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JUNE 12, 2022 | CHILDREN’S DAY | NATIONAL LOVING DAY | NATIONAL PEANUT BUTTER COOKIE DAY | NATIONAL RED ROSE DAY | NATIONAL JERKY DAY

National Children’s Day | Second Sunday in JuneNATIONAL CHILDREN’S DAY | Second Sunday in June

The second Sunday in June rewinds time for a moment for a celebration known as National Children’s Day in the United States. Read more...

National Loving Day | June 12
National Loving Day | June 12

NATIONAL LOVING DAY | JUNE 12

Each year, National Loving Day on June 12th commemorates the anniversary of the 1967 United States Supreme Court decision Loving vs. Virginia. This decision struck down all anti-miscegenation laws remaining in sixteen U.S. states. The ruling cited, “There can be no doubt that restricting the freedom to marry solely because of racial classifications violates the central meaning of the equal protection clause.” In the United States, anti-miscegenation laws were U.S. state laws banning interracial marriage. Read more…

National Peanut Butter Cookie Day | June 12
National Peanut Butter Cookie Day | June 12

NATIONAL PEANUT BUTTER COOKIE DAY | JUNE 12

Baking up some goodness on June 12th each year, National Peanut Butter Cookie Day celebrates the only cookie holiday in June. The day allows cookie lovers and peanut butter lovers to step away from the pies and cakes to indulge in a little peanut butter and cookie therapy.  Read more…

National Red Rose Day | June 12
National Red Rose Day | June 12

NATIONAL RED ROSE DAY | JUNE 12

Each year on June 12th, people in the United States recognize National Red Rose Day. Today honors the flower that is a symbol of love and romance, the red rose. The rose is also the June birth flower. Read more…

National Jerky Day | June 12
National Jerky Day | June 12

NATIONAL JERKY DAY | JUNE 12

National Jerky Day on June 12th each year celebrates the rich history, immense popularity, and nutritional benefits of dried meat snacks. Read more…


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Recipe of the Day

Chunky Peanut Butter Cookies
Prep: 15 minutes
Bake: 6-7 minutes
Total prep: 43 minutes
Servings: 4 – 5 Dozen

Ingredients:

2 lg. eggs
3 cups flour
1 1/4 cup brown sugar
1 1/4 cup sugar
1 1/2 cup chunky peanut butter
1 cup butter
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
2 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions:Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Mix butter, peanut butter and sugars until creamy. Next eggs beating while mixing in flour. Add in remaining ingredients being sure to continue mixing.

Roll into balls first and then roll in granulated sugar. Flatten balls while using a fork for the traditional pattern of crisscrosses.

Place cookies on non-greased cookie sheet baking for 6-7 minutes. Remove from oven, using a flat spatula move cookies to cooling rack to help keep them soft and chewy.

Inspiration:

With a special shout out to the Ressler brothers for the inspiration for these delicious cookies!

June 12th Celebrated History

1939

The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, opens. The town’s connection to baseball is based on a story about a Civil War general named Doubleday. According to lore, Abner Doubleday invented to sport there. While much of the story is now disputed, the nostalgia and history continue to grow there.

1963

Byron De La Beckwith murders the Medgar Evers in Jackson, Mississippi.

1967

In Loving vs. Virginia, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down all anti-miscegenation laws remaining in sixteen U.S. states.

1987

While visiting Berlin, President Ronald Reagan gave a speech in which he spoke the now-famous line, “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall.” Two years later on November 9, 1989, East and West Berlin were reunited.

June 12th Celebrated Birthdays

George H.W. Bush – 1912

Serving first as vice president under Ronald Regan, George H. W. Bush took the oath of office as the 41st president and served one term. He and his son George W. Bush are the second father/son presidents in the history of the country.   John Adams and John Quincy Adams were the first.

Anne Frank – 1929

Anne Frank moved generations with the words she recorded in her diary – the diary of a young Jewish girl. In 1942, just weeks after receiving a red checkered diary for her 13th birthday, Anne’s family and the families of her father’s employees were forced into hiding. While in hiding, Anne wrote every day in her diary. When she and her family were discovered, the Nazis’ separated and sent them to concentration camps. Her father would be the one family member to survive.

Jim Nabors – 1930

The American actor, singer and comedian is best known for his role as Gomer Pyle on the program The Andy Griffith Show.

Chick Corea – 1941

The American jazz musician began performing in the 1960s and has earned 65 Grammy nods during his career. In 1975, he won his first Grammy for the performance of No Mystery with the band he founded, Return to Forever.

About National Day Calendar

National Day Calendar is the original and authoritative source for fun, unusual and unique National Days! Since our humble beginnings on National Popcorn Day in 2013, we have been tracking the National Days, National Weeks, National Months, and International Days. We became the first calendar of its kind to curate the days all in one place and tell their stories, too! Here at National Day Calendar, we are on a mission to Celebrate Every Day with you! And by you, we mean families, businesses, educators, and strangers we meet on the street. There’s more than one day for everyone.

At National Day Calendar, we’ve found the National Days have a way of inspiring us. We’re honored to tell the stories behind the days and provide you with informational ways to incorporate the National Days into your business, family, schools, and home!

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