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August 25, 2022 - NATIONAL KISS AND MAKE UP DAY – NATIONAL BANANA SPLIT DAY – NATIONAL WHISKEY SOUR DAY – NATIONAL SECONDHAND WARDROBE DAY – NATIONAL PARK SERVICE FOUNDERS DAY

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AUGUST 25, 2022 | NATIONAL KISS AND MAKE UP DAY | NATIONAL BANANA SPLIT DAY | NATIONAL WHISKEY SOUR DAY | NATIONAL SECONDHAND WARDROBE DAY | NATIONAL PARK SERVICE FOUNDERS DAY

Kiss and Make up Day | August 25

NATIONAL KISS AND MAKE UP DAY | AUGUST 25

National Kiss and Make up Day reminds us to end the quarrels, arguments, and fights. Instead, come to an agreement with anyone you’ve had a disagreement with on National Kiss and Make up Day on August 25th. Read more…

National Banana Split Day | August 25

NATIONAL BANANA SPLIT DAY | AUGUST 25

National Banana Split Day recognizes the sweet ice cream treat served with a banana, whipped cream, and various toppings. Get yours on August 25th! Read more…

National Whiskey Sour Day | August 25

NATIONAL WHISKEY SOUR DAY | AUGUST 25

On August 25th, people across the United States observe National Whiskey Sour Day. Read more…

National Secondhand Wardrobe Day | August 25

NATIONAL SECONDHAND WARDROBE DAY | AUGUST 25

National Secondhand Wardrobe Day encourages deals and savings each year across the United States on August 25. Find steals in secondhand and consignment stores all day long on gently worn clothing for all ages. Read more…

National Park Service Founders Day | August 25

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE FOUNDERS DAY | AUGUST 25

On this day in 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed what is now called the Organic Act. It established the National Park Service. As part of the Department of Interior, the National Park Service protects 400 areas in 50 states, U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia, totaling 84 million acres. Read more…

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National Management Training Week | Third Full Week in August

NATIONAL MANAGEMENT TRAINING WEEK

In August, the third full week queues the processes that businesses and organizations need during National Management Training Week. Read more…


On Deck for August 26, 2022

National Days

Recipe of the Day

Divine Corn Soup

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Total: 40 minutes
Serves: 6-8

Ingredients

2 tablespoons olive oil extra virgin
1 medium onion chopped
1 1/2 teaspoon salt
1 small russet potato
6 cups stock chicken or vegetable
10 ears fresh corn, kernels removed (reserve cobs)
1/2 teaspoon chopped cilantro

Instructions

Heat olive oil in a large saucepan. Saute onions on medium heat. Season with salt. Cook until onions are translucent.

Peel and dice the potato. Add potatoes, corn kernels, stock, and corn cobs. Cover and bring to a boil. Let simmer for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low heat with lid vented for 20 minutes.

Remove cobs and reserve 1 cup of mixture. Puree remaining mixture until smooth. Add reserved soup. Serve garnished with chopped cilantro.

August 25th Celebrated History

1810 

The first patent for preserving food in tin cans is issued to Peter Durand. The merchant would later sell the English patent No. 3372 to Bryan Donkin and John Hall.

1840 

Addressing the issue of proper field seeding, Joseph Gibbons patents a grain drill that regulated the amount of seed sown in a single row.

1875 

Captain Matthew Web swims across the English Channel unassisted. His accomplishment is the first swim recorded swim across the channel from England to France.

1894 

The bacteriologist identified the organism responsible for the bubonic plague.

1908 

Fifty-two graduates of nursing, led by Martha Franklin, organized the National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses.

1916 
Congress establishes the National Park Service.
1919 

The first international passenger air service begins operating between London and Paris.

1920 

At the 1920 Olympics in Antwerp, Ethelda Bleibtrey becomes the first woman to win gold in swimming.

1932 

From sea to shining sea, Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly across the North American content solo.

1958 

Chikin Ramen becomes the first instant noodles on the market. Momofuku Ando perfected the process, and Nissin Foods sold the product.

1968 

Tennis player Arthur Ashe earns the men’s singles champion, becoming the first African-American to win the U.S. Open.

1980

GE registers copyright for the jingle “We Bring Good Things To Life.”

2006

The world’s tallest living tree is discovered. Named Hyperion, the redwood discovered by Michael Taylor and Chris Atkins grows in Redwood National and State Parks.

August 25th Celebrated Birthdays

Allan Pinkerton – 1819

The former deputy sheriff of Cook County in Chicago is best known for establishing one of the country’s most famous private detective agencies, the Pinkerton National Detective Agency.

Joshua L. Cowen – 1877

The inventor and toymaker co-founded the Lionel Corporation and developed the first Lionel model train for the company.

Mary Bruce – 1900

Founder of the Mary Bruce Dance School in Harlem, the ballet and tap dancer taught Gregory Hines, Ruby Dee, and Katharine Dunham.

Mollie Panter – Downes – 1906

English author of such works as The Shoreless Sea and One Fine Day, Panter-Downes was also a columnist for The New Yorker.

Dorothea Tanning – 1910

The artist is best known for her surrealist painting and sculpture.

Arnold Neustadter – 1910

Before there was the Facebook friends list, there was the Rolodex. And Arnold Neustadter invented it.

Walt Kelly – 1913

Kelly worked for Walt Disney Studios as an animator, but he also created the comic strip Pogo.

Monty Hall – 1921

Comedian and game show host, Monty Hall, is best known for hosting the television game show Let’s Make a Deal.

Sean Connery – 1930

The first actor to play the role of James Bond in the Bond films, Connery has appeared in over 90 films including The Hunt for Red October, Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade, and the host of the Untouchables.

Regis Philbin- 1931

The perennial talk show host also hosted Who Wants to Be a Millionaire and made several cameos in film and television.

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