December 30, 2022 | BACON DAY | FALLING NEEDLES FAMILY FEST DAY | NATIONAL BICARBONATE OF SODA DAY

(Last Updated On: December 21, 2022)

December 30, 2022 | BACON DAY | FALLING NEEDLES FAMILY FEST DAY | NATIONAL BICARBONATE OF SODA DAY

Bacon Day | December 30

BACON DAY

On December 30th each year, bacon lovers celebrate one of nature’s favored gifts on Bacon Day! The day reminds us that bacon is not just for breakfast and encourages us to test out various ways to enjoy this culinary marvel. Read more…

Falling Needles Family Fest Day | December 30

FALLING NEEDLES FAMILY FEST DAY

Falling Needles Family Fest Day on December 30th serves as a reminder to clean up and recycle the live Christmas tree. Read more…

National Bicarbonate of Soda Day | December 30

NATIONAL BICARBONATE OF SODA DAY

National Bicarbonate of Soda Day or Baking Soda day recognizes a staple of the home kitchen on December 30th.  Read more…

On Deck for December 31, 2022

National Days
NEW YEAR’S EVE
NATIONAL CHAMPAGNE DAY
MAKE UP YOUR MIND DAY
UNIVERSAL HOUR OF PEACE
LEAP SECOND TIME ADJUSTMENT DAY

International Days
NEW YEAR’S EVE

Recipe of the Day

Unbelievably Easy Ham and Cheese Sliders

Unbelievably Easy Ham and Cheese Sliders
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes
Total: 30 minutes
Makes: 12 sliders

Ingredients

12 Hawaiian sweet rolls
3/4 pound sliced deli ham
3/4 pound sliced Swiss cheese
1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
1 tablespoon dijon mustard
1 tablespoon poppy seeds
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions

Heat oven to 350°F. Line a 9×9 inch pan with parchment paper coated with cooking spray.

Keep rolls connected and with a serrated knife, slice the buns in half, separating the tops from the bottoms. Place the bottom half into the baking pan.

Layer the ham and cheese over the bottom half of the buns. Place the top half of the buns on top.

Mix mustard, poppy seeds, Worcestershire sauce, and butter in a small bowl.

Using a pastry brush, evenly spread the mixture over the top of the rolls. Once the rolls are completely coated, pour any remaining mixture evenly over the rolls.

Cover with foil and bake for about 20 minutes.

Remove foil and bake an additional 3-4 minutes or until cooked through.

Slice sliders apart and serve.

December 30th Celebrated History

1896

Playing for the Montreal Victorias, Canadian forward Ernie McLea made Stanley Cup history when he scores the first-ever hat trick in tournament history. He also scored the Cup-winning goal leading Montreal over Winnipeg 6-5.

1936

At the General Motors Fisher Body Plant Number One in Flint, Michigan, 136,000 union workers stage the first United Auto Workers union sit-down strike.

1980

According to a United Press International report a letter arrived at Disneyland in Anaheim, CA addressed to Michael M. Mouse from “The Office of the Director, Selective Service System.” The letter reminded Mickey Mouse that he was in danger of becoming a draft dodger if he didn’t comply with the Military Selective Service Act and provided the requested information. According to the article, a Disney spokesperson said, “We’ll notify them that at 52 he’s well over the draft age. And Besides, he’s a World War II veteran. I suppose we’ll also have to point out he’s only a cartoon character.”

December 30th Celebrated Birthdays 

Asa Griggs Candler – 1851

In 1877, Chandler purchased the formula for Coca-Cola from John S. Pemberton. Under Chandler’s stewardship, the soft drink became a household name with a trademarked bottle.

John N. Bahcall – 1934

The Princeton astrophysicist and astronomer made several contributions to science including award-winning work developing the Hubble Space Telescope.

Tiger Woods – 1975

The professional American golfer is tied with Sam Snead as the winningest PGA golfer at 82 wins. In 2001, Woods became the first player to consecutively win all four major golf tournaments. They include the Masters, the U.S. Open, the British Open, and the PGA Championship.

Kevin Systrom – 1983

In 2010, Systrom and Mike Krieger created the photo-sharing app Instagram.

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