Different Colored Eyes Day
Fri, Jul 12, 2024

Different Colored Eyes Day

Different Colored Eyes Day is currently unknown, but it was most likely created by someone with heterochromia iridum. This holiday celebrates heterochromia iridum, also called heterochromia iridis or simply heterochromia, which is a difference in coloration of the iris. In complete heterochromia, one iris is a different color from the second iris. In partial heterochromia or sectoral heterochromia, part of one iris is a different color from the rest of that same iris.

Different Colored Eyes Day also celebrates diversity of eye color! Popular eye colors include brown, hazel, grey, blue, and green.

Celebrate this weird holiday by looking into the mirror and appreciating how beautiful your eyes are! Start a conversation with friends about eyes and eye colors.

The History

The holiday was founded by Jean Quinn of B Able Incorporated, but it is not known exactly when this idea came to her. It is noteworthy that today, people with eyes of different colors attract attention. They seem mysterious. However, in the past it was believed that people with heterochromia had magical abilities or were they affected by evil spells. Many people considered witches and warlocks. In some peoples, different eye colors were considered a sign of mediums and the ability to communicate with the other world. Close attention is being paid to human eyes, as they are considered the window to the soul. Today, this phenomenon is treated with admiration, while in the past, everything inexplicable was a scary and considered otherworldly.

Different Colored Eyes Day Fun Facts

  • Less than 1% of the world population has heterochromia iridum (different colored eyes).
  • Famous people with heterochromia iridum include Alexander the Great, Alice Eve, Christopher Walken, Dan Aykroyd, Jane Seymour, Jessica Cauffiel, Kate Bosworth, Kathleen Wilhoite, Mila Kunis, Simon Pegg, and more!
  • Brown is the most common eye color in the world. Over 55% of the world population has brown eyes!
  • Green is the rarest eye color in the world. Only 1-2% of the world population has green eyes!
  • In some cases, people with albinism can have eyes that appear to be red, pink, or purple!

Different Colored Eyes Day Jokes

  • How do you know if carrots are beneficial for your eyes?
  • Have you ever seen a rabbit with glasses? I didn’t think so.

  • What happened to the optician who fell into the lens grinder?
  • He made a spectacle of himself.

  • I have an eye, but I can’t see. What am I?
  • A needle.

  • Pick Up Lines: «Your eyes are bluer than the Atlantic Ocean, and baby, I’m lost at sea»… «Have you ever been told that your eyes are clear like the ocean? I can see straight into your soul»… «Your earrings are like mirrors that reflect moonlight straight into your eyes»… «I think you’ve got something in your eye. Never mind, it’s just a sparkle»… «I discovered why the sky was grey today. All the blue is in your eyes»… «There are many fish in the sea, but you’re the only one that caught my eye».

  • A nurse walks into the doctor’s personal office and says, «Doctor, there is a man in the waiting room with a glass eye named Brown». The doctor replies, «What does he call his other eye?».

Different Colored Eyes Day Quotes

  • «Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye» H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  • «The eye of a human being is a microscope, which makes the world seem bigger than it really is». Khalil Gibran.
  • «The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands». Benjamin Franklin.
  • «Every closed eye is not sleeping, and every open eye is not seeing». Bill Cosby.
  • «Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake?». Leonardo da Vinci.

Different Colored Eyes Day is celebrated in July which is: National Anti-Boredom Month, National Blueberry Month, National Cellphone Courtesy Month, National Grilling Month, National Hot Dog Month, National Ice Cream Month, and National Vacation Rental Month!

When is Different Colored Eyes Day in 2024?

Different Colored Eyes Day is associated with the anticipation of happiness and joy. It is observed on July the 12th each year.


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