Take Your Pants For A Walk Day

Although some of the holidays that can be found on the calendar require some sort of commitment from the participant to be observed, this holiday is not one of them. In fact, National Take Your Pants For A Walk Day is arguably one of the easiest holidays on the calendar to celebrate. All that it requires is for a person to be wearing pants and to go for a walk while wearing them. Nothing could be easier, so put on your pants and go for a walk on July 27th. After all, walking on a regular basis is one of the best things a person can do for their health.

The History Of Pants

Want to know a little bit more about pants? I don’t know why you wouldn’t, so we assembled some of the best facts about pants that we could uncover. Thanks to a few history books, and a lot of Internet searches, we were able to find out everything a person could ever want to know about pants.

Denim Has Been Around For 500+ Years

It’s believed that denim was first invented during the 16th century in Genoa, Italy. It was first created for the Italian navy to wear on duty. However, denim wasn’t used to make blue jeans until the 19th century. This is when Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis came up with a way to make a more durable pair of pants by using rivets to hold pieces of denim together. This was the birth of the blue jean and the two men received a patent on their new invention on May 20, 1873.

The World’s Oldest Trousers Were Found In China

Two pairs of trousers were found in a cemetery in western China and radiocarbon dating found that they were made somewhere between the thirteenth and tenth centuries B.C. Usually, pants don’t last very long because microorganisms and chemicals in the soil break them down, but for some reason, these two pairs of trousers managed to hold up for 3,000-years. It’s believed that these particular pairs of pants weren’t used for walking, however. Most likely, they were used for horseback riding, which accounts for their extra durability.

Men Wear Their Pants Highest At The Age Of 57

One strange survey has revealed that men tend to wear their trousers at their highest point at the age of 57. At this age, according to the survey, men wear their pants at this age just seven inches below their armpits.

Observing National Take Your Pants For A Walk Day

National Take Your Pants For A Walk Day can be observed easily by putting on a pair of comfortable pants and going for a stroll. Most experts agree that to get health benefits from your walk, it should be for at least 20-30 minutes a day, so plan your walk accordingly. To spread the word about this holiday, don’t forget to use the hashtag #NationalTakeYourPantsForAWalkDay on your social media accounts.

When is it?
This year (2023)
July 27 Thursday
Next year (2024)
July 27 Saturday
Last year (2022)
July 27 Wednesday
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