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September 24, 2022 - NATIONAL SINGLES DAY – NATIONAL PUNCTUATION DAY – SCHWENKFELDER THANKSGIVING – NATIONAL CHERRIES JUBILEE DAY – SEAT CHECK SATURDAY - NATIONAL HUNTING AND FISHING DAY – NATIONAL GHOST HUNTING DAY – NATIONAL FAMILY HEALTH & FITNESS DAY USA – NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY – SAVE YOUR PHOTOS DAY

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SEPTEMBER 24, 2022 | NATIONAL SINGLES DAY | NATIONAL PUNCTUATION DAY | SCHWENKFELDER THANKSGIVING | NATIONAL CHERRIES JUBILEE DAY | SEAT CHECK SATURDAY | NATIONAL HUNTING AND FISHING DAY | NATIONAL GHOST HUNTING DAY | NATIONAL FAMILY HEALTH & FITNESS DAY USA | NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY | SAVE YOUR PHOTOS DAY

National Singles Day | Saturday of Singles Week

NATIONAL SINGLES DAY

National Singles Day takes place on the Saturday of Singles week in September. The day recognizes nearly half of the U.S. population who, whether by choice or circumstance, remain unattached. Read more…

National Punctuation Day | September 24

NATIONAL PUNCTUATION DAY | SEPTEMBER 24

National Punctuation Day commemorates all punctuation on September 24th. A period, a comma, a semicolon, a question mark, and an exclamation point are examples of some of the punctuation used in writing. They separate sentences and their elements to clarify meaning. Without them, meaning would be lost or up for interpretation. Read more…

Schwenkfelder Thanksgiving | September 24

SCHWENKFELDER THANKSGIVING | SEPTEMBER 24

On September 24th Schwenkfelder Thanksgiving expresses thanks in a way that dates back to 1734. Read more…

National Cherries Jubilee Day | September 24

NATIONAL CHERRIES JUBILEE DAY | SEPTEMBER 24

On September 24th National Cherries Jubilee Day serves up a tasty dessert. Smitten with this simply elegant dessert, cherry lovers celebrate this sweet holiday with delight. Read more…

Seat Check Saturday | Fourth Saturday in September

SEAT CHECK SATURDAY | FOURTH SATURDAY IN SEPTEMBER

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) promotes the fourth Saturday in September as Seat Check Saturday. Read more…

National Hunting and Fishing Day | Fourth Saturday in September

NATIONAL HUNTING AND FISHING DAY

Each year National Hunting and Fishing Day occurs on the fourth Saturday in September. The day recognizes the conservationists and preservationists found in those who hunt and fish across the country. Read more…

NATIONAL GHOST HUNTING DAY

On the last Saturday in September, as part of the World’s Largest Ghost Hunt, National Ghost Hunting Day kicks off an annual international investigation of the paranormal. Read more…

Family Health & Fitness Day | Last Saturday in September

NATIONAL FAMILY HEALTH & FITNESS DAY USA

The entire family gets involved with National Family Health & Fitness Day on the last Saturday in September.  Read more…

National Public Lands Day | Fourth Saturday in September

NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY

National Public Lands Day (NPLD) is the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands. Read more…

Save Your Photos Day | Last Saturday in September

SAVE YOUR PHOTOS DAY

Save Your Photos Day is always on a Saturday in September. This is a great day to back up those digital photos and organize all those boxes of Polaroids. Read more…


On Deck for September 25, 2022

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Recipe of the Day

Peanut Butter Apple Overnight Oats

Peanut Butter Apple Overnight Oats
Prep time: 5 minutes
Chill time: 8 hours
Total: 8 hours 5 minutes
Serves: 1

Ingredients

1/4 cup rolled oats
1/4 cup milk
2 tablespoons yogurt
1/2 tablespoon chia seeds
1 teaspoon sweetener (cane sugar, honey, stevia, agave, maple syrup, monk fruit syrup)
1/2 apple, diced
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 to 1 tablespoon peanut butter (can also use peanut butter powder*)

Instructions

Mix all ingredients in a pint jar. Peanut powder can be added dry or mix it according to directions on the jar and then add. Seal and chill in the refrigerator overnight.

May be enjoyed cold or heated. Heat for 1 minute in the microwave.

September 24th Celebrated History

1773

The first Schwenkfelder Thanksgiving takes place.

1906 

The perpendicular rock formation known as Devil’s Tower is named the first national monument in the United States. The Antiquities Act passed in June of the same year paved the way for President Theodore Roosevelt to begin declaring national monuments. Throughout his term as president, he would declare 17 more national monuments.

1940 

The French Sardine Company of California trademarks its canned fish products under the name Star-Kist.

1948 

Soichiro Honda and Takeo Fujisawa found the Honda Motor Co., Ltd. Their first product is a motorcycle.

1957 

The Brooklyn Dodgers play their last game at Ebbets Field. After their 2-0 win of the Pittsburgh Pirates, the team moved to Los Angeles where they still play today.

1957 

Elvis Presley releases the single “Jailhouse Rock” written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. A month later, the film by the same name and starring Presley premieres.

1968 

The news show 60 Minutes premieres on CBS. The program was promoted as a news magazine and was hosted by Harry Reasoner and Mike Wallace, but there was no ticking clock in the background.

2003

The Big Dibber rollercoaster at Blackpool Pleasure Beach in Lancashire, UK sets a world record. That day, the average age of the 32 passengers equaled 75.25, the highest average age ever reported for riders on a rollercoaster.

September 24th Celebrated Birthdays

Francis Harper – 1825

The prominent abolitionist and suffragist became the first African American to publish a short story. She worked closely with influential activists such as George Still and Frederick Douglass to promote anti-slavery campaigns and pursue equal rights.

Georges Claude – 1870

If you know a business is open because of the glowing sign in the window, you can thank Georges Claude. The engineer and chemist is noted for inventing the neon light.

Lottie Dod – 1871 

The accomplished tennis player was At the age of 15, Dod became the youngest winner of the Wimbledon Ladies’ Singles Championship.

Franklin Clarence Mars – 1883

The American businessman founded the Mars company in 1911. Today the company includes a diverse range of products.

Esther Eng – 1914

The Chinese American filmmaker made her mark in the cinema when she produced the first American film for a Chinese audience. She also traveled to Hong Kong and began producing films there. In 1941, she directed the film Golden Gate Girl which was also the film debut for actor Bruce Lee. His character was the newborn baby girl.

Ruth Amonette – 1916 

At the age of 27, Amonette became the first woman executive vice president of IBM.

John Watts Young – 1930

The ninth astronaut to walk on the moon flew six spaceflights, the first person to reach the achievement. As an accomplished pilot, he also flew four different types of spacecraft throughout his missions.

Jim Henson – 1936

The puppeteer and filmmaker is best known for his characters known as Muppets. They appear in shows such as Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock, and The Muppets franchise.

Paul Hamm – 1982

The three-time Olympic gymnast took gold in the Olympic all-around in 2004.

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