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Happy Esperanto Day

It's Esperanto Day!

On July 26, 1887, Louis Zamenhof published the first book of Esperanto, now called the Unua Libro.

It's an excellent day to study Esperanto!

July 26, 2015



I went to bed after finishing the tree at 2am this morning (UTC +10). It was only when i woke up that i noticed the coincidence of doing so on this date.

It is, indeeed, an excellent day to study Esperanto.


I read somewhere that one buys a book in Esperanto to celebrate Esperanto Day, is this true? Also does anyone know of a good website that I can order Esperanto books online?


Project Gutenburg also has a few free e-books in Esperanto. http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/search/?query=esperanto


I didn't know that, thank you for the post. I guess it'd be a good day to advance a little more on the tree. :)

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I thought that the Esperanto day was celebrated on 15 December, the birthday of Zamenhof...


December 15 is Zamenhof-Tago. It was at his 19th birthday party that he revealed the first version of Esperanto. Today is the anniversary of the publication of the first book, so Esperanto Day.


I began Esperanto last Sunday by chance. Now I have just learnt it was Esperanto day. So Happy Esperanto Day!


Happy Esperanto Day to you, too, John. I was wondering, is there a book concerning the history of Esperanto that you would recommend?

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