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November 19, 2022 - NATIONAL CARBONATED BEVERAGE WITH CAFFEINE DAY - NATIONAL PLAY MONOPOLY DAY - NATIONAL ADOPTION DAY

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NOVEMBER 19, 2022 | NATIONAL CARBONATED BEVERAGE WITH CAFFEINE DAY | NATIONAL PLAY MONOPOLY DAY | NATIONAL ADOPTION DAY

Carbonated Beverage With Caffeine Day | November 19

NATIONAL CARBONATED BEVERAGE WITH CAFFEINE DAY

Unique food holidays, such as National Carbonated Beverage With Caffeine Day, give us opportunities to break out of our everyday norms. On November 19th, explore the variety of carbonated beverages with caffeine.  Read more…

National Play Monopoly Day | November 19

NATIONAL PLAY MONOPOLY DAY

National Play Monopoly Day on November 19th recognizes the iconic board game that lands us on Park Place, Boardwalk or even in jail. Read more…

NATIONAL ADOPTION DAY

National Adoption Day raises awareness of the more than 100,000 children in foster care. Each year on the Saturday before Thanksgiving, the day focuses on children waiting for permanent, loving families. Not only does the day aim to find homes, but National Adoption Day also helps the dreams of many children and families come true. Read more…

On Deck for November 20, 2022

National Days

National Absurdity Day
National Child’s Day
National Peanut Butter Fudge Day

International Days

Universal Children’s Day
World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims – Third Sunday in November

Recipe of the Day

Peanut Butter Fudge recipe

Peanut Butter Fudge
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total Prep: 15 minutes
Servings: 3 – 4 dozen

Ingredients:

2 cups sugar
1/2 cup milk
1 1/3 cup peanut butter
7-ounce jar marshmallow creme

Instructions:

Butter an 8-inch square pan and set it aside.

In a medium saucepan, bring sugar and milk to a boil; boil for 3 minutes.

Stir in peanut butter and marshmallow creme.

Pour into prepared pan.

Let set until firm.

Cut into squares.

November 19th Celebrated History

1805
The Corps of Discovery led by Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark reaches the Pacific Ocean.

1863
At the request of David Wills, President Abraham Lincoln gives a brief speech at the dedication of a cemetery for soldiers in Gettysburg, PA. The speech is known today as the Gettysburg Address.

1916
Samuel Goldwyn and Edgar Selwyn establish Goldwyn Pictures.

1955
The National Review publishes its first issue. The semi-monthly conservative magazine was founded by William F. Buckley Jr.

1969
Apollo 12 astronauts Pete Conrad and Alan Bean become the third and fourth humans to walk on the moon. Though not a secret mission by any means, the record of the trip is forgotten by many. Partially due to timing and partially because most of the film record of the mission was lost when the camera was destroyed. Bean accidentally pointed it toward the sun while exploring the moon. However, there are audio recordings and transcripts of the successful mission.

1975
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest starring Jack Nicholson and Louis Fletcher is released. The Milos Forman-directed film is based on the novel by Ken Kesey and would win an Academy Award for Best Picture.

November 19th Celebrated Birthdays

Louise Dahl-Wolfe – 1895
The fashion and freelance photographer produced stunning color images published in Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Sports Illustrated, and more.

Ted Turner – 1938
In 1980, the media magnate co-founded Cable News Network, the first 24-hour news channel.

Ahmad Rashad – 1949
The wide receiver played 10 seasons in the NFL. His athletic career turned to television where he hosted several shows and also served as a sports analyst.

Eileen Collins – 1956
In the world of flight, Collins is a woman of many firsts. She was the Air Force’s first female flight instructor. In 1995, she became the first woman to pilot a U.S. space shuttle. In 1999, she logged another first when she became the first woman to command a shuttle mission.

Jack Dorsey – 1976
The entrepreneur co-founded Twitter and founded the financial payment company Square.

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