Cheese Pizza Day
When : September 5th
Cheese Pizza Day is a day to chow down with one of America's favorite meals. Pizza is a favorite of young and old. Originating from Italian cuisine, it's a staple in the American diet. For many American families "Pizza night" is a Friday or Saturday routine. It's also popular at parties.
You can have Cheese Pizza anyway you want. There's thin or thick crust. Extra cheese is the "norm" for many cheese pizza lovers.
To celebrate Cheese Pizza Day, just order a cheese pizza. Or, make a homemade cheese pizza.
If you decide you just have to add other toppings, its okay. We won't tell.
Have a happy Cheese Pizza Day!
Origin of Cheese Pizza Day:
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This Day in History September 5th
War of the Grand Alliance : A French warship commanded by Captain Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville defeated an English squadron at the Battle of Hudson's Bay. (1697)
Russian Czar Peter the Great imposes a tax on beards. (1698)
First Continental Congress assembles in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1774)
Battle of the Chesapeake in the American Revolutionary War : the British Navy is repelled by the French Navy, contributing to the British surrender at Yorktown. (1781)
War of 1812: The Siege of Fort Wayne begins when Chief Winamac's forces attack two soldiers returning from the fort's outhouses. (1812)
Sam Houston is elected as the first president of the Republic of Texas. (1836)
American Civil War: the Potomac River is crossed at White's Ford in the Maryland Campaign. (1862)
James Glaisher, pioneering meteorologist and Henry Tracey Coxwell break world record for altitude whilst collecting data in their balloon. (1862)
American Indian Wars: Oglala Sioux chief Crazy Horse is bayoneted by a United States soldier after resisting confinement in a guardhouse at Fort Robinson in Nebraska. (1877)
The first United States Labor Day parade is held in New York City. (1882)
The first legal forward pass in American football is thrown by Bradbury Robinson of St. Louis University to teammate Jack Schneider in a 22–0 victory over Carroll College (Wisconsin). (1906)
World War I: First Battle of the Marne begins. Northeast of Paris, the French attack and defeat German forces who are advancing on the capital. (1914)
Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle party in San Francisco ends with the death of the young actress Virginia Rappe: one of the first scandals of the Hollywood community. (1921)
The first Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon, Trolley Troubles, produced by Walt Disney, is released by Universal Pictures. (1927)
World War II: Japanese high command orders withdrawal at Milne Bay, the first major Japanese defeat in land warfare during the Pacific War. (1942)
World War II: The 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment lands and occupies Nazdab, near Lae in the Salamaua-Lae campaign. (1943)
Cold War: Igor Gouzenko, a Soviet Union embassy clerk, defects to Canada, exposing Soviet espionage in North America, signalling the beginning of the Cold War. (1945)
Iva Toguri D'Aquino, a Japanese-American suspected of being wartime radio propagandist Tokyo Rose, is arrested in Yokohama. (1945)
In France, Robert Schuman becomes President of the Council while being Foreign minister, As such, he is the negotiator of the major treaties of the end of World War II. (1948)
The boxer Muhammad Ali (then Cassius Clay) is awarded the gold medal for his first place in the light heavyweight boxing competition at the Olympic Games in Rome. (1960)
My Lai Massacre: U.S. Army Lt. William Calley is charged with six specifications of premeditated murder for the death of 109 Vietnamese civilians in My Lai. (1969)
Vietnam War: Operation Jefferson Glenn begins: the United States 101st Airborne Division and the South Vietnamese 1st Infantry Division initiate a new operation in Thừa Thiên-Huế Province. (1970)
Munich Massacre: A Palestinian terrorist group called "Black September" attack and take hostage 11 Israel athletes at the Munich Olympic Games. 2 die in the attack and 9 die the following day. (1972)
Sacramento, California: Lynette Fromme attempts to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford. (1975)
Camp David Accords: Menachem Begin and Anwar Sadat begin peace process at Camp David, Maryland. (1978)
The St. Gotthard Tunnel opens in Switzerland as the world's longest highway tunnel at 10.14 miles (16.224 km) stretching from Göschenen to Airolo. (1980)
STS-41-D: The Space Shuttle Discovery lands after its maiden voyage. (1984)
Western Australia becomes the last Australian state to abolish capital punishment. (1984)
Sri Lankan Civil War: Sri Lankan Army soldiers kill 158 civilians. (1990)
Hurricane Fran makes landfall near Cape Fear, North Carolina as a Category 3 storm with 115 mph sustained winds. Fran caused over $3 billion in damage and killed 27 people, mainly in North Carolina. The name "Fran" was retired due to the extensive damage. (1996)