Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles NATIONAL UMBRELLA DAY- February 10 National Umbrella Day, celebrated on February 10th, honors the umbrella, an invention integral to our daily lives. Originally recorded in 21 AD in Ancient China as a collapsible device, umbrellas have been a part of various ancient civilizations, including Ancient Egypt and Greece. This day celebrates not just the umbrella's practicality in shielding us from rain and sun, but also its evolution in design and cultural significance. From being a status symbol to a widely used item, the umbrella has seen various forms, from artistic to innovative modern designs. Celebrations can include watching films featuring iconic umbrella scenes, like "Mary Poppins," or enjoying a drink adorned with a tiny umbrella, symbolizing leisure and relaxation. National Umbrella Day is a tribute to this simple yet significant invention that has stood the test of time and weather.