7 Sept. is World Beard Day

The bewhiskered of this land should rejoice and celebrate all things beards. Those with robust facial hair follicles are following in the footsteps of many famous bearded men from throughout the centuries such as Abraham Lincoln and the two lads from ZZ Top: Billy Gibbons and Dusty Hill.

Longest beard ever

Start cultivating your chin garden from now.

Hans Langseth, who died in 1927, still holds the record for the longest beard ever measured. It came in at a whopping 17 feet 6 inches long.

How to observe
  • Sing along to any beard-related songs
  • Put the razor away, as shaving on World Beard Day is considered to be highly disrespectful