SUMMERSGIVING | SATURDAY AFTER THE SUMMER SOLSTICE
The Saturday after the Summer Solstice, gather your friends and family to celebrate Summersgiving! This day is designed to combine all the fun of summer with America’s favorite Thanksgiving food. It’s a celebration of life, rooted in gratitude, to be shared with the friends and food that make life fun. Read more…
NATIONAL LEON DAY | JUNE 25
National Leon Day marks June 25th as six months away from Christmas day. Leon is Noel spelled backward and is a day some crafters begin planning their homemade gifts and decorations. It can also be a day for those who miss the winter holidays to have a mini-winter celebration in June. Read more…
NATIONAL CATFISH DAY | JUNE 25
In the United States, National Catfish Day on June 25th each year celebrates the value of farm-raised catfish. Read more…
NATIONAL STRAWBERRY PARFAIT DAY | JUNE 25
National Strawberry Parfait Day on June 25th comes around each year during the perfect time – peak strawberry season. Read more…
On Deck for June 26, 2022
- International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
- International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
Recipe of the Day
Easy Fried Fish Filets
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 6 – 8 minutes
2 small eggs
1/4 cup milk
1/3 cup cornmeal
1/2 cup crushed crackers
6 – 8. fish filets
1/4 cup oil
Pinch to a teaspoon of salt, garlic, and pepper.
Rinse and paper towel dry filets.
Combine cornmeal, cracker, and seasonings with milk and eggs, and mix thoroughly.
While oil heats in the frying pan add filets one at a time to batter mix covering both sides.
Fry in hot oil for 6 – 8 minutes or until golden brown.
Serve with your choice of side dishes.
June 25th Celebrated History
General Armstrong Custer’s troops faceoff against Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull near Little Bighorn River. Out-armed and out-numbered, the bloody battle became known as Custer’s Last Stand.
Contact Publishing issues the first edition of Anne Frank’s The Diary of a Young Girl in the Netherlands.
The Korean War begins when North Korea attacks south of the 38th parallel. The United Nations called for North Korea’s withdrawal and for other nations to come to South Korea’s aid.
The Beatles perform “All You Need is Love” for the first time on the BBC program Our World.
Canada swears in its first female prime minister. Kim Campbell served as the 19th Canadian prime minister for four months from June 24 to November 4.
June 25th Celebrated Birthdays
George Orwell – 1903
Born Eric Arthur Blair, the English novelist is known for both his fiction and non-fiction works. Two of his most critically acclaimed works are Animal Farm and Nineteen Eight-Four.
Carly Simon – 1945
The American singer-songwriter won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 1972. Since then, she has recorded hits such as “You’re So Vain,” “Haven’t Got Time for the Pain,” and “You Belong to Me.”
Sonia Sotomayer – 1954
On August 8, 2009, Sotomayer became the first Hispanic justice on the United States Supreme Court.
Dikembe Mutombo – 1966
The Congolese-American played 18 seasons in the National Basketball Association. As a center, Mutombo primarily played for the Denver Nuggets and the Atlanta Hawks.
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