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SEPTEMBER 27, 2018 | NATIONAL SCARF DAY | NATIONAL CRUSH A CAN DAY | NATIONAL CHOCOLATE MILK DAY | NATIONAL CORNED BEEF HASH DAY

National Scarf Day - September 27
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NATIONAL SCARF DAY

On September 27, National Scarf Day recognizes the power of the scarf.

Whatever your style, a scarf is the best way to express yourself, make a statement or update your look. Let a scarf inspire your style on National Scarf Day.

HOW TO OBSERVE

Whether it’s bright and bold or muted and tonal, a scarf is a great way to make your look your own. On National Scarf Day celebrate by wearing your favorite scarf proudly. Tie it at your neck; wrap it around your head; knot it onto your handbag; wear it as a top or even a belt.

However you wear it, just make sure to snap a photo and share it with #nationalscarfday.

For more inspiration, check out INSTA@EchoNewYork and click How to Tie.

HISTORY

Echo New York founded National Scarf Day on September 27, 2018. While scarves have been around since ancient times for purposes ranging from cleanliness to religion to warmth, we at Echo like to believe we are responsible for bringing the scarf to the world of fashion.

The Registrar at National Day Calendar proclaimed National Scarf Day to be observed annually in 2018.

ABOUT ECHO SCARFS

Edgar and Theresa Hyman founded Echo Scarfs on their wedding day in 1923. They went to City Hall to get their marriage license and decided to incorporate their business while they were there. Soon after, they set up shop in the heart of New York City, capturing its vibrancy in the gorgeous colors, patterns, and textures of their scarfs.

Over the years, Echo has established itself as the destination for beautifully made, fashion-forward scarfs. Today, Echo is a global brand with products in multiple categories sold in department and specialty stores throughout the world in North America, Japan, Europe, and the UK, as well as on our website echonewyork.com.

We’re proud to say that after more than 95 years, our love affair with beautiful print, pattern, and color is still going strong. Today, the rich heritage of timeless quality, unparalleled craftsmanship and fashion sensibility lives on in every new category. Still located within a block of the original showroom, Echo continues to draw inspiration from the vitality and diversity of the city.

One family – four generations. And to think, it all started with a scarf and a wedding. Now that’s the power of a scarf!

NATIONAL CRUSH A CAN DAY

National Crush a Can Day is observed annually on September 27.  This day was created to help educate people about the benefits of recycling.
 
Interesting Facts: 
  • If you laid all the aluminum cans recycled in 2010 end to end, they could circle the earth 169 times.
  • In America, 105,800 cans are recycled every minute.
  • Recycling aluminum saves 95% of the energy it would have taken to process the same amount from a virgin source.
  • Your television can run for 3 hours from the energy saved by recycling one can.
  • Aluminum cans are worth about a penny each.
  • The industry pays more than $1 billion annually for recycled cans.

HOW TO OBSERVE

For tips on recycling visit www.cancentral.com. Start Recycling cans and use #NationalCrushACanDay to post on social media.

HISTORY

We are still researching the origins of National Crush a Can Day.

NATIONAL CHOCOLATE MILK DAY

Across the country, folks enjoy a tall, frosty glass on National Chocolate Milk Day which is observed annually on September 27. 

Invented by Hans Sloane in the late 1680s, today chocolate milk can be purchased premixed or it can be made at home with either cocoa powder and a sweetener or with melted chocolate, chocolate syrup or chocolate milk mix.

While Sloane was in Jamaica, he encountered a beverage the locals drank made with cocoa mixed with water. After trying it, he reported the flavor to be nauseating.  After some experimentation, Sloane found a way to mix the cocoa with milk to make it more pleasant tasting. He brought the chocolate recipe back with him upon his return to England.  Now people enjoy this delicious drink every day.

HOW TO OBSERVE

Mix up some chocolate milk to drink and use #ChocolateMilkDay to post on social media.

HISTORY

Within our research, we were unable to find the origin of National Chocolate Milk Day.

NATIONAL CORNED BEEF HASH DAY

National Corned Beef Hash Day is observed annually on September 27. 

Making corned beef hash is a great way to use up leftovers. Corned beef hash became popular during and after World War II as rationing limited the availability of fresh meat.

The Hormel Company claims it introduced corned beef hash and roast beef hash to the United States as early as 1950. However, “hash” of many forms has been part of the American diet since at least the 19th century, as is attested to by the availability of numerous recipes and the existence of many “hash houses” named after the dish.

HOW TO OBSERVE

To celebrate National Corned Beef Hash Day, try one of these recipes:

Try our very own Easy Corned Beef Hash Recipe this weekend!

Use #CornedBeefHashDay to post on social media.

HISTORY

Within our research, we were unable to find the origin of National Corned Beef Hash Day.

About National Day Calendar

National Day Calendar™ is the authoritative source for fun, unusual and unique National Days! Since our humble beginnings on National Popcorn Day in 2013, we now track nearly 1,500 National Days, National Weeks and National Months.  In addition, our research team continues to uncover the origins of existing National Days as well as discover new, exciting days for everyone to celebrate.
 
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