Dictionary Day takes place on October 16, 2017. Dictionary Day is a day to learn new words with the help of a dictionary. The first dictionary was published by Noah Webster in 1806. The date of Dictionary Day is also Noah Webster's birthday. He was an American linguist and known as the father of American scholarship and education.
Coming together with some friends and browse through a dictionary testing how many words you know is a great idea to celebrate Dictionary Day. There are also several games like scrabble or balderdash where a dictionary comes handy. Dictionary Day can be a lot of fun plus increasing one's vocabulary.