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December 5, 2021 - BATHTUB PARTY DAY – NATIONAL SACHER TORTE DAY – INTERNATIONAL NINJA DAY – NATIONAL REPEAL DAY

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DECEMBER 5, 2021 | BATHTUB PARTY DAY | NATIONAL SACHER TORTE DAY | INTERNATIONAL NINJA DAY | NATIONAL REPEAL DAY

BATHTUB PARTY DAY – December 5

BATHTUB PARTY DAY

Bathtub Party Day encourages us all to skip the ordinary shower and linger in the tub instead. On December 5th, add some suds to the tub and pamper yourself. A bathtub party sounds suspiciously like a crowded affair, but it doesn’t … Read more…

NATIONAL SACHER TORTE DAY – December 5

NATIONAL SACHER TORTE DAY

If you like chocolate and you like cake, then National Sacher Torte Day on December 5th is a perfect day for you!  The layered ingredients make this dessert a delicious torte! Sacher Torte, also known as Sachertorte, is a unique type of chocolate cake. Austrian Franz Sacher… Read more…

INTERNATIONAL NINJA DAY - December 5

INTERNATIONAL NINJA DAY

International Ninja Day recognizes the fascination associated with the history and pop culture of the ninja. Ninjas first appeared around the year 600. Historically, they served…  Read more…

National Repeal Day - December 5

NATIONAL REPEAL DAY

On December 5th, National Repeal Day commemorates the day Prohibition ended in the United States. Prohibition grew out a practice of moderation rooted in the Protestant churches in America. By the 1830s, consumption… Read more…


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Recipe of the Day

Garlic Gazpacho

Garlic Gazpacho

Prep:  30 minutes
Cook:  This soup is served cold
Total Prep: 30 minutes
Servings: 12

Ingredients:

2 cloves garlic
6 large tomatoes, peeled
1 large tomato, unpeeled
1 large onion
1 each green bell peppers
2 small cucumbers
½ cup olive oil
½ cup lemon juice
3 cups tomato juice, chilled
1 dash salt
1 dash cayenne pepper

Instructions:

In a food processor, blend peeled tomatoes and garlic.

Add 1/4 of peppers and 1/4 of onions and 1/2 of cucumber and blend. Chill mixture for 1 hour.

Chop the remaining tomato and julienne the remaining vegetables. Cover and chill.

Just before serving, blend olive oil, lemon juice, salt, cayenne, and tomato juice in blender. Combine with chilled mixture.

Ladle into soup bowls and garnish with remaining vegetables.

Serve with crusty bread, such as a baguette.

December 5th Celebrated (And Not So Celebrated) History
1854 

The U.S. Patent Office issued patent No. 12,017 to inventor Aaron Allen of Boston, MA for an “Improvement in Self-Adjusting Opera-Seat” or a folding chair for theaters and other public spaces.

1876 

Daniel C. Stillson receives patent No. 184,993 for the first practical pipe wrench adding to the tools of the plumbers’ trade and fixing leaky faucets everywhere.

1933 

With Utah’s ratification, three-fourths of the states ratify the 21st amendment, repealing the 18th amendment and repealing Prohibition.

1955 

The Montgomery Bus Boycott in Alabama begins, protesting segregated seating after Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man.

1999

The animated film Stuart Little made its Westwood, CA premiere. Based on the book by E.B. White, the film starred Michael J. Fox, Geena Davis, and Hugh Laurie. Rob Minkoff directed.

December 5th Celebrated (And Not So Celebrated) Birthdays
Elizabeth Cabot Agassiz – 1822

As an educator, Agassiz co-founded Radcliffe College in 1879 and became the college’s first president.

Clinton Hart Merriam – 1855

In 1888, the American biologist and ethnologist helped to found the National Geographic Society.

Clyde Vernon Cessna – 1879

The aviation pioneer launched the Cessna Aircraft Company in 1922.

Walt Disney – 1901

The animator and entrepreneur launched the Walt Disney Company in 1923. From Mickey Mouse to Mulan and The Lion King, Disney’s kingdom continues to grow.

Ann Shaw Carter – 1922

In 1947, Carter became the first woman in the United States to earn her helicopter pilot’s license. She became a commercial helicopter pilot and one of the first members of the Whirly-Girls.

Little Richard – 1932

The flamboyant rock and roll performer of the 1950s brought crowds to their feet with his hit songs “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On,” “Good Golly Miss Molly,” and “Tutti Frutti.”

About National Day Calendar

National Day Calendar® is the original and authoritative source for fun, unusual and unique National Days! Since our humble beginnings on National Popcorn Day in 2013, we have been tracking the National Days, National Weeks, National Months, and International Days. We became the first calendar of its kind to curate the days all in one place and tell their stories, too! Here at National Day Calendar, we are on a mission to Celebrate Every Day with you!  And by you, we mean families, businesses, educators, and strangers we meet on the street. There’s more than one day for everyone.

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