Ratcatcher’s Day – July 22

July 22 is Ratcatcher’s Day!

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Ratcatcher’s Day celebrates the legendary Pied Piper of Hamelin who lured an estimated million rats into the river of Hamelin, Germany. After the town’s mayor refused to pay the piper, legend says the Pied Piper returned to lure the town’s children to a cave.