SEPTEMBER 25, 2022 | NATIONAL COMIC BOOK DAY | NATIONAL DAUGHTER’S DAY | NATIONAL QUESADILLA DAY | GOLD STAR MOTHER’S AND FAMILY DAY | MATH STORYTELLING DAY | NATIONAL LOBSTER DAY | NATIONAL ONE-HIT WONDER DAY | NATIONAL OPEN THE MAGIC DAY | NATIONAL TUNE-UP DAY | NATIONAL RESEARCH ADMINISTRATOR DAY
NATIONAL COMIC BOOK DAY | SEPTEMBER 25
On September 25th, National Comic Book Day honors the art, artists, and stories of comic books. Fans, collectors, readers, and artists come together to celebrate the day with events across the country. Read more…
NATIONAL DAUGHTER’S DAY | SEPTEMBER 25
When it comes to offspring, National Daughter’s Day reminds of the young women and girls in our lives. On September 25th, spend time with your daughter. Read more…
NATIONAL QUESADILLA DAY (Dia de la Quesadilla) | SEPTEMBER 25
National Quesadilla Day on September 25th encourages us to pull a chair up to the table and eat some authentic Mexican food. While it’s not a sandwich or a taco, the quesadilla satisfies snack cravings while also completing a meal. Read more…
GOLD STAR MOTHER’S AND FAMILY DAY
On the last Sunday in September, Gold Star Mother’s and Family Day honors the mothers, fathers, and families of fallen military service members. Also known as National Gold Star Mother’s Day, the day serves as a reminder of the losses suffered by military families. Read more…
MATH STORYTELLING DAY | SEPTEMBER 25
On September 25th, Math Storytelling Day encourages everyone to tell stories through math. This is a day to appreciate all the ways math enhances our daily lives. Read more…
NATIONAL LOBSTER DAY | SEPTEMBER 25
National Lobster Day on September 25th takes a taste of a seafood favorite. Read more…
NATIONAL ONE-HIT WONDER DAY | September 25
On September 25th, National One-Hit Wonder Day brings back memories while turning up the volume. We honor all the musical artists and chart-topping songs that make them memorable. Read more…
NATIONAL OPEN THE MAGIC DAY | SEPTEMBER 25
National Open The Magic Day celebrates read alouds, picture books, the love of reading, and students who struggle to find their reading voice. Every year on September 25th, teachers and parents worldwide read a picture book (or many!) to celebrate Opening the Magic. The day reminds us that picture books are for everyone and allows them to have a confetti moment! Read more…
NATIONAL TUNE-UP DAY | SEPTEMBER 25
National Tune-Up Day on September 25th reminds homeowners to prepare for the winter heating season. Read more…
NATIONAL RESEARCH ADMINISTRATOR DAY | SEPTEMBER 25
National Research Administrator Day on September 25th recognizes the contributions made by administrators every day. Read more…
On Deck for September 26, 2022
- National Compliance Officer Day
- National Dumpling Day
- National Johnny Appleseed Day
- National Pancake Day
- National Shamu the Whale Day
- National Situational Awareness Day
- National Family Day – Fourth Monday in September
- International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
- International Daughters Day (4th Sunday of September)
- World Contraception Day
- European Day of Languages
Recipe of the Day
Name: Apple Strudel
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 45 minutes
Total Prep: 1 hour
5 cups sliced apples
1 cup raisins
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 Tablespoon flour
3 cups flour
1 cup shortening
1 egg yolk and white, divided
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup powdered sugar
In a medium bowl, mix apples, raisin, sugar, cinnamon, and flour. Set aside.
Cream together flour and shortening. Mix in the milk and egg yolk. Divide dough in half and roll out the first layer to fit into the bottom of jelly roll pan.
Add filling evenly to the pan. Roll out the remaining dough and cover the filling.
Bake at 375° for 45 minutes.
Dust with powdered sugar. Serve with vanilla ice cream if desired.
September 25th Celebrated History
President Benjamin Harrison establishes Sequoia National Park, the first national park in the United States. Sequoias the largest trees and are among the oldest trees, too.
Columbia University in New York City establishes a school of journalism. The first students began classes on September 30, 1912.
Following a trend he started in 1914, Henry Ford further modifies the workweek to 5 days. In 1914, he raised daily wages to $5. In May of 1926, he reduced the workday to 8 hours. He was one of the first industrialists to create a 40-hour workweek.
One of the world’s first cartoonists dies. Outcault created the Yellow Kid comic series.
A three-way telephone conversation inaugurates the first Transatlantic Telephone Cable System 1 (TAT1). Before, transatlantic cable communications only occurred via telegraph.
Tommy John undergoes ulnar collateral ligament replacement surgery. Performed by Dr. Frank Jobe, the surgery is the first of its kind and becomes known as Tommy John surgery.
Artist Inez Harwood sets world record for the longest tie-dye. The artist dyed 3000 feet of fabric to set the record.
September 25th Birthdays
Thomas Hunt Morgan – 1866
The geneticist’s research with the fruit fly led to the chromosome theory of heredity.
Olive Ann Beech – 1903
She and her husband Walter H. Beech founded Beech Aircraft Corporation. Her roles at the manufacturer of business and military airplanes included secretary-treasurer, president, and then chairman of the board.
Phyllis Pearsall – 1906
The author and cartographer founded Geographers’ A-Z Map Company and produced a modern atlas of London.
Charles Jackson French – 1919
In 1942, French was serving in the Navy on the USS Gregory. When the ship was struck by Japanese gunfire and sunk, French swam through shark-infested waters pulling wounded sailors in a life raft to safety. His only honor was a letter of commendation from Adm. William F. Halsey.
Barbara Walters – 1929
The television journalist became the first woman to co-anchor an evening news program. Walters launched her television career in 1961 when NBC hired her for the Today show. In 1976, ABC wooed the journalist away with a $1 million annual salary and the opportunity to become the first woman co-anchor.
bell hooks – 1952
Born Gloria Jean Watkins, the outspoken activist wrote several books including Rock My Soul: Black People and Self-Esteem and Feminism is for Everybody: Passionate Politics.
W. Daniel Hillis – 1956
The innovative businessman founded Thinking Machines Corporation. He is a pioneer of parallel processing computers which allows two microprocessors to handle different parts of a complex task.
Keely Shaye Smith – 1963
The broadcast journalist and documentary filmmaker has earned numerous awards for both facets of her career. She began her journalism career at NBC as a correspondent for the show Unsolved Mysteries.
Will Smith – 1968
The accomplished actor got his start as the Fresh Prince in 1988 which led to the television sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Since then, Smith has starred in numerous films including the Men in Black Series, Ali, The Pursuit of Happyness, and Aladdin.
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