It's National Bobble Head Day. So, if you have been made fun of for having a big old bobble head then today is a day made for you. So ask the haters...do they have a national day? With all this talk about bobble heads and seeing your favorite celebrities turned into them the questions remain when, where, and why?
When: The first bobble heads were created and produced back in the late 1700's and early 1800's. Some of the first references of bobble heads were documented in 1842 in a short composition titled "The Overcoat" by writer Nikolai Gogol.
Where: The bobble heads we have come to know and maybe even love originated in Germany. However, even before that people have connected Ancient China's & Japan's string dolls to being the mother of the bobble heads created in Germany.
Why: This style of dolls was made popular by the Prince of Wales, who had a special interest in Chinese decorations! A few hundred years later... it's clear the Prince wasn't the only one who loved these figurines.
Check out https://www.bobbleheadhall.com/ for more history about these bobble heads. They even have some fun facts about your favorite celebrities and their big old bobble heads.
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