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
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
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
Each year on January 21st, National Granola Bar Day recognizes the considerable nutrition and energy found in one wholesome granola bar. Read more…
- National Cowboy Poetry Gathering Week – January 24-29, 2022
- Meat Week – Eight Days beginning last Sunday in January
- US Snow Sculpting Week – Changes Annually (February 2-6, 2022)
- African Heritage and Health Week – February 1-7
- National Patient Recognition Week – February 1-7
- Intimate Apparel Market Week – January 30 – February 5 (Quarterly)
In the Classroom
Recipe of the Day
Name: Pecan PiePrep: 15 minutes
Cook: 45 minutes
- Total Prep: 60 minutes
- Servings: 6-8
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
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.
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.
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.
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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