National Frog Jumping Day ― Date, History, and Details
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History of National Frog Jumping Day and How to Celebrate/ Observe It
National Frog Jumping Day is a holiday that is celebrated on the first Saturday of May. This holiday was created in 1950 by John C. Dooling, Jr. and is celebrated in the town of Calaveras County, California. On this day, people come from all over to watch frogs jump and compete in frog-jumping contests. There is also a parade and a frog-leg dinner. This holiday celebrates the time when Mark Twain’s story, “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” was published.