Why do we celebrate World Mosquito Day?
The world's deadliest insect gets its own day
Observed annually on August 20, World Mosquito Day commemorates the 1897 discovery by British doctor Sir Ronald Ross that malaria is transfered by mosquitoes.
Browse the gallery and find out why such a malevolent, bloodsucking, and supremely annoying insect gets its own special day out.
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Showstopping drag queens around the world
US presidents with the British royal family
The most iconic LGBT music artists in history
TRAVEL Portugal beaches
Where to find Portugal's finest beaches
FASHION Japanese street fashion
The sad decline of Japan's street fashion subcultures
CELEBRITY Celebrity deaths
Celebrities who've passed away in 2019
CELEBRITY True crime
Law and order: celebs who testified at trials
A colorful history of LGBTQ Pride Month
TRAVEL Cruise ship
Should you still vacation on cruise ships?