ALL AMERICAN PET PHOTO DAY | JULY 11
All American Pet Photo Day encourages pet owners to share their favorite pet photos on July 11th. Be sure to charge your camera and be prepared to take adorable pictures of your pets! Read more…
NATIONAL 7-ELEVEN DAY | JULY 11
On July 11th, one convenience chain celebrates with specials on National 7-Eleven Day! Conveniently scheduled on 7-11 of each year, the day often features one of their signature items, the Slurpee. Read more…
NATIONAL CHEER UP THE LONELY DAY
Each year on July 11th, people across the United States make a special effort to give someone a lift on National Cheer up the Lonely Day. Read more…
NATIONAL BLUEBERRY MUFFIN DAY | JULY 11
National Blueberry Muffin Day on July 11th gives us a great reason to get up in the morning and celebrate! Americans love their blueberry muffins so much, it’s their number 1 favorite muffin flavor. Whether it is for breakfast or a snack, blueberry muffins are melt-in-your-mouth delicious. Read more…
NATIONAL MOJITO DAY | July 11
Each year on July 11th, people across America raise a glass to mark National Mojito Day. The cocktail consists of white rum, sugar, lime juice, sparkling water, and mint. Read more…
NATIONAL RAINIER CHERRY DAY | JULY 11
National Rainier Cherry Day on July 11th recognizes the cherry variety named after Mount Rainier. In 1952, Harry Fogle of Washington State University developed the Rainier cherry by cross-breeding the Bing and Van cherry varieties. Read more…
On Deck for July 12, 2022
- Eat Your Jello Day
- National Different Colored Eyes Day
- National Pecan Pie Day
- National Simplicity Day
- Paper Bag Day
- Cow Appreciation Day – Second Tuesday in July
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.
July 11th Celebrated History
French astronomer Jean-Louis Pons co-discovers with Charles Messier the comet once known as Pons-Coggia-Winnecke-Forbes. The discovery is Pon’s first. Throughout his career, he discovers 37 comets in all.
Aaron Burr fatally shots Aaron Burr during a duel in Weehawken, New Jersey.
Babe Ruth makes his professional baseball debut in Major League Baseball with the Boston Red Sox.
Harper Lee publishes To Kill A Mockingbird.
Skylab is destroyed as it enters the Earth’s atmosphere. It was the first space station deployed by the United States.
July 11th Celebrated Birthdays
John Quincy Adams – 1767
Following in his father’s footsteps, John Quincy Adams served as the 6th President of the United States.
Isabel Martin Lewis – 1881
The American astronomer became the first woman assistant astronomer hired by the Naval Observatory.
E.B. White – 1899
The American author and essayist also wrote several popular children’s books, Charlotte’s Web, Stuart Little and The Trumpet of the Swan.
Yul Brynner – 1920
The award-winning Russian-American actor is best known for his role in The King and I.
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