NATIONAL STRESS AWARENESS DAY
National Stress Awareness Day on the first Wednesday in November aims to identify and reduce the stress factors in your life. Read more…
NATIONAL DEVILED EGG DAY | NOVEMBER 2
National Deviled Egg Day features a favorite hors-d’oeuvre or side dish for parties, holidays, family reunions and potluck dinners. Deviled eggs shine as the star of the show each year on November 2nd. Read more…
NATIONAL BROADCAST TRAFFIC PROFESSIONAL’S DAY
National Broadcast Traffic Professional’s Day honors those in radio and television traffic departments. Each year, the observance takes place on November 2nd, unless that day falls on a weekend. Then it is observed on the following Monday. Read more…
NATIONAL OHIO DAY
On November 2, National Ohio Day recognizes the 17th state to join the United States known as the Buckeye State, the Mother of Modern Presidents, and the first state to enter the country from the Northwest Territory. Read more…
On Deck for November 3, 2022
- National Housewife’s Day
- National Sandwich Day
- National Cash Back Day – First Thursday in November
- National Men Make Dinner Day (Must Cook. No BBQ Allowed!) – First Thursday in November
Recipe of the Day
Name: APPLE BUTTER MEATBALL SUBS
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 4 hours
Total Prep: 4 hours 10 minutes
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!
1 cup apple butter
1 cup BBQ sauce
16 ounces of frozen meatballs
6 hoagie rolls
12-18 slices of provolone cheese
1/4 cup chopped green onions
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.
November 2nd Celebrated History
For several reasons, the 1920 election is notable. Thanks to the passing of the 19th amendment, women voted in a presidential election for the first time. Of the 100 signers of the Declaration of Sentiments at the 1848 Women’s Rights Convention, only one lived to see the day – Charlotte Woodward Pierce.
The voters elected Warren G. Harding as president.
The KDKA radio station in Pittsburgh becomes one of the first to broadcast voting returns.
At a meeting of the American Chemical Society in Akron, OH, Dupont announced the development of synthetic rubber. Notre Dame priest, Rev Julius Arthur Nieuwland, is credited with the discovery of the process. Synthetic rubber is more elastic, flexible, and heat and cold tolerant than natural rubber. The discovery improved options for many products throughout industry.
For the first and only time, Howard Hughes pilots the Spruce Goose on its only flight. Designated the H-4, the entirely wooden plane was larger than any other aircraft at the time. Hughes piloted the plane for one minute. He reached an altitude of 70 feet and flew for just over one mile.
Harry S. Truman wins re-election in an upset against Thomas E. Dewey. Pollsters were so certain of Dewey’s win that the Chicago Daily Tribune published its paper with the headline “Dewey Defeats Truman!”
American William Shepherd and Russians Sergei Krikalev and Yuri Gidzenko become the first International Space Station residents when their Soyuz spacecraft links up.
November 2nd Celebrated Birthdays
Daniel Boone – 1734
The American frontiersman became one of the country’s first legendary folk heroes. He was an explorer and pioneer who blazed trails followed by thousands of settlers.
James Knox Polk – 1795
James Polk was the 11th United States president. He ran on the Manifest Destiny platform and served one term. Before being elected president, Polk served as Speaker of the House.
Warren G. Harding – 1865
The former newspaper publisher was elected as the 29th President of the United States. During his short tenure, Harding and Congress made a lot of progress. However, in 1923, Harding suffered a heart attack and died.
Amar Bose – 1929
The engineer’s research into hi-fi sound led him to launch the Bose Corporation in 1964.
Rose Bird – 1936
The jurist was the first woman named Justice and the first woman Chief Justice in the United States.
Willie McGee – 1958
Throughout his 18 seasons playing in the MLB, the four-time All-Star earned two batting titles and three Gold Gloves Awards. McGee also helped win the 1982 World Series with the St. Louis Cardinals.
k.d. lang – 1961
The award-winning singer-songwriter is best known for her hits “Constant Craving” and “Wonderful World.”
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