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January 21, 2022 - NATIONAL HYALURONIC ACID DAY - NATIONAL HUGGING DAY – SQUIRREL APPRECIATION DAY – NATIONAL GRANOLA BAR DAY

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JANUARY 21, 2022 | NATIONAL HYALURONIC ACID DAY | NATIONAL HUGGING DAY | SQUIRREL APPRECIATION DAY | NATIONAL GRANOLA BAR DAY

National Hyaluronic Acid Day - January 21st

NATIONAL HYALURONIC ACID DAY

Everyone’s skin needs a little hydration, especially during the cold, dry winter months. On January 21st, National Hyaluronic Acid Day raises awareness of the important hydrating benefits of the skincare ingredient hyaluronic acid. The day also provides education on the proper usage of hyaluronic acid products.

Hyaluronic Acid (H.A.) is the second most searched beauty ingredient of 2021. It is also a popular ingredient recommendation…Read more

NATIONAL HUGGING DAY – January 21

NATIONAL HUGGING DAY

National Hug Day or National Hugging Day occurs on January 21st and is officially recognized by the United States Copyright Office but is not a public holiday. The purpose of the day is to help everyone show more emotion in public. The only way to… Read more…

SQUIRREL APPRECIATION DAY – January 21

SQUIRREL APPRECIATION DAY

On January 21st, Squirrel Appreciation Day recognizes a critter some consider a pest and others see as just fascinating. The creator, Christy Hargrove, is a wildlife rehabilitator in North Carolina and is affiliated with the Western North Carolina… Read more…

NATIONAL GRANOLA BAR DAY – January 21

NATIONAL GRANOLA BAR DAY

Each year on January 21st, National Granola Bar Day recognizes the considerable nutrition and energy found in one wholesome granola bar. Read more…


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Recipe of the Day

Name: Pecan PiePrep: 15 minutes

Cook: 45 minutes

Total Prep: 60 minutes
Servings: 6-8
Ingredients:1 cup brown sugar
1 1/4 cup corn syrup
4 eggs, beaten
4 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cup pecansInstructions:

Preheat oven to 350°. Mix brown sugar and corn syrup in a medium saucepan. Boil until sugar melts.  In a medium bowl mix eggs, butter, vanilla, and pecans.  Slowly pour the sugar mixture into the egg mixture. Beat together. Pour into pie crust and bake 45 minutes.

January 21st Celebrated (and Not So Celebrated) History

1648 

Long before the suffrage movement, Margaret Brent asked the Maryland General Assembly to grant her voting privileges. While the assembly of men denied Brent her request for not one, but two votes, she proved to be a savvy attorney and landowner in her own right.

1888 

James Edward Sullivan and William Buckingham Curtis established the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU). The nationwide organization promotes multiple sports and fitness programs for all ages.

1921

Publishing house The Bodley Head published British author Agatha Christie’s debut novel in the United Kingdom, The Mysterious Affair at Styles. The novel was released in the United States a few months earlier.

1976 

The Concorde makes its first supersonic commercial flights. British Airways and Air France operated the twenty Concordes built. The first flights departed from London to Bahrain aboard British Airways and from Paris to Rio de Janeiro aboard Air France Concordes.

January 21st Celebrated (and Not So Celebrated) Birthdays

Sophia Jex-Blake – 1840

In the latter third of the 19th century, Jex-Blake led a small movement to allow women to into medical school in Great Britain. Her efforts proved successful, and in 1877, Jex-Blake and four other women who joined her on the journey passed their medical exams.

Roger Nash Baldwin – 1884

As one of the co-founders of the American Civil Liberties Union, Nash served as its executive director for 30 years.

Wolfman Jack – 1938

Born Robert Weston Smith, the American disc jockey is best known for his raspy voice heard over the radio airwaves. He’s also heard (and possibly seen) in films such as American Graffiti, The Midnight Special, and The Wolfman Jack Show.

Paul Allen – 1953

In 1975, Allen and Bill Gates founded Microsoft out of a garage in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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