NATIONAL TELEPHONE DAY – April 25

On April 25th, we observe National Telephone Day. Around the world, there are 9.82 billion mobile phones. And while some predicted the landline to be obsolete by 2020, there are still about 931 million landlines around the world. Obtaining a Patent The correct answer to a trivia question like “Who invented the telephone?” is the name on …
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NATIONAL STRAWBERRY PARFAIT DAY

National Strawberry Parfait Day on June 25th comes around each year during the perfect time – peak strawberry season.  In fact, parfait is French for perfect. The traditional parfait is a dessert of ice cream or frozen custard layered with fruit and whipped cream in a tall stemmed glass. An additional topping of whipped cream garnishes …
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NATIONAL PRALINES DAY – June 24

National Pralines Day is observed annually on June 24th.  This day honors the praline, a confection made from nuts (whether in whole pieces or ground) and sugar syrup. Pralines may also refer to any chocolate cookie containing the ground powder of nuts. There are a variety of pralines to be enjoyed: Belgian Pralines – contain …
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NATIONAL PECAN SANDIES DAY – June 23

National Pecan Sandies Day is an American food holiday that is observed by cookie lovers each year on June 23rd. My mom has been making these as a Christmas staple for years.  We like them as the podered sugar covers them.  In my opinion still warm from the oven sprinkled with confectionery sugar.  Bet you …
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NATIONAL DAYLIGHT APPRECIATION DAY – June 21

National Daylight Appreciation Day is observed each year on June 21.   This day recognizes summer solstice (the longest day of daylight in the northern hemisphere) and encourages people to celebrate the many benefits of the sun. National Daylight Appreciation Day is also a day to learn more about the importance of daylighting. Daylighting is using skylights, …
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SUMMER BEGINS – Longest Day of the Year

SUMMER BEGINS – June 21, 2022 The longest day of the year marks the Beginning of Summer in the Northern Hemisphere which starts on June 20th, 21st or 22nd. It is also known as the Summer Solstice. Start your summer groove with this fun summer playlist.  Click Here. Summer Begins on different dates depending on …
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NATIONAL ICE CREAM SODA DAY – June 20

On June 20th enjoy a cool, frothy ice cream soda.  It is National Ice Cream Soda Day! There are many claims to the invention of this delicious treat.  One such claim was made by a Mr. Robert McCay Green.  According to Green, he created the beverage in 1874 in Philadelphia when he ran out of …
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NATIONAL VANILLA MILKSHAKE DAY June 20

National Vanilla Milkshake Day is happily enjoyed by many people on June 20th of each year.  You can celebrate this day by making a homemade vanilla milkshake for you and your family today. The first time the term “milkshake” was used in print was in 1885.  This milkshake was a concoction of cream, eggs, and …
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June 19 JUNETEENTH

Commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, Juneteenth is observed on June 19. The celebration originated in Texas when Major General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston. He announced on June 19, 1865, with General Orders, Number 3 that the Civil War was over and all slaves were now freedmen. News traveled slowly, even …
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NATIONAL GARFIELD THE CAT DAY – June 19

Celebrated each year on June 19, it is National Garfield the Cat Day.  A fictional character, Garfield is a title protagonist from the comic strip Garfield which was created by Jim Davis.   Today is set aside to celebrate him and the entertainment that he brings us. June 19, 1978, was the first publication of Garfield which …
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