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Sadie Hawkins Day? No.
SADIE HAWKINS DAY vs LEAP DAY
Sadie Hawkins Day is November 15 - Leap Day is February 29
Sadie Hawkins Day, an American folk event, made its debut in
Al Capp's Li'l Abner strip November 15, 1937.
Some people want February 29 to be Sadie Hawkins Day. February 29
is already Leap Day, and Sadie Hawkins Day is already November 15.
There is no need to change anything, or to merge them together.
Please read the information below from the Lil'Abner website.
Sadie Hawkins Day, an American folk event, made its debut in Al Capp's Li'l Abner strip November 15, 1937.
Sadie Hawkins was "the homeliest gal in the hills" who grew tired of waiting for the fellows to come a courtin'.
Her father, Hekzebiah Hawkins, a prominent resident of Dogpatch, was even more worried about Sadie living
By the late 1930's the event had swept the nation and had a life of its own. Life magazine reported over 200
The basis of Sadie Hawkins Day is that women and girls take the initiative in inviting the man or boy of their
However, due to its enormous popularity and the numerous fan letters Capp received,
Please understand the differences between Leap Day and Sadie Hawkins Day: