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Cousins Day

July 24

Cousins Day - July 24

Cousins ​​Day is celebrated on July 24 every year, this day is a great occasion to pay attention to cousins. They are our best friends or our people with whom we are always in competition. With their presence, any family lunch or dinner turns into a fun event. If you have cousins, be sure to send them congratulations.

The History

There is no exact information about who and when came up with celebrating Cousins ​​Day. According to statistics, it is cousins ​​who unite American families, they become the guardians of family ties. Even if the family does not have a tradition of getting together, cousins ​​maintain relationships, communicate, they have common memories that they discuss with pleasure. Psychologists note that cousins ​​are more likely to become close friends than siblings.

Interesting Facts

  • In America, there is an ambiguous interpretation of the law on marriages between cousins. Marriage between such relatives is prohibited in 24 states, and in 19 states there is no such prohibition, in 4 more states marriage is allowed, but certain circumstances are necessary for this.
  • The most famous cousins ​​are Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, Prince Philip. They are direct descendants of Queen Victoria.
  • Did you know Nicolas Cage and Sofia Coppola are cousins? At birth, the famous actor was given the name Nicholas Kim Coppola, but later changed it in honor of the hero from the Marvel universe – Luke Cage.

How to celebrate

Be sure to watch some old movies about cousin relationships. By the way, many paintings have been digitized and now they look and are perceived in a completely different way. Spend time with your cousin, and if the relative lives far away, chat on social networks or with the help of modern technology.

When is Cousins Day Celebrated in 2022?

Cousins Day is associated with the anticipation of happiness and joy. It is observed on July the 24th each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Sunday July 24 2022
Monday July 24 2023
Wednesday July 24 2024
Thursday July 24 2025
Friday July 24 2026


July 24
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United States

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