National I Am in Control Day is an annual American holiday that encourages people to control their lives and not to lose their temper in difficult situations. It is also dedicated to the event that occurred on March 30, 1981, when Ronald Reagan was assassinated. This is the date taken to commemorate this day.
The story of National I Am in Control Day is related to the assassination attempt on President Reagan. It happened just two months after he took office. He was leaving a Washington hotel when he was shot with a gun by John Hinckley Jr. (the perpetrator was later identified). The shooter was promptly detained, and during the investigation he was diagnosed with a mental illness.
Ronald Reagan was slightly wounded, from which he quickly recovered. His close associates, who were also survivors, were also injured. However, spokesman D. Bradley received a disability. After the incident, Secretary of State Alexander Hague took charge of the government. He told reporters, “I am in control of the situation. The phrase has been ingrained in society ever since.
- Control of the situation and a cool mind prevents the dangerous consequences that result from rash decisions in a stressful situation.
- Each person in his life, on average, 3 times gets into stressful and dangerous situations in which you need to make quick decisions.
How to celebrate
Learn the details of the Reagan assassination attempt today. Reconsider your life, some aspects of it should be taken under special control. Concentrate on certain goals: start going to the gym, get promoted, etc.
Spread the word on social media. Let more people know about him!
When is National I am in Control Day celebrated in 2024?
National I am in Control Day is observed on March 30 each year.