Vegan Day World (World Vegan Day) — holiday appeared November 1 in 1994, when the Vegan Society (Vegan Society) celebrated its 50th anniversary.
The word vegan was founded by Donald Watson (Donald Watson) of the first three and last two letters of the word «vegetarian» (rus "vegan", "vegetarian"). The term began to be used Vegan society based Watson November 1, 1944 in London.
Veganism (vegan) — a way of life, characterized by, inter alia, strict vegetarianism. Vegans — the adherents of veganism — eat and use only plant-based diet that is completely exclusive in its composition components of animal origin.
Vegans — vegans is that not only exclude from your diet meat and fish, but exclude any other animal products — eggs, milk, honey, and similar products. Vegans do not wear clothes made of leather, fur, wool, and silk, and, moreover, do not use products tested on animals.
The reasons for refusal may be different, but the core — an unwillingness to be involved in the killing of animals and abuse them.