GORGEOUS GRANDMA DAY | July 23
On July 23rd, Gorgeous Grandma Day recognizes all women of a certain age, whether they are grandmothers or not. Read more…
NATIONAL VANILLA ICE CREAM DAY | JULY 23
Vanilla Ice Cream Day on July 23rd tips its hat at the second most popular flavor in America. Take a bow, vanilla. I scream, you scream, we all scream for…VANILLA ICE CREAM!! Of course, the day is part of National Ice Cream Month and not too far behind National Ice Cream Day. Read more…
NATIONAL DAY OF THE COWBOY
National Day of the Cowboy on the fourth Saturday in July recognizes the stoic, hardworking symbol of the American West. Read more…
On Deck for July 24, 2022
- National Amelia Earhart Day
- National Cousins Day
- National Drive-Thru Day
- National Tequila Day
- National Thermal Engineer Day
- National Parent’s Day – Fourth Sunday in July
Recipe of the Day
Old Fashioned Ice Cream
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total Prep: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 servings; yields 1 quart
4 egg yolks
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup whole milk
1 cup heavy cream
2 teaspoons vanilla
In a medium saucepan, whisk together egg yolks and sugar over medium heat. Stir to a light yellow and well combined.
In a separate small pan add milk and warm over medium-low heat, until it begins to simmer. Do not stir.
Slowly add milk to the egg and sugar mixture, stirring continuously.
Return to heat and bring to 165 degrees. Do not allow to boil.
Immediately remove from the heat.
Pour into an airtight container and chill.
Once thoroughly chilled, stir in heavy cream and vanilla extract.
Process in ice cream maker according to manufacturer’s instructions.
July 23rd Celebrated History
The Ford Motor Company made its first sale to Dr. Ernst Pfenning of Chicago. The Model A cost $850.00.
The National Baseball Hall of Fame inducts the first African American – Jackie Robinson.
Warner Bros. released The World According to Garp based on the novel by John Irving in U.S. theatres. Starring Robin Williams as Garp, John Lithgow and Glenn Close, the critically acclaimed film follows Garp and his relationship with his mother.
NASA mission STS-93 launched astronaut Eileen Collins aboard the Columbia as the first woman to command a spacecraft.
July 23rd Celebrated Birthdays
Vera Rubin – 1928
While studying the rotation of the Andromeda Galaxy in the late 1970s at the Carnegie Institution in Washington, astronomer Vera Rubin discovered the first evidence of dark matter.
Daniel Goldin – 1940
The longest-serving Administrator of NASA served from 1992 to 2001.
Alison Krauss – 1971
The American blue-grass and country artist has been recording since the age of 14.
Daniel Radcliffe – 1989
Best-known for his role as Harry Potter, the English actor began his career in 1999 in the role of David Copperfield in the BBC television movie.
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