Saturday, June 22, 2013
National Chocolate Eclair Day
When : Always June 22
National Chocolate Eclair Day is a sugary, sweet way to start your day. It's a sweet, tasty way to end your day, too. Eclairs are a light, crisp pastry filled with a pastry cream. They are most often eaten as a dessert. They can be eaten at every meal, or as a snack.
We hope that you are not on a diet, or watching calories, carb or sugar. Because participating in this day, means consumption of high calorie, high carb, high sugar eclairs.
Did you know? Eclairs originated in France.
The Origin of Chocolate Eclair Day:
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day.
This Day in History June 22
The Holy Office in Rome forces Galileo Galilei to recant his view that the Sun, not the Earth, is the center of the Universe in the form he presented it in, after heated controversy. (1633)
The British pass the Quebec Act, setting out rules of governance for the colony of Quebec in British North America. (1744)
In the Chesapeake–Leopard Affair, the British warship HMS Leopard attacks and boards the American frigate USS Chesapeake. (1807)
War of 1812: After learning of American plans for a surprise attack on Beaver Dams in Ontario, Laura Secord sets out on a 30 kilometer journey on foot to warn Lieutenant James FitzGibbon. (1813)
The British Parliament abolishes feudalism and the seigneurial system in British North America. (1825)
Cherokee leaders Major Ridge, John Ridge, and Elias Boudinot are assassinated for signing the Treaty of New Echota, which had resulted in the Trail of Tears. (1839)
Doughnuts are created. (1847)
US Congress created the United States Department of Justice (1870)
Spanish–American War: United States Marines land in Cuba. (1898)
Germany invades the Soviet Union in Operation Barbarossa. (1941)
The June Uprising in Lithuania begins. (1941)
Erwin Rommel is promoted to Field Marshal after the capture of Tobruk. (1942)
U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs into law the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, commonly known as the G.I. Bill. (1944)
The Battle of Okinawa comes to an end. (1945)
The Soviet Union launches an R-12 missile for the first time (in the Kapustin Yar). (1957)
The Cuyahoga River catches fire, triggering a crack-down on pollution in the river. (1969)
Charon, a satellite of the dwarf planet Pluto, is discovered by American astronomer James W. Christy. (1978)
Checkpoint Charlie is dismantled in Berlin. (1990)
Eastman Kodak Company announces that it will discontinue sales of the Kodachrome Color Film, concluding its 74-year run as a photography icon. (2009)