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National Cheeseburger Day

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

National Cheeseburger Day

When : Always September 18th

National Cheeseburger Day is today. Top off America's favorite sandwich, with a piece of cheese.

The food industry makes it a point to celebrate a wide variety of foods. We believe the Cheeseburger certainly earns a special day.

Celebrate National Cheeseburger Day by firing up the grill, and cooking cheeseburgers. You can do so for lunch or dinner.... or both! Any kind of cheese will do. Try a different cheese, if your adventuresome. For the carb conscious, eat your burgers without the buns.

Watch for....... luncheon and dinner specials today at your local restaurants. Tops on the specials board certainly should be cheeseburgers!

Origin of National Cheeseburger Day:
We found no factual information about this special day. There was some reference to the American Dairy Association sponsoring this day. We have yet to find substantial evidence to confirm this.

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 September 18th

Tiberius is confirmed as Roman Emperor by the Roman Senate following the natural death of Augustus (14)

Constantine the Great decisively defeats Licinius in the Battle of Chrysopolis, establishing Constantine's sole control over the Roman Empire. (324)

Christopher Columbus lands at Honduras on his fourth, and final voyage. (1502)

The Mayflower sets sail from Plymouth, England. It carried pilgrims headed to the New World, to escape religious persecution. (1620)

New Hampshire becomes a county of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. (1679)

George I arrives in Great Britain for the first time since becoming king on August 1st. (1714)

Seven Years War: the British capture Quebec City. (1759)

The first cornerstone of the Capitol building is laid by George Washington. (1793)

The 1812 Fire of Moscow dies down after destroying more than three-quarters of the city. Napoleon returns from the Petrovsky Palace to the Moscow Kremlin, spared from the fire. (1812)

Tiffany and Co. (first named Tiffany & Young) is founded by Charles Lewis Tiffany and Teddy Young in New York City. The store is called a "stationery and fancy goods emporium". (1837)

The U.S. Congress passes the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850. (1850)

First publication of The New-York Daily Times, which later becomes The New York Times. (1851)

Old Faithful Geyser is observed and named by Henry D. Washburn during the Washburn-Langford-Doane Expedition to Yellowstone. (1870)

Panic of 1873: The U.S. bank Jay Cooke & Company declares bankruptcy, triggering a series of bank failures. (1873)

The Pacific Stock Exchange opens. (1882)

Hull House, the United States' most influential settlement house, opens in Chicago. (1889)

Booker T. Washington delivers the "Atlanta Compromise" address. (1895)

Daniel David Palmer gives the first chiropractic adjustment. (1895)

The Netherlands gives women the right to vote. (1919)

Fritz Pollard becomes the first African-American to play professional football for a major team, the Akron Pros. (1919)

The Columbia Broadcasting System goes on the air. (1927)

The USSR is admitted to League of Nations. (1934)

The Nazi propaganda broadcaster known as Lord Haw-Haw begins transmitting. (1939)

The British liner SS City of Benares is sunk by German submarine U-48; those killed include 77 child refugees. (1940)

World War II: The Jews of Minsk are massacred at Sobibór. (1943)

World War II: Adolf Hitler orders the deportation of Danish Jews. (1943)

General Douglas MacArthur moves his command headquarters to Tokyo. (1945)

The United States Air Force becomes an independent branch of the United States armed forces. (1947)

The National Security Council and the Central Intelligence Agency were established in the United States under the National Security Act. (1947)

Margaret Chase Smith of Maine becomes the first woman elected to the US Senate without completing another senator's term, when she defeats Democratic opponent Adrian Scolten. (1948)

Fidel Castro arrives in New York City as the head of the Cuban delegation to the United Nations. (1960)

North Vietnamese Army begins infiltration of South Vietnam. (1964)

The Bahamas, East Germany and West Germany are admitted to the United Nations. (1973)

Patty Hearst is arrested after a year on the FBI Most Wanted List. (1975)

Voyager I takes first photograph of the Earth and the Moon together. (1977)

United States media magnate Ted Turner donates USD 1 billion to the United Nations. (1997)

First mailing of anthrax letters from Trenton, New Jersey in the 2001 anthrax attacks. (2001)

The 72 year run of the soap opera The Guiding Light ends as its final episode is broadcast. (2009)

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
LOSER05 9/21/2013 1:16PM

    cheese will be the death of me!

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RUN4FOOD 9/18/2013 9:09PM

    This morning I said I was going to have a cheeseburger today. I sure did miss my chance. What a great excuse.

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PATRICIAAK 9/18/2013 8:43PM


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LINDAMARIEZ1 9/18/2013 4:13PM

    realllllll hard to pass up a cheeseburger!!!!!

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RICKI157 9/18/2013 3:49PM

    emoticon I love your Blogs!!!! I learn a lot about history I didn't know and finding out about the differnt National Days is interesting!!!!!

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PMAY0313 9/18/2013 12:22PM

    I love Tiffany & Co. I wish I could go buy something to celebrate!!

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HANSBRINK 9/18/2013 12:16PM

Jimmy Buffett - Cheeseburger In Paradise. (C) 1978

thanks for the "this day in history" tidbits.

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EMPRESSAMQ 9/18/2013 4:04AM

    This is a great post! Thanks!

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