UK Today News: Eeyore’s Birthday Celebrated Today – Eeyore’s Birthday Party To Be Held In Austin
Today is Eeyore’s birthday! Eeyore is the adorable and homeless donkey from the famous Winnie the Pooh series whose humility and kind heart made him a much loved character.
Reports say that his birthday is being celebrated with a big party at Pease’s Park in Austin, Texas. This has been a tradition ever since 1963.
The name Eeyore is actually used to signify the phrase “hee-haw,” which stands for the braying sound made by a donkey.
Eeyore’s birthday is usually celebrated on the last Saturday of April. According to Zimbio: “The tradition started when college kids decided to throw the party in honor of the depressed donkey as a way to celebrate spring. It stuck. The first event featured a trashcan full of lemonade, honey sandwiches, and a live donkey.”
So go out and celebrate the adorable donkey Eeyore’s birthday today!