Every year celebration for Linus Pauling Day occurs. Happy Linus Pauling Day exists all around the United States every year. The day is celebrated with many different activities throughout the nation. This day was first celebrated by Linus Pauling and is dedicated to him as a great scientific leader. In fact, many people were inspired by Linus Pauling so his enthusiasm for the promotion of science is remembered each year on this special day.
Some notable personalities were present at the first celebration of Linus Pauling Day and included Dr. William Shockley, Andrew W. Roebuck, W. Clement Stone, Linus Pauling’s wife, and Linus himself. It was actually in 1995 that Linus Pauling passed away. His wife gave a eulogy during the funeral services and since that time, the celebration honoring Linus has continued to grow. The next president of the United States, George W. Bush, also paid tribute to Linus Pauling, calling him a true scientist.
There are many different activities that are held on Linus Pauling Day all around the world. In fact, many cities around the world have their very own celebration. It can vary from the parade to lectures, to parties, and even contests. For those that want to pay tribute to Linus Pauling, there are various websites online that have a gallery of photos.
The most well-known activities of Linus Pauling Day are those taking place in his home country of Australia. There are birthday celebrations, kids’ crafts, and museum tours. For children, it’s possible to have a “P Pauling’s Day” where the children can decorate a plastic P with a ribbon for their special picnic or party. For adults, there is a chance to do something different by organizing a dinner party with family and friends.
Linus Pauling Day Quotes, Status & Messages:
- Nations keep agreements, keep their treaties so long as they continue to do them good. Linus Pauling
- The way to get good ideas is to get lots of ideas and throw the bad ones away. Linus Pauling
- I believe all complicated phenomena can be explained by simpler scientific principles. Linus Pauling
- If you take a reasonable amount of vitamin C regularly, the incidence of the common cold goes down. If you get a cold and start immediately, as soon as you start sneezing and sniffling, the cold just doesn’t get going. Linus Pauling
- Satisfaction with one’s curiosity is one of the greatest sources of happiness in life. Linus Pauling
- Facts are the air of scientists. Without them, you can never fly. Linus Pauling
- No evidence compels the conclusion that the minimum required intake of any vitamin comes close to the optimum intake that sustains good health. Linus Pauling
If you would prefer something a little quieter, then there are outdoor activities that you could partake in. The Royal Australian Air Force Museum in Sydney hosts an annual Remembrance Day exhibition. At this event, you will be able to learn about the many stories of those who have given their lives in defense of our great nation. There is also a program of theatrical plays, nature displays, and live performances by local actors. For a quieter experience, there is an antique car show with an emphasis on historic vehicles, as well as lectures by historians and genealogists.
Linus Pauling Day can bring great joy to those who know him. While we mourn his passing, we can also take pleasure in the achievements that he has achieved throughout his life. His contributions to science, education, and the military should be remembered and honored for years to come. It is a fitting tribute to a man who touched the lives of so many. On this day, let us simply celebrate the life of a true leader.