November 21 in History

November 21 in History November 21st is… National Cranberry Relish Day Stuffing Day 164 BC – Judas Maccabeus, son of Mattathias of the Hasmonean family, restored the Temple in Jerusalem. This event is commemorated each year by the festival of Hanukkah. 1783 – Jean Francois Pilatre de Rozier and the Marquis Francois Laurant d’Arlandes became …

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November 20 in History

November 20 in History November 20th is… National Gingerbread Cookie Day Peanut Butter Fudge Day National Red Mitten Day National Stuffing Day 1866 – US patent (#59,745) for a yoyo, called a “Whirligig” or “Bandalore” in the paperwork, was issued to James L. Haven and Charles Hettrick of Cincinnati, Ohio. 1866 – The US patent …

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November 19 in History

November 19 in History November 19th is… National Absurdity Day Carbonated Beverage with Caffeine Day National Child’s Day National Peanut Butter Fudge Day November 19, 1863: President Lincoln Delivers The Gettysburg Address The Union had won The Battle of Gettysburg, and the town was planning on dedicating a national cemetery to the fallen soldiers. President …

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Happy National Unfriend Day!

(PCM) What began as a joke started by late night comedian Jimmy Kimmel, National Unfriend Day is celebrated on November 17th and is a day to spend a few moments trimming down your Facebook friends list, especially those individuals that bring negativity to your page.  Kimmel jokingly said that a few examples of those who …

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Homemade Bread Day 11/17

Bake Bread/ Break Bread: November 17th is Homemade Bread Day (PCM) According to the interwebs, November 17th is Homemade Bread Day. It’s not clear why this day, in particular, has been set aside to celebrate home bread baking, but it might have something to do with Thanksgiving being just around the corner. All over the …

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November 16 in History

November 16 in History November 16th is… National Button Day International Check Your Wipers Day Fast Food Day National Indiana Day 1620 – British settlers found the first corn (maize) in North America, including Myles Standish and William Bradford, in Provincetown, Massachusetts. 1676 – First colonial prison was organized in Nantucket, Massachusetts. William Bunker was …

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November 15 in History

November 15 in History November 15th is… America Recycles Day National Bundt (Pan) Day National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day National Philanthropy Day National Raisin Bran Cereal Day Spicy Hermit Cookie Day America Recycles Day Recycling has become a major part of American culture and our lifestyle.  With the holidays quickly approaching, this is a …

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November 14 in History

November 14 in History November 14th is… World Diabetes Day National Family PJs Day Pickle Day National Seat Belt Day (Spicy) Guacamole Day World Diabetes Day was created by the International Diabetes Federation in 1991.  Its development was in response to the high rise of diabetic cases globally.  The purpose is to promote advocacy for …

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