May 24, 2024

Tuesday is the second day of the week, following Monday and preceding Wednesday. Monday is the first day of the week, according to international standard ISO 8601; thus, Tuesday is the second day of the week.

The name ‘Tuesday’ is thought to be derived from the Norse ‘Twisday,’ which was dedicated to the God of combat known as ‘Tiw.’ ‘Tuesday’ was known as ‘Tiwesday’ in Old English.

Tuesday is derived from an Old Church Slavonic word that literally means “the second” in some Slavic languages.

Tuesday was considered the day of Mars, their God of War, by the ancient Romans.

Tuesday appears to be the most productive day of the week for many employees.

William Herschel discovered the planet Uranus on Tuesday, March 13th, 1781.

Tuesday is also the day on which the most job applications are received.

On a Tuesday in 1929, the Wall Street Crash began. It precipitated the ‘Great Depression,’ which lasted until the end of World War II.

If the 13th day of the month falls on a Tuesday rather than a Friday, it is considered unlucky by both Greek and Spanish-speaking people.

Tuesday is known in Japanese as ‘Ka Youbi.’ It translates to ‘fire day.’ Mars is known as the ‘fire star’ in Japanese and is thought to be referenced as ‘Ka’ in the first part of the word for Tuesday.

Tuesday is considered a lucky day in Judaism because the paragraph about Tuesday in Genesis 1 contains the words “it was good” twice.

From the 1980s to 2015, new music was released on Tuesdays. This timing was in place before digital releases became a method of marketing, and it allowed stores to unpack and load stock for display on shelves ahead of the typically busier weekend days.

A study conducted in America found that Californians are less likely to barbecue on Tuesdays than on any other day of the week.

Shrove Tuesday is observed by Christians as a prelude to Ash Wednesday and the period of Lent. Shrove Tuesday is also known as ‘Pancake Day,’ as pancakes are traditionally prepared, ‘tossed,’ and served on this day.

Tuesday is associated with the planet Mars in astrology, and the two share the same symbol. Tuesday is associated with Aries and Scorpio, both of which are ruled by Mars.

On May 29, 1453, the Ottoman Empire conquered Constantinople on a Tuesday. In 1204, Constantinople suffered as a result of the Crusades, which began on April 13th, a Tuesday!

Pink is the color associated with Tuesday in the Thai Solar Calendar.

Elections in the United States are traditionally held on Tuesdays. This was done in consideration of people who had to travel long distances to and from polling places. Weekends were avoided as travel and voting days in the 1800s.

Super Tuesday is the date on which many states in the United States hold their presidential primary elections.

Every Tuesday at 10 p.m., residents and visitors are invited to join students in a ‘unified scream’ near Stockholm University! It is supposed to have started for a few minutes to give students a chance to unwind from their studies!

Tuesday is also the anniversary of Barack Obama’s election as the first African-American President of the United States of America.

The food chain ‘Taco John’s’ has been granted the legal right to use the phrase ‘Taco Tuesday.’ The trademark was registered in 1989 and is still used in advertising and conversation today.

Patch Tuesday is the second Tuesday of every month because this is the day of the month when Microsoft releases their patches.

Tuesday Weld, the actress, was born on a Friday! She changed her name from Susan Weld to Tu-Tu after her young cousin, who couldn’t pronounce Susan, nicknamed her.

On June 6, 1944, the Allied Forces stormed Nazi-held French beaches, kicking off the D-Day attacks during World War II.

According to a California survey, Tuesdays have fewer barbecues than any other day of the week.

William Herschel discovered Uranus on March 13, 1781, on a Tuesday.

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