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August 30, 2022 - NATIONAL BEACH DAY – NATIONAL TOASTED MARSHMALLOW DAY – NATIONAL GRIEF AWARENESS DAY

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AUGUST 30, 2022 | NATIONAL BEACH DAY | NATIONAL TOASTED MARSHMALLOW DAY | NATIONAL GRIEF AWARENESS DAY

National Beach Day | August 30

NATIONAL BEACH DAY | AUGUST 30

National Beach Day on August 30th celebrates all the sandy beaches across the nation. It also provides an opportunity to help keep those relaxing places clean, so we can continue to enjoy them long into the future. Read more…

National Toasted Marshmallow Day | August 30
National Toasted Marshmallow Day | August 30

NATIONAL TOASTED MARSHMALLOW DAY | AUGUST 30

On August 30th, National Toasted Marshmallow Day celebrates one of America’s favorite fire-roasted treats. Be sure to stock up on marshmallows so you can celebrate! Read more…
National Grief Awareness Day | August 30
National Grief Awareness Day | August 30

NATIONAL GRIEF AWARENESS DAY | AUGUST 30

On August 30, National Grief Awareness Day recognizes the time it takes to heal from loss doesn’t have a prescribed course and is a reminder closure comes in many forms. When a loved one dies, the void they leave affects everyone differently. Read more…


On Deck for August 31, 2022

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Recipe of the Day

Caramel Sauce
Prep:  5 minutes
Cook:  3-5 minutes
Total Prep:
  5-10 minutes
Serves

Ingredients:

½ cup packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
½ cup light corn syrup
¼ cup half-and-half cream or evaporated milk
¼ cup butter, cubed
¼ teaspoon salt
1 egg, lightly beaten

Instructions:

Combine brown sugar and cornstarch in a saucepan.

Add remaining ingredients.

Bring to a boil and stir until thickened, about 3 minutes.

August 30th Celebrated History

1885

The Andromedid meteor shower offered up a spectacular thrill for stargazers. Its resulting meteor storm displayed more than 1300 meteors per hour.

1905 

Ty Cobb debuts with the Detroit Tigers. Known for his speed, fans anticipated his start, too. Following the Tigers win over the New York Highlanders, Cobb would stay in professional baseball for 23 years.

1965 

Bob Dylan releases his sixth album, Highway 61 Revisited. The album featured Like A rolling stone and Ballad of Thin Man.

1967 

Thurgood Marshall became the first African American Supreme Court Justice. Leading up to his nomination, Marshall prevailed in Brown v. Board of Education, resulting in the end of school segregation. President John F. Kennedy appointed Marshall to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit followed by a 1965 appointment by President Lyndon Johnson to the office of U.S. Solicitor General.

1983

The astronaut, Guion S. Bluford, Jr., makes history when he became the African American to fly in space.

1984 

The Space Shuttle Discovery launches from the Kennedy Space Center on its maiden voyage.

1992 

The rock band Nirvana releases the DVD Live at Reading.

1960 

Portraying a story read headlines, Inherit the Wind opens in theaters. The film starred Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, and Gene Kelly.

2007 

Weighing in at 22 pounds, 14 ounces, the world’s largest honeycomb broke the world record. The honeycomb came from a beehive owned by Argirios Koskos of Greece.

August 30th Celebrated  Birthday

Mary Shelley – 1797

Author of the gothic tale Frankenstein, Shelley first published the novel anonymously.

Barry Appleby – 1909

Fans of this British cartoonist know he’s the creator of the comic strip named The Gambols.

Kitty Wells – 1919

Inspiring future generations, the country singer was known for her folk and honky-tonk style.

Maurice Hilleman – 1919

Helping to eradicate childhood diseases such as the mumps, Hilleman developed more than 40 vaccines during his career.

Geoffrey Beene – 1927

In a fashion career spanning over 40 years, Geoffrey Beene created affordable styles for evening and business.

Warren Buffett – 1930

After starting his first business in high school, the investor and businessman made his first million in the early 1960s. Thirty years later, he became one of the world’s richest men when he made his first billion.

Ernie Ball – 1930

As an entrepreneur, Ball created components of musical instruments, especially guitar strings, frets, and guitars. Today, the business that bears his name continues bringing these components to the public.

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