Born in Michigan: National Blame Someone Else Day is Today
Today is National Blame Someone Else Day - a Michigan original. National Blame Someone Else Day was invented by Anne Moeller of Clio, Michigan in 1982. Today's the day to throw everybody else under the bus.
According to NationalDayCalendar.com (one of our "go-to" websites), the story behind this day started with Anne's alarm clock failing to go off, which created "a domino effect of bad luck events throughout the day. Since the day happened to be on Friday the 13th, the observance takes place on the first Friday the 13th each year".
Today's the day to remember: it's not your fault. You were late or couldn't do that thing because of slow traffic or that guy who talked too long. Blame them.