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Wear the Lilac Day

May 25

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An event every year that begins at 00:00 on day 25 of May, repeating indefinitely

May 25
🌐 Everywhere
First occurrence:
Discworld: in 1957 UC.
Roundworld: Somewhere after 2002


Created by the participants of “the Glorious Revolution” in Ankh-Morpork, which happened approximately on May 25, 1957 UC.

Wear a lilac flower and have a hard boiled egg with your meal of choice.

If you also celebrate Towel Day you can wear a lilac towel. 

On the Roundworld (our world) “Wear the Lilac Day was a creation by Terry Pratchett in his Discworld novel “Nightwatch” (published in 2002).
After Terry Pratchett was diagnosed with alzheimer’s in 2007, the following date of May 25 in 2008 made wearing the lilac also bear
the meaning of a signifying support for the research in battling alzheimer’s.

“Truth, Justice, Freedom, Reasonably Priced Love,
and a Hard-Boiled Egg!”

#WearTheLilac #WearTheLilacDay