NOVEMBER 15, 2022 | NATIONAL PHILANTHROPY DAY | NATIONAL CLEAN OUT YOUR REFRIGERATOR DAY | NATIONAL SPICY HERMIT COOKIE DAY | AMERICA RECYCLES DAY | NATIONAL BUNDT DAY | NATIONAL RAISIN BRAN CEREAL DAY
NATIONAL PHILANTHROPY DAY
On November 15th, National Philanthropy Day honors those who give back to their communities. Read more…
NATIONAL CLEAN OUT YOUR REFRIGERATOR DAY
National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day on November 15th encourages us to prepare for the upcoming holidays. Get together a soap and hot water-filled bucket, disinfectant, a sponge, and a garbage bag. Then you will be ready for the day! Read more…
NATIONAL SPICY HERMIT COOKIE DAY
National Spicy Hermit Cookie Day celebrates a cookie flavor reminiscent of autumn spices. Recognized on November 15th, this time of year is ideal for baking up a batch of these delicious cookies. Read more…
AMERICA RECYCLES DAY
Each year on November 15, millions of people across the United States take part in America Recycles Day. The day raises awareness about recycling and the purchasing of recycled products. Read more…
NATIONAL BUNDT DAY
National Bundt Day, also known as National Bundt Cake Day, is observed every year on November 15th. As people across the United States plan menus for the holidays, a bundt cake is sure to be on the list at least once. Read more…
NATIONAL RAISIN BRAN CEREAL DAY
National Raisin Bran Cereal Day on November 15th pours a bowl of one of the country’s go-to cereals. Made from toasted oat or wheat flakes with plump raisins added, these cereals have been a staple in many American breakfasts for generations. Read more…
On Deck for November 16, 2022
Recipe of the Day
Easy Fried Fish Filets
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 6 – 8 minutes
2 small eggs
1/4 cup milk
1/3 cup cornmeal
1/2 cup crushed crackers
6 – 8. fish filets
1/4 cup oil
Pinch to a teaspoon of salt, garlic, and pepper.
Rinse and paper towel dry filets.
Combine cornmeal, cracker, and seasonings with milk and eggs, and mix thoroughly.
While oil heats in the frying pan add filets one at a time to batter mix covering both sides.
Fry in hot oil for 6 – 8 minutes or until golden brown.
Serve with your choice of side dishes.
November 15th Celebrated History
Sir Isaac Pitman developed and published a method of shorthand. Throughout his lifetime, he continuously improved and revised the method, and it became the most widely used method of shorthand in the world.
King Camp Gillett receives U.S. patent No. 775,134 for the first practical disposable razor.
The first color television advertisement airs in Britain. And did it ever pop! Birdseye peas brought a popping green theme to the commercial that was quite catchy.
Dave Thomas opened his first Wendy’s Old Fashioned Hamburger Restaurant in downtown Columbus, OH, and their Frosty was only 35¢.
In 1979, Kelly Monteith debuted The Kelly Monteith Show on BBC2 becoming the first American to host a television show in Britain.
November 15th Celebrated Birthdays
William Herschel – 1738
The astronomy resorted to grinding his own stronger, more powerful lenses for his telescopes leading to his discovery of the planet Uranus in 1781.
Sara Josephine Baker – 1873
At the turn of the 20th century, Sara Josephine Baker was appointed director of the Bureau of Child Hygiene, the first woman to serve in an appointed health role of a major U.S. city. During her career, she would reduce infant mortality drastically.
Georgia O’Keeffe – 1887
The American abstract artist pioneered American modernism. Known for her large flowers, southwestern landscapes, and towering skyscrapers, O’Keeffe studied at the Art Students League, Art Institute of Chicago, and the University of Virginia.
Joseph Wapner – 1919
In 1981, the Los Angels Superior Court Judge began presiding over The People’s Court. The affable judge was tough but fair and a television hit for 12 years.
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