Because today is the last day in this century when the day, the year and the month match (12-12-12) loads of people who were planning wedding choose today, perhaps because its romantic or perhaps their wedding day will be easy to remember.
Register office across UK are experiencing significant increase in marriages booked for this memorable day.
Fifty-one ceremonies will take place in the district of Gretna in southern Scotland – a 25-fold increase on the same day last year. In Gloucestershire, there will be 12 ceremonies. The number of weddings on an average Wednesday is one, that is over 1,000% increase.
It will be 89 years before another day like this comes around, they day would be 01/01/01 or 01/01/2101