National Dictionary Day

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National Dictionary Day in USA in 2021
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About National Dictionary Day

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Dates of National Dictionary Day
2023 USA Monday, October 16thNational Dictionary Day
2022 USA Sunday, October 16thNational Dictionary Day
2021 USA Saturday, October 16thNational Dictionary Day
2020 USA Friday, October 16thNational Dictionary Day
2019 USA Wednesday, October 16thNational Dictionary Day
Summary
Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Dictionary Day

National Dictionary Day honors the birthday of Noah Webster , the most famous American lexicographer.

Webster, who lived in West Hartford, CT, was a textbook pioneer, and English-language spelling reformer. He created his first dictionary in 1840.

  • Did you know? The eight longest monosyllabic words in English all begin with the letter S - scraunched, strengthed, scratched, screeched, scrounged, squelched, straights, and strengths.

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