National Shrimp Scampi Day
When : Always April 29th
National Shrimp Scampi Day is your opportunity to eat and enjoy a great meal...or snack.
Shrimp scampi is simple and easy to make. And, its ooh so tasty! Just cook the shrimp along with butter and chopped garlic in a skillet.
Do you know how to celebrate Shrimp Scampi Day!? ............You guessed it!
Origin of "National Shrimp Scampi 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 29
Francis Drake leads a raid in the Bay of Cádiz, sinking at least 23 ships of the Spanish fleet. (1587)
James Cook arrives at and names Botany Bay, Australia. (1770)
American Revolutionary War: British and French ships clash in the Battle of Fort Royal off the coast of Martinique. (1781)
American Civil War: Maryland's House of Delegates votes not to secede from the Union. (1861)
American Civil War: New Orleans, Louisiana falls to Union forces under Admiral David Farragut. (1862)
The Parliament of the United Kingdom passes the People's Budget, the first budget in British history with the expressed intent of redistributing wealth among the British public. (1910)
Gideon Sundback of Hoboken, N.J. patents the zipper. (1913)
World War II: The German army in Italy unconditionally surrenders to the Allies. (1945)
World War II: Start of Operation Manna. (1945)
World War II: The Captain class frigate HMS Goodall K479 is torpedoed by U-286 outside the Kola Inlet becoming the last ship of the Royal Navy sunk in the European theatre of World War II. (1945)
World War II – Fuehrerbunker: Adolf Hitler marries his longtime partner Eva Braun in a Berlin bunker and designates Admiral Karl Dönitz as his successor. Both Hitler and Braun commit suicide the following day. (1945)
The first U.S. experimental 3D-TV broadcast showed an episode of Space Patrol on Los Angeles ABC affiliate KECA-TV. (1956)
After refusing induction into the United States Army the day before (citing religious reasons), Muhammad Ali is stripped of his boxing title. (1967)
The controversial musical Hair opens on Broadway. (1968)
Vietnam War: United States and South Vietnamese forces invade Cambodia to hunt Viet Cong. (1970)
Watergate Scandal: President Richard Nixon announces the release of edited transcripts of White House tape recordings relating to the scandal. (1974)
Vietnam War: Operation Frequent Wind: The U.S. begins to evacuate U.S. citizens from Saigon prior to an expected North Vietnamese takeover. U.S. involvement in the war comes to an end. (1975)
Los Angeles riots: Riots in Los Angeles, California, following the acquittal of police officers charged with excessive force in the beating of Rodney King. Over the next three days 53 people are killed and hundreds of buildings are destroyed.(1992)
Dick Cheney and George W. Bush testify before the 9/11 Commission in a closed, unrecorded hearing in the Oval Office. (2004)
Oldsmobile builds its final car ending 107 years of production. (2004)
Wedding of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Kate Middleton. (2011)