Happy Birthday to Leah! (And happy Square Root Day everyone!)

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Happy Birthday Leah! Enjoy some dancing music – tell Mom to crank it up!

…and also…

Square root day is a humorous holiday celebrated on dates where the day and the month are both the square root of the last two digits in the current year.[1] For example, the last square root day was March 3, 2009 (3/3/09), and the next square root day will be April 4, 2016 (4/4/16). The final square root day of the century will occur on September 9, 2081. Each century it is the same nine dates that are Square root days.

Ron Gordon, a Redwood City, California high school teacher, first created the day for 9/9/81. Gordon is the official public relations person and sends news releases to world media outlets[2]. In addition, his daughter has got in on the act and set up a Facebook page for people to share how they were celebrating the day[3].

One suggested way of celebrating the holiday is by eating square radishes, or other root vegetables cut into shapes with square cross sections


  • Heather - Thank you Aunt Karyn! Leah loved it. We would put up a video of the dancing that occured, but we don’t think the Internet is ready for that. : )

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