WORLD CARING DAY | June 7
Each year on June 7, World Caring Day shines a spotlight on all the ways we connect and show each other we care. Afterall, we should always take time to celebrate the millions of acts of caring we see. All acts of caring, whether big or small, are important. Caring is continuous and happens every day through compassion, support, kindness and understanding. Read more…
NATIONAL CHOCOLATE ICE CREAM DAY | JUNE 7
To observe National Chocolate Ice Cream Day on June 7th all you need is chocolate ice cream. Who says you have to stop there, though? You can have it in a cone or make it from scratch. Add sprinkles or syrup or whipped cream. Read more…
NATIONAL BOONE DAY | JUNE 7
National Boone Day, observed each year on June 7th, commemorates the day frontiersman Daniel Boone (November 2, 1734 – September 26, 1820) first began exploring the valleys and forests of the present-day Bluegrass State of Kentucky on June 7, 1769. Boone founded the village of Boonesborough, Kentucky, which is one of the first American settlements west of the Appalachians. Read more…
NATIONAL VCR DAY JUNE 7
On June 7th, National VCR Day takes a look a the device that revolutionized the home movie-watching experience. The observance recognizes the video cassette recorder (VCR), a device that, in its time, was a marvel of technology! Read more…
NATIONAL OKLAHOMA DAY | JUNE 7
National Oklahoma Day on June 7th recognizes the 46th state to be granted statehood. Read more…
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Recipe of the Day
Strawberry Rhubarb Pie
Prep: 30 minutes
Cook: 50-60 minutes
2 pie crusts – homemade or bought
3-4 cups rhubarb, chopped
3 cups strawberries, sliced
1 1⁄3 cups granulated sugar
1⁄4 cup cornstarch
1 egg white
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Using a large mixing bowl, add chopped rhubarb, sliced strawberries, sugar, and cornstarch. Mix well.
Spoon mixture into pie pan containing pie crust.
Place top crust over mixture and pinch outer edges to seal.
Cut vent slices into the top crust, brush on egg white over top, and place in oven.
Bake 50 – 60 minutes, or until crust is golden brown.
Remove from oven and cool 15 to 20 minutes.
Serve each slice with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, or whipped topping. Enjoy!
June 7th Celebrated History
British mountain climber Hudson Stuck successfully leads the first team to the summit of Denali. Located in Alaska, the mountain is the highest point on the American continent.
The U.S. Supreme Court cites protection under the First Amendment when it overturns Paul Cohen’s conviction for disturbing the peace when he wore a jacket with vulgar language protesting the draft.
Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee opens to the public. The home of Elvis Presley became an iconic tourist attraction.
Texas becomes the first state to declare Juneteenth a holiday.
The U.S. government dedicated its first solar power plant at Natural Bridge National Monument in Utah. The array of over 250,000 solar cells provided power to the park’s facilities
June 7th Celebrated Birthdays
Amelia Blanford Edwards – 1831
The British Egyptologist dedicated her career to the study of Egyptian monuments and preserving them.
Virginia Apgar – 1909
Nearly every parent of a newborn child can thank American Anesthesiologist Virginia Apgar for the scoring system doctors use to evaluate an infant soon after birth. The assessment helps determine if the baby needs immediate medical attention.
Gwendolyn Brooks – 1917
Gwendolyn Brooks earned a Pulitzer Prize for her poem Annie Allen, making her the first black author to win the prize.
Prince Rogers Nelson – 1958
With hits like “When Doves Cry” and “1999,” Prince earned a pop music and R&B reputation that was undeniable. Both as an artist and entertainer, the seven-time Grammy winner delivered stellar performances time after time.
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