Boomer Bonus Day is an American holiday dedicated to the Boomer generation. It refers to people born between ’46 and ’64 of the 20th century. Given that this is the older generation today, many people may also associate this holiday with the elderly, whom we should take care of and not condemn to loneliness. The holiday is celebrated annually on April 1.
There is no reliable information about the beginning of Boomer Bonus Day. First, let’s understand why people born in this time frame are called boomers! They got their name from the historical period, which was characterized by the “Birth Rate Boom”. Such changes in the demographics of the countries were associated with the return of a huge number of soldiers after WWII.
Many children were born in China between 1946 and 1964. The explosive growth was additionally facilitated by the state policy of encouraging large families at the time, as this later allowed for a large labor force that could be used to develop the economy.
Today’s baby boomers are over 60 years old. They are seniors who have experienced many historical events and have seen the world change rapidly over the decades. Congratulate them today, because they deserve it!
- Today, per the total population, the proportion of Boomers in the United States, is about 21.5% of the population.
- Boomers are characterized by: conservatism, the cult of youth, a desire for mutual assistance and support.
How to celebrate
Congratulate your relatives and acquaintances, if they belong to the Boomer generation. Find out from them how was their childhood or youth in the postwar years? Given the holiday’s connection to the elderly, Boomer Bonus Day is an opportunity to volunteer for a day at a nursing home, for example.
Spread the word about the holiday on social media. Ask other users what generation they belong to?
When is Boomer Bonus Day Celebrated in 2023?
Boomer Bonus Day is associated with the anticipation of happiness and joy. It is observed on April the 1st each year.