National Common Courtesy Day - March 21
Thu, Mar 21, 2024

National Common Courtesy Day

National Common Courtesy Day is an American holiday dedicated to civility. It refers not only to your behavior with others, but also with yourself. You left an empty cereal box on the table, you didn’t wash the dishes, you didn’t clean the apartment. Fix these bugs, because you may have unexpected guests or friends, and meet them in a dirty apartment is absolutely wrong! The holiday is celebrated annually on March 21.


There is no reliable information about the appearance of National Common Courtesy Day. It was probably proposed to be celebrated by people who were tired of encountering other people’s lack of politeness and utter ignorance of etiquette!

Politeness is an important character trait for every person. If you are polite, you immediately become more attractive in other people’s eyes. Being polite is easier than it looks. You should start with the basics: say thank you for the service you received or the answer to the question you asked, hold the door for the woman, don’t rush into someone else’s conversation, don’t interrupt the interlocutor, etc.

It is necessary to observe etiquette. It can be characterized as a set of rules of conduct accepted by society, in certain places and situations. For example, at celebrations at the table should observe the etiquette of eating: to use cutlery, properly hold them, use napkins, and so on. Try starting small and you’ll see after a while how you start to like yourself!

Interesting facts

  • In 1922, Emily Post wrote Etiquette in Society, in Business, in Politics, and at Home, which we strongly recommend to anyone trying to learn the rules of etiquette.
  • Politeness is the best way to leave a good impression after meeting you. This is confirmed by various social experiments.


Show your politeness more often on this day. Also National Common Courtesy Day is a great excuse to learn the basic rules of etiquette and practice them.

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When is National Common Courtesy Day celebrated in 2024?

National Common Courtesy Day is observed on March 21 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Thursday March 21 2024
Friday March 21 2025