NATIONAL DONALD DUCK DAY | JUNE 9
National Donald Duck Day on June 9th each year commemorates the birthday of a funny animated cartoon character. Donald Duck made his first screen debut on June 9, 1934, in The Wise Little Hen. Read more…
NATIONAL EARL DAY | JUNE 9
June 9th each year dedicates National Earl Day to those with a particular qualification and a genuine capacity for achievement. The day honors those legends named Earl. While the name is becoming uncommon these days, hopefully, those who have the privilege of being so named have earned it. Read more…
NATIONAL STRAWBERRY RHUBARB PIE DAY | JUNE 9
On June 9th of each year, National Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Day recognizes a delicious and seasonal pie. A tart vegetable, rhubarb is often paired with sweet fruits making for a pleasing dessert. Read more…
On Deck for June 10, 2022
- National Ballpoint Pen Day
- National Black Cow Day
- National Egg Roll Day
- National Herbs and Spices Day
- National Iced Tea Day
- National Movie Night – Second Friday in June *
Recipe of the Day
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Total: 40 minutes
2 tablespoons olive oil extra virgin
1 medium onion chopped
1 1/2 teaspoon salt
1 small russet potato
6 cups stock chicken or vegetable
10 ears of fresh corn, kernels removed (reserve cobs)
1/2 teaspoon chopped cilantro
Heat olive oil in a large saucepan. Saute onions on medium heat. Season with salt. Cook until onions are translucent.
Peel and dice the potato. Add potatoes, corn kernels, stock, and corn cobs. Cover and bring to a boil. Let simmer for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low heat with the lid vented for 20 minutes.
Remove cobs and reserve 1 cup of mixture. Puree the remaining mixture until smooth. Add reserved soup. Serve garnished with chopped cilantro.
June 9th Celebrated History
The U.S. Patent Office issued patent no. 2,641,545 to John H. Kraft for his method to “manufacture of soft surface cured cheese.” The process is related to soft cheeses with a “bloomy rind” such as Camembert, Brie, and Chaource. While these types of cheese were not new, Kraft’s method for producing these cheeses was.
Ron Turcotte rides Secretariat to a Triple Crown win at the Belmont Stakes.
Margaret Thatcher is re-elected as Prime Minister of England.
June 9th Celebrated Birthdays
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson – 1836
After being denied entry to medical school in Britain, Elizabeth Anderson pursued her education in France and obtained her license in 1865. She was the first woman in France to do so and also the first British woman to earn a medical degree. She would later co-found the London School of Medicine for Women.
Cole Porter – 1893
Composer and songwriter, Cole Porter is known for his catchy Broadway and Hollywood show tunes such as “I’ve Got You Under My Skin”, “I Get a Kick Out of You” and “Anything Goes.”
Les Paul – 1915
One of the pioneering names in electric guitars, Les Paul began his career playing music and establishing a jazz band. Paul revolutionized the music world when he invented one of the first solid-body electric guitars in 1941.
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