MARCH 7, 2023 | NATIONAL CEREAL DAY | NATIONAL BE HEARD DAY | NATIONAL FLAPJACK DAY | NATIONAL CROWN ROAST OF PORK DAY
NATIONAL CEREAL DAY
March 7th urges us to get our bowl spoon ready for National Cereal Day each year! Since the end of the 19th century, cereal has become America’s most popular breakfast food. Read more…
NATIONAL BE HEARD DAY
Each year on the 7th day of March, National Be Heard Day encourages small businesses across the country to make their presence known. The day recognizes the over 145 million small businesses in the United States striving to be heard over the big-business-dominated noise. Read more…
NATIONAL FLAPJACK DAY
March 7th delivers National Flapjack Day with piping hot flavor and goodness. The day honors the sturdy, wholesome cakes we’ve been cooking up for generations! Recipes handed down from grandmother to son and mother to daughter continue to bring smiles to families all across the country. Read more…
NATIONAL CROWN ROAST OF PORK DAY
March 7th recognizes a delicious and elegant, savory dish on National Crown Roast of Pork Day. The menu calls for a beautifully set table ready to receive a feast worthy of royalty or a celebration. Read more…
On Deck for March 8, 2023
International Women’s Day
National Oregon Day
National Peanut Cluster Day
National Proofreading Day
National Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day – Second Wednesday in March
Recipe of the Day
Lazy Banana Breakfast
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Total: 15 minutes
6 slices of bread
6 tablespoons chocolate hazelnut spread
2 bananas, sliced
1 tablespoon cinnamon sugar (optional)
Toast bread. Slice bananas. Spread one tablespoon of chocolate hazelnut spread on each slice of toast. Top with sliced bananas. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar if desired.
March 7th Celebrated History
The U.S. Patent Office issues patent no. 174,465 to Alexander Graham Bell for the telephone.
As American civil rights activists campaigning for voting rights march across Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, on their way to the state capitol, state troopers and local police use nightsticks and teargas to turn them back. The day became known as Bloody Sunday and a turning point in the Civil Rights movement.
The Songwriter’s Hall of Fame honored 10 new inductees during a ceremony at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. Inductees included Fred Ebb, musical lyricist known for the Broadway hits “Cabaret” and “Chicago,” and piano players Stevie Wonder and Neil Sedaka.
The Academy Award for Best Director goes to Kathryn Bigelow for The Hurt Locker. It’s the first time a woman wins Best Director honors.
March 7th Celebrated Birthdays
Daniel David Palmer – 1849
In 1895, Palmer performed the first chiropractic adjustment and is considered the founder of chiropractic. He would later establish the Palmer School and Cure in Davenport, Iowa. It is now known as the Palmer College of Chiropractic.
Helen Parkhurst – 1857
In 1919, Helen Dalton developed the individual learning plan called the Dalton Plan and introduced it at a school for the handicapped. She then applied the model to the Dalton High School in Dalton, Mass.
Oseola McCarty – 1908
Small things greatly. Oseola McCarty always wanted to be a nurse and while her dream never came true, it didn’t stop her from making it a possibility for others. In 1995, she left $150,000 to the University of Southern Mississippi in the hopes that others may have an education. The university established the Oseola McCarty Scholar Program and Scholarship.
Willard Scott – 1934
Before becoming NBC’s Today show weatherman and birthday well-wisher, Scott was the original Ronald McDonald for the hamburger franchise.
Bret Easton Ellis – 1964
The American author and screenwriter is best known for the novels American Psycho and Less than Zero.
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