NATIONAL DOUGHNUT (DONUT) DAY
Each year on the first Friday in June, people participate in National Doughnut or Donut Day, celebrating the doughnut and honoring the Salvation Army Lassies. The Salvation Army Lassies are the women who served doughnuts to soldiers during WWI. Read more…
NATIONAL REPEAT DAY | JUNE 3
Observed on June 3rd, National Repeat Day could be an opportunity for some and a bad omen for others. Repeating a foot massage or a day with a dear friend would make this holiday special. Repeating a root canal or Hurricane Katrina are not suggested for this day. Read more…
NATIONAL EGG DAY | JUNE 3
June 3rd is time to get a crack on the annual observance of National Egg Day! Read more…
NATIONAL CHOCOLATE MACAROON DAY | JUNE 3
Each year, National Chocolate Macaroon Day celebrates a tasty treat. Last month we celebrated National Macaroon Day on May 31st. Now we add a little chocolate to the mix, sweetening the deal.
On Deck for June 4, 2022
- National Cheese Day
- National Clean Beauty Day
- National Cognac Day
- National Hug Your Cat Day
- National Old Maid’s Day
- National SAFE Day
- National Black Bear Day – First Saturday in June
- National Bubbly Day – First Saturday in June
- National Prairie Day – First Saturday in June
- National Trails Day – First Saturday in June
Recipe of the Day
Name: Cheese Monkey
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 10-15 minutes
Total Prep: 25-30 minutes
1 cup milk, evaporated milk or light cream
1 cup dry bread crumbs
1 cup grated Cheddar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon dry mustard
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 egg, slightly beaten
Crisp toast or crackers
1/4 cup diced tomatoes
In a double boiler, melt cheese together with the milk and bread crumbs.
Once melted, stir in the spices and Worcestershire sauce.
Add the slightly beaten egg and stir well. Cook about one minute, stirring continuously.
Pour immediately over toast or crackers. Garnish with diced tomatoes. For added flavor, add corn beef slices, too.
June 3rd Celebrated History
President Woodrow Wilson signs the National Defense Act. The act expanded the size of the United States National Guard.
Ed White completes the first spacewalk by an American. He launched into space aboard the spacecraft Gemini 4. The mission was NASA’s first multi-day mission in space.
At the Tony Awards, The Producers wins 12 awards. The record-setting musical comedy production by Mel Brooks starred Mathew Broderick and Nathan Lane.
June 3rd Celebrated Birthdays
Myrtle Cagle – 1925
The American pilot and flight instructor began flying at the age of 12. During her career, she endured testing at the Lovelace Clinic under the premise that she could potentially become an astronaut. However, NASA had no intentions at that time of allowing women into the space program.
Allen Ginsberg – 1926
The American beat writer is known for his poetry. He published several works including Howl and Other Poems.
Norman Brinker – 1931
Once the owner of Chili’s, Norman Brinker developed numerous restaurant concepts including the salad bar.
Larry McMurty – 1936
Author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Lonesome Dove, Larry McMurtry’s works have been adapted to film. His gritty westerns weave lore, legend, and history into vivid landscapes and colorful characters.
Dr. Jill Biden – 1951
The 48th First Lady of the United States stepped into the role on January 20, 2021. An American professor at Northern Virginia Community College, Jill Biden is thought by many to be the first First Lady to actively hold a paying job during the President’s tenure. She also worked during her husband’s time as Vice President.
Travis Hafner – 1977
Travis Hafner played Major League Baseball for nine seasons as a designated hitter and first baseman. Hafner debuted with the Texas Rangers and also played for the Cleveland Indians and New York Yankees.
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