- June 30 -

Superman's Birthday

Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, able to leap tall buildings in a single bound. It's a bird, it's a plane, no, it's Superman!  Superman first appeared in

Superman's Birthday

Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, able to leap tall buildings in a single bound. It's a bird, it's a plane, no, it's Superman!
Superman first appeared in "Action Comics," on June 30, 1938. He has many abilities, including superhuman strength, super speed, super durability, regeneration, and flight.
Part of Superman’s success is owed to his unique origin story as an infant refugee from the planet Krypton. Superman, known as Kal-El on Krypton, was a baby when his parents sent him to Earth to escape Krypton’s destruction. He landed on a farm in fictional Smallville, Kansas, and was raised by a farmer and his wife, Jonathan and Martha Kent. As young Clark Kent grew up, he discovered he had special abilities, and he dedicated his life to secretly using his powers to help humanity.
The character was created by writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster when they were still high school students in Cleveland, Ohio, in the early 1930s. With his comic book debut in the June issue of “Action Comics,” published April 18, 1938, Superman became the world’s first superhero, paving the way for the likes of Batman, Spider-Man and Wonder Woman.
Source:
http://houstonmuseumdistrict.org/events/1600/
http://herocomplex.latimes.com/movies/happy-birthday-superman-a-look-back-at-75-powerful-years/#/0

Categories:

More holidays on this day:

Meteor Day
Asteroid Day

You may also like...

Interesting events from Funny category.

International Fun at Work Day

This is a day to have fun at work because work should be fun- and April 1st (April Fool's Day) is a very good chance to celebrate it. Originally called National Fun at Work Day (USA), International Fun at Work Day began in 1996 by the folks at Playfair in an effort to create "a joyous and...

Scrabble Day

Scrabble Day celebrates the popular board game. It's been popular around the world ever since. People young and old enjoy this game. Scrabble was invented in 1938 by Alfred Mosher Butts - whose birthday was April 13, 1899. He called his game “Lexiko” then...

Frog Jumping Day

Whether you’re jumping over a frog or jumping like one, today is a great day for hippity-hoppers. Frog Jumping Day can be traced back to Missouri author Mark Twain, and his first short story, 'Jim Smiley and His Jumping Frog.' If you’d like to read this story today, it’s also known as...

Sidewalk Egg Frying Day

The origins for this special day can be attributed to the old saying, 'It's so hot you could fry an egg on the sidewalk,' which dates to at least 1899. Sometimes, on hot summer days, the rays of the sun beat down with such force that it seems hard to breathe. Everything you touch is hot,...

World Kiss Day

6 July 2013 is International Kissing Day or World Kiss Day. The idea behind the International Kissing Day is that many people may have forgotten the simple pleasures associated with kissing for kissing's sake, as opposed to kissing as mere social formality or prelude to other activities. Kissing...

Santa's List Day

Santa's List Day has found two potential meanings for this holiday: either this is the day that Santa makes his Naughty and Nice lists, or that this is the day that kids need to mail their lists of things they want to Santa so that his elves have enough time to make all the Christmas...

Download KeepIn Calendar

Enjoy the interesting stories even on your phone or tablet