NATIONAL PIZZA WITH THE WORKS EXCEPT ANCHOVIES DAY
National Pizza with the Works Except Anchovies Day says to hold the fishes! Anchovy lovers move over on November 12th. All the other pizza lovers get their due and pile on their toppings. This annual pizza holiday gets the spotlight with olives, pepperoni, sausage, peppers, and onions. How about mushrooms, bacon, or pineapple? Approved! Just no fishy business on this national day, or no pizza for you! Read more…
NATIONAL CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL DAY
National Chicken Soup for the Soul Day celebrates who you are and how you get there. Take time to nurture your soul on November 12th. Read more…
NATIONAL FRENCH DIP DAY
On November 12th, warm up some au jus and celebrate National French Dip Day! Read more…
On Deck for November 13, 2022
Recipe of the Day
Rice Pudding Recipe
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 1 hour
Total Prep: 1 hour 20 minutes
4 cups cooked white rice (not instant)
1 teaspoon salt
6 slices white bread, cubed
2 cups whole milk
2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cup raisins
5 eggs beaten
1 tablespoon vanilla
1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
4 tablespoons butter
Add 1 teaspoon of salt while rice is cooking.
In a large bowl, stir together bread, milk, sugar, raisins, eggs, and vanilla. Add rice and mix well. Pour into a 9×13 inch pan. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Dot with pats of butter. Bake 1 hour at 350°.
November 12 Celebrated History
The National Biscuit Company, headed by Adolphus Green, trademarks the name Nabisco.
Commander Richard E Byrd and crew made the first flight over the South Pole.
The Exchange National Bank in Chicago opened the first auto bank. The drive-through service was the first of its kind in the United States. Edwin B. Mayer was the first depositor to use the bank.
Ellis Island closes its doors after serving for more than 60 years as a gateway to the United States for nearly 12 million immigrants.
NASA’s Voyager 1 flies by Saturn. The second spacecraft to complete a fly by of the ringed planet collected an abundant amount of new data. Some of the findings included previously undiscovered moons and rings around Saturn.
November 12 Celebrated Birthdays
Letitia Christian Tyler – 1790
The 10th First Lady of the United States, Letitia Christian Tyler was married to President John Tyler. Frail when he ascended to the presidency after the death of President William Henry Harrison in 1840, Letitia would pass away less than 18 months later.
Margaret Corbin – 1751
Corbin is recognized “as the first woman to take a soldier’s part in the War for Liberty.” In 1776, after following her husband into the military to provide cooking, laundry, and medical services, she took her duties one step further. When her husband was killed at the Battle of Fort Washington, she took over his cannon until she too was wounded. The Continental Congress recognized her actions with a pension worth half that of a man’s.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton – 1815
Stanton served as a powerful force behind the women’s suffrage movement. Her advocacy for women’s rights paved a way for greater reproductive rights, property rights and changes in divorce laws, too.
Auguste Rodin – 1840
The French sculptor is considered one of the greatest portraitists. Two of his most recognizable sculptures are The Thinker and The Cathedral.
DeWitt Wallace – 1889
In 1922, Dewitt and Lila Belle Wallace founded the Reader’s Digest.
Grace Kelly – 1929
After starring in several 1950s films, the actress married Prince Rainier III and became Princess of Monaco.
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