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September 6, 2022 - NATIONAL READ A BOOK DAY – NATIONAL COFFEE ICE CREAM DAY – NATIONAL ANOTHER LOOK UNLIMITED DAY

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SEPTEMBER 6, 2022 | NATIONAL READ A BOOK DAY | NATIONAL COFFEE ICE CREAM DAY | NATIONAL ANOTHER LOOK UNLIMITED DAY

National Read a Book Day | September 6

NATIONAL READ A BOOK DAY | SEPTEMBER 6

National Read a Book Day is observed annually on September 6th. On August 9th, we all celebrated National Book Lovers Day. While these bookish days may seem similar, National Read a Book Day invites us ALL to grab a book we might enjoy and spend the day reading. Read more…

National Coffee Ice Cream Day | September 6

NATIONAL COFFEE ICE CREAM DAY | SEPTEMBER 6

On September 6th National Coffee Ice Cream Day permits us to indulge in a caffeinated dessert. Coffee lovers will delight in the opportunity, especially if they also enjoy ice cream. Read more…

Another Look Unlimited Day | Day After Labor Day

NATIONAL ANOTHER LOOK UNLIMITED DAY

National Another Look Unlimited Day on the day after Labor Day provides an opportunity for Fall cleaning. Read more…


On Deck for September 7, 2022

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Recipe of the Day

Name: Jalapeno Cornbread
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Total Prep: 25 minutes
Servings: 12

Ingredients:

1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup yellow cornmeal
2/3 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon salt
3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/3 cup melted butter
1 large egg
1 cup milk
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 cup chopped jalapenos

Instructions:

Heat oven to 400F. Prepare a muffin tin with liners and spray with cooking oil.

In a medium bowl, combine flour, cornmeal, sugar, salt, and baking powder.

Create a well in the middle of the dry ingredients. Add butter, milk, and egg. Mix until just combined. Gently fold in cheese and jalapenos.

Drop batter into muffin cups, filling about 1/3 full. Bake 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.

Serve with soup or stew.

On September 6th Celebrated History

1892

An Iowa farmer, John Froelich, takes farming to a whole new level when he invents the first gasoline-powered tractor. He cobbled together parts from other machines, including a steam-powered engine to bring his invention to life. Once he did, he created the Waterloo Gasoline Traction Engine Company. On this day, he sold his first tractor.

1891

When a stabbing victim is brought to City Hospital in St. Louis, Henry C. Dalton saves his life. The Professor of Surgery at Marion Sims College of Medicine used a surgical suture on the pericardium saving the man’s life. The procedure is considered by many to be one of the very first heart surgeries.

1819

Many inventions contributed to mass production. One of those inventions was a lathe capable of copying a pattern. It was invented by Thomas Blanchard and he received the patent for his lathe on this day in history.

1839 

The Cherokee Nation signs its constitution. Delegates from both the Old Settlers and the Ross Party signed the document. Some of the signers included John Ross, George Lowrey, Goingsnake, John Looney and Sequoyah.

1848

Frederick Douglas presides over the National Convention of Black Freeman. The three-day conference was held in Cleveland Ohio.

1899

In a facility located in Kent, Washington, the first cases of evaporated milk were produced. Called Carnation Sterilized Cream at the time, the product was produced by the Pacific Coast Condensed Milk Company which later became the Carnation Milk Company.

1901

Joining the crowds at Buffalo’s Pan-American Exposition, President William McKinley would greet his constituents one last time. Despite added security and Secret Service agents, Leon Czolgosz approached the President in the Temple of Music. The assassin raised his pistol, firing two shots into the President’s abdomen. McKinley died later that day and became the third assassinated U.S. President.

1916

Before Clarence Saunders opened his first Piggly Wiggly in 1916, grocery shopping was much like going to the pharmacy. Patrons took a list to the store and the grocer filled the order. But with the founding of Piggly Wiggly, the first self-service grocery opened in Memphis, Tennessee. Shoppers could browse at their leisure and find the items best suited to their needs. When they were ready, they brought the items to the clerk for payment.

September 6th Celebrated Birthdays

Marquis de Lafayette – 1757

The cunning and dedicated military leader became a fierce ally to the young United States. His support both on the battlefield and back in France made an indelible impact on the Revolutionary War.

Catherine Esther Beecher – 1800

Throughout her lifetime, Beecher promoted women’s education like no other. Her influence opened many schools for women, changing their scope of study for years to come. And while she was a pioneer in women’s education, especially subjects such as home economics and consumer sciences, Beecher believed a woman’s place was in the home – her education best equipped her for raising children and running a successful home. And while her sisters, Harriet Beecher Stowe and Isabella Beecher Hooker were solid suffragists, Catherine did not support the women’s right to vote.

James Melville Gilliss – 1811

During a time of great interest in astronomy, Gilliss led an expedition to Chile. He had joined the U.S. Navy at a young age, and he knew full well how vital accurate measurements were to navigation on the sea. His expedition focus on Venus as the planet crossed in front of the sun. The astronomical expedition, one of many around the globe, hoped to determine more accurately the distance between the Earth and the sun. That wasn’t all Gilliss observed. His vast collection of notes and observations provided a wealth of information.

John Henry Dallmeyer – 1830

Taking beautiful photographs is more than just knowledge and talent. Our equipment must function with precision. Dallmeyer brought his expertise in lens making to the photography world. He also designed telescope lenses. The inventor received several awards for his designs and improvements.

Jane Addams – 1860

Best known for her activism, Addams supported the settlement house movement, education for women, and the equal right to vote. Her efforts focused on the critical needs of those in the inner city. In 1931, she became the first American woman to be honored with the Nobel Peace Prize.

Wilson Greatbatch- 1919

Greatbatch’s most significant achievement was the development of the first implantable pacemaker. Not only did the engineer save millions of lives with his invention, but he also conducted research in other fields. With more than 325 inventions to his credit, it’s no surprise that he was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

Jo Anne Worley – 1937

The comedian found stardom on shows like Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In and Love, American Style. Her energetic and infectious personality fit the bill for big comedic roles, too.

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