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National Fried Chicken Day

Saturday, July 06, 2013

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When : July 6th

National Fried Chicken Day is day to enjoy crisp and tasty, finger licking good fried chicken.

Fried chicken is one of America's favorite meals. Sure, we all know that fried foods are not good for us. But, fried chicken tastes ohhhhh so good. We just can't resist having it on a regular basis.

There's just one thing you need to do celebrate this day: Eat some fried chicken. You can have it for lunch, dinner or cold leftovers as a snack. Better still, have it for lunch, dinner, AND for a snack.


The Origin of National Fried Chicken Day:
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day.

We did not find any documentation confirming this to be a "National" day. We found no congressional records or presidential proclamation.

This Day in History July 6th

Richard I "the Lionheart" acceded to the English throne. (1189)

Jan Hus was burned at the stake. (1415)

Richard III was crowned King of England. (1483)

Sir Thomas More was executed for treason against King Henry VIII of England. (1535)

The Treaty of Edinburgh was signed by Scotland and England. (1560)

Bohemia was granted freedom of religion. (1609)

American Revolutionary War: Siege of Fort Ticonderoga After a bombardment by British artillery under General John Burgoyne, American forces retreated from Fort Ticonderoga, New York. (1777)

Battle of Grenada: The French defeated British naval forces during the American Revolutionary War. (1779)

The dollar was unanimously chosen as the monetary unit for the United States. (1789)

In Jackson, Michigan, the first convention of the United States Republican Party was held. (1854)

Louis Pasteur successfully tested his vaccine against rabies on Joseph Meister, a boy who was bitten by a rabid dog. (1885)

David Kalakaua, monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaii, was forced at gunpoint by Americans to sign the Bayonet Constitution giving Americans more power in Hawaii while stripping Hawaiian citizens of their rights. (1887)

World War I: Arabian troops led by T. E. Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia") and Auda ibu Tayi captured Aqaba from the Ottoman Empire during the Arab Revolt. (1917)

The British dirigible R34 landed in New York, completing the first crossing of the Atlantic Ocean by an airship. (1919)

The first Major League Baseball All-Star Game was played in Chicago's Comiskey Park. The American League defeated the National League 42. (1933)

Holocaust: the last remaining Jewish enterprises in Germany were closed. (1939)

Nazi Germany launched its offensive to encircle several Soviet armies near Smolensk. (1941)

Anne Frank and her family went into hiding in the "Secret Annexe" above her father's office in an Amsterdam warehouse. (1942)

Jackie Robinson refused to move to the back of a bus, leading to a court martial. (1944)

The AK-47 went into production in the Soviet Union. (1947)

Althea Gibson won the Wimbledon championships, becoming the first black athlete to do so. (1957)

John Lennon and Paul McCartney of the Beatles were introduced to each other when Lennon's band the Quarrymen performed at the St. Peter's Church Hall fte in Woolton. (1957)

The Late Late Show, the world's longest-running chat show by the same broadcaster, aired on RT One for the first time. (1962)

Davis Phinney became the first American cyclist to win a road stage of the Tour de France. (1986)

The Piper Alpha drilling platform in the North Sea was destroyed by explosions and fires. 167 oil workers were killed, making it the world's worst offshore oil disaster in terms of direct loss of life. (1988)

U.S. Army private Barry Winchell died from baseball-bat injuries inflicted on him in his sleep the previous day by a fellow soldier, Calvin Glover, for his relationship with transgender showgirl and former Navy Corpsman Calpernia Addams. (1999)

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EDELWEISS33 7/7/2013 5:10PM

    lol I had buffalo wild wings for dinner. totally participated!

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PATKEEF1 7/7/2013 10:30AM

    Love the crunch of Church's fried chicken. At least I'm down to just a wing every once in awhile. emoticon

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LOSER05 7/7/2013 10:14AM

    my Son LOVES his fried chicken

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HANSBRINK 7/6/2013 7:50PM

  Yum, yum, yum. Maybe a visit to KFC. A lot of sodium and grease. Will need to monitor that.

Thanks for the tidbits in the "This Day in History" section. I'll need to look up Jan Hus . (1415).
I once saw the opera Don Carlos. One of the scenes was the "Auto-da-fé", http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auto-d
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Even though the execution by burning was a stylized scene, it was still disturbing to watch.

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PMAY0313 7/6/2013 1:54PM

    This may be the day to try Chef Meg's pan fried chicken.
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MARTYLYNN1 7/6/2013 12:07PM

    We had fried chicken here on the 4th. Not good for my meal plan but you're right, ohhh so good!

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NWFL59 7/6/2013 11:49AM

    I'll pass on anything that's fried as it makes me litterally gag emoticon

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PATRICIAAK 7/6/2013 8:43AM

    love it but partake rarely these days

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NANNABLACK 7/6/2013 8:39AM

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ANGYAS 7/6/2013 3:34AM

    :) good to know :)
We don`t have national fried chicken day but I can join and celebrate it :)
No KFC for 2 months now

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EOWYN2424 7/6/2013 1:13AM

    I LOVE KFC!!!!

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MSELEANOR1957 7/6/2013 1:11AM

    I haven't had fried chicken in a long time... I'm a keep it that way for a bit lol!

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