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May 10, 2022 - NATIONAL SHRIMP DAY – NATIONAL CLEAN UP YOUR ROOM DAY – NATIONAL LIPID DAY - NATIONAL WASHINGTON DAY

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MAY 10, 2022 | NATIONAL SHRIMP DAY | NATIONAL CLEAN UP YOUR ROOM DAY | NATIONAL LIPID DAY | NATIONAL WASHINGTON DAY

NATIONAL SHRIMP DAY – May 10

NATIONAL SHRIMP DAY

Each year on May 10th, National Shrimp Day recognizes America’s favorite seafood. Americans eat more shrimp than any other seafood, and this is the day to celebrate this delicious seafood. Read more…

NATIONAL CLEAN UP YOUR ROOM DAY – May 10

NATIONAL CLEAN UP YOUR ROOM DAY

Spring cleaners get their wish granted each year when National Clean Up Your Room Day arrives on May 10th. Children often dread this parent-appreciated day. Though, some years, the observance arrives with perfect timing for Mother’s Day! Read more…

NATIONAL LIPID DAY – May 10

NATIONAL LIPID DAY

National Lipid Day on May 10th each year brings awareness to Dyslipidemia. Dyslipidemia is an abnormal amount of lipids (e.g. cholesterol and/or fat) in the blood. Read more…

NATIONAL WASHINGTON DAY - May 10

NATIONAL WASHINGTON DAY

On May 10th, National Washington Day recognizes The Evergreen State. Read more…


On Deck for May 11, 2022

National Days

Recipe of the Day

APPLE BUTTER MEATBALL SUBS
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 4 hours
Total Prep: 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 6

These tangy apple butter meatball subs will hit the spot for summer cookouts or midweek meals. Make them ahead and celebrate all those special days!

Ingredients:

1 cup apple butter
1 cup BBQ sauce
16 ounces of frozen meatballs
6 hoagie rolls
12-18 slices of provolone cheese
butter
1/4 cup chopped green onions

Instructions:

Mix apple butter (we used a homemade spicey apple butter) and BBQ sauce together. Add meatballs to crockpot and pour the sauce over top, coating all the meatballs well. Slow cook on high for 4 hours.

Lightly butter and toast the hoagie rolls. Divide the meatballs evenly between the rolls. Top with cheese. Garnish with green onions.

Recipe credit:

Michele S

May 10th Celebrated (and Not So Celebrated) History

1869

In Promontory, Utah, the final spikes complete the first continental railroad. Arizona Governor Leland Stanford and Union Pacific Vice-President Thomas Durant drive the final golden and ceremonial spikes linking the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railroads.

1872

The Equal Rights Party nominates Victoria Woodhull as the first woman candidate for president.

1908

The United States observes Mother’s Day for the first time in Grafton, West Virginia.

1975

Betamax, the first video cassette recorder, went on sale in Japan.

May 10th Celebrated (and Not So Celebrated) Birthdays

John Wilkes Booth – 1838

On April 15, 1865, John Wilkes Booth shot President Abraham Lincoln while he was attending a play at Ford’s Theatre. Injured, Booth rode with co-conspirator David Herold to Dr. Samuel Mudd’s home in the early hours of the 15th before crossing into Virginia. Mudd performed surgery on Booth’s fractured leg and allowed both men to stay the night.

John Louis Clarke – 1881

Scarlet fever left John L. Clarke without hearing or vocal cords at the age of two. What the disease took away from Clarke was replaced with an artist’s touch. Clarke was 3/4 Blackfeet Indian and learned to carve and sculpt while attending schools for the deaf. His keenly detailed depictions of wildlife have been displayed in the Oval Office and exhibited around the world.

Fred Astaire – 1899

The legendary dancer, actor, and comedian Fred Astaire combined dazzling choreography with careful planning and lots of rehearsal to wow audiences. Studios often paired Astaire with Ginger Rogers, but he also performed with Rita Hayworth, Judy Garland, and Audrey Hepburn.

Thomas Lipton – 1850

In 1890, the self-made millionaire with a line of grocery stores in the United Kingdom, Sir Tomas Johnstone Lipton, developed his “Direct from tea garden to teapot” concept. By 1893, Lipton brought his product to the World’s Fair in Chicago.

Kay Petre – 1903

The Canadian-born racecar driver raced at Brooklands in the 1930s and broke several records during her career.

Maybelle Addington Carter – 1909

As a member of the Original Carter Family folk music group, Maybelle became respected for her instrumental skills with several instruments, including the autoharp, banjo, and guitar. In Grand Ole Opry circles, Carter was known as Mother Maybelle, and in 1970 the Country Music Hall of Fame elected her to its membership.

Dr. Ellen Ochoa – 1958

In 1993, the American engineer became the first Hispanic woman in space. Ochoa followed her nine-day mission aboard the space shuttle Discovery with three more space missions.

About National Day Calendar

National Day Calendar® is the original and authoritative source for fun, unusual and unique National Days! Since our humble beginnings on National Popcorn Day in 2013, we have been tracking the National Days, National Weeks, National Months, and International Days. We became the first calendar of its kind to curate the days all in one place and tell their stories, too! Here at National Day Calendar, we are on a mission to Celebrate Every Day with you! And by you, we mean families, businesses, educators, and strangers we meet on the street. There’s more than one day for everyone.

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