Tag: May 16

NATIONAL COQUILLES SAINT JACQUES DAY - May 16

On May 16th we celebrate National Coquilles Saint Jacques Day. This classic French dish is scallops in a creamy wine sauce, covered with breadcrumbs, and cheese, before it is browned, placed under a broiler. Cooks usually make this seafood scallop dish with a mixture of butter, cream, mushrooms, and their favorite cheese.

NATIONAL BIOGRAPHER’S DAY - May 16

Each 16th of May National Biographer's Day commemorates the anniversary of the first meeting of Samuel Johnson, an English writer, and his biographer James Boswell in London, England on May 16, 1763. Dr. Johnson was a famous playwright, poet, moralist, essayist, literary critic, editor, and lexicographer.

NATIONAL SEA MONKEY DAY - May 16

The tiny brine shrimp is better known by its brand name, Sea-Monkey. On the 16th of May each year, many of us celebrate fond childhood memories for National Sea Monkey Day as we look back to our aquariums filled with these magical little creatures that hatched and grew before our eyes.

NATIONAL LOVE A TREE DAY - May 16

On May 16th each year, National Love a Tree Day celebrates the joys of life provided by trees. Reading in the shade or taking a bite out of a fresh fruit pie are but two examples. Of course, planting trees for future generations to love is beneficial too.