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NATIONAL BOBBLEHEAD DAY, January 7




NATIONAL BOBBLEHEAD DAY, January 7 NATIONAL BOBBLEHEAD DAY is a day of celebration for all head-bobbing figurines associated with spring that is observed annually on January 7.


#NationalBobbleheadDay For more than a century, bobbleheads have captivated and amused fans and collectors alike. Additionally, they come in a variety of sizes and shapes. Bobbleheads are mementos of famous teams, films, and cartoon characters. They stand for some of our most exciting athletes or thrilling movie and television characters on their own.


From Germany came the first bobbleheads, also known as bobbers or nodders. In the 1950s and 1960s, they became ingrained in popular culture in the United States. When professional sports teams started using bobbleheads as promotional items at the end of the 1990s, the product saw a revival. Bobbleheads continue to entertain and captivate us today as toys and collectibles.



How to Celebrate National Bobblehead Day National Bobblehead Day is the ideal time to learn more about the bobblehead hobby.


Collect new bobbleheads or share your favorite one!

Give a bobblehead as a gift to someone you know.

Discover something new about the history of bobbleheads.

Visit the Public Bobblehead Corridor of Distinction and Historical center.

Post on social media using the hashtag #NationalBobbleheadDay.


Would you like more information about bobbleheads? Read our interview with Phil Sklar, CEO and co-founder of the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum, in Celebration Spotlight.



History of National Bobblehead Day The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum declared December 2014 as National Bobblehead Day. The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum was also announced on November 18, 2014. The most extensive collection of bobbleheads in the world can be found at the museum, which opened its doors in 2016 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The best bobbleheads are honored in the museum's hall of fame, and exhibits on the history and production of bobbleheads are on display.


In 2014, the Registrar of the National Day Calendar declared January 7 to be National Bobblehead Day.


FAQ Concerning Bobbleheads: Are bobbleheads limited to sports figures and mascots?

A. No. Today, pop culture, politics, sports, and history are all represented by bobbleheads. Additionally, you can have custom bobbleheads made in your own image.


Q: Are bobbleheads and wobblers the same thing?

A. Yes. The bobblehead is referred to by a number of different names, including wobbler and nodder.


Is there anything else that bobbleheads do besides bobble?

A. Yes. Prerecorded messages are included in some of them. To hear what the bobblehead has to say, press the button.


Is it possible to collect bobbleheads?

A. Yes. There are some bobbleheads that are very collectible. The subject matter, quality, popularity, and quantity produced may all influence their value.


History of January 7: Thomas Stevens, an explorer and adventurer, completes the first bicycle-based circumnavigation of the globe in 1887. He left Oakland, California, on April 22, 1884. On August 4, 1884, he arrived in Boston, Massachusetts, marking the end of his journey. He traveled across the Atlantic Ocean on the City of Chicago to Liverpool, UK, after spending the winter in New York. On January 7, 1887, Steven travels back to San Francisco on the final leg of his journey aboard the City of Peking. Stevens surprised everyone by traveling roughly 13,500 miles on two wheels.


Boston Cooking-School Cook Book is self-published by Fannie Merrit Farmer in 1896. Later, the title of the book would be changed to The Fannie Farmer Cookbook. Farmer, a Boston Cooking School alumnus, went on to become the school's principal. Who needs Fannie Farmer right now?



1927: The Harlem Globetrotters play their first basketball game in Hinkley, Illinois. The Globetrotters have since become icons in the basketball world, and they continue to delight fans all over the world.


2022 marks the first time a human heart from a genetically modified pig has been transplanted by surgeons at the University of Maryland Medical Center. David Bennet, the patent holder, had terminal heart disease and was ineligible for a human-to-human transplant. He had no other choice but to accept a porcine heart.


The birthdays of President Millard Fillmore, who was elected as the 13th President of the United States on January 7, 1800, are both well-known and less well-known. No other third-party candidate has been elected since then. The period of Fillmore's presidency was a tense but inevitable transition into the Civil War. Fillmore opposed slavery, but he also made legislative concessions and did not back Abraham Lincoln as his successor.


Zora Neale Hurston – 1891 One of America's most important writers, Zora Neale Hurston set her writing goals to tell stories about Black culture and experiences. Barracoon, Mules and Men, Dust Tracks on a Road, and Her Eyes Were Watching God are among her works.


Jann Wenner was born in 1946 and co-founded Rolling Stone Magazine in 1967. One of Rock 'n' Roll's most authoritative publications on the history, culture, and people of the music industry is this publication.


Katie Couric was born in 1957. The journalist has been reporting the news for more than 40 years. Couric has hosted shows on three major networks and was the first woman to anchor CBS Evening News on her own in 2006.


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