Anne & Samantha Day

Category: History
Anne & Samantha Day in USA in 2024
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Dates of Anne & Samantha Day
2025 Jun 20, Dec 21
USASun, Dec 21Observances Holiday
USAFri, Jun 20Observances Holiday
2024 Jun 20, Dec 21
USASat, Dec 21Observances Holiday
USAThu, Jun 20Observances Holiday
2023 Jun 21, Dec 22
USAFri, Dec 22Observances Holiday
USAWed, Jun 21Observances Holiday
2022 Jun 21, Dec 21
USAWed, Dec 21Observances Holiday
USATue, Jun 21Observances Holiday
2021 Jun 21, Dec 21
USATue, Dec 21Observances Holiday
USAMon, Jun 21Observances Holiday
Summary
Find out the dates, history and traditions of Anne & Samantha Day

This day is observed twice a year, on the Summer Solstice and the Winter Solstice.

It honors Anne Frank and Samantha Smith, two young women whose words have inspired millions.

Anne Frank

Anne Frank is one of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Anne gained fame posthumously with the publication of The Diary of a Young Girl, in which she documents her life in hiding from 1942 to 1944, during the German occupation of the Netherlands in the second world war. 

Samatha Smith

In November of 1982 Samantha Smith, a 10-year-old girl from Manchester, Me., wrote to Soviet leader Yuri Andropov to ask if he was going to wage a nuclear war against the U.S. The following July she toured the USSR at his invitation and as a result, became known as America's youngest goodwill ambassador. In 1985 she was cast in TV series, Lime Street, with actor Robert Wagner. Sadly, Samantha died on a rainy August night in 1985 while returning from London when the commercial plane she was in crashed killing all aboard.

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