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Today is National High Five Day - this photo from 1977 shows the first ever high five

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

National High Five Day is Thursday, April 18.
The first-ever high five appears to have happened in 1977, during a baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Houston Astros.
After a home run, Dodgers outfielder Dusty Baker high-fived his teammate, Glenn Burke.
Burke was openly gay among his teammates, and after he was traded to the Oakland Athletics and became an icon in the gay community, the high five became a defiant symbol of gay pride in the Castro district of San Francisco.
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