NATIONAL PRINCESS DAY
Celebrate the Princess in every girl by taking part in National Princess Day on November 18th! Read more…
MICKEY MOUSE BIRTHDAY
On November 18th, Mickey Mouse Birthday commemorates the debut of a lovable mouse that was once a rabbit called Oswald. His character got his start on film on November 18, 1928, but before that, the story begins in 1927, when Walt Disney first sketched a floppy-eared bunny while under contract to Universal Studios. The events that unraveled brought us Mickey Mouse. Read more…
NATIONAL VICHYSSOISE DAY
November 18th recognizes a cold soup that is loved by many. It is National Vichyssoise Day. Read more…
SUBSTITUTE EDUCATORS DAY
American Education Week wraps up recognition of teachers and administrators by recognizing Substitute Educators Day. The event occurs the Friday before Thanksgiving each year and highlights the important role substitute teachers play in education. Read more…
On Deck for November 19, 2022
Recipe of the Day
Jalapeno Bacon Egg Bake
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 50 minutes
Total: 1 hour 5 minutes
1 pound bacon, crisped and crumbled, divided
3 jalapeno peppers, seeded and diced
1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
1 yellow onion, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
12 large eggs
1 cup milk
3 cups frozen diced potatoes
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 green onions, chopped
Heat oven to 350°F. Prepare a 9×13 baking dish with cooking spray.
In a large skillet, cook onion and jalapenos over medium heat until tender. Add garlic and cook until fragrant. Remove from heat.
In a large bowl, beat eggs while whisking in the milk. Add the onion, jalapeno, potatoes (frozen, do not thaw), and 1 cup of shredded cheese. Reserve 3/4 cup of bacon and add the remaining bacon to the egg mixture. Season with salt and pepper.
Pour egg mixture into the prepared baking dish. Top with remain cheese and green onions. Bake 20 minutes. Add reserved bacon and bake for an additional 20-30 minutes. The eggs should be firm and the cheese golden brown.
November 18th Celebrated History
Mary McDermott gave birth to triplets weighing a total of 24 pounds (10.9 kg), the heaviest set of triplets ever born. During their lifetime, she and her husband Michael would have three sets of twins and six single babies.
Walt Disney’s animated cartoon Steamboat Willie premiered at the Colony Theatre in New York City debuting the character Mickey Mouse.
Vice-President Alben W. Barkley and Jane Rucker Hadley wed in St. Louis, MO. The event marks the first marriage of a vice-president while in office.
The University of Stanford Chemist and Nobel Laureate Linus Pauling shared his findings that high doses of Vitamin C could ward off the common cold.
The Celtic Woman set a world record with their self-title album when it spends 108 weeks on Billboards World Album’s chart from March 26, 2005, to November 18, 2006.
November 18 Celebrated Birthdays
Rose Markwood Knox – 1857
From a $5,000 investment, she and her husband, Charles, began a gelatin business that grew into the brand name we recognize today.
Dorothy Dix – 1861
Considered the first syndicated advice columnist, Dorothy Dix was born Elizabeth Meriwether Gilmer. Much of the journalist’s career is noted for her coverage of high profile murder cases.
Frances Marion – 1888
The noted screenwriter, journalist, and writer won two Academy Awards during her career. The first was for Best Writing for The Big House in 1930 and the second was for Best Story for The Champ in 1932.
Johnny Mercer – 1909
In 1942, the lyricist co-founded Capitol Records with Buddy DeSylva and Glenn E. Wallichs.
Alan Shepard Jr. – 1923
On May 5, 1961, aboard the Mercury Redstone-3, Alan Shepard was launched into space. The successful mission made him the first American in space. He’s also one of 12 people who have walked on the moon.
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