NATIONAL EAT A CRANBERRY DAY
On November 23rd, National Eat a Cranberry Day encourages us to take a bite of the bright red cranberry. But brace yourself! Read more…
NATIONAL ESPRESSO DAY
Get pure coffee essence on National Espresso Day! Whether you sip one cup or keep buzzing all day long, November 23rd is the day. Read more…
NATIONAL TIE ONE ON DAY
National Tie One on Day might confuse people with its name. However, it is not at all about going out, getting crazy, and drinking too much while others are at home, working hard preparing for tomorrow’s big Thanksgiving Day meal. Read more...
NATIONAL JUKEBOX DAY
The day before gathering around the turkey, gather around the nearest jukebox to celebrate National Jukebox Day! As Americans flock to their hometowns for Thanksgiving, many will head out to neighborhood bars and restaurants. They will catch up with friends and family and celebrate by playing great songs on their local jukebox. Read more…
NATIONAL CASHEW DAY
A favorite snacking and party nut is recognized each year on November 23rd during National Cashew Day. Read more…
On Deck for November 24, 2022
Recipe of the Day
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 25 minutes
Total Prep: 35 minutes
Servings: 8-12 servings
1 prepared, parbaked pie crust
4 large eggs, room temperature
1 cup light brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Heat oven to 425°F.
In a medium bowl combine eggs, sugar, salt, cinnamon, butter, and vinegar and beat until smooth and thickened. Stir in vanilla extract.
Pour into prepared crust. Bake for 25 minutes until the center is set.
**Note – For a more lemony pie, substitute brown sugar for granular sugar and vanilla extract for lemon extract.
November 23rd Celebrated History
Louis Glass and William S. Arnold install the first jukebox in the Palais Royale Saloon in San Francisco, CA. The Edison Class M Electric Phonograph with an oak cabinet included a coin-operated mechanism.
The U.S. Patent Office granted patent No. 594,114 to John Lee Love of Fall River, MA, for the invention of a portable pencil sharpener.
President Warren G. Harding signs the Willis-Campbell Act restricting physicians from prescribing beer or liquor to their patients, further restricting the means by which people could obtain alcohol early in the Prohibition Era.
The first-ever episode of the Doctor Who series airs on the BBC. William Hartnell played the Doctor in “An Unearthly Child,” and it was directed by Waris Hussein.
IBM releases Simon, a personal digital assistant. The device, with its touch screen and interface, is considered the first smartphone.
November 23rd Celebrated Birthdays
Donald Deskey – 1894
The graphic and industrial designer launched the design firm Donald Deskey Associates in the mid-1940s. His art deco designs won him the design competition for Radio City Music Hall’s interiors. He also created several designs for products such as Crest, Tide, and Clorox.
Rachel Fuller Brown – 1898
In 1948, the chemist collaborated with microbiologist Elizabeth Lee Hazen on the antibiotic nystatin. In 1975, the American Institute of Chemists honored both women with the Chemical Pioneer Award.
Vera Simons – 1920
In 1949, Vera and her husband Otto founded Winzen Research, Inc. During her career, she perfected balloon construction and obtained several patents. Simons also organized several balloon projects around the world.
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