Category: August 05

  • NATIONAL SUMMIT DAY – First Saturday in August


    Views from the top of the world are some of the most spectacular sights, and they are also some of the hardest to achieve. National Summit Day on the first Saturday in August recognizes those mountain top summits and the people who climb there.


    National Summit Day isn’t just about the highest mountain peaks; it’s also about those vertical inclines in our own neighborhoods. The day encourages us to get into the great outdoors, hit the trails, and explore. Climb the summit nearest you or claim the one that challenges you. Reaching the peak is only one of the many rewards of setting out on the trek.

    The day is also about the people who hike the trails and climb. Teaming up with others on the trail helps us to develop a network of interested trekkers. At the end of the day, we’re rewarded with a sense of satisfaction. Oh, and did we mention the view?


    Gear up and join the celebration! Invite others to join you, too. The more the merrier.

    • Organize a hike.
    • Hit a trail you’ve been wanting to try.
    • Join a hike that’s already organized for the day.
    • Take a climbing course.
    • Share your experiences reaching the summit.
    • Don’t forget to enjoy the view.

    When you celebrate, be sure to share the story on social media using #NationalSummitDay.


    Backpacker Magazine established National Summit Day in 2017 to celebrate summits and all those who climb them.

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    Every year on August 5th, International Traffic Light Day highlights the importance of the traffic light. It’s also a day that commemorates the installation of the first traffic signal system.

    Did you grow up in a small town or rural area? If so, you may not have grown up with traffic lights. Small towns can usually get by with stop signs only. However, installing a traffic light usually means an increase in population. Without these important lights, it simply would not be safe to drive. Not having traffic lights would also greatly reduce the flow and speed of traffic.

    The world’s first electric traffic signal was installed on August 5th, 1914 in Cleveland, Ohio. The traffic signal was placed on the corner of Euclid Avenue and East 105th Street. Some people dispute the location of the world’s first traffic light. In 1868, a traffic device in London helped people know when to stop and when to use caution. In 1912, a police officer in Salt Lake City, Utah installed a wooden box with red and green lights onto a pole.

    Despite these disputes, the date of August 5th, 1914 has remained the official date of the world’s first traffic signal. The different kinds of traffic signals have helped pedestrians, bicyclists, horseback riders, and streetcars navigate the roadways more safely. Through the years, the amount of traffic has increased in cities around the world. Increased traffic usually means more traffic lights. However, more traffic lights don’t necessarily mean less congestion. Sometimes, the traffic lights aren’t in sync. Also, green lights might be too short or too long.

    Both of these issues might contribute to the world’s most congested cities which include:

    • Manila
    • Bogota
    • Lima
    • Moscow
    • Istanbul
    • Jakarta

    Four of the most congested cities are in India. These cities are Bengaluru, Mumbai, Pune, and New Delhi. Some of the most congested cities in the United States include Boston, Chicago, New York City, Los Angeles, Baltimore, and Atlanta. Maybe what these cities need are either fewer drivers or more properly working traffic lights!

    HOW TO OBSERVE #TrafficLightDay

    This is a great day for government officials to discuss how well traffic lights keep traffic flowing in their community. To participate in this day, ponder what this world would be like with no traffic lights. Teach your kids how traffic lights work and what the colors mean. Count how many traffic lights you encounter on the way home from work.


    This day is held every year to mark the anniversary of the world’s first traffic signal on August 5th, 1914.


  • NATIONAL PLAY OUTSIDE DAY – First Saturday of Every Month


    If it’s the first Saturday of the month, it’s National Play Outside Day. So, no matter what month it is, everyone put down their electronic devices and get outside!


    All year long, we are given numerous opportunities to get outside and play. But sometimes, life, responsibilities, and distractions keep us from spending time in the fresh air as we should. National Play Outside Day is a reminder to stretch our legs and expend some energy in the great outdoors.

    Benefits of Outdoor Play

    Why is playing outside so good for us? Besides getting us off the sofa or away from the desk, it also gives us an opportunity to explore our neighborhoods. While it’s impossible to list all the benefits of outdoor play, we do have a few to share.

    • Playing outdoors is a freeing activity. It frees us from routines, enclosed spaces, and frames of mind.
    • The outdoors fills us with energy. Whether it’s the fresh air, sunshine, or physical activity, we perk up and become motivated to accomplish things.
    • It clears the cobwebs from our brains. We sometimes get stuck on a topic, project, or issue and are unable to resolve it. A change of scene often brings clarity we didn’t have before.
    • Outdoor play provides terrific physical activity for our bodies. Our hearts pump fresh oxygen to our limbs and brains.
    • We experience new sights and sounds. Children get to experience the world around them.
    • As a social activity, playing outside encourages positive interactions.
    • When you play outside every month, it becomes habit-forming – and this is one good habit to have!
    • It stimulates the imagination. Outdoor play almost has no boundaries. Your yard can be a kingdom or the playground can be a mountain to scale.

    We’ve only scratched the surface of the benefits of outdoor play. There are so many more! So, be sure to get outside with the family on the first Saturday of every month – or even more often than that!


    We know the seasons change, so what we were able to do outside last month will be different this month. However, that shouldn’t stop you from celebrating the day. This is your monthly reminder that it’s time to get outside and play. We have suggestions for every season that we’re sure you’ll enjoy!

    • Explore hiking trails near you.
    • Visit the local swimming pool or even take swimming lessons.
    • Check out every park in your neighborhood and climb, slide or swing on every playground set.
    • Start a game of catch, kickball, tag, or Frisbee or make up a game.
    • Go to the beach.
    • Run through the sprinkler.
    • Go camping.
    • Go fishing.
    • Fly a kite.
    • Jump in a pile of leaves.
    • Build a fort – of leaves or snow or whatever is handy.
    • Walk around the block.
    • Go for a bike ride.
    • Build a snowperson.
    • Go sledding.
    • Identify the constellations at night and look for meteors.
    • Visit your favorite state or national park.
    • Check out these 9 Fun Winter Outdoor Activities.

    What’s your favorite way to play outside? Introduce some of the games you used to play to your children. Whatever you do, be sure to get outside and play! Use #PlayOutsideDay to share on social media.


    In 2011, Aaron Wiggans and Rhonda D. Abeyta founded National Play Outside Day as a reminder to explore and play in the world outside. The day encourages healthful habits that will last a lifetime.

  • NATIONAL DISC GOLF DAY – First Saturday in August


    Grab your discs and call up your friends! The first Saturday in August is National Disc Golf Day!


    How to Play Disc Golf

    Disc golf and traditional golf share many common characteristics. For example, both sports include a goal of reaching each target with the fewest number of strokes; or in the case of disc golf, throws.

    While disc golf parallels the traditional game in many ways, there are differences. Instead of clubs and a ball, the only gear necessary is a disc or Frisbee™. Players start from a tee pad which is generally a rectangular area made of anything from rubber to cement or even brick. After each throw, the player progresses down the fairway.

    From where the disc lands, the player throws again and repeats until the disc lands in the target. As in traditional golf, the total number of throws a player takes to get the disc into the target is equal to the score for that hole.

    Since the late 1960s, enthusiasts have been playing disc golf. The game became a formalized sport in the 1970s. In the beginning, targets were nothing more than tree trunks or wooden posts cemented into the ground. As the game progressed, courses replaced trees and posts with metal baskets with chains. The chains added the benefit of helping to catch the discs. Initially, the metal baskets were called a Disc Golf Pole Hole. However, today, these modern-day targets come in dozens of design variations with the same general idea and technical specifications in mind.

    Benefits of Disc Golf

    Several advantages to disc golf immediately jump to mind. First of all, the sport is convenient and inexpensive. While on vacation or camping, discs easily pack along with other gear without adding much space or weight.  Unlike traditional golf, a majority of disc golf courses across the country are open to the public. That means no fees, memberships, or tee times.

    As a growing international sport, the number of courses is increasing all the time.  In August of 2015, the International Olympic Committee granted full recognition to Flying Disc sports providing a global platform for Flying Disc sports, including disc golf.   

    People of all ages and abilities play disc golf. The sport offers a terrific low-impact, cardiovascular workout that can test both physical skill and mental determination. Not only that, but disc golf brings the whole family together for an afternoon of laughs and enjoyment together.


    The Professional Disc Golf Association encourages you to get out on the course to celebrate National Disc Golf Day. With courses in all 50 states, finding a course near you should be easy. Invite friends tp lay a round or two with you. The PDGA Disc Golf Course Directory is a great resource to locate courses in your area. Use the #NationalDiscGolfDay to share where you plan to play and what your favorite courses are on social media.


    PDGA logoThe Professional Disc Golf Association founded National Disc Golf Day to celebrate one of the fastest-growing sports in the world. August is a significant month for the sport of disc golf. The first patent (#4,039,189) was issued on a chain-catching device to “Steady” Ed Headrick on August 12th, 1977, which changed the future of the sport. It is now a standard for course design.

    Additionally, on August 2, 1974, disc golfers in the Rochester, NY area decided to make their annual City of Rochester Disc Golf Championship a big national tournament. Their goal was to find out just how many other people around the country were playing disc golf. They called the event the American Flying Disc Open, and to attract the attention of the Frisbee™ community, they put up a brand new 1974 automobile to be awarded to the winner!

    The Registrar at National Day Calendar approved the day in July of 2016.

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  • NATIONAL JAMAICAN PATTY DAY – First Saturday in August


    National Jamaican Patty Day on the first Saturday in August celebrates a delicious turnover-style pastry. Be sure to enjoy one where ever you are!


    Filled with a variety of fillings, Jamaican patties satisfy hunger with seasoned ground beef, chicken, seafood, or vegetables. Made into a half-moon shape, the flaky crust provides a delicious package. While usually spicy, milder stuffings please those who are faint of heart.

    Since the Jamaican Patty is similar to an English Cornish Pastry, it should be no surprise recipes for the dish hails from there. Many even suggest that the pastry came to Jamaica during the colonial days, bearing some resemblance to the Spanish empanada.

    Among Jamaicans, the patty serves as a quick grab-n-go meal or snack. A typical person eats a patty or two for lunch while in school or at work. Meanwhile, the patty also works well as a hot and nutritious snack. And when paired with a coco-bread it becomes a belly-filling and satisfying meal in itself.


    Enjoy a tasty Jamaican patty! All Golden Krust stores will feature 99 cent patties from 12 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST. As you celebrate, be sure to share the tasty experience with others! Share the fun and post pics on social media, too. You can also learn more about Jamaican flavors and cooking. Share your experience using #PattyDay. Enjoy the flavor, try a new flavor or two, and Celebrate the Power of the Patty.


    Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery founded National JamaicanPrint Patty Day in May of 2015. The month of August is significant to Golden Krust for a myriad of reasons. Golden Krust first opened its doors for business in August of 1989. Jamaica also celebrates both the Emancipation and Independence holidays in the month of August. Most importantly, Mavis Ephraim, the matriarch of the Hawthorne family was born in the month of August.

    The Registrar at National Day Calendar declared National Jamaican Patty Day to be observed annually on the first Saturday in August. 


    Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill is the brainchild of Ephraim and Mavis Hawthorne, also the founders of Hawthorne & Son’s Bakery in St. Andrew, Jamaica, and parents of the present owners.

    In 1989, Lowell, President, and CEO, along with his wife Lorna, four of his siblings and their spouses, pooled all their resources to open the first Golden Krust retail location on East Gun Hill Road in Bronx, NY. By 1996 they owned 17 Restaurants throughout New York City. The business became so successful the Hawthorne’s felt encouraged to create franchises, and they seized the opportunity to do just that.

    In that same year, Golden Krust became the first Caribbean-owned business in the U.S. granted a franchise license. The pivotal year of 1996 signified Golden Krust’s relocation to its plant in the South Bronx, eventually purchasing the entire block from 172nd Street to Claremont Parkway on Park Avenue.

    Today, Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill operates a chain of over 100 Restaurants in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Florida, Maryland, North Carolina, and Massachusetts.

    To satisfy all tastes, at Golden Krust we offer a variety of fillings which include Spicy Beef, Mild Beef, Cheezee Beef, Chicken, Jerk Chicken, Shrimp, Vegetable, Spinach, and Soya. Try them all and let us know your favorite!

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  • MEAD DAY – First Saturday in August


    Mead Day, on the first Saturday in August, increases awareness and fosters camaraderie among mead makers. A long history and rich craft and trade follow mead where ever it is found. 


    One of the world’s oldest fermented beverages, mead is also called honey wine, ambrosia, or nectar. A craftsman combines honey, water, and yeast to make mead. With honey production in high gear, Mead Day shines a spotlight on its key ingredient and the time-honored craft surrounding it. 

    Mead has been known to be called the “ancestor of all fermented drinks.”

    The flavor of mead varies depending on the ingredients added to the fermentation. Anything from seasonal fruits, herbs, and blossoms can be added. Additionally, some mead makers carbonate their beverages like beer, sparkling cider, or wine. For a more hoppy flavor, makers add hops to the recipe.

    In addition to hops, producers distill mead. The result creates a more liqueur quality mead producing a brandy. 

    Homebrewers look forward to this day every year. But it’s not the only day on the calendar for craftspeople where mead is concerned. In May, National Homebrew Day celebrates the craftspeople all across the country. Other days on the calendar important to mead producers include World Bee Day and National Pollinators Month. Why? Because without pollinators like bees, butterflies, bats, and more, there would be no honey to make mead.


    Go out and enjoy a glass of mead. This is an excellent time for those in the mead craft to network with farmers, beekeepers, orchards, and others associated with pollinators. Mead making relies heavily on honey and the crops that bees, bats, and butterflies pollinate. Working together, these producers can not only secure their products for the following year but provide the essential blossoms for pollinators to find.  (Always remember to drink responsibly and never to drink and drive).  Post on social media using #MeadDay.


    American Homebrewers Association (AHA) created Mead Day in 2002.

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    Get slurping on August 5th with National Oyster Day! Oysters are enjoyed as seafood in many parts of the world.


    Did you know there are over 100 different species of oysters? Interestingly, oysters tend to take on the characteristics of the water in which they live. Because of this, they’re typically named after the body of water in which they grow.

    While many people enjoy fresh oysters raw, the shellfish can also be savored in multiple other ways. As a side dish, oysters add immense flavor to Thanksgiving dressing. They also make delicious stews, soups, and chowders. Other recipes will bake, grill or broil the oysters with or without the shell.

    These mollusks provide valuable nutrients whether eaten cooked or raw. Since oysters supply a high amount of vitamins B12 and A, they may benefit heart, skin, and brain health. These vitamins also support lung and kidney function. Additionally, oysters benefit the environment since their valves are capable of cleansing an ecosystem of pollutants.

    Here are some other exciting oyster facts:

    • The Chesapeake Bay produces more oysters in the world than any other body of water. 
    • The world loves oysters! We consume almost two billion pounds of oysters each year around the world.
    • Illustrating how the body of water influences the flavor of the oysters, the east and west coast U.S. oysters taste very different from each other. On the east coast, oysters tend to be smaller, milder and saltier. However, west coast oysters take on a creamy texture and a sweet flavor.  
    • Only one out of every 10,000 oysters will produce a pearl.


    Make or order a dish that uses oysters as one of its main ingredients. Try this Grilled Oyster recipe or share a recipe with us. You can celebrate in other ways, too.

    • Read up on oysters. We suggest The Essential Oyster: A Salty Appreciation of Taste and Texture by Rowan Jacobsen or Appreciating Oysters: An Eater’s Guide to Craft Oysters from Tide to Table by Dana Deskiewicz.
    • Watch the documentary The Oyster Divers by Erin DeJesus.
    • Explore the world of cooking with oysters.

    Use #NationalOysterDay to post on social media.


    The origins of National Oyster Day have not been determined.





    On August 5th, National Work Like A Dog Day urges us to charge forth and meet every challenge we face. However, if you look to your dog for direction, you may be confounded.


    The English language is confusing. Take, for instance, two common idioms we use in our everyday lives: “It’s a dog’s life” and “Work like a dog.”

    “It’s a dog’s life” refers to dogs being able to laze around and sleep all day. Most dogs are companions. As members of our family, their biggest worry is when the next vet visit is. On the other hand, “work like a dog,”  suggests just the opposite. It means working to your maximum ability for an extended length of time. How can these two phrases apply to our canine companions when they mean contradictory things?

    When considering the training working dogs received and the value they provided to farms and businesses, the phrase “work like a dog” becomes clear. With their obedience and loyalty in rooting out rodents or securing cattle, they performed tasks with purpose. Today, military and rescue dogs receive rigorous training and work hard alongside their human counterparts, too.

    Either way, work like a dog for the rewards of a dog’s life.


    You can celebrate by either working very hard or – if you’d rather – simply by sharing on Social Media just how hard you work. There are other ways to celebrate, too:

    • Watch videos of working dogs doing what they’re trained to do.
    • Learn about the training of working dogs.
    • Make a video about your average workday.

    Use #WorkLikeADogDay to follow on social media and to #CelebrateEveryDay.


    Although the origins of “work like a dog” are not known, it most likely refers to actual working dogs. Sheepdogs and sled dogs are good examples. Since breeds like these have the instincts for certain types of work, they derive a kind of pleasure from the work they do.




    On August 5th National Underwear Day provides an opportunity to wear your favorite undergarments. Boxers. Briefs. Panties. Tighty-whities. No matter what you call them, our underthings provide a layer of comfort. 


    Many Americans have heard their mother’s warning. “Make sure to always wear clean underwear. You never know when you will be in an accident!” While there are other reasons to wear fresh underwear, this is the one that often comes to mind.

    Underwear is the layer of clothing worn closest to the body and under the outer clothing. It protects clothing from sweat. Underwear also provides the wearer protection from cold and chafing. Another benefit to underwear includes support and body shaping.

    Most of us see these intimate items of our wardrobe as necessities. However, others utilize them as accessories. Since fabrics allow underwear to be designed for specific needs, a wide variety are made for sports and specific climates. Depending on preference, some select garments for modesty or to feel alluring.

    A 2012 survey by reveals that the average woman owns 20 pairs of underwear – for every day. Then, they own 14 extra pairs for special occasions.

    In 2018, retailers reported an increase in the popularity of nude colors. Instead of bright fashion colors or sultry bedroom styles, shoppers sought something neutral. Skin blending shades that disappear under sheer outer clothes won consumers’ dollars.


    Embrace your body image. Use #NationalUnderwearDay to post on social media. If you are the bashful type, just wear your underwear around the house when no one is home. One can also celebrate by watching the 1983 romance comedy Risky Business starring Tom Cruise and Rebecca De Mornay.

    While you’re wearing your favorite underwear, consider these brief ways to celebrate. You might even reveal a naked truth.

    • Read a book about the history of underwear. For example – Unmentionables: A Brief History of Underwear by Elaine Benson and John Esten.
    • Buy some new underwear. You can never have too many pairs.
    • Clean out your underwear drawer. (Yes, we know that might be unbearable.) But maybe we were wrong. You can have too many!
    • Rank your brand of underwear on a comfort scale. You know, what’s the most comfortable underwear you’ve ever worn? It might be revealing.
    • Tell a clean underwear joke. It’s harder than you think, too. But, we’ll get you started with these two:
      • How long does it take to put on a pair of underwear? A brief second.
      • Are you wearing holey underwear? No? Then how did you put your legs through them?


    Freshpair founded National Underwear Day on August 5th, 2003. 


    August 5th Celebrated History


    Cyrus W. Field’s idea to lay a telegraph cable across the Atlantic Ocean comes to fruition. On this day, the final section of the cable was laid.


    Congress enacts the Revenue Act and it is signed by President Abraham Lincoln. The act allows the collection of income tax for the first time in the United States.


    Cleveland, OH installs the first electric traffic light at Doan’s Corner. Today, the intersection is East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue.


    Major League Baseball broadcasts its first game over the radio. The Pittsburgh Pirates shut out the Philadelphia Phillies.


    Cartoonist Harold Gray publishes “Little Orphan Annie” in the New York Daily News.


    Magician and escape artist Harry Houdini attempts his most challenging escape. However, after spending 91 minutes in a casket underwater, he signals to his assistant to release him.


    American Bandstand broadcasts nationally for the first time. Hosted by Dick Clark, bands would lipsynch their music to a dancing crowd of teenagers.


    At the 27th Academy Awards, From Here to Eternity wins Best Picture.


    South African police arrest Nelson Mandela on charges of conspiracy to overthrow the government.


    Actress and singer Marilyn Monroe dies. Monroe was known for film hits such as Some Like It Hot, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, and The Seven Year Itch.


    Launched on March 27, 1969, Mariner 7 flies past the planet Mars. While the spacecraft was the second craft to fly by Mars, it used information from the first flyby to cataloged additional information scientists were seeking.


    Joan Jett forms the first all-girl hard rock band, the Runaways.


    Marathon runner, Joan Benoit, wins gold in Los Angeles at the first Olympic marathon for women.


    The U.S. version of the improvisational comedy show “Whose Line Is It Anyway” debuts on ABC.

    August 5th Celebrated Birthdays

    Deodoro Da Fonseca – 1827

    The first president of Brazil, Fonseca was a military leader who led a coup to end the Empire and establish a republic on November 18, 1889. The coup took place after the Empress, Princess Isabell abolished slavery in 1888. However, Fonseca served less than a year, making him the first Brazilian president to resign.

    Neil Armstrong – 1930

    The astronaut is known for being the first human to step foot on the moon. On July 20, 1969, Armstrong and fellow astronaut, Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon. Their feat was broadcast around the world.

    Herb Brooks – 1937

    The American hockey player and coach is best known for leading the U.S. Olympic hockey team to gold. Known as the “Miracle on Ice,” the team upset the Soviets during the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, NY.

    Loni Anderson – 1945

    Best known for her role as Jennifer Marlowe on the sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati, Anderson was also married to actor Burt Reynolds. The WKRP character was the AM radio station’s receptionist.

    Patrick Ewing – 1962

    Now the head coach for Georgetown University’s men’s basketball team, Ewing began his professional career as a first-round pick in the NBA draft. He played the majority of his career with the New York Knicks. In 1992, he also played as a member of the U.S. Olympic Dream Team.

    Reid Hoffman – 1967

    Hoffman launched the internet’s largest professional network, LinkedIn, in 2002. Since then, the social media network has grown to 575 million users.

  • NATIONAL MUSTARD DAY – First Saturday in August


    National Mustard Day on the first Saturday in August recognizes a versatile condiment. Used in many different cuisines, mustard comes from the seeds of the mustard plant.


    Depending on the kind of mustard, flavors and color will vary. For example, white or yellow mustard comes from a mustard known as Sinapis hirta. Brown or Indian mustard comes from Brassica juncea. And black mustard comes from Brassica nigra. 

    The mustard seed may be used whole, ground, cracked, or bruised in cooking, too. When mixed with liquids such as water, lemon juice, or broth, mustard produces different textures and flavors. At times, cooks use the paste as a sauce or even a marinade. Try mixing mustard with other seasonings to create a dry rub for roasts, chicken, or chops.

    Since some mustards are zestier than others, the spice pairs well with meats and cheeses. Pile up slices of ham, turkey, and Munster between your favorite crusty bread. Next, add some creamy mustard and fresh veggies. That’s how you build a sandwich with zing. The same can be done with salads, hamburgers, and hot dogs, too. 

    Once you’ve mastered the sandwich move on to dressings, glazes, and soups. Around the world, the spice is used in many forms beyond the seed. For example, in India, the entire plant is used from the sprouts to the mature greens. Expressing the oil of the seed is beneficial for both cooking and medicinal uses. Try a Mediterranean recipe by making creamy tahini or aioli and make your dishes sing. Similar recipes can be found in northern and southeastern Europe, too.

    And don’t forget Asia, the Americas, and Africa. Because of mustard’s diversity, cooks reach for the spice and condiment more often than almost any other spice in the world. 


    If you’re in Middleton, Wisconsin, head down to the Mustard Museum for a festive day of mustard sampling and events. Everywhere else, try tasting a variety of mustards at home or in a local spice store. Find one that makes your tongue happy and add it to your cooking. An even easier way to celebrate is by inviting friends over for a cookout of hot dogs and burgers. Top one off with your favorite kind of mustard and enjoy!

    Experiment and try new recipes with mustard as the spotlight ingredient. Post photos on social media using #NationalMustardDay.


    The Mustard Museum began sponsoring National Mustard Day in 1991. In 2010, the event moved to the current home of the Museum in Downtown Middleton, Wisconsin. With more than 6,000 enthusiastic mustard lovers in attendance annually, this event has raised thousands of dollars for local charity.

    The origins of the day prior to that date are unknown.

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