National Prime Rib Day
When : Always April 27th
National Prime Rib Day gets your mouth watering, and starts you drooling. Many of us look to this day on the calendar to enjoy one of America's favorite steaks.
For just a day, forget about the diet. For just today, don't fret over the high fat and cholesterol content. And mad cow?.......... well isn't prime rib worth the risk? After all, if you don't have some prime rib today, you'll be "madder than a wet......cow!"
There's only one way to celebrate Prime Rib Day. And, that is with a big, thick, juicy cut of prime rib, cooked perfectly to your liking. Don't forget the au jus and the fully loaded baked potato.
Origin of "National Prime Rib Day":
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day.
This is referred to as a "National" day. However, we did not find any congressional records or presidential proclamations for this day.
This Day in History April 27
American Revolutionary War: The Battle of Ridgefield: A British invasion force engages and defeats Continental Army regulars and militia irregulars at Ridgefield, Connecticut. (1777)
First Barbary War: United States Marines and Berbers attack the Tripolitan city of Derna (The "shores of Tripoli" part of the Marines' hymn). (1805)
Beethoven composes Für Elise. (1810)
War of 1812: United States troops capture the capital of Upper Canada in the Battle of York (present day Toronto, Canada). (1813)
President of the United States Abraham Lincoln suspends the writ of habeas corpus. (1861)
The New York State Senate creates Cornell University as the state's land grant institution. (1865)
The steamboat SS Sultana, carrying 2,400 passengers, explodes and sinks in the Mississippi River, killing 1,700, most of whom are Union survivors of the Andersonville and Cahaba Prisons. (1865)
Following the resignation and death of William P. Frye, a compromise is reached to rotate the office of President pro tempore of the United States Senate. (1911)
Senior citizens take note, the first Social Security checks were distributed on this day in 1937.
The United Auto Workers (UAW) gains autonomy from the American Federation of Labor. (1936)
Apartheid: In South Africa, the Group Areas Act is passed formally segregating races. (1950)
Expo 67 officially opens in Montreal, Canada with a large opening ceremony broadcast around the world. It opens to the public the next day. (1967)
10,000 march in Washington, D.C., calling for the impeachment of US President Richard Nixon (1974)
Former United States President Nixon aide John D. Ehrlichman is released from an Arizona prison after serving 18 months for Watergate-related crimes. (1978)
Xerox PARC introduces the computer mouse. (1981)
The U.S. Department of Justice bars the Austrian President Kurt Waldheim from entering the United States, saying he had aided in the deportation and execution of thousands of Jews and others as a German Army officer during World War II. (1987)
Construction begins on the Freedom Tower for the new World Trade Center in New York City. (2006)
The April 25–28, 2011 tornado outbreak devastates parts of the Southeastern United States, especially the states of Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, and Tennessee. 205 tornadoes touched down on April 27 alone, killing more than 300 and injuring hundreds more. (2011)