KSDK -Wednesday is the day where you can give your boss some love...without being accused of being a brownnoser.
National Boss Day is celebrated every Oct. 16, and gives employees the opportunity to thank their bosses for being kind and fair throughout the year (that's according to Wikipedia).
It was first registered with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in 1958 by a secretary for State Farm Insurance Company in Deerfield, Ill. It became official four years later in 1962, when it was officially proclaimed by then-Illinois Gov. Otto Kerner.
Hallmark made it even more official in 1979, when it started selling cards.
Here are some fun facts about National Boss Day courtesy of Hallmark:
-Nearly 6.4 million people work in managerial roles, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
-Surveys show that one of the keys to job satisfaction is liking your boss
-National Boss Day has become an international celebration in recent years - with observances in England, Australia and South Africa