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NOVEMBER 3, 2021 | NATIONAL STRESS AWARENESS DAY | NATIONAL SANDWICH DAY |

NATIONAL STRESS AWARENESS DAY – First Wednesday in November

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 SANDWICH DAY – November 3

NATIONAL SANDWICH DAY

Whether you stack it high or thin, National Sandwich Day on November 3rd recognizes one of America’s favorite lunch items. Read more…

NATIONAL HOUSEWIFE’S DAY – November 3

NATIONAL HOUSEWIFE’S DAY

National Housewife’s Day sets aside November 3rd to recognize the millions of hardworking housewives. The day honors the stay-at-home moms who take care of the children and the home. It’s a 24/7 job that sometimes does not get the thank you that is much deserved. Read more…


On Deck for November 4, 2021

On Deck for November 4, 2021

International Days

November 3rd Celebrated (And Not So Celebrated) History
1863 

J.T. Alden receives patent No. 40,451 for an improved method of drying yeast for the purpose of breadmaking.

1868 

John Willis Menard becomes the first African-American elected to a Congressional seat, filling a seat in the House vacated by the late James Mann. Elected from the state of Louisiana, the new Representative never took the seat as a result of an objection from his opponent, Caleb Hunt. Hunt questioned Menard’s right to even hold the seat. In the end, the House left the seat vacant until the next election.

1892 

Necessity drove Almon Strowger to invent the automated telephone. After losing some business, the undertaker discovered his competition’s wife was one of the local telephone operators. By inventing the phone that dialed the necessary party directly, Strowger eliminated the need for an operator. Eventually, Strowger pursued manufacturing the automatic telephone exchange, and it became widely used by telephone companies.

1957 

Laika becomes the first living creature to orbit the Earth. The husky mixed-breed dog never returned to Earth, however.

1964 

Washington D.C. residents vote in a presidential election for the first time. They overwhelmingly voted for Democratic incumbent Lyndon B. Johnson over Barry Goldwater, setting a trend that has never changed.

1975 

The news program Good Morning America, hosted by David Hartman and Nancy Dussault, premiered on ABC.

2014

Thunder Law of the Harlem Globetrotters set a world record for the farthest basketball show made backward. The 82 feet 2-inch shot broke the previous record by 10 feet.

Recipe of the Day

Fresh Black Bean Dip

Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: None
Total Prep: 20 minutes
Servings: 

Ingredients:

1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 red or yellow bell pepper, chopped
1 can of corn, drained
1 can of black beans, drained and rinsed
1 jalapeno, finely chopped (removing seeds is optional)
4 Roma tomatoes, diced
½ cup of red onion, finely chopped
3 tablespoons of cilantro
½ garlic clove, finely chopped
½ teaspoon of cayenne pepper (1 teaspoon for additional heat)
Salt and pepper to taste
1 cup of light zesty Italian dressing

Instructions:

In a small mixing bowl, add dressing, cayenne pepper and garlic together and mix well. Set aside.

In a large mixing bowl, add the peppers, onion, jalapeno, corn tomatoes and black beans. stir gently until combined.

Drizzle Italian dressing mixture over ingredients in the large mixing bowl. Stir until all ingredients is thoroughly combined.

Chill for 1 hour to allow ingredients to absorb flavor.

Serve with tortilla chips.

Recipe credit: Amy LaVallie, National Day Calendar

November 3rd Celebrated (And Not So Celebrated) Birthdays
William Cullen Bryant – 1794

The American poet and journalist authored several collections of poetry and is one of the country’s most regarded poets.

Adolf Dassler – 1900

In 1949, the German cobbler founded the sportswear company Adidas.

Bob Feller – 1918

Nicknames like Rapid Robert, Bullet Bob, and The Heater from Van Meter quickly sum up the pitching style of Bob Feller. Spending 18 years with the Cleveland Indians, Feller’s wicked fastball kept batters pacing the distance between the dugout and the plate. In 1941, Feller put his career on hold when he enlisted, becoming the first player to volunteer for World War II.

Elizabeth P. Hoisington – 1918

In 1970, Hoisington and Anna May Hays became the first women promoted to brigadier general.

Charles Bronson – 1921

The rugged actor is known for films such as Death Wish and Magnificent Seven.

Harrison McCain – 1927

In 1956, the entrepreneur founded McCain Foods, one of the largest distributors of frozen foods.

Godzilla – 1954

In 1954, the giant lizard made his film debut in Ishiro Honda’s film by the same name.

Michael Evans – 1949

The actor is best known for his role as Lionel Jefferson in the television sitcoms All in the Family and The Jeffersons.

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