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April 5, 2022 - FIRST CONTACT DAY – NATIONAL DEEP DISH PIZZA DAY – SAAM DAY OF ACTION – GOLD STAR SPOUSES DAY – NATIONAL CARAMEL DAY – NATIONAL GO FOR BROKE DAY – NATIONAL EMPLOYEE BENEFITS DAY – NATIONAL READ A ROAD MAP DAY – NATIONAL LIBRARY WORKERS DAY – NATIONAL FLASH DRIVE DAY – NATIONAL NEBRASKA DAY – NATIONAL RAISIN AND SPICE BAR DAY

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APRIL 5, 2022 | FIRST CONTACT DAY | NATIONAL DEEP DISH PIZZA DAY | SAAM DAY OF ACTION | GOLD STAR SPOUSES DAY | NATIONAL CARAMEL DAY | NATIONAL GO FOR BROKE DAY | NATIONAL EMPLOYEE BENEFITS DAY | NATIONAL READ A ROAD MAP DAY | NATIONAL LIBRARY WORKERS DAY | NATIONAL FLASH DRIVE DAY | NATIONAL NEBRASKA DAY | NATIONAL RAISIN AND SPICE BAR DAY

First Contact Day - April 5

FIRST CONTACT DAY

First Contact Day on April 5th commemorates a fictional date in the future when an alien species visits Earth and makes contact with Earthlings for the first time. While the fictional date of 2063 is less than half a generation away, mere humans… Read more…

NATIONAL DEEP DISH PIZZA DAY – April 5

NATIONAL DEEP DISH PIZZA DAY

On April 5th, National Deep Dish Pizza Day gives pizza lovers a day to celebrate one of America’s favorite varieties of pizza. Whether it’s dine-in, delivered, take out or homemade, deep-dish pizza satisfies… Read more…

SAAM DAY OF ACTION – First Tuesday in April

SAAM DAY OF ACTION

Each year on the First Tuesday in April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) Day of Action provides a day to focus awareness on sexual violence prevention. Nationally recognized in the United States and observed annually as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), SAAM Day of Action provides… Read more…

GOLD STAR SPOUSES DAY – April 5

GOLD STAR SPOUSES DAY

Gold Star Spouses Day on April 5th honors the surviving loved ones of military service members who died while serving their country. The day offers remembrance for the spouses and their families and a time of recognition of their… Read more…

NATIONAL CARAMEL DAY – April 5

NATIONAL CARAMEL DAY

Caramel lovers celebrate their favorite treat on National Caramel Day each year. Observed on April 5th, this versatile confection adds delicious, creamy flavor to desserts, pastries, and candies. Caramels are made by adding milk and fat to a sugary syrup that has been heated and… Read more…

National Go for Broke Day - April 5

NATIONAL GO FOR BROKE DAY

National Go For Broke Day on April 5th encourages us to give it our all. No matter our goal, there’s a reason to persevere despite all the odds. The phrase “Go for broke” has roots in Hawaiin Pidgin, meaning…Read more…

National Employee Benefits Day - Changes Annually

NATIONAL EMPLOYEE BENEFITS DAY

National Employee Benefits Day takes place in April each year and recognizes the administrators, personnel, trustees, and advisors who dedicate their services to providing the best benefits packages possible. These teams make sure employees have available a wide variety… Read more…

NATIONAL READ A ROAD MAP DAY – April 5

NATIONAL READ A ROAD MAP DAY

Annually, National Read a Road Map Day on April 5th challenges us to test our skills. The earliest road map, Britania Atlas, was drawn by cartographer John Ogilby… Read more…

NATIONAL LIBRARY WORKERS DAY – Tuesday of National Library Week.

NATIONAL LIBRARY WORKERS DAY

Each year in April, National Library Workers Day recognizes the valuable contributions library staff make every day to their communities through their hard work and dedication. The observance takes place annually on the Tuesday of National Library Week. Libraries do so much more than house the books we… Read more…

NATIONAL FLASH DRIVE DAY – April 5

NATIONAL FLASH DRIVE DAY

National Flash Drive Day on April 5 commemorates the date inventors filed their patent for the first USB Flash Disk. Their invention revolutionized the way we store and manage digital data! As information flowed from our fingertips, the flash drive became the go-to storage device. Called by many names, the…Read more…

National Nebraska Day - April 5

 

NATIONAL NEBRASKA DAY

On April 5, The Corn Husker State gains recognition for its wide-open spaces and scenic byways. Nebraska joined the union as the 37th state on March 1, 1867. Pioneers migrating westward along the… Read more…

NATIONAL RAISIN AND SPICE BAR DAY – April 5

NATIONAL RAISIN AND SPICE BAR DAY

Observed annually on April 5th, National Raisin and Spice Bar Day celebrates a baked treat that’s easy to make. Sometimes comfort foods come in the form of raisins and spices fresh from… Read more…


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Recipe of the Day

Peanut Butter BBQ Chicken Pizza recipe

Prep Time:  30 minutes
Bake Time: 10-12 minutes
Total Prep: About 40 minutes
Serves 4 (with 2 slices each)

Ingredients:

1 package pizza crust
1 cup shredded rotisserie chicken
1 tablespoon peanut butter
1/4 cup BBQ sauce
2 green onions, chopped
8 oz. mozzarella cheese

Instructions: 

Prepare packaged crust according to package directions.

Combine peanut butter with 1/4 cup of BBQ sauce and mix thoroughly.

Spread over the prepared and partially-baked crust.

Add chopped rotisserie chicken, green onions, and mozzarella cheese.

Bake 10-12 minutes until cheese begins to turn golden.

April 5th Celebrated (and Not So Celebrated) History

1955

The American Astronomical Society’s semi-annual meeting reports the detection of radio emissions from Jupiter. Astronomers Bernard F. Burke and Kenneth L. Franklin of the Carnegie Institution in Washington first discovered the waves.

1985

The Fox Broadcasting Company launching its prime-time operations. Married with Children and The Tracey Ullman Show debut.

April 5th Celebrated (and Not So Celebrated) Birthdays

Joseph Lister – 1827

The British surgeon revolutionized the way the world and more specifically the medical arena looked at hygiene. His procedures and antiseptic process decreased deaths in the surgical theater. One of the most basic Lister introduced was handwashing before procedures. When he first introduced his process, his peers rejected it. Today, his practices are commonplace.

Booker T. Washington – 1856

Born a slave, Booker T. Washington persevered after the Civil War by putting himself through school. He became the first principal of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute in 1881. Washington held this position until his death in 1915. Throughout his time at that school, (now Tuskegee University), Washington was recognized for his advancement of African American education, though he was often criticized for his public support of segregation and racial subservience.

Barbara Holland – 1933

The American author earned the title of “Defender of Small Vices” thanks to some of her subjects. One of her most popular titles, The Joy of Drinking, was published in 2007.

Colin Powell – 1937

The retired four-star general served as the 65th United States Secretary of State under President George W. Bush from 2001to 2005.

Judith Resnik – 1949

The American electrical engineer became the second woman to fly in space on August 30, 1984, on STS 41-D aboard the orbiter Discovery. On January 28, 1986, Dr. Resnick was one of seven astronauts who died when the Challenger broke apart 73 seconds after launch.

Franklin R. Chang-Diaz – 1950

The first Hispanic-American astronaut, Franklin Chang-Diaz was inducted into the NASA Astronaut Hall of Fame in 2012 after seven spaceflights and over 1600 hours in space.

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