NATIONAL DOORBELL DAY
On October 31st, National Doorbell Day will have doorbells ringing more than any other day of the year. The day recognizes the little buzzer, unique tones, and rings that alert us to visitors to our doors every day of the year.
More than 41 million American children dress up and trick-or-treat every Halloween. In honor of the workout the door chime will receive, the celebration recognizes J.Ralph Corbett, the inventor of the first NuTone brand melodious door chime.
HOW TO OBSERVE #NationalDoorbellDay
Engage visitors with a riddle or tongue twister to celebrate the day. Greet family members with a password or trivia question about the doorbell to gain entry. Enjoy the festivities and stay safe this Halloween!
With every ring, chime, jingle and more, celebrate the day with each visitor.
Technology brings a variety of ways to explore the doorbell, too. What unique chimes do you recall from movie or television history?
Use #NationalDoorbellDay to share on social media.
NATIONAL DOORBELL DAY HISTORY
NuTone™ founded National Doorbell Day to celebrate the innovative development of the first melodious door chime invented by J.Ralph Corbett during the Great Depression. His invention replaced the buzzers and knockers that often alerted residents to visitors. Today, NuTone is proud to announce the launch of NuTone Knock™, the company’s revolutionary new video doorbell that allows homeowners to see and talk to visitors from anywhere in the world using their smartphone.
The Registrar at National Day Calendar® proclaimed the day to be observed annually beginning in 2017.
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