a gift

    The best way to celebrate is to give gifts out. A journal is a good example of a gift to give to a friend on Alien Abduction Day.

5 Facts About Space That Will Blow Your Mind

  1. Space suits are expensive

    A complete NASA spacesuit costs $12,000,000.

  2. The Sun is huge

    The solar system is made up of 99.86% of the Sun.

  3. There are a lot of stars in the universe

    Scientists say the stars in the universe are more than the grains of sand on Earth.

  4. Venus moves very slowly around the sun

    Venus takes 243 Earth days to rotate around the Sun and so one year on Earth is less than one day on Venus.

  5. Sunsets on Mars appears blue

    Fine dust makes the sunset appear blue.

Why We Love Alien Abduction Day

  1. It makes us wonder

    There is no evidence to prove that aliens exist. A day set aside to mark Alien Abduction Day will give us the time to think about the possible existence of aliens.

  2. A great excuse to have a costume party

    We can host an alien-themed party and have all our guests come in different alien costumes. The fact that we are not sure what an alien looks like makes it even more fun as people will go crazy with their costumes.

  3. We get to go to libraries

    There are a lot of libraries that we can visit. These libraries house a lot of books and we can read to educate ourselves more.

Alien Abduction Day dates

YearDateDay
2023March 20Monday
2024March 20Wednesday
2025March 20Thursday
2026March 20Friday
2027March 20Saturday

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