Facts about Monday
Monday is the weekday that falls between Sunday and Tuesday. It is the first day of the week according to the International Organization for Standardization’s ISO 8601 standard, and the second day of the week in countries that follow the “Sunday-first” convention.
It has also been discovered that worker productivity is at an all-time low on Mondays. People are up to 30% less productive on Mondays, and it has been shown that they often only manage 3.5 hours of work throughout the day.
Monday is the second day of the week, following Sunday.
Monday is the day of the week when the majority of people shop online.
If the first two days of the year are Mondays, a leap year will have 53 Mondays.
Monday gets its name from the Old English word “Mōnandæg” and the Middle English word “Monenday,” and it was originally a translation of the Latin “dies lunae,” which means “day of the Moon.”
According to Islamic tradition, the prophet Muhammad was born on a Monday. According to the same tradition, he received the Quran from God on a Monday. Other traditions claim that the prophet fasted on Mondays on a regular basis.
In the United Kingdom, “Monday” is a slang term for a large and heavy sledgehammer.
On a Monday, Jesse Owens won the first of his historic gold medals.
There were 53 Mondays in both 2012 and 2018. This occurrence will not occur again until 2024.
On a Monday, the United States dropped a nuclear bomb on Hiroshima. On August 6, 1945, the United States dropped a bomb on Hiroshima that exploded with the force of 20,000 tons of TNT, killing between 90,000 and 150,000 people. It, along with the nuclear bombing of Nagasaki three days later, forced Japan to surrender to the Allies, effectively ending WWII.
Monday is the only day of the week that is an anagram for a single word, ‘dynamo.’
Kisses were created by Hershey’s for the first time on July 1, 1907.
According to a 2011 study, the average person moans for 34 minutes on Mondays, compared to 22 minutes on other days.
On May 17, 1954, a Monday, the United States Supreme Court ruled that school segregation based on skin color was unconstitutional.
On a Monday, nearly half of all employees are late for work.
Mondays are designated fasting days in Christianity, Judaism, and Islam alike. Mondays are said to have strong spiritual correspondences in all three religions – Mormons conduct family religious study time, the Prophet was said to be born on a Monday in Islam, and fasting on a Monday of the second civil year of the Hebrew calendar is considered full of blessings in Judaism.
On a Monday, professionals over the age of 40 are the most stressed.
The Titanic went down on a Monday!
According to one study, the best ways to beat the “Monday Blues” are to watch TV, go online shopping, buy chocolate, and plan a vacation.
YouTube, the popular video streaming site, was launched on a Monday in 2005.
Monday is widely regarded as “suicide day,” as it is the day of the week when the greatest number of people commit suicide.
According to numerology, the numbers 1, 2, and 7 are lucky for Monday.
Mondays are also designated as “heart attack days,” with a 20 percent increase in heart attacks.
On a Monday, Mickey Mouse, our beloved Disney character for both children and adults, made his first television appearance.
Mondays are the most sleep-deprived days of the week. Scientists believe that the extra sleep you get on the weekend makes you worse off on Monday because it throws off your body clock. It’s more of a shock to wake up early on Monday than it is to wake up early on any other weekday.
According to statistics, the US stock market rises on Mondays.
According to one study, Americans of all ages feel their least attractive on Mondays.
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