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National Cherries Jubilee Day

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

National Cherries Jubilee Day

When : Always September 24th

National Cherries Jubilee Day will make cherry lovers jubilant. If you enjoy cherries, you must absolutely love this day.

Cherries Jubilee is easy to make. All you need is a can of cherry pie filling, some cognac (or brandy) and vanilla ice cream.

Make today as sweet as a cherry. Enjoy National Cherries Jubilee Day to the max!

Origin of National Cherries Jubilee Day:
We found no factual information about this special day. The food industry appears to have created and promoted many food related special days.

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 24th

The Dutch Republic surrenders New Amsterdam to England. (1664)

Benedict Arnold flees to British Army lines when the arrest of British Major John André exposes Arnold's plot to surrender West Point. (1780)

The United States Congress passes the Judiciary Act which creates the office of the United States Attorney General and the federal judiciary system, and orders the composition of the Supreme Court of the United States. (1789)

The first airship powered by (a steam) engine, created by Henri Giffard, travels 17 miles (27 km) from Paris to Trappes. (1852)

"Black Friday": Gold prices plummet after Ulysses S. Grant orders the Treasury to sell large quantities of gold after Jay Gould and James Fisk plot to control the market. (1869)

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints officially renounces polygamy. (1890)

U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt proclaims Devils Tower in Wyoming as the nation's first National Monument. (1906)

Gandhi and Dr. B. R. Ambedkar agree to the Poona Pact, which reserved seats in the Indian provincial legislatures for the "Depressed Classes" (Untouchables). (1932)

Earl Bascom and Weldon Bascom produce the first rodeo ever held outdoors under electric lights at Columbia, Mississippi (1935)

Clark Clifford and George Elsey, military advisers to U.S. President Harry S. Truman, present him with a top-secret report on the Soviet Union that first recommends the containment policy. (1946)

The Honda Motor Company is founded. (1948)

Forest fires black out the sun over portions of Canada and New England. A blue moon is seen as far away as Europe. (1950)

President Dwight D. Eisenhower sends 101st Airborne Division troops to Little Rock, Arkansas, to enforce desegregation. (1957)

USS Enterprise (CVN-65), the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, is launched. (1960)

United States court of appeals orders the University of Mississippi to admit James Meredith. (1962)

60 Minutes debuts on CBS. (1968)

CompuServe launches the first consumer internet service, which features the first public electronic mail service. (1979)

Representatives of 71 nations sign the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty at the United Nations. (1996)

Hurricane Rita makes landfall in the United States, devastating Beaumont, Texas and portions of southwestern Louisiana. (2005)

The G20 summit begins in Pittsburgh with 30 global leaders in attendance. It marks the first use of LRAD (Long Range Acoustic Device) in U.S. history. (2009)

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
PATRICIAAK 9/26/2013 8:20AM

    I had a cherry turnover instead

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RSSSLHB 9/26/2013 7:39AM

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LITTLEWIND53 9/24/2013 11:43PM

    I love cherries and Black Forest cake is one of my favs...... but I have never had Cherries Jubiliee. I guess I don't know what I am missing...... lol

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RICKI157 9/24/2013 4:16PM

    Learned a lot about hitory for today!!!!! Happy National Cherries Jubilee Day!!!!!!!

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THINAGIN2 9/24/2013 3:46PM

    Thanks for all of the information!

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PMAY0313 9/24/2013 12:18PM


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HANSBRINK 9/24/2013 11:48AM

  Another day celebrating food. Cherries Jubilee, yum!

CompuServe (1979) - a blast from the (recent) past. Thanks for the history tidbits.

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FCARMICH 9/24/2013 10:50AM


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JSTETSER 9/24/2013 10:01AM

    Thanks for sharing!

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