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September 15, 2022 - NATIONAL PAWPAW DAY – NATIONAL DOUBLE CHEESEBURGER DAY – NATIONAL ONLINE LEARNING DAY – NATIONAL NEONATAL NURSES DAY – GREENPEACE DAY – NATIONAL LINGUINE DAY – NATIONAL CHEESE TOAST DAY – NATIONAL TACKLE KIDS CANCER DAY – NATIONAL CREME DE MENTHE DAY – NATIONAL FELT HAT DAY

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SEPTEMBER 15, 2022 | NATIONAL PAWPAW DAY | NATIONAL DOUBLE CHEESEBURGER DAY | NATIONAL ONLINE LEARNING DAY | NATIONAL NEONATAL NURSES DAY | GREENPEACE DAY | NATIONAL LINGUINE DAY | NATIONAL CHEESE TOAST DAY | NATIONAL TACKLE KIDS CANCER DAY | NATIONAL CREME DE MENTHE DAY | NATIONAL FELT HAT DAY

NATIONAL PAWPAW DAY | THIRD THURSDAY IN SEPTEMBER

National Pawpaw Day on the third Thursday in September provides a taste of the great (forgotten) American fruit. Take a bite out of a creamy mango-banana flavored pawpaw to celebrate! Read more…

National Double Cheeseburger Day | September 15

NATIONAL DOUBLE CHEESEBURGER DAY | SEPTEMBER 15

One of America’s favorites, National Double Cheeseburger Day recognizes a food icon savored across the United States. Read more…

National Online Learning Day | September 15

NATIONAL ONLINE LEARNING DAY | SEPTEMBER 15

On September 15th, National Online Learning Day recognizes the advantages and vast potential of online learning. It also honors the accomplishments of online students everywhere. Read more…

National Neonatal Nurses Day | September 15

NATIONAL NEONATAL NURSES DAY | SEPTEMBER 15

On September 15th each year, National Neonatal Nurses Day recognizes those who care for the most fragile patients as they take their first breaths. The celebration takes place in the middle of National Neonatal Intensive Care Awareness Month. Read more…

Greenpeace Day | September 15

GREENPEACE DAY | SEPTEMBER 15

Greenpeace Day is observed on September 15th to commemorate the movement that began on this day. Read more…

National Linguine Day | September 15

NATIONAL LINGUINE DAY | SEPTEMBER 15

On September 15th, National Linguine Day fills the dinner menu at home and restaurants across the country.  Read more…

National Cheese Toast Day | September 15

NATIONAL CHEESE TOAST DAY | SEPTEMBER 15

On September 15th, National Cheese Toast Day savors the cheesy goodness of this classic dish. Read more…

Tackle Kids Cancer Day | September 15

NATIONAL TACKLE KIDS CANCER DAY | SEPTEMBER 15

National Tackle Kids Cancer Day on September 15th gives you a chance to be part of the cure for pediatric cancer research. Join other Tackle Kids Cancer supporters by volunteering to rally our community and raise the needed funds for pediatric cancer research. Did you know only 4% of federal cancer dollars apply to pediatric cancer research? Finding a cure means more than ever. Tackle Kids Cancer Day gives us a platform for our voices to be heard. Help find a cure for pediatric cancer. Read more…

Crème de Menthe Day | September 15

NATIONAL CREME DE MENTHE DAY | SEPTEMBER 15

National Crème de Menthe Day on September 15th recognizes the creamy peppermint-flavored liqueur used in cocktails and desserts. Enjoy your favorite combination to celebrate! Read more…

National Felt Hat Day | September 15

 NATIONAL FELT HAT DAY | SEPTEMBER 15

On September 15th, tip your hat for National Felt Hat Day! The observance recognizes a stylish head protection worn throughout history. Read more…


 On Deck for September 16, 2022

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Recipe of the Day

Incredible Meatloaf recipe

Incredible Meatloaf
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 60 minutes
Total: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 8

Ingredients

1 lb 90% lean ground beef
1 medium onion, diced
1 large egg
1 clove garlic, minced
3/4 cup bread crumbs
1 package vegetable soup mix
1/2 cup milk
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

Topping Ingredients

1/4 cup ketchup
2 tablespoon packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

Instructions

Heat oven to 350°F.

In a large bowl combine ground beef, onion, egg, garlic, bread crumbs, soup mix, milk and Worcestershire sauce. Mix with hands until well incorporated.

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and mold the beef mixture into a loaf.

Bake for 50 minutes.

While the meatloaf is baking, mix the remaining ingredients in a small bowl. Top the meatloaf with the sauce and return to the oven for an additional 10 minutes.

September 15th in History

1853 

After being an itinerant preacher for several years, Antoinette Blackwell is ordained as the minister of the Congregational Church of South Butler in New York. Upon her induction, she became the first woman ordained in a recognized denomination in the United States.

1885 

Chemist, Constantin Fahlberg, receives a U.S. patent for a sweetener he accidentally discovered. U.S. Patent No. 326, 281 describes the process for making saccharine. The artificial sweetener would revolutionize the dieting world and at turns create chaos in the food industry.

1904 

Sterling P. Fergusson launches the first gas weather balloon in the United States. Made of rubber and measuring 6 feet in diameter, the balloon was filled with hydrogen and ascended from the grounds of St. Louis Louisiana Purchase Exposition. The meteorologist, working for the Blue Hill Observatory out of Milton, MA, included instruments for measuring atmospheric conditions at high altitude. The basket also included information for returning the basket once it descended back to Earth.

1928 

While conducting experiments on a strain of influenza, Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin. The revolutionary medication served to control bacterial infections and saved millions of lives.

1965 

Tapping into the space-exploring imaginations of a generation, the television show Lost in Space premieres.

2011 

Are you hangry? Research at the University of Cambridge shows the fluctuations of serotonin levels in the brain when someone hasn’t eaten or is stress impact areas of the brain that control anger.

2006

Salud! Fernando Ortiz Torres breaks world record for the largest wine-tasting. The Plaza de Toros in Aranda de Duero, Spain hosted 5,095 wine tasters in the single-day event.

Born on September 15th

James Fenimore Cooper – 1789

The American writer is best known for his frontier stories. In his Leatherstocking Tales, he created memorable characters such as Natty Bumbo and Hawkeye.

George Franklin Grant – 1846

Not only was Grant the first African American on the Harvard faculty, but he also invented the first golf tee. While he never marketed the invention, it was patented on December 12, 1899.

Jan Ernst Matzeliger – 1852

Matzeliger’s invention demonstrated how innovation often leads to more jobs, not fewer. In 1883, the shoemaker received patent No. 274,207 for a lasting machine that could produce 700 shoes a day. Before his invention, production was slow, and shoes were mostly handmade. However, after his machine was put to use, more employees were required to keep pace with the increased production. 

Edward A. Bouchet – 1852

The physicist and teacher became the first African American to earn a Ph.D. in America. He would advocate for better educational opportunities for his students and was a member of the Franklin Institute and the American Academy of Political and Social Science.

William Howard Taft – 1857

The 27th president of the United States was more than a politician. After serving his presidential term, Taft continued his distinguished law career and became the 10th chief justice of the United States. In 1911, during his presidential term, he also proposed an idea that became known as the Chamber of Commerce.

Claude McKay – 1889

A student of the Tuskegee Institute and Kansas State College, McKay’s poems and novels spoke of social and political divisions. At the time, his work was a major influence in the Harlem Renaissance. Works like his novel Home to Harlem and poets like If “We Must Die” brought a literary response to the movement.

Agatha Christie – 1890

The prolific mystery writer is also the world’s best-selling author of fiction. With estimates soaring to the 2 billion mark, Christie’s works have also inspired television series and movies.

About National Day Calendar

National Day Calendar is the original and authoritative source for fun, unusual and unique National Days! Since our humble beginnings on National Popcorn Day in 2013, we have been tracking the National Days, National Weeks, National Months, and International Days. We became the first calendar of its kind to curate the days all in one place and tell their stories, too! Here at National Day Calendar, we are on a mission to Celebrate Every Day with you! And by you, we mean families, businesses, educators, and strangers we meet on the street. There’s more than one day for everyone.

At National Day Calendar, we discovered the National Days have a way of inspiring us. We’re honored to tell the stories behind the days and provide you with informational ways to incorporate the National Days into your business, family, schools, and home!

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