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October 4, 2022 - NATIONAL TACO DAY – NATIONAL CINNAMON BUN DAY – NATIONAL VODKA DAY – NATIONAL GOLF LOVER’S DAY – NATIONAL FRUIT AT WORK DAY

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OCTOBER 4, 2022 | NATIONAL TACO DAY | NATIONAL CINNAMON BUN DAY | NATIONAL VODKA DAY | NATIONAL GOLF LOVER’S DAY | NATIONAL FRUIT AT WORK DAY

National Taco Day | October 4

NATIONAL TACO DAY | OCTOBER 4

Get one, two or three on National Taco Day. On October 4th, the day recognizes the savory tortilla stuffed with fillings. It doesn’t have to be Tuesday, so get out and enjoy your favorite. Read more…

National Cinnamon Bun Day | October 4

NATIONAL CINNAMON BUN DAY | OCTOBER 4

National Cinnamon Bun Day on October 4th sweetens us up with a Scandinavian pastry. Read more…

National Vodka Day | October 4

NATIONAL VODKA DAY | OCTOBER 4

National Vodka Day recognizes a popular beverage used in a variety of cocktails and mixed drinks. Explore your options on October 4th and raise a toast to the celebration. Read more…

National Golf Lover’s Day | October 4

NATIONAL GOLF LOVER’S DAY | OCTOBER 4

National Golf Lover’s Day on October 4th provides an opportunity for golf enthusiasts to swing down the fairway at least one more time during the season. Read more…

National Fruit at Work Day | First Tuesday in October

NATIONAL FRUIT AT WORK DAY | FIRST TUESDAY IN OCTOBER

On the first Tuesday in October, National Fruit at Work Day encourages some fruitiness to get you through the day. Not only is fruit tasty, but it’s good for you, too. Read more…


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Recipe of the Day

Nacho Mother's Taco Salad 810 x 810

NACHO MOTHER’S TACO SALAD
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 25 minutes
Total: 35 minutes
Serves: 6

6 taco salad shells
1 pound chicken breasts
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 package fajita seasoning
3/4 cup guacamole
2 cups shredded lettuce
1/2 cup black beans
1/2 cup corn
1/2 cup sliced olives
1/2 cup diced tomatoes
1 jalapeno, diced.
8 ounces shredded Pepper Jack cheese
1/4 cup sour cream
1/4 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
1/2 cup salsa
1 lime
1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped

Heat oven to 425°F. Pat chicken breasts dry with a paper towel. Place chicken on a baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle fajita seasoning over both sides of the chicken. Bake for 25 minutes or until cooked through.

While the chicken is baking, prepare guacamole.

In a small bowl, mix sour cream and Tabasco sauce and a squeeze of lime. Add 1-2 teaspoons of water to thin the sauce.

Dice cooked chicken into bite-sized pieces.

Line taco salad shells with lettuce. Add beans, chicken, corn, olives, jalapenos, and tomatoes. Top with cheese and guacamole. Drizzle with sour cream mixture and garnish with cilantro.

October 4th Celebrated History

1895 

In Newport, Rhode Island, Horace Rawlins won the first U.S. Open Men’s Golf Championship.

1923 

Edwin Hubble discovers the first Cepheid variable star in the Andromeda nebula.

1927 

In the Black Hills of South Dakota, artist Gutzon Borglum begins sculpting Mount Rushmore.

1957 

The Soviet Union launches Sputnik into orbit ushering in the Space Age. Sputnik is the first artificial satellite launched into space.

1985 

Richard Stallman founded the Free Software Foundation in support of the free software movement.

2013 

Chris Kent of Sevierville, TN grew the world’s largest watermelon. The green giant weighed in at 350.5 pounds (159 kg).

October 4th Celebrated Birthdays

Rutherford B. Hayes – 1822

The 19th president of the United States hailed from Ohio. During his term in office, Hayes oversaw the end of reconstruction of the South. Before his role as president, Hayes served in the Civil War and was elected to Congress.

Damon Runyon – 1880

The writer and journalist is best known for his collection of short stories published in the book Guys and Dolls. The book was made into a Broadway musical in 1950.

Lucy Tayiah Eads – 1888

As the first woman named as chief of the Kanza, also known as the Kaw Nation, Eads served from 1908 to 1934.

Alice Stewart – 1906

The British epidemiologist is one of the first physicians to recognize the effects of radiation from x-rays.

Charlton Heston – 1923

The actor’s phenomenal career brought the motion picture world such epic films as Ben-Hur, The Ten Commandments and The Planet of the Apes.

Senaida Wirth – 1926

The shortstop played five seasons in the All American Girls Professional Baseball League. She made five championship playoffs during her career.

Dick Tracy – 1931

Chester Gould created the crime-fighting comic strip character Dick Tracy which debuted on October 4, 1931, in the Detroit Mirror.

About National Day Calendar

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