NATIONAL PASTOR’S SPOUSES DAY | First Sunday in September
The first Sunday in September celebrates National Pastor’s Spouses Day to honor the spouses who commit to supporting the pastor they married. Read more…
NATIONAL WILDLIFE DAY | SEPTEMBER 4
National Wildlife Day on September 4th encourages improved awareness of the species around us and in the broader world. Read more…
NATIONAL SPICE BLEND DAY | SEPTEMBER 4
If an alluring aroma of spices is tempting your senses on September 4th, that is because it is National Spice Blend Day. Home cooks and professional chefs alike know herbs and spices bring our favorite foods alive on our palates. That is why every recipe, every food blog, and every cook stresses the importance of quality herbs and spices for everything you cook. Read more…
NATIONAL MACADAMIA NUT DAY | SEPTEMBER 4
National Macadamia Nut Day on September 4th recognizes a delicious nut found in many baked goods and desserts. Read more…
NATIONAL NEWSPAPER CARRIER DAY |SEPTEMBER 4
National Newspaper Carrier Day on September 4th recognizes the dedicated newspaper carriers who deliver the news in the wee hours of the morning. Read more…
On Deck for September 5, 2022
- National Be Late For Something Day
- National Cheese Pizza Day
- National Labor Day – First Monday in September
Recipe of the Day
Peanut Butter BBQ Chicken Pizza
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Bake Time: 10-12 minutes
Total Prep: About 40 minutes
Serves 4 (with 2 slices each)
1 package pizza crust
1 cup shredded rotisserie chicken
1 tablespoon peanut butter
1/4 cup BBQ sauce
2 green onions, chopped
8 oz. mozzarella cheese
Prepare packaged crust according to package directions.
Combine peanut butter with 1/4 cup of BBQ sauce and mix thoroughly.
Spread over the prepared and partially-baked crust.
Add chopped rotisserie chicken, green onions, and mozzarella cheese.
Bake 10-12 minutes until cheese begins to turn golden.
September 4th Celebrated History
El Pueblo de la Reina de Los Angeles (The town of the Queen of the Angels) is officially founded. Beginning in June of that year, 11 families began settling along the Los Angels River. These families comprised the founding members of the settlement.
Barney Flaherty answered an advertisement in the New York Sun. The 10-year-old became the first paperboy.
The Exchange Buffet opens in New York City. Located across the street from the New York Stock Exchange, the buffet was one of the first to offer self-serve meals.
George Eastman receives patent No. 388,850 for the first roll-film camera. He also trademarked the brand name, Kodak. Four years earlier, Eastman was granted a patent for film-making photography that was more portable and user-friendly than it had ever been before.
Peter Rabbit comes to life for the first time in a letter written to a 5-year-old boy. The character would be featured in The Tale of Peter Rabbit written by Beatrix Potter.
The first lighter-than-air ship built in the United States takes its maiden flight. Commissioned at the U.S.S Shenandoah, it joined the U.S. Navy’s fleet.
NASCAR’s first 500-mile race is held at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina. The event brought the largest crowd ever seen in the city and hosted 75 stock cars.
Mort Walker’s comic strip, Beetle Bailey, debuts. The original strip featured Bailey as a college student, but Walker soon had the character enlisting in the Army.
September 4th Celebrated Birthdays
Lewis Howard Latimer – 1848
Throughout his career as an inventor, Latimer’s contributions to the lightbulb helped electric lighting progress into universal use. As a draftsman, he worked closely with Alexander Graham Bell on the designs for the telephone patent.
Alfred L Cralle – 1866
Changing the way the world dished up ice cream, the inventor created the “Ice Cream Mold and Disher.” Now known as the ice cream scoop, serving ice cream has never been easier!
William Lyons – 1901
Along with William Walmsley, Lyons co-founded the Swallow Sidecar Company, later known as Jaguar Cars LTD.
Craig Claiborne – 1920
The American journalist wrote for the New York Times as their food editor. Not only did he review restaurants, but he also wrote several cookbooks as well as a memoir and book on etiquette.
Paul Harvey – 1918
The endearing radio announcer is best known for his The Rest of the Story segments. As a teenager, he began his career at KVOO radio in Tulsa, OK.
John McCarthy – 1927
As a computer scientist, McCarthy founded the field of Artificial Intelligence.
Dawn Fraser – 1937
The Olympic swimmer is notable as a three-time gold medalist in the 100-meter freestyle. She also broke several other records in other races.
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