International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day
When : Always February 23rd
International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day is a day for the dogs. And, that's because there is no one else who can really appreciate the true value of a dog biscuit. They say "Every dog has his day". And, it will definitely be his day,when you give him some tasty dog biscuits.
You might appreciate their value in pleasing your dog, as a reward for behavior, or enticing them to do a trick. But, the dog is the recipient of the treat.
Celebrate today by giving your dog a few dog biscuits.
Origin of International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day:
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day. It wasn't a dog. It had to be a dog owner. In any event, it appears that holidays and specials days are "going to the dogs".
Why this is an "International" day, we may never know.
This Day in History February 23
Roman Emperor Diocletian orders the destruction of the Christian church in Nicomedia, beginning eight years of Diocletianic Persecution. (303)
Byzantine Emperor Justinian I orders the building of a new Orthodox Christian basilica in Constantinople – the Hagia Sophia. (532)
Traditional date for the publication of the Gutenberg Bible, the first Western book printed with movable type. (1455)
American Revolution: Baron von Steuben arrives at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania to help to train the Continental Army. (1778)
The Battle of the Alamo begins in San Antonio, Texas. (1836)
Mexican-American War: Battle of Buena Vista – In Mexico, American troops under General Zachary Taylor defeat Mexican General Antonio López de Santa Anna. (1847)
President-elect Abraham Lincoln arrives secretly in Washington, D.C., after the thwarting of an alleged assassination plot in Baltimore, Maryland. (1861)
In the United States, post-Civil War military control of Mississippi ends and it is readmitted to the Union. (1870)
Alabama becomes the first U.S. state to enact an antitrust law. (1883)
The Tootsie Roll is invented. (1896)
Cuba leases Guantánamo Bay to the United States "in perpetuity". (1903)
President Calvin Coolidge signs a bill by Congress establishing the Federal Radio Commission (later replaced by the Federal Communications Commission) which was to regulate the use of radio frequencies in the United States. (1927)
Plutonium is first produced and isolated by Dr. Glenn T. Seaborg. (1941)
Japanese submarines fire artillery shells at the California coastline near Santa Barbara. (1942)
The first mass inoculation of children against polio with the Salk vaccine begins in Pittsburgh. (1954)
Ground troops cross the Saudi Arabian border and enter Iraq, thus beginning the ground phase of the Gulf War. (1991)