National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day
When : Always October 21st
National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day celebrates a delicious Fall dessert. In October, pumpkins are literally glowing. So, why not put two of your favorites together.....pumpkins and cheesecake!? They make a great dessert. They are both nutritious and healthy.
Its easy to enjoy this special day. Go to a cheesecake store or bakery, and buy a pumpkin cheesecake. Or, better yet, make a homemade pumpkin cheesecake. It's fun and its easy. Here is a a Pumpkin Cheesecake recipe to try.
Have a happy National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day !!
Origin of National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day:
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day. We discovered lots of reference to this day on Ecard sites and calendar sites. But, we found no factual information about it.
Almost all food related holidays and special days are referred to as "National". I guess we Americans like our food...and it shows.
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 October 21st
Martin Luther joins the theological faculty of the University of Wittenberg. (1512)
Ferdinand Magellan discovers a strait now known as Strait of Magellan. (1520)
First display of the word "Liberty" on a flag, raised by colonists in Taunton, Massachusetts in defiance of British rule in Colonial America. (1774)
In Boston Harbor, the 44-gun United States Navy frigate USS Constitution is launched. (1797)
The Penang Free School is founded in George Town, Penang, Malaysia, by the Rev Hutchings. It is the oldest English-language school in Southeast Asia. (1816)
Joseph Aspdin patents Portland cement. (1824)
Florence Nightingale and a staff of 38 nurses are sent to the Crimean War. (1854)
American Civil War: Battle of Ball's Bluff – Union forces under Colonel Edward Baker are defeated by Confederate troops in the second major battle of the war. Baker, a close friend of Abraham Lincoln, is killed in the fighting. (1861)
Manifest Destiny: Medicine Lodge Treaty – Near Medicine Lodge, Kansas a landmark treaty is signed by southern Great Plains Indian leaders. The treaty requires Native American Plains tribes to relocate to a reservation in western Oklahoma. (1867)
Opening ceremonies for the World's Columbian Exposition are held in Chicago, though because construction was behind schedule, the exposition did not open until May 1, 1893. (1892)
HMS Niobe arrives in Halifax Harbour to become the first ship of the Royal Canadian Navy. (1910)
President Warren G. Harding delivers the first speech by a sitting President against lynching in the deep south. (1921)
George Melford's silent film, The Sheik, starring Rudolph Valentino, premiers. (1921)
The first edition of the Ernest Hemingway novel For Whom the Bell Tolls is published. (1940)
World War II: The first kamikaze attack: A Japanese plane carrying a 200-kilogram (440 lb) bomb attacks HMAS Australia off Leyte Island, as the Battle of Leyte Gulf began. (1944)
World War II: Battle of Aachen: The city of Aachen falls to American forces after three weeks of fighting, making it the first German city to fall to the Allies. (1944)
Women's suffrage: Women are allowed to vote in France for the first time. (1945)
Korean War: heavy fighting begins between British and Australian forces from the 27th British Commonwealth Brigade and the North Korean 239th Regiment during the Battle of Yongju. (1950)
In New York City, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, opens to the public. (1959)
President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs an executive order transferring Wernher von Braun and other German scientists from the United States Army to NASA. (1959)
Vietnam War: More than 100,000 war protesters gather in Washington, D.C.. A peaceful rally at the Lincoln Memorial is followed by a march to The Pentagon and clashes with soldiers and United States Marshals protecting the facility. Similar demonstrations occurred simultaneously in Japan and Western Europe. (1967)
John Paul Getty III's ear is cut off by his kidnappers and sent to a newspaper in Rome; it doesn't arrive until November 8. (1973)
Fred Dryer of the then Los Angeles Rams becomes the first player in NFL history to score two safeties in the same game. (1973)
Australian civilian pilot Frederick Valentich vanishes in a Cessna 182 over the Bass Strait south of Melbourne, after reporting contact with an unidentified aircraft. (1978)
Moshe Dayan resigns from the Israeli government because of strong disagreements with Prime Minister Menachem Begin over policy towards the Arabs. (1979)
In Lebanon, pro-Iranian kidnappers claim to have abducted American writer Edward Tracy (he is released in August 1991). (1986)
North Korea nuclear weapons program: North Korea and the United States sign an agreement that requires North Korea to stop its nuclear weapons program and agree to inspections. (1994)
Images of the dwarf planet Eris are taken and subsequently used in documenting its discovery by the team of Michael E. Brown, Chad Trujillo, and David L. Rabinowitz. (2003)