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Eat a Red Apple Day

Sunday, December 01, 2013

Eat a Red Apple Day



When : Always December 1

Eat a Red Apple Day is today. We hope you eat an apple today, and every day.



Apples are delicious. Apples are nutritious. That's a great combination. Apples date back to the garden of Eden. In that garden, the Bible tells us it was the "Forbidden fruit".

It is really easy to participate in this special day. There are thousands of varieties of apples grown all over the planet. Your mission today, is to pick an apple among all of these varieties, and eat it.

A little apple trivia: The science of growing apples is called pomology.

Celebrate this special day. Select a juicy piece of the "Forbidden fruit" and have a happy Eat a Red Apple Day!



Origin of Eat a Red Apple Day:
We found no factual information about the origin of Eat a Red Apple Day. We did not find any information on the creator of this special day.

Most likely, it was created by either an apple growing organization, the medical community or a dietitian.

This Day in History December 1

United States presidential election, 1824: Since no candidate received a majority of the total electoral college votes in the election, the United States House of Representatives is given the task of deciding the winner in accordance with the Twelfth Amendment to the United States Constitution. (1824)

Slavery is abolished in the Cape Colony in accordance with the Slavery Abolition Act 1833. (1834)

In his State of the Union Address President Abraham Lincoln reaffirms the necessity of ending slavery as ordered ten weeks earlier in the Emancipation Proclamation. (1862)

Shaw University, the first historically black university in the southern United States, is founded in Raleigh, North Carolina. (1865)

First serving of the soft drink Dr Pepper at a drug store in Waco, Texas. (1885)

The Ford Motor Company introduces the first moving assembly line. (1913)

Transylvania unites with Romania, following the incorporation of Bessarabia (March 27) and Bukovina (November 28), thus concluding the Great Union. (1918)

Lady Astor becomes the first female Member of Parliament to take her seat in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom. (She had been elected to that position on November 28.) (1919)

World War II: Emperor Hirohito of Japan gives the final approval to initiate war against the United States. (1941)

World War II: Fiorello La Guardia, Mayor of New York City and Director of the Office of Civilian Defense, signs Administrative Order 9, creating the Civil Air Patrol. (1941)

Taman Shud Case: The body of an unidentified man is found in Adelaide, Australia, involving an undetectable poison and a secret code in a very rare book; the case remains unsolved and is "one of Australia's most profound mysteries." (1948)

The New York Daily News reports the news of Christine Jorgensen, the first notable case of sexual reassignment surgery. (1952)

American Civil Rights Movement: In Montgomery, Alabama, seamstress Rosa Parks refuses to give up her bus seat to a white man and is arrested for violating the city's racial segregation laws, an incident which leads to the Montgomery Bus Boycott. (1955)

Cold War: Opening date for signature of the Antarctic Treaty, which sets aside Antarctica as a scientific preserve and bans military activity on the continent. (1959)

Paul McCartney and Pete Best are arrested (and later deported) from Hamburg, Germany, after accusations of attempted arson. (1960)

Vietnam War: U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson and his top-ranking advisers meet to discuss plans to bomb North Vietnam. (1964)

Vietnam War: The first draft lottery in the United States is held since World War II. (1969)

NASA conducts the Controlled Impact Demonstration, wherein an airliner is deliberately crashed in order to test technologies and gather data to help improve survivability of crashes. (1984)

Channel Tunnel sections started from the United Kingdom and France meet 40 meters beneath the seabed. (1990)

Captain Bill Compton brings Trans World Airlines Flight 220, an MD-83, into St. Louis International Airport bringing to an end 76 years of TWA operations following TWA's purchase by American Airlines. (2001)

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RSSSLHB 12/2/2013 5:37AM

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HANSBRINK 12/1/2013 1:17PM

  It will probably be a Fuji or a Gravenstein. Just be sure to wash the apple well before eating. I thought apples were near the top of Spark People's list for fruits and vegetables with residual Pesticides.

Thanks for the history tidbits.

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MARTYLYNN1 12/1/2013 12:48PM

    Might not be a red one but I am sure I will eat an apple today.


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DIANE7786 12/1/2013 4:51AM

    Great trivia! I do eat an apple every day!

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JANTWO 12/1/2013 2:13AM

    Interesting!!!!

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