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.
FASHION Red carpet
CELEBRITY Open letter
CELEBRITY Celebrity relationships
TRAVEL Historic city gates
CELEBRITY Celebrity deaths
CELEBRITY Celine dion