Bagpipe Appreciation Day
July 27 celebrates a musical instrument known for its unique sound. Get ready to toot your own horn - it's Bagpipe Appreciation Day, an annual holiday that celebrates the delightful bagpipe.
These ancient musical instruments date back thousands of years and have been used during battles, funerals, parades, weddings and royal occasions.
With more than 200 different types, the basic bagpipe is comprised of a bag with a chanter and several pipes.