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September 26, 2022 - NATIONAL PANCAKE DAY – NATIONAL JOHNNY APPLESEED DAY – NATIONAL FAMILY DAY – NATIONAL SITUATIONAL AWARENESS DAY – NATIONAL DUMPLING DAY – NATIONAL COMPLIANCE OFFICER DAY – NATIONAL SHAMU THE WHALE DAY

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SEPTEMBER 26, 2022 | NATIONAL PANCAKE DAY | NATIONAL JOHNNY APPLESEED DAY | NATIONAL FAMILY DAY | NATIONAL SITUATIONAL AWARENESS DAY | NATIONAL DUMPLING DAY | NATIONAL COMPLIANCE OFFICER DAY | NATIONAL SHAMU THE WHALE DAY

National Pancake Day | September 26

NATIONAL PANCAKE DAY | SEPTEMBER 26

National Pancake Day on September 26th sets up a tall stack of syrupy goodness to celebrate! Set the table. Mix up the batter. Heat up the griddle. Because the butter is ready to melt and the flapjacks are delicious! Read more…

National Johnny Appleseed Day | September 26

NATIONAL JOHNNY APPLESEED DAY | SEPTEMBER 26

On National Johnny Appleseed Day, we honor the man who made apple (and pear) trees grow heavy with the bounty of their fruit across most of this country. On September 26th, we commemorate the day of his birth and celebrate his legendary wit, wisdom, and enduring story. Read more…

National Family Day | Fourth Monday in September

NATIONAL FAMILY DAY | FOURTH MONDAY IN SEPTEMBER

On the fourth Monday in September, National Family Day encourages everyone to gather around the table and enjoy a meal together. Read more…

National Situational Awareness Day | September 26

NATIONAL SITUATIONAL AWARENESS DAY | SEPTEMBER 26

On September 26th, National Situational Awareness Day brings attention to personal safety. Read more…

National Dumpling Day | September 26

NATIONAL DUMPLING DAY | SEPTEMBER 26

National Dumpling Day on September 26th serves up a delicious treat to celebrate. With the popularity of dumplings growing all the time, the day offers a great way to celebrate! Whether enjoyed as an appetizer or the main course, each morsel satisfies. Read more…

National Compliance Officer Day | September 26

NATIONAL COMPLIANCE OFFICER DAY | SEPTEMBER 26

On September 26th, National Compliance Officer Day recognizes the professionals who oversee the regulations, policies and procedures of an organization, ensuring it conducts business ethically. Legally, these professionals carry a heavy burden. Read more…

Shamu the Whale Day | September 26

NATIONAL SHAMU THE WHALE DAY | SEPTEMBER 26

On September 26th, National Shamu the Whale Day honors a famous whale, while also raising awareness about orcas. Read more…


On Deck for September 27, 2022

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Recipe of the Day

Cinnamon Pancakes

Cinnamon Pancakes
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes
Servings: 12 pancakes

Ingredients

Pancakes

1 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 tablespoon cinnamon
1 egg
1 cup milk
1 tablespoon butter, melted

Cinnamon Drizzle

1 cup confectioner’s sugar
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
2-3 tablespoons apple cider

In a small bowl, mix sugars, cinnamon, and apple cider. Add more or less apple cider until a drizzly consistency forms.

Heat griddle over medium-high heat and spray with oil.

Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and sugar in a medium bowl. Mix in egg, milk, and butter until just combined.

Using 1/3 cup of batter per pancake, pour the batter onto the hot griddle. With a spoon, drizzle the cinnamon drizzle over the pancake batter. Flip the pancakes when bubbles begin to form. Cook until lightly brown and done in the middle.

Serve with warm syrup.

September 26th Celebrated History

1789 

President George Washington names Samuel Osgood the country’s first postmaster general. Osgood served in the post for two years.

1871 

David Saylor received the first patent for portland cement in the United States, (Patent No. 119,413). The businessman and innovator established the Coplay Cement Company along with Esias Rehrig and Adam Woolever in 1867. The kilns used to produce the cement still stand in Coplay, PA.

1914

President Woodrow Wilson signs the Federal Trade Commission Act creating the Federal Trade Commission.

1934 

Cunard-White Star Line’s RMS Queen Mary is launched and christened.

1960

Presidential nominees Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy square off in the first televised debate in the United States.

1969 

The Beatles release their final album, Abbey Road. Songs featured on the album include “Come Together” and “Here Comes the Sun.”

1973 

The supersonic airliner, Concorde, completes its first non-stop transatlantic crossing. It took off from Washington, DC, and landed in Paris in the record-breaking time of three hours 32 minutes.

1991 

Four men and four women enter Bisospere 2 as part of a two-year experiment. The self-contained and airtight structure is located in Oracle, AZ, and consists of 7,200 square feet of glass.

2003 
Making sure everyone gets their java break, Macmillan Cancer Relieve (UK) hosted the largest simultaneous morning coffee break. In over 26,000 meetings around the UK, 576,157 people broke the organizations previous record.

September 26th Celebrated Birthdays

John Chapman – 1774

The itinerate naturalist, also known as Johnny Appleseed, planted and cared for fruit trees all across the eastern half of the United States.

Ivan Pavlov-1843

The Russian physiologist earned The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1904 for his study of the physiology of digestion. He is also well-known for developing the theory of conditioned response.

Mary Russell – 1865

The Duchess of Bedford took an interest in aviation in her 60s and when she began flying earned the nickname “Flying Duchess.” Before becoming a pilot, the dutchess was known for her service during World War I.

Edith Abbott – 1876

In 1924, Abbot became the dean of the University of Chicago, the first woman named to the position at a major U.S. university. However, she is best known as one of the pioneers of the field of social work.

Bill France, Sr – 1909

The race car driver founded NASCAR in 1948.

Kathryn Vonderau – 1927

Considered one of the best catchers in the All American Girls Professional Baseball League, Vonderau played from 1946 to 1953. In 1952, she led the Ft. Wayne Daises to the League Championship. She also played exhibition games in Cuba.

Mary Brave Bird – 1954

The Sicangu Lakota writer, activist, and educator served in the American Indian Movement. Also known as Brave Bird participated at Wounded Knee and the occupation of the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Washington, DC. She published her story in the book Lakota Woman.

Serena Williams – 1981

The successful tennis player has won 23 Grand Slam singles titles.

About National Day Calendar

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