NATIONAL FREEZER POP DAY | July 8
In the heat of summer, National Freezer Pop Day brings the sweet chill of relief! On July 8th, grab one of America’s favorite ways to cool off with a frozen sweet treat. Read more…
NATIONAL CHOCOLATE WITH ALMONDS DAY | JULY 8
National Chocolate with Almonds Day on July 8th each year offers a combo deal to celebrate. What a great way to wrap up chocolate and almonds in one package. Celebrate it by giving some to a friend or neighbor. Read more…
COLLECTOR CAR APPRECIATION DAY | CHANGES ANNUALLY
Each year in July we celebrate Collector Car Appreciation Day. This day recognizes the vital role automotive restoration and collection plays in American society. Read more…
On Deck for July 9, 2022
WHERE INFLUENCERS, MARKETING PROFESSIONALS AND PROMOTERS COLLIDE
This unmissable event places thousands of influencers, entrepreneurs, marketing professionals and super fans of celebration from across the globe all under one roof, ensuring you leave full of inspiration and information. Discover all the details for Celebration Nation right here.
Recipe of the Day for July 9, 2022
Prep: 15 minutes + overnight
Cook: 1 hour
Total Prep: 1 hour 15 minutes
2 cups sugar
1 cups Crisco
1 cups buttermilk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 table almond flavor
1 teaspoon soda
4 cups flour
4 teaspoon baking powder
1 tablespoon vanilla
Preheat over to 350 degrees (when ready to bake).
Mix all ingredients and cover; refrigerate overnight.
Roll dough out on a floured board and cut out using a biscuit cutter.
Bake for 9-12 minutes or until just done.
July 8th Celebrated History
The first issue of The Wall Street Journal is published by Charles Henry Dow.
During World War II, the first recruits, including female pilots, were accepted into the United States Air Force program called Women in the Air Force (WAF).
The Space Shuttle Atlantis begins the final mission of the U.S. shuttle program.
July 8th Celebrated Birthdays
Eli Lilly – 1838
In 1876, the American soldier, chemist and businessman founded Eli Lilly and Company. During the American Civil War. He was known for his philanthropic and preservation interests.
Nelson Rockefeller – 1908
While the son of John Rockefeller campaigned to be President of the United States in 1968, he never earned the Republican nomination. However, in 1974, President Gerald Ford nominated Rockefeller as his vice president.
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross – 1926
The pioneering psychiatrist is known for establishing the theory on the five stages of grief.
Anjelica Huston – 1951
Best known for her role as Morticia Addams on The Adams Family, the American actress and director is also known for her roles in Prizzi’s Honor and The Grifters.
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