Wednesday, August 14, 2013
National Creamsicle Day
When : Always August 14th
National Creamsicle Day celebrates a tasty summer cooler.
The heat and humidity of August beckons you to discover, and to enjoy, a summer cooler. A creamsicle is an excellent choice. This is one of several chilly ice cream and frozen snack days to enjoy on a hot, sticky August day. Just make sure to eat your creamsicle quickly before it melts.
Happy National Creamsicle Day.
The Origin of National Creamsicle 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 August 14th
American Indian Wars: Second Seminole War ends, with the Seminoles forced from Florida to Oklahoma. (1842)
Oregon Territory is organized by act of Congress. (1848)
Japan's first patent is issued to the inventor of a rust-proof paint. (1885)
An audio recording of English composer Arthur Sullivan's "The Lost Chord", one of the first recordings of music ever made, is played during a press conference introducing Thomas Edison's phonograph in London, England. (1888)
France becomes the first country to introduce motor vehicle registration. (1893)
The first claimed powered flight, by Gustave Whitehead in his Number 21. (1901)
United States Senate leaders agree to rotate the office of President pro tempore of the Senate among leading candidates to fill the vacancy left by William P. Frye's death. (1911)
U.S. Marines invade Nicaragua to support the U.S.-backed government installed there after Josť Santos Zelaya had resigned three years earlier. (1912)
Loggers cause a forest fire in the Coast Range of Oregon, later known as the first forest fire of the Tillamook Burn. It is extinguished on September 5, after destroying 240,000 acres. (1933)
Social Security Act, creating a government pension system for the retired. (1935)
Rainey Bethea is hanged in Owensboro, Kentucky in the last public execution in the United States. (1936)
Chinese Air Force Day: The beginning of air-to-air combat of the Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II in general, when 6 Imperial Japanese Mitsubishi G3M bombers are shot down by the Nationalist Chinese Air Force while raiding Chinese air bases. (1937)
World War II: Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt sign the Atlantic Charter of war stating postwar aims. (1941)
Japan accepts the Allied terms of surrender in World War II and the Emperor records the Imperial Rescript on Surrender (August 15 in Japan Standard Time). (1945)
Get a whiff of this...the Whiffle Ball was patented on this day. (1953)
Founding and first official meeting of the American Football League. (1959)
UK Marine Broadcasting Offences Act declares participation in offshore pirate radio illegal. (1967)
The Rocky Horror Picture Show, the longest-running release in film history, opens at the USA Theatre in Westwood, Los Angeles, California. (1975)
Widescale power blackout in the northeast United States and Canada. (2003)