National Best Friend Day 2021: Here's the history and significance of the day

National Best Friend Day 2021: Here's the history and significance of the day

National Best Friend Day is celebrated on June 8 in the United States. The day, as the name suggests, is meant to express gratitude and love for your biggest support system, your best friend.

It is believed that other days like Friendship Day and Women’s Friendship Day originated from the idea of celebrating the National Best Friend Day. Under normal circumstances, various brands organise fun activities and games for this occasion. However, this year all the celebrations will happen online as people are maintaining social distancing to fight the novel coronavirus.

People have already been sharing photos and fun stories and memories with their best friends using the hashtag #NationalBestFriendDay. Today is the day when you should specifically let your best friend know how important he or she is in your life and how much you love them.

National Best Friends Day 2021 is celebrated in the United States of America on June 8. As the name suggests, on this day you can express your gratitude towards the people who are the biggest support in your life and are closest to you – your best friends. You get a chance to show your best friends how much you appreciate them, how special and important they are to you and how you cherish your friendship with them. After the immediate family, we all have a best friend in our lives who we consider our ultimate support system.

We all have that one close friend who we can count on to be there for us no matter the circumstances. They are the people with whom you want to share your secrets, want to do fun things, and hang out. They are the ones we call our best friends. On June 8, you can express your immense love for these people in your life because they deserve every ounce of love. This year, due to the pandemic, people may not visit their best friends this year to wish them on National Best Friends Day. However, you can still make your best friend's day special by sending out wishes and photos to let them know you're keeping them in your mind during these tough times. Plus, this would be a great way to celebrate love and joy while following the social distancing norms.

History of National Best Friends Day

While the exact history or the origin of National Best Friends Day is unknown, it is believed that people started celebrating it in the Us in 1935. This day is popular among the younger generation, as they meet their friends and celebrate the day with full vigour.

Significance of National Best Friends Day

We have many friends in our life. However, there are a few special people who we can count on no matter what. These people are our best friends. National Best Friend Day is celebrated to appreciate these few gems of our life. On this day, you can celebrate your best friends by surprising them with their favourite goodies or buying a thoughtful gift.