Weary Willie Day

Category: General
Weary Willie Day in USA in 2024
Image: Photo of Emmett Kelly with Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus. Public Domain

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Dates of Weary Willie Day
2025 USA Tuesday, December 9thWeary Willie Day
2024 USA Monday, December 9thWeary Willie Day
2023 USA Saturday, December 9thWeary Willie Day
2022 USA Friday, December 9thWeary Willie Day
2021 USA Thursday, December 9thWeary Willie Day
Summary
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Emmett Leo Kelly was an American circus performer, who created the clown figure "Weary Willie", based on the hobos of the Great Depression in the 1930s. Kelly was born on December 9th 1898.

Prior to Kelly, clowns had traditionally been colorful, happy characters.

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